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  • Schoen attributes crime drop to economy, patrols

    Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told county commissioners the crime rate continues to drop in the area. “We continue to sit around in our staff meetings and pinch ourselves on a regular basis as a result of the .

  • Flint Hills transit entity remains on hold

    The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (RTA) is still on hold, according to comments at the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meeting Wednesday. Gary Stith, deputy director of the Flint Hills Regional Council, said attorneys for the Federal Transit .

  • Debt has funded great improvements

    Wynn Butler, who was installed as Manhattan’s mayor at the City Commission meeting Tuesday, is an unabashed fiscal conservative. The city needs folks in authority whose focus is on the bottom line, and Mayor Butler has shown himself to .

  • Science Olympiad Fun Night was challenging, educational

    To the Editor: As part of the USD 383 Elementary Science Olympiad Family Fun Night on March 13, nearly 100 students in grades three through six and their families designed and built straw towers as architects and surveyed rocks and minerals as geologists, .

  • Indians win home swimming invite Emmabartlett500ydfreestyle.phatch

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team has reached the portion of its season where the volume of its workouts continues to rise and athletes must battle through fatigue both in practice and on race days. But exhaustion didn’t .

  • K-State team designs, builds wind turbine for competition

    A team from Kansas State University looks to blow away the field at the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition. The university’s team is one of 10 teams from across the country that will take part in .

  • Prep Easter meal with proper care

    OLATHE - If you plan on munching on those Easter eggs after you’ve dyed them, pay egg-stra attention to how you cook them, says a Kansas State University Food Safety Specialist. Londa Nwadike, of the K-State Olathe campus, offers .

  • PHILIP SESTER

    Philip Lawrence ‘Larry’ Sester, 74, of rural Wamego, died Tuesday in Topeka. Larry was born March 31, 1940, in Wamego. He was the son of Sylvester and Mildred Immenschuh Sester. He attended local schools and graduated from Wamego High School then served for .

  • MARY SELWITZ

    Mary Elizabeth “Mary Beth” “Marby” (Connet) Selwitz of Carlsbad, Calif., died Jan. 12. She was born Sept. 28, 1941, in Washington, D.C., where her parents, Don and Alice Connet, of Manhattan, lived during World War II. She was their first born. Moving .

  • GALEN PECK

    Galen Thomas Peck, 89, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at Meadowlark Hills.  He had suffered from a series of health problems for some months. The family provided some of the following information. Galen Peck was born Nov. 30, 1924, in Pocatello, Idaho. He .

  • Earth Day events, plus Easter at FHDC

    Earth Day is next Tuesday. The Sunset Zoo is throwing a Party for the Planet on Saturday to celebrate.  In honor of Earth Day and Mother Earth, the Zoo is hosting family-friendly entertainment including magician performances, a rock climbing wall, .

  • Kinder: Romero’s case makes K-State look like a bully Josh mug color

    Athletic directors don’t want to believe it and the NCAA tries to pretend it doesn’t happen. The Leti Romero case at Kansas State should serve as a reminder for everyone that not all student-athletes commit and sign with .





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