Friday, May 22, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 12, 2015

    Commissioners meet new fire supervisor, approve projects

    Pottawatomie County commissioners got to know their new fire supervisor Monday. Jared Barnes, on his first day on the job after being hired to replace Bruce Brazzle, gave commissioners a brief background of himself and his firefighting background. Barnes has been in the fire service

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2015

    Indians win tennis regional

    The good times just keep rolling for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team. A week after winning the program’s first-ever Centennial League title, Indians added a regional championship to their ledger, edging Washburn Rural once again for the team title while qualifying all six

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2015

    MHS routs Great Bend

    For an entire half on Monday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was playing well enough to win but not up to its potential. All that changed in the second half, however, as the Indians flipped the switch en route to a 10-0 mercy-rule

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 12, 2015

    Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members at K-State

    Nearly 100 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the most prestigious all-discipline honor societies. Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 12, 2015

    Police seize meth during drug arrest

    Riley County Police Special Investigations Units seized nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamine during a drug arrest Monday night. Zachariah Eugene Walters, 33, Sedgwick, was arrested in the 1000 block of Westloop Place at 7:51 p.m. Monday. Police seized approximately 105 grams of methamphetamine, with a street value of $10,500,

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 12, 2015

    Student to study in Scotland

    Kansas State University student Jael Whitney, freshman in marketing, Overland Park, will study in Scotland this summer as part of the Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute. The Fulbright Summer Institutes create international educational exchange opportunities for freshman and sophomores in college to increase mutual understanding between the

  • Editorials | May 12, 2015

    Narrow marijuana measure has merit

    Though some folks are already sounding the alarm, there’s no reason to believe that the marijuana bill the Kansas House of Representatives passed last week is the first move toward recreational use of marijuana in Kansas. The Kansas Legislature isn’t even close to

  • Letters | May 12, 2015

    There are better ways to stimulate state economy

    To the Editor: Most of us like the idea of economic growth for Kansas, and we can support our governor’s goal to make that happen, but not his roadmap to get us there. The point of Gov. Sam Brownback’s income-tax exemption for businesses

  • Letters | May 12, 2015

    Support Manhattan schools by voting to ‘Yes’ on LOB

    To the Editor: Please vote “Yes” for the increase in the USD 303 local option budget and please be sure to mail in your ballot. If this motion carries, it will absolutely make a difference in the class size and options available to Manhattan students. We

  • Baseball | May 12, 2015

    Griep, Conlon earn Big 12 honors

    Kansas State baseball’s Shane Conlon and Nate Griep were named the Big 12 Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the period ending May 10, as the Wildcats had two players recognized by the conference for the second straight week. It is Conlon’s first


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