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  • General Activities | July 18, 2013

    11U Rangers win AA state

    The Manhattan Rangers 11-and-under baseball team won the state title at the USSSA class AA tournament, topping 39 other teams earlier this month in Shawnee. The Rangers went 2-1 in pool play, losing to the Wichita Aeros 10-8 before beating the Wichita Stix 14-4 and the

  • Track & Field | July 18, 2013

    K-State track and field to offer new fitness camp

    The Kansas State track and field coaching staff is offering a new camp this summer available to any and all people who are looking to get fit. The staff has announce the start of Wildcat Fitness Camp that will allow campers the opportunity to train

  • Local |Education | July 17, 2013

    USD 383 mulling land purchase

    The USD 383 school board took first action on the purchase of an estimated 33 acres of land in Pottawatomie County during its meeting Wednesday. According to the contract, the school board “has until Aug. 1 to inspect the property to determine usefulness for school construction purposes.” The

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 17, 2013

    Cabin status tabled over accessibility


    City commissioners tabled consideration of historical status for a 1930s cabin here Tuesday. The tabling action passed 3-2 with commissioners Usha Reddi and Karen McCulloh opposed.  At issue is whether to endorse efforts to add the Bluemont Youth Cabin to the national register of

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 17, 2013

    Changes to codes are OK’d

    City commissioners approved adoption of international building and national electrical codes Tuesday over the objection of Mayor John Matta. Matta said he opposed the changes because he campaigned on a platform against them. But that objection didn’t hold with the rest of the commission,

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 17, 2013

    Options on table at intersection meeting

    City officials expect a meeting at 6 this evening at the Sunset Zoo to produce feedback on proposed changes for the interchange at Fort Riley Boulevard and Seth Child Road. Peter Clark, city traffic engineer, said the meeting will feature results of a study assessing traffic

  • Obituaries | July 17, 2013

    Judith Miller

    Judith (Vick) Miller, 66, of Orlando, Florida, died May 13, in Orlando, Fla.

  • Columns | July 17, 2013

    Practices can save water, money

    Cathie Lavis Contributing Writer Smart Irrigation Month is an Irrigation Association (IA) initiative designed to increase awareness of efficient outdoor water-use practices. At the root of this initiative is education about water-saving products, practices and services. The Irrigation Association is the leading membership organiza-tion for

  • Editorials | July 17, 2013

    Pop trial balloon of Olympic boycott

    Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who waxes hawkish on military and other foreign policy issues, often adds a useful counterbalance to the Obama administration. But the senator’s suggestion Tuesday that the United States boycott the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia to protest

  • Manhattan High School | July 17, 2013

    Local athlete to represent USA in Israel

    Few athletes ever get the chance to represent their country on the international stage. So when Jacob Biller, senior-to-be at Manhattan High School, learned of a chance to represent Team USA at the Maccabiah Games in Israel in the upcoming weeks, he jumped at the

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