Saturday, October 10, 2015


  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Three-day wrestling camp with OU head coach Mark Cody

    Oklahoma head wrestling coach Mark Cody will be in Wamego July 23-25 fora wrestling camp. The camp is 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Wamego High School. It’s open to all clubs, ages and skill level. The camp will include technique sessions

  • General Activities | July 19, 2013

    Manhattan Dirt Devils win Sunflower State Games title

    The Manhattan 12-and-under Dirt Devils are the reigning champions of the 2013 Sunflower State Games baseball tournament. The Dirt Devils competed with the Topeka Bombers for first place on July 14 this past weekend, winning the championship game 3-1. The Sunflower State Games is the largest amateur

  • Arts, Leisure | July 18, 2013

    Summer program is weekend highlight


    Several area thespians and artists have been busy practicing their talents and skills this summer. The Manhattan Arts Center Summer Theatre program presents a studio reading of “The Exonerated” by E. Jensen and J. Blank at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The production is directed by Amy

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | July 18, 2013

    ‘Double diamond’ idea gets favorable reception


    Several Manhattan residents told engineers Wednesday that the “double diamond” proposal is a workable solution to congestion at the intersection of Seth Child Road and Fort Riley Boulevard. Chuck Bartlett, project manager for Alfred Benesch and Company, said several people at the meeting liked the

  • Local |Education | July 18, 2013

    USD 383 officials looking at 33acres in Pott County as possible elementary facility

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    USD 383 is thinking about buying 33 acres in Pottawatomie County that could become the site of a future elementary school. School board members gave initial acceptance of the terms of a contract during their meeting Wednesday. The owners are Richard Kiner, trustee of the Kiner Residual

  • Local |Education | July 18, 2013

    Tax levy hike takes shape

    The USD 383 school board decided Wednesday to hold a special meeting July 24 to continue budget discussions. Board members attempted to have a budget forum prior to Wednesday’s meeting to let the public speak, but nobody showed up. For the upcoming fiscal year, USD 383 will

  • Editorials | July 18, 2013

    A breakthrough on student loans

    College students and their parents might be relieved to learn that a bipartisan group of senators has reached a compromise on student loan rates that would be lower than the 6.4 percent they jumped to on July 1. Unfortunately, rates wouldn’t be as low as the 3.4

  • Columns | July 18, 2013

    Let’s revive Arts in the Park

    What a fantastic evening Saturday was in City Park. Kansas State’s Union Program Council partnered with Fort Riley’s Morale Welfare and Recreation and Manhattan’s Parks and Recreation to produce a phenomenal night of music at The Little Apple Music Festival. Fantastic music,

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 18, 2013

    Justin Hall awarded LEED Gold for sustainability

    The building addition to Justin Hall, home of the College of Human Ecology at K-State has been approved for the prestigious LEED — Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification by the U. S. Green Building Council, meeting stringent requirements for positive impact on the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 18, 2013

    Drug arrests in local store

    Two people were arrested at a local pawn store Tuesday after officers allegedly found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on them. Officer Matthew Droge said Riley County officers were investigating an unrelated report at Wildcat Pawn, 2309 Tuttle Creek Blvd., when they made contact with Laura Heffner, 31,

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