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  • K-State Family Day, Konza Visitors’ Day and more

    #KStateFamily trends on social media. But the tradition of K-State and Family is nothing new. For the past 86 years, K-State has hosted Family Day. This day allows members of the K-State Family to enjoy a weekend in Manhattan. Several activities .

  • K-State receives largest grant ever

    A federal agency has awarded K-State a $50 million grant to build a lab to research global food supply issues. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the grant Tuesday to establish the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for .

  • History, animals subjects of Discovery Center’s new exhibits Exhibit2.phatch

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will open two separate exhibits simultaneously for the first time. Saturday will be the first day for the public to see “Flint Hills Forces II: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University.” .

  • Excess supply pushing grain prices down

    When it comes to the reason for low crop prices — the Wall Street Journal recently reported that wheat prices are at a four-year low — it’s simple economics. “Supply and demand,” said Greg McClure, agriculture extension agent for Kansas State. “.

  • State advises mobile home park residents to boil water

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the Riverchase Mobile Home Park public water supply in Manhattan. The park contains 157 homes. Local managers of the park were unable to comment on the .

  • Pantry keeps food flowing quickly Fooddrive.phatch

    The line of vehicles snaked slowly through the parking lot near the corner of Leavenworth and Third streets. Cars stopped for a few seconds and then continued on until they reached the end of the line. There, volunteers from The .

  • Indians score late to beat Seaman, 2-1 Soccer2.phatch

    Win, lose or draw, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso was going to stick with his aggressive formation Tuesday night against Seaman. The move worked out, as the Indians scored a goal with 4:07 to play in the second half .

  • MHS girls win Salina South golf invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 12-team Salina South Invitational on Tuesday at Salina Municipal golf course, shooting a 344 to take the tournament by five strokes. Goddard Eisenhower took second place with a 349, with Hays shooting a 354 for .

  • Indians breeze through home quad Mhsvolleyball15.phatch

    The Manhattan High volleyball team swept through its home quad Tuesday night, posting dominating wins over Concordia, Topeka West and Topeka High. The Indians — ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — won each of their six sets on the night by at .

  • Good cast and editing can’t make up for awfulness of film’s characters, story G.w.clift1

    Moviegoers will be sympathetic with the makers of “This Is Where I Leave You.” They have wanted to make a good movie. They have recruited a good cast, led by Jason Bateman and including Jane Fonda and Tina Fey, each .

  • Democrats stumble on ‘optics’ test

    Kansas Democrats should have known better than to hold a barbecue Tuesday for gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis at the home of a state Supreme Court justice. They ought to know that the appearance of impropriety often carries the same taint .

  • Missions to Mars

    India is to be congratulated for becoming the first Asian nation to put a satellite into orbit around Mars. What might be more remarkable is that India did it for less than the cost — $100 million — of the Hollywood space thriller, “.


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