Sunday, July 5, 2015



Lifestyle

  • Men's Basketball | July 03, 2015

    Weber announces the signing of Freeman

    Kansas State men’s basketball head coach Bruce Weber announced the signing of prep school shooting guard Ron Freeman (Inglewood, Calif./Junipero Serra/Future College Prep School) on Thursday. “We are excited to add Ron to our team and complete our recruiting class,” Weber said. “

  • Tennis | July 03, 2015

    K-State hires assistant tennis coach

    Jordan Smith, former Memphis tennis player and Middle Tennessee assistant coach, has been hired as the new Kansas State women’s tennis assistant coach — announced by head coach Danielle Steinberg on Thursday. Smith, who will start at K-State later this month, will replace former assistant

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Rebels third at MOKAN State

    The Manhattan Optimist Rebels 14-and-under softball team competed at the MOKAN C state tournament in Basehor this past weekend, placing third.  The Rebels have taken third place in the last five tournaments, improving their overall record to 23-13 this year. The Rebels lost the

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Manhattan Indians 2nd-3rd grade football

    The Little Apple Football Association (LAFA) will be conducting tryouts for their 2nd-3rd grade Manhattan Indian tackle football team on Wednesday, July 8 at the KSU Rec Fields at 6:30 p.m. The Manhattan Indians play tackle football in the Northeast Kansas Football League (NKFL), based

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Aggies holding baseball tryouts

    The Manhattan Aggies 8-and-under machine pitch baseball team will be conducting tryouts on Thursday July 16 and Thursday July 23 at Wilson Field in City Park. Tryouts for both days are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. The 8U Aggies Machine Pitch Team will play Wildcat League

  • General Activities | July 03, 2015

    Fury takes fifth

    The Manhattan Optimist Fury 14-and-under softball team finished fifth at the Adair Summer Finale last weekend in Gardner. The Fury opened pool play with a 4-0 loss to the Topeka Frenzy. Sydney Hefty, Anna Batt, Lawsyn Rowden, Morgan Bettencourt and Emily Schwein all had base

  • Local |Business | July 02, 2015

    Carnival rides, games set stage for Fourth of July party

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    Being the guy in the dunk tank may not be the most pleasant job, but it can be rewarding after the fact. Travis Hardenburger, a Wamego Middle School teacher and coach, volunteered to fill that role for a two-hour shift at the Fourth of July

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 02, 2015

    Police detain man after chase

    A police chase following a reported shooting turned into a brief manhunt Thursday morning in Riley and Pottawatomie counties before authorities located the alleged shooter. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a man firing a weapon out of his red 1998 Honda

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | July 02, 2015

    Board wary of using full tax authority

    On the first day of the 2016 fiscal year, the Manhattan-Ogden school board members narrowed down some options for their next budget. Board members reached a consensus to not use all the voter-approved taxing authority for the district’s local option budget. Before the LOB election

  • Arts, Leisure | July 02, 2015

    Celebrating Independence Day with fireworks, music and more

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    Celebrate another year of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness with these area celebrations. Start your morning with the Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan Annual Pancake Feed Fundraiser from 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park.  For $6 for adults and $3 for


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