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  • Local |Government, Politics | June 21, 2013

    Evening pool rates drop to $1 through summer

    The city announced Thursday it had dropped pool rates to $1 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. through the end of the season. Deputy City Manager Jason Hilgers said the decision was made after city staff consulted with commissioners Tuesday. Hilgers said the rate drop came

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 21, 2013

    K-State Olathe recognized

    Kansas State University Olathe is being recognized by Kansas City Meeting Planners International for its leadership and support of the Kansas City chapter and its 2013 programs, and for sponsoring the Restaurant and Catering Showcase, which was April 10. The first award, Social Event of the Year,

  • Local | June 21, 2013

    Washunga Days under way this weekend

    One of the most historic communities in the world plans a special celebration in recognition of its past this weekend. Washunga Days are planned at Council Grove on the old Santa Fe Trail through Sunday, June 20-23. “It’ll be the 31st anniversary edition of

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 21, 2013

    Victory Center ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Fort Riley

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Victory Center, 7285 Normandy Drive, took place Friday at Fort Riley. The Victory Center houses Army wellness programs and the Family Fitness Training Center, as well as resiliency programs conducted by the Army Community Services Center. Fort Riley estimates this

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 21, 2013

    RCPD to conduct saturation patrol

    The Riley County Police Department will conduct a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, June 22. Officers involved in the Saturation Patrol will be looking for signs of impaired driving and other traffic violations. Motorists who show signs of alcohol and/or drug consumption will be evaluated

  • Obituaries | June 21, 2013

    Katie Mathis

    Katie Ann Mathis, 21, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Mercy Regional Health Center; cause of death is still being determined.

  • Track & Field | June 21, 2013

    Kynard headed to USA Championships

    The collegiate track and field season may be over, but the excitement is just beginning for elite athletes in the world of track and field. K-State head coach Cliff Rovelto is headed to Des Moines, Iowa for this year’s USA Championships to coach three

  • Baseball | June 21, 2013

    Kivett, Conlon coming back to K-State

    Kansas State baseball draftees Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon announced this week through social media that they would be returning for their senior seasons with the Wildcats. Kivett was selected in the 10th round by his hometown Cleveland Indians two weeks ago, while Shane Conlon

  • Movies | June 20, 2013

    ‘Man of Steel’ diverting if not thought-provoking

    The new movie version of the Superman “origin myth,” “Man of Steel,” was directed by Zack Snyder. Snyder has given us the 2004 “Dawn of the Dead,” the kid’s flic “Legend of the Guardians,” and comic book pictures “300,” “Watchmen,” and “Sucker Punch.” Managing actors and

  • General Activities | June 20, 2013

    Junior golf series opens at Colbert

    The Manhattan Junior Golf Association opened its summer tournament series Tuesday at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Boys and girls above age 14 played the back nine and the par-3 course, while the younger competitors played only the par-3 course. Sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy led the

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