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  • Obituaries | July 16, 2013

    Ed LeClair

    Ed K. LeClair, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 16, 2013

    Stats released on Country Stampede

    Nearly 180 concert-goers were cited for alcohol violations at the 2013 Country Stampede, officials announced recently. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat said 163 people were issued citations for minor in possession, 15 for transporting open container and one for furnishing alcohol to a minor. The other highest arrests or

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 16, 2013

    Vehicle stolen, found on fire

    A vehicle reported as stolen from Manhattan was found on fire in Jackson County Monday, officials said. Officer Matthew Droge said Heather Bemberry, 39, Manhattan, reported that her 2005 Dodge Durango had been stolen from the 400 block of Walters Drive in the early morning hours on Monday.

  • July 16, 2013

    Currie touts another budget surplus

    John Currie announced Monday that the Kansas State athletics department will report a surplus for the fourth straight year when the 2014 budget is released soon. The Kansas State athletic director released some information on the upcoming budget through his regular letter to supporters. Four straight

  • Women's Basketball | July 16, 2013

    KSU women’s hoops get set for Italy trip

    Staff reports Kansas State women’s basketball will get an early start in its preparations for the 2013-14 season, as the Wildcats will embark on a 10-day, three-game trip to Italy from Aug. 9-19. Under NCAA rules, foreign tours are permissible for any institution’s

  • Football | July 16, 2013

    Finney on on Lombardi watch list

    Kansas State junior center B.J. Finney captured his third watch list honor Monday, as he was named a candidate for the Rotary Lombardi Award, the award’s committee announced. Finney, one of 107 nationally and 12 from the Big 12 up for the honor, is also a

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Dillon qualifies for USGA Junior Amateur Championship

    Manhattan High junior-to-be golfer Cole Dillon has qualified for the 2013 USGA Junior Amateur Championship, which begins July 22 in Truckee, Calif. The USGA accepted 2,860 entries for this year’s championship. Sectional qualifying tournaments, which were played June 10-July 2 at 61 sites across the country, cut the field

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Lasers go 4-3 in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team recorded a 4-3 record in the ASA Heartland World Series in Kansas City this past weekend. Manhattan opened play with a 4-0 victory over the Lawrence Phenix-Fyler. Blair Campbell tossed a two-hit shutout, striking out four and walking

  • General Activities | July 16, 2013

    Titans take second at state

    The Manhattan Titans 11-and-under baseball team traveled to Great Bend this past weekend and competed in the NBC state championship tournament.  Manhattan went 4-1 for the tournament to finish second in the open division. In pool play, the Titans defeated the Pratt Outlaws 13-0

  • Local |Business | July 16, 2013

    Outage causes headaches for downtown businesses

    Around 18,000 Westar customers are without power Tuesday afternoon. The significant power outage took out a large portion of the downtown commercial area, including Manhattan Town Center. Westar energy isn’t sure what caused the outage, but they are estimating the outage to be from one

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