Sunday, July 24, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Obituaries | July 22, 2016

    PAUL M. YOUNG

    Paul M. Young, 100, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Paul was born Feb. 13, 1916, in Seaman, Ohio, the son of Clarence P. and Jessie Lee (McClure) Young. Paul graduated from Seaman High School with

  • Pro Sports | July 22, 2016

    Obama honors WS champ Royals at White House

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    WASHINGTON — The Kansas City Royals are going to have to work on their nicknames as far as President Barack Obama is concerned. Everything else was looking pretty good though as he honored the 2015 World Series champions at the White House on Thursday, describing them as

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 21, 2016

    Board mulling flat mill levy

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board could get more money without raising the mill levy to help shore up the district’s contingency funds. As part of the budget planning for USD 383, Lew Faust, director of business services, told the board Wednesday the district could cut 1.2 to 1.3

  • Local |Business | July 21, 2016

    4-Hers aim for high marks at fair’s food exhibition

    Finding the recipe for success is no small task. For Riley County 4-Hers participating in this year’s food and nutrition exhibition Wednesday afternoon at the annual Riley County Fair, receiving guidance from a team of expert judges comes with the territory. Typically close to 200

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 21, 2016

    District chooses 5 planning proposals

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday whittled down the number of long-range planning proposals it is considering from eight to five. The board had a special meeting July 13 to read the eight proposals and Eric Reid, assistant superintendent, gauged the school board members’ responses to

  • Local |Public Health |Kansas State University | July 21, 2016

    K-State pushes forward on Zika virus amid reports of domestic case

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    K-State is pushing forward with Zika virus research as the United States deals with what could be its first homegrown case. To this point, infections reported in the U.S. have been based on travel to other countries, but this week, Florida health officials are

  • General Activities | July 21, 2016

    Former world champ set to rope Kaw Valley Rodeo

    Eight-time world champion Joe Beaver headlines the Kaw Valley Rodeo’s, which gets underway tonight at Wells Arena in CiCo Park. The three-day PRCA rodeo begins at 8 p.m. nightly and concludes Saturday. Tonight is Military Appreciation Night and Kids Night, while Friday is Tough

  • Manhattan High School | July 21, 2016

    MHS uses camp to kick start next season

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    The next Manhattan High baseball season won’t start until April, but the Indians used this week to take the first step toward next year. The Indians played four games at Tointon Family Stadium on Tuesday and Wednesday with most of the group that will

  • Pro Sports | July 21, 2016

    Indians romp over Royals, 11-4

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall. Talk about using all fields. The rookie outfielder’s career-high

  • Editorials | July 21, 2016

    Congressional break hardly deserved

    A congressional recess nearly two months long is tough to beat, especially if it follows a break for the Fourth of July. Folks who get that much time off must really deserve it. Or not. Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives


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