Q: We have some fiscally conservative city and county commissioners, yet they chose to spend the weekend retreat in Overland Park rather than in Manhattan. What’s the justification for going to OP rather than staying in town? Did taxpayers .
Wamego is gearing up to be host to the state’s largest traveling festival in May. The 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival, which moves to a new city every two years, will be May 3 and 4 in 2014 and May 2 and 3 in 2015. .
A house fire caused more than $100,000 to a Manhattan home Monday afternoon. The fire in a single family residence caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the house and an estimated $50,000 to its contents. The occupants were not home at the .
When the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team takes the court at Emporia Saturday night, it will do so without head coach Tim Brooks. Brooks confirmed Friday morning that he has been suspended pending the results of an internal investigation, with .
MCPHERSON — With no regular contributors standing taller than 5-foot-11, it’s not every night the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a size advantage over its opponent. In Thursday afternoon’s opener at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic, Manhattan used a .
The Manhattan High bowling teams went 2 for 2 on Thursday in Junction City, capturing a pair of first-place finishes at the Blue Jays’ triangular. The girls’ team rolled a season-high team score of 2,310 to defeat Junction City, which had a 2,084 in .
In the consolation semifinals of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek used a strong third quarter to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit and defeat Jackson Heights, 38-35, on Thursday. The Mustangs led 34-28 going into the fourth .
Leaders and activists in the fight against hunger will convene in downtown Wichita in February to generate strategies and action plans for ways that college campuses can combat hunger. The 2014 Hunger Dialogue is Feb. 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. .
Kansas State University has named 12 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship, presented by Kansas Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 23. The competition .
Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education has awarded $26,400 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the spring 2014 term. This is the largest amount of scholarship funding the division has awarded for a single semester. Dave .
Jack C. Glover, M.D., 84, died Sunday at his home in Farmington, N.M. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Topeka. He was the son of Otis B. Glover and Anona Cain Glover. .
Sometimes it isn’t just problems that snowball. Sometimes it’s solutions — or at least the effort to provide solutions. So it was Wednesday and Thursday at the First United Methodist Church on Poyntz Avenue, when several dozen of this .
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