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  • Local |Government & Politics | May 14, 2014

    Workshop to focus on Manhattan’s future

    Residents can have a say Wednesday in the future growth goals of the Manhattan area. Interactive workshops will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. for Manhattan Area 2035, the community-based effort to update the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. There

  • Local |Government & Politics | May 14, 2014

    Weis named to court nominating commission

    Linda Weis of Manhattan has been appointed to the Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission. Gov. Sam Brownback announced the appointment Tuesday. Weis, who is owner and supervising broker of Realty Executives in Manhattan, will serve a four-year term on the commission. She is stepping in

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 14, 2014

    Man accused of robbing Dara’s pleads guilty

    A Manhattan man pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to a charge of aggravated robbery from an incident that occurred in November 2013 at the Dara’s Fast Lane at 1816 Claflin Road. Travis Bowman, 23, appeared in Riley County District Court in front of Judge Meryl Wilson for a

  • Letters | May 14, 2014

    Now’s the time to check out iris varieties at KSU Gardens

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the growing season for iris, and there will be many varieties

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2014

    Indians stomp rival Junction City, 8-0


    This is how senior nights are supposed to go. Playing the regular season finale against rival-Junction City, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team represented its seniors well in an 8-0 win over the Blue Jays on Tuesday at Bishop Stadium. Of the Indians’ eight seniors,

  • Letters | May 14, 2014

    MATC, local firms integral to SkillsUSA competition

    To the Editor: We are so fortunate in the state of Kansas to have able and capable young men and women who want jobs and truly want to work. This was evident on April 18 when Manhattan Area Technical College hosted the HVACR SkillsUSA competition for

  • Manhattan High School | May 14, 2014

    Indians sweep Rural to win league


    The Manhattan High baseball team knew exactly what it was playing for against the Washburn Rural Junior Blues when it arrived at Norvell Field Tuesday afternoon. A Centennial League title, the top seed at next week’s regional, and the chance for Manhattan’s 13 seniors

  • Movies | May 14, 2014

    ‘Neighbors’ draws good crowds, but for what?


    The new film “Neighbors” sold out local showings on Friday and Saturday night immediately following its release. This reminded me of how little I understand what it is movie audiences want. On my way out to the twelve-plex to see the film, I had been

  • General Activities | May 14, 2014

    Local fighter preparing for UFC debut


    Jake Lindsey almost walked away and got a real job, one that doesn’t involve hitting other people. But a journey that began seven years ago with one goal in mind sure seems worth it today — despite a rigorous workout schedule and barely having a

  • Women's Basketball | May 14, 2014

    Mittie turns to JUCOs to bolster roster

    New Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie has been busy since taking over the program in March. In addition to finalizing his coaching staff — which includes former Wildcat Claire Coggins — Mittie has been on the recruiting trail locking up the services of two

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