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  • Start of school is a community event

    The day countless young people in this and neighboring communities would probably like to put off at least a little longer is at hand. The school year starts this week. Tuesday is the first day of class in Manhattan and .

  • Public’s guidance would be helpful to commissioners

    To the Editor: I would like to thank the Riley County commissioners for considering further planning and public input before selling property containing the County Annex building, the Pawnee Mental Health Services facility, the Riley County EMS facility and the .

  • Southern Poverty Law Center a well respected organization

    To the Editor: Contrary to what Michael Dikeman asserts, there is no large majority of Americans who support his premise. And as for the Southern Poverty Law Center, it is one of the most respected civil rights organizations there is .

  • Thanks for making church’s annual fish fry a big success

    To the Editor: The Bethel AME Church family would like to extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to the Manhattan community for the support which was given during the third annual fish fry on Aug. 5. We were immensely blessed by .

  • Dogs will enjoy Rollover U

    To the Editor: I learned last week of an amazing educational university! It’s called Rollover U. No, it’s not the one being sued, but one here in Manhattan designed to teach old and young dogs new tricks and .

  • Thanks for your vote; please vote in November

    To the Editor: To those who helped me and to those who voted for me in the primary election, thank you. The General Election is coming up Nov. 8. Please remember to vote in that election. Thank you. This is a .

  • Young triathlon participants inspired by Olympians they’ve been watching

    Imitating some of their favorite Olympians, Manhattan youths swam, biked and ran their way around City Park on Saturday morning. About 180 children spanning all ages tested their athletic ability during the Manhattan Parks and Recreation’s Just Tri It Triathlon. .

  • State employee insurance set to rise

    TOPEKA — Thousands of Kansas government employees would face rising health insurance premiums under fee schedules developed for 2017, according to state documents. The State Employee Health Plan administered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is applicable to workers throughout .

  • Army cooks gather at K-State to standardize kids’ menus

    Cooks and dieticians from U.S. Army bases all over the country traveled to K-State this summer for some spiced-up training. About 300 cooks and dieticians from the U.S. Army’s Child, Youth and School Services (CYS) learned how to .

  • Casing set for Demon Brigade

    About 300 soldiers in Fort Riley’s “Demon Brigade” are headed to Afghanistan for a nine-month deployment. A ceremony marking the deployment will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the fort’s Cavalry Parade Field. The brigade, officially called the 1st .

  • K-State poised for inaugural season

    Maria McIlwain .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_FqfBAtpkvD'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Mike Dibbini’s team has nothing to lose. .

  • Lockett, Seahawks beat Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Lockett and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks regulars were long gone when backup quarterback Trevone Boykin threw a 37-yard touchdown pass as time expired, beating the Kansas City Chiefs, 17-16, on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium. .


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