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  • Is lawsuit best way to recover tenure?

    We don’t know whether the state’s largest teachers organization will win its anticipated lawsuit against the state or whether it should, but a few thoughts come to mind as this process unfolds. The lawsuit is the one the .

  • Vet-Med staff gave our cat and us compassionate care

    To the Editor: Words don’t seem adequate in expressing our heartfelt appreciation to the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine staff for the compassionate care they provided to our 16-year-old cat during the last months of her life. .

  • Most days little happens, but be ready for anything

    To the Editor: Back in 1975, I was working at the first version of the Chef Café, and one of the waitresses told me that when she was young, they said, “Be good, and if you can’t be good, be .

  • Nontraditional students inducted into Pinnacle

    An honor society that recognizes students from all walks of life who are achieving academic excellence has 84 new members at Kansas State University. Pinnacle Honor Society members include working parents, mid-life adults, students with disabilities, distance students and international students. .

  • KSU team stands out at wind competition

    Kansas State University’s Ruth Douglas Miller says the U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition proved to be a valuable experience for the university’s team. The competition, in Las Vegas in early May, challenged 10 universities across .

  • Registration open for assisted deer hunt

    Youth and disabled hunters have until July 31 to apply for a limited 2014 assisted deer hunt at Tuttle Creek Lake. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Riley County Fish and Game Association, and the U.S. Army Corps of .

  • ‘Maleficent’ a reimagining of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Christopher.conner1

    Disney’s version of the “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale cemented Maleficent as the cruelest and most evil of villains in the Disney pantheon. What was it that turned her into such a terrible creature? This year’s feature “Maleficent” creates .


    Wayne Haller, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Leonardville, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • Rock Creek softball places five on All-MEL teams

    The Rock Creek softball team placed two players on the All-Mid-East League first team and three on honorable mention. Riley County landed four players on the teams, with three getting nods for the first team. Rock Creek was represented by .

  • Mustangs land seven on All-MEL baseball

    After a second-place finish at the Class 3A state baseball tournament, the Rock Creek baseball team placed seven on the All Mid-East league teams. There were five players on the first team, including Alex Feldkamp, Jackson Goodmiller, Caleb Rogge, Shilo .

  • Manhattan Optimist Moxie compete in Wamego

    In a makeshift tournament due to the rain, the Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Moxie played two pool play games and then competed in a four-team single elimination tournament this past weekend at home.  In the opening game, Moxie was successful .

  • Marlins to host Little Apple Invite this weekend

    The Manhattan Marlins swim team will host the annual Little Apple Invitational swim meet this Saturday and Sunday at the City Pool in City Park. Races run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with warm-ups starting at 8:30 a.m. each .


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