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  • Rally House to replace Varney’s

    Rally House has never opened a store in three days, but it’s going to give it a try. The sportswear company on Tuesday morning inked a deal with the owners of Varney’s Bookstore, which closed at the end .

  • Halting sale leaves EMS headquarters’ future uncertain

    Riley County’s plan to move its Emergency Medical Services headquarters into the current Manhattan Fire Department facility is uncertain in the wake of the county commission’s vote Monday to halt the sale of several county owned properties and .

  • City passes budget with 1-mill increase

    Manhattan city taxes will increase, but not as much as the city originally published. The Manhattan City Commission approved a 1-mill increase to the city mill levy, which is lower than the 1.5-mill levy increase the commission first approved for .

  • KanCare expansion could cover about 3,000 in Riley County

    About 3,000 Riley County residents would be eligible for health insurance if Kansas elected to use federal money to expand Medicaid. Medicaid expansion would cover about 150,000 across the state, said Sheldon Weisgrau, director of the nonprofit Health Reform Resource Project. Weisgrau .

  • ‘Extreme vetting’ is wrong solution

    It has taken a while, but Donald Trump, who once called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” has tried to scale that back, or at least make it sound less offensive. Perhaps to seem .

  • Non-discrimination changes make city a leader in Kansas

    To the Editor: At Tuesday’s Manhattan City Commission meeting, city lead-ers took a major step forward in the history of our community by unanimously passing a fully inclusive non-discrimination ordinance that includes both sexual orientation and gender identity.  .

  • City narrowly approves LGBT ordinance

    Manhattan will prohibit most discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people beginning this fall. The Manhattan City Commission narrowly approved on second reading amending the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance to include gender identity and sexual orientation. The amended ordinance .

  • Cats rout Washburn in exhibition

    After a scrimmage loss to Arkansas and a tentative intrasquad game, Kansas State women’s soccer coach Mike Dibbini wanted to see how his team would respond in its final exhibition. The Wildcats put on a show in front of .

  • Kynard finishes 6th in high jump

    Erik Kynard made the high jump finals on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro, but he couldn’t make a return trip to the medal stand. The 2012 silver medalist and former Wildcat recorded a strong effort in the high jump finals .

  • Julmis falls,  still finishes in 110 hurdles

    RIO DE JANEIRO — There were quite a few tumbles and falls in the Olympic 110-meter hurdles on Tuesday. Like Haiti’s Jeffrey Julmis, who smacked into the first hurdle in a semifinal heat, tumbled over it and took the hurdle .

  • Early deficit buries K-State in 85-74 loss

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team could not recover from a cold shooting performance in the first quarter, as the Kosovo National Team posted an 85-74 win on Tuesday night at the Costa Masnaga Sport Complex. K-State missed its .


    Dorothy Maurine Messer, 101, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born Jan. 1, 1915, in Paola, the daughter of Clyde and Blanche McCullough. She graduated from Paola High School in 1932 .


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