Tuesday, August 4, 2015


  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Wildcats named ITA All-Academic Team

    For the second straight year, the K-State women’s tennis team was recognized by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as an All-Academic Team, while five individual Wildcats — Iva Bago, Livia Cirnu, Palma Juhasz, Sara Castellano and Tegan Louw — were named ITA Scholar-Athletes. The Scholar-Athlete honors

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Fury finish season

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury finished their season at the USSSA State tournament recently in Kansas City. The Fury opened with a 15-1 win over the Envy. Shelby Downard had four hits and a triple. Katie Suther tripled, while Amanda Luthi and Morgan Bettencourt each doubled.

  • General Activities | July 22, 2015

    Hachmeister to throw first pitch at NBC

    Manhattan resident Marvin Hachmeister will throw out the first pitch of a game at the NBC World Series in Wichita on Monday. Hachmeister was one of 16 Kansans over the age of 80 selected as part of ‘Keeping Seniors In The Game,’ to throw out first pitches

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2015

    Aggieville location, chain’s oldest, to close Sunday

    Pizza Hut officials confirmed Tuesday that the franchise’s longest-running restaurant will close. The restaurant has been open at 1121 Moro St. in Aggieville since October 1960, making it the oldest continuously operating Pizza Hut in the world. Manhattan resident Bernie Butler owns the restaurant. He did

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2015

    Survey: Workers happy at RCPD

    An internal survey of Riley County Police Department shows employees are mostly happy, despite some concerns of favoritism. According to results presented Monday to the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board, the 137 surveyed employees generally perceive their jobs as important and have a clear understanding

  • Local |Education | July 21, 2015

    Nurses on front line of keeping USD 383 students healthy

    They administer medications for runny noses during the winter, give health talks and keep track of documentation of immunizations and physicals. At USD 383, eight school nurses (along with six or seven health aides) care for about 6,500 students, according to a report on the district’s

  • Local |Education | July 21, 2015

    New president sets sights on expanding MATC’s role in community


    Jim Genandt is not a traditionalist. He’s entrepreneurial, he said, and that’s the way he wants to run Manhattan Area Technical College as its new president. “The two things that drive me nuts to hear are that we’ve always done it this

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 21, 2015

    Stampede incidents down significantly

    Criminal infractions at the annual Country Stampede at Tuttle Creek State Park have dropped significantly in the past two years. Two hundred infractions were reported to the Pottawatomie County attorney’s office following this year’s Stampede, County Attorney Sherry Schuck told county commissioners Monday. “

  • Editorials | July 21, 2015

    Drive reflects commitment to KSU

    Year in and year out, fans of Kansas State University, including many who never attended the school, show their support in a variety of ways. One conspicuous — and raucous — way is by packing Bill Snyder Family Stadium on fall Saturdays to cheer on the Wildcats.

  • Letters | July 21, 2015

    Organization takes new approach to ending poverty

    To the Editor: The level of poverty in Riley County is shocking. According to The State of the Family study performed by KSU and the Department for Children and Families, 17.7 percent of children in Manhattan live in poverty. That’s one in six children living

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