Thursday, July 2, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Local |Traffic |Kansas State University | July 01, 2015

    Flurry of construction projects limits access to K-State

    It might seem that everywhere you turn at Kansas State University there are road closures and construction. That’s not far from the truth. Building projects and roadwork are making it extra difficult to drive and walk around campus this summer. New student services coordinator

  • Local | July 01, 2015

    City to install field turf at park

    The remainder of the year should be filled with activity for the Manhattan Parks and Recreation department, director Eddie Eastes said. This includes sports fields and parking improvements, and the completion of the Parks and Recreation addition to City Hall. The parks department is moving

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 01, 2015

    New laws lessen gun, drinking restrictions

    Beginning Wednesday, Kansans can win a handgun in a charity raffle and conceal it before taking it home without breaking the law. Those are just two of the 103 laws Gov. Sam Brownback has signed that take effect July 1. In addition to allowing charity raffles and

  • Local |Business | July 01, 2015

    Former Miss Kansas steps up to extreme challenges in new TV show

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    Theresa Vail, Manhattan resident and Miss Kansas 2013, is starring in a new outdoor adventure TV series. The show, “Limitless with Theresa Vail,” is set to premier at 8:30 p.m. Thursday on the Outdoor Channel. Vail moved to Manhattan when she was 12 years old because her

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 01, 2015

    K-State names interim dean at Olathe campus

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    Kansas State University named an interim dean and CEO for K-State Olathe in an announcement Wednesday. Ralph Richardson will begin his job as interim dean Aug. 2. Richardson has served as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University since 1998 and will be

  • Local |Traffic | July 01, 2015

    Road construction to slow traffic on I-70, US 24

    Two construction projects starting next week will affect traffic on area highways. On Monday, a pavement-marking project will begin on a 12-mile stretch of Interstate 70 from the Geary/Riley county line east to the Kansas Highway 99 junction in Wabaunsee County, according to reports from the

  • Local |Business | July 01, 2015

    City releases list of fireworks stands

    Here is the list of permitted fireworks stands in Manhattan. The owners are in parentheses. • 515 McCall Road at Menards, 2325 Tuttle Creek Blvd. and 338 N. Seth Child Road (Ka-Boomers) • 605 S. 3rd St. and 2700 Anderson Ave. (Jake’s Fireworks) • 200 Sarber Lane and 900 N. 3rd St. (Wholesale Fireworks

  • July 01, 2015

    17ers sweep home doubleheader

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  • Editorials | July 01, 2015

    Costs must matter, even to EPA

    The U.S. Supreme Court was right on Monday to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency has erred in ignoring the costs of compliance before writing regulations and setting limits on mercury, arsenic and other pollutants from U.S. power plants. Supreme Court Justice Antonin

  • Letters | July 01, 2015

    Avoid becoming a victim of costly computer scams

    To the Editor: Three weeks ago as I was reading my email, my computer screen suddenly went black. A notice came up and said my PC had been compromised and that damage had been done to my hard drive. It said a Trojan virus had


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