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  • Campsites, reserved seats sold out at Stampede Janakramer small for a1.phatch

    Country Stampede is completely sold out of campsites and reserved seating for the first time in its 19-year history, organizers have announced. The four-day country music festival is set for June 26-29 at Tuttle Creek State Park. Festival organizers said .

  • Bikers make a stop in Manhattan Sullivanshorz.phatch

    Cycling enthusiasts from far and wide made their way through Manhattan Wednesday for a much-needed pit-stop at Blue Earth Plaza as more than 800 bikers continued their participation in this year’s Bike Across Kansas event. This year’s route totals 555 .

  • Seventh Poyntz Mile set for Friday

    In six years, Susan Melgares has seen the Poyntz Avenue Mile road race grow. On Friday, she hopes cooler temperatures and a strong field of competitors will give the community a fun night down a mile-long strip of Manhattan’s .

  • Engineers design systems to help kids with special needs

    A group of Kansas State University engineers and students is developing technology to improve the health and quality of life for children with severe developmental disabilities. Steven Warren, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Punit Prakash, assistant professor .

  • Students earn top places in design contest

    Two digital media technology students from Kansas State University Salina put what they learned in the classroom to work, taking the top spots in a poster design contest entered as part of a class assignment. Ben Crabtree, junior, Shawnee, and .

  • Ag economist analyzes growth in exports

    The U.S. is expected to export a record amount of food this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “We continue to export more both in pounds and dollar amount,” said Glynn Tonsor, .

  • ROY SMITH

    Roy Wesley Smith, 89, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.  A resident over 50 years in Anaheim and Brea, Calif., he was born Feb. 1, 1925 in Dayton, Ohio to Katherine (Traud) and George Downing Smith.  On Feb. 4, 1950, Roy .

  • Need a summer escape? Reading program still open

    With the recent rains, it’s a good time to curl up with a good book. It’s not too late to join the Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Fizz Boom Read.” People of .

  • K-State has solid first day at NCAA meet

    EUGENE, Ore. — The Kansas State track and field team hit the ground running in Day 1 of the Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships with an All-America performance in the hammer throw, multiple athletes recording PRs and an 800-meter final qualifying .

  • K-StateHD.TV wins multiple awards

    K-StateHD.TV, the nation’s most-watched institutionally branded digital network, scored a Big 12-best seven awards at the 2014 SVG/NACDA College Sports Media Awards Banquet in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to nominations out of a national pool in the categories .

  • Flint Hills Soccer Club to conduct tryouts

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club, with teams for area youth ranging from age 6 and up, will hold tryouts for its fall 2014 and spring 2015 teams, beginning this weekend. The tryouts start this Saturday, June 14, and continue on June 21 and June 28. Boys .

  • New exhibit at Flint Hills Discovery Center explores period when ‘everything was bigger and colder’ Iceage2.phatch

    If you’re tall enough, you might be able to look at the life-size picture of a giant beaver face-to-face. Visitors at the Flint Hills Discovery Center will soon see why giant is in the animal’s name when the .





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