Friday, July 1, 2016


  • Local |Government & Politics | June 27, 2016

    City to hear requests from outside agencies

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss budget requests from outside agencies Tuesday during a budget review work session. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The commission will review requests from agencies that receive city funding, including Manhattan Public Library, Flint Hills Area

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 27, 2016

    EMS saw more patients per day at 2016 Stampede

    Injuries and ambulance transports were more common at Country Stampede this year than in recent years, especially considering the festival’s shortened timeframe. The event took place over three days instead of the usual four, with more acts on Thursday and none on Sunday. “EMS

  • Local |Education | June 27, 2016

    Summer STEM program introduces students to science, technology fields

    On a muggy morning on the K-State campus last week, USD 383 students filled a gym in Ahearn Field House to fly drones and expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math, aka STEM. The Manhattan-Ogden school district and K-State College of Education teamed up

  • General Activities | June 27, 2016

    17ers cap tournament with win

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers finished off the Lawrence Showcase with a 6-4 win over the Kansas Indians on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark. Manko jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, starting with a two-run single from Chance Andrade.

  • Editorials | June 27, 2016

    School funding OK… for now

    The school funding equity bill that the Kansas Legislature approved Friday is worth applauding because the Kansas Supreme Court is expected to find that it complies with the constitution and thus allow public schools to remain open. The measure is also laudable because it marks

  • Movies | June 27, 2016

    All in all ‘Resurgence’ is pretty amusing


    For a journeyman movie director, Roland Emmerich has made a bunch of fairly large budget films. His latest, “Resurgence,” is the sequel to his 1996 movie “Independence Day,” a Will Smith vehicle. “Resurgence” doesn’t have Smith. But many of the actors in the original cast,

  • Local |Public Health |Kansas State University | June 27, 2016

    Zika virus research aims to control, fight mosquitoes

    Kansas State University is helping the fight against Zika virus through mosquito research. The university’s Biosecurity Research Institute is taking a two-part approach: Researchers are studying mosquitoes to understand how they become infected with Zika virus and researchers are providing the virus to collaborative

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 27, 2016

    Program provides opportunities for students, resources for beef industry

    Eight Kansas State University students from majors across campus are serving as the inaugural participants in the Beef Cattle Institute’s Beef Scholars program this summer. With new initiatives in decision tools and big data analytics, the Beef Cattle Institute, or BCI, developed this program

  • Letters | June 27, 2016

    Catbackers Club pleased with local involvement

    To the Editor: On June 6, the Manhattan Catbackers did what all 28 Catbacker Clubs across Kansas do each spring — we met our goals of having fun, raising K-State fans and raising funds to support our KSU student athletes through the Ahearn Fund. We had a super

  • Pro Sports | June 27, 2016

    Kennedy strikes out 11, Royals top Astros


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ian Kennedy knew Kansas City needed a long outing, and he delivered. Ian Kennedy struck out 11 over seven innings, Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros’ seven-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Sunday. After Royals

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