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  • December 06, 2012

    Choirs fill Discovery Center with the sounds of the holidays


    The Flint Hills Discovery Center is kicking off a seasonal presentation titled “Musical Thursdays” today. The St. George Honor Choir will perform a free concert at the center at 6:30 p.m., with visitors enjoying free admission from 5-8 p.m. The series actually began over

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 06, 2012

    K-State gears up for sesquicentennial

    The nation’s first land-grant institution and Kansas’ first public university is laying plans to mark its sesquicentennial early next year. A nine-month celebration marking the 1863 establishment of Kansas State University will begin with various events Feb. 14-17. The university was founded as Kansas State

  • Local |Education | December 06, 2012

    Student aces both SAT, ACT

    Manhattan High senior Austin Canady was recognized at Wednesday’s meeting of the USD 383 Board of Education for receiving perfect scores on both the ACT and SAT tests. How rare is a double perfect score? District officials said that in 2011, only 705 of more than 1.6 million

  • Local |Education | December 06, 2012

    Board mulls block schedule

    Members of the USD 383 school board Wednesday discussed their upcoming decision on the schedule at Manhattan high School, focusing on a proposed seven hour modified block schedule that includes a late start day. That is one of three options under consideration, the others being staying

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 06, 2012

    Area officials working out metro organization details

    County officials said Thursday that progress is being made on details of the operation of the Metropolitan Planning Organization. They said the focus during recent discussions among member entities has been to work out both the main agreement as well as fiscal responsibility and voting

  • Local |Education | December 06, 2012

    Tatarko not running for school board

    Voters will have at least two open seats to fill on the USD 383 Board of Education next April.  Board member Beth Tatarko said Wednesday she would not seek re-election to the board in the spring. She joins Peter Paukstelis, who announced his decision not

  • Local | December 06, 2012

    Kansas locomotive gets makeover

    CARONA — Exposed to rain, snow, ice and sun for 58 years, the only surviving Kansas City Southern steam locomotive came close to turning into a pile of rust. Engine 1023, once a fixture at Schlanger Park in Pittsburg, is now undergoing preservation efforts at the Heart of

  • Obituaries | December 06, 2012

    L. Gilbert Bristow

    L. Gilbert “Gil” Bristow, 80, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | December 06, 2012

    Dave Schwartz

    Dave Schwartz, 58, of Randolph, died Tuesday at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

  • Local |Traffic | December 06, 2012

    Three-car pile-up on Hayes Drive

    Three cars were involved in a small pile-up Wednesday in the 900 block of Hayes Drive that resulted in one of the drivers being hospitalized. Lt. Josh Kyle said Ashley Brumfield, 20, Manhattan, was driving her 1999 Pontiac Grand Am when she reportedly looked down to change the

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