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  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    17ers open play in Zone tournament

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers got some action in during the Washburn Team Camp this weekend, playing at Yager Stadium in Topeka on Friday. The 17ers opened play in the Zone tournament today in Leavenworth, playing Atchison in the double elimination tournament. The 17

  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    Dillon begins play at US Junior Amateur

    When Cole Dillon won the US Junior Amateur qualifier at Lawrence Country Club in late June, the Dillon family started planning an impromptu vacation. Departing late last week, the Dillons traveled to Truckee, Calif., to the Martis Camp Club for the US Junior Amateur championship

  • General Activities | July 22, 2013

    Manhattan Junior Golf series wraps up

    Manhattan area youth wrapped up the City Junior Golf series last week, with 10 different champions crowned in five different age divisions. The series consisted of four consecutive weeks of golf at each of Manhattan’s area courses, culminating in the two-round City Junior Championship last

  • Baseball | July 22, 2013

    Kivett named Cape Cod All-Star

    Kansas State second baseman Ross Kivett has been named an All-Star for the prestigious Cape Cod League. A reserve infielder for the Eastern Division, Kivett is the first Wildcat to earn All-Star status in the CCL since right-handed pitcher Luke Robertson in 2001. A product of

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 21, 2013

    Three stages of a city water plan

    Several factors created the need to update the water conservation plan that included changing the drought response plan for the city. Randy DeWitt, assistant director of public works, said every year the department conducts an annual review of the water conservation plan. In addition to

  • Local | July 21, 2013

    Event at Town Center is a warmup for the rodeo


    About 30 kids between 3 and 12 years old competed in this year’s Junior Rodeo at Manhattan Town Center Mall as part of the Kaw Valley Rodeo. For the 3 to 10 year olds, there were four events. The first was a horseshoe toss, where junior cowboys and cowgirls

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 21, 2013

    The unpredictable life of a court services officer


    It takes a special kind of person to willingly walk into a situation that involves a repeat violent offender known to have a firearm, and the only thing between them and potentially being shot is a front door. Court service officers deal with experiences of

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    Researches find Achilles heel in drug-resistant bacteria

    Kansas State University researchers are defeating persistent bacteria known for causing infections in hospitals. The bacteria, Enterococcus faecalis, are the second-leading cause of hospital-associated infections in the U.S., said Lynn Hancock, associate professor of biology and leader of the research. His team has discovered

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 21, 2013

    KSU researcher’s project potential can treat deafness, loss of balance

    The sounds of success are ringing at Kansas State University through a research project that has potential to treat human deafness and loss of balance. Philine Wangemann, university distinguished professor of anatomy and physiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and her international team have

  • Obituaries | July 21, 2013

    Ron Hedman

    Ron Hedman, 65, of Manhattan, died Friday at his residence. He was born on June 7, 1948, in Manhattan. He was the son of Larry and Lois (Meyer) Hedman. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.

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