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  • K-State scientists map wheat genome

    K-State researchers helped create a draft of the genetic blueprint of common wheat,which is grown on more than 531 million acres around the world and produces nearly 700 million tons of food each year. Their work could help scientists isolate genes .

  • Getting back in the swing of things: Group revives folk dancing tradition Contradancing-1.phatch

    Sometimes in the journalism business, you get to participate in the event you’re covering to bring a special perspective to the reader. Well, on Saturday evening, I did something quite daring. I danced in a well-lit room — in public. .

  • Vacancies for new hotels? Local developers say yes Bluemonthotel.phatch

    The local hotel market has become an overcrowded affair. According to Smith Travel Research, Manhattan’s hotel occupancy rate has declined from 67.9 percent with 886 available rooms in 2007 to 56.3 percent with 1,263 available rooms in 2013. The city’s occupancy rate in 2013 is .

  • Trial set for man accused of injuring 2 motorcyclists

    An Ogden man accused of multiple charges connected to an April accident that left two motorcycle riders seriously injured was bound over and scheduled for an arraignment Friday in Riley County District Court. Judge William Malcolm scheduled an arraignment hearing .

  • Gritton, Myers win junior golf tournament

    Local youth golfers from around the area competed in the Manhattan City Junior Championship Thursday and Friday, with Cole Gritton bringing home the overall boys’ championship and Macie Myers winning the overall girls’ title. The Junior Championship, the final event .

  • Lockett named to Walter Camp Award watch list Lockett, tyler - mug.phatch

    Wrapping up a two-week span of honors, Kansas State senior wide receiver Tyler Lockett was named to the watch list for the Walter Camp Award — the nation’s most outstanding player — the Walter Camp Foundation announced Friday. A native of .

  • Hill knew Sawyers was the right pick for Cats B1.51808.ksubb.coach.phatch

    When Kansas State hitting coach Mike Clement made the decision to leave for Ole Miss last week, head coach Brad Hill said just one name came to mind. That name, was Andy Sawyers. Sawyers had been Hill’s hitting coach .

  • Children take to the water at sailing camp

    For the first time on Thursday, one group of local children sailed the high seas — or rather, the waters at Tuttle Creek Lake. The children, ages 8 to 12, attended a free sailing camp as a part of the Blue Valley Youth .

  • McCartney show left lasting memories Kristina.phatch

    I am a person who likes things far too much, and few things show this more clearly than my love of the Beatles. So when I recently had the opportunity to see Paul McCartney perform live, I knew it would .

  • Junction City goes under voluntary water restriction

    Juntion City is under voluntary water restriction, the city announced in a press release on Friday. Greg McCaffery, municipal services director, announced that the city issued a water watch in response to an overall increase in water use over the .

  • RCPD seeking information about possible copper thefts

    The Riley County Police Department has responded to and initiated investigations into several thefts of copper in the Manhattan and Riley County area over the past few years and is now seeking out victims who may have left these thefts .

  • PAUL ZIMMER

    Paul Zimmer, 85, of Olathe, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Santa Marta Retirement Community in Olathe. The family provided the following information. Paul was born July 23, 1928 in Montrose, S.D.  He was the eighth of 13 children born to George and Alma .





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