Monday, July 6, 2015


  • Baseball | July 02, 2015

    Three Cats named to MPL AS game

    Three members of the Kansas State baseball team were selected to play in the Mid-Plains League All-Star game this weekend. Infielders Ethan Klosterboer and Cade Bunnell and outfielder Sam Chadick will play for the MPL All-Stars as they take on a squad of the best

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    KBCA honors Kujawa

    As part of their All-Star Game reception, the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association presents many awards, with several of them given to local honorees. Ray Kujawa, Anthony Middle School girls’ basketball coach, was presented with the 2015 KBCA middle school girls’ basketball coach of the year award.

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    Prime plays in Adair Finale

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime fastpitch softball team played in the Adair Finale in Kansas City last weekend. The first pool play game was a 5-4 loss to Salina Stealth, who eventually won the upper flight tournament. Grace Suther pitched and Makayla Tegtmeier caught all weekend

  • General Activities | July 02, 2015

    Moxie competes in Kansas City

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie 18-and-under fastpitch went 3-2 in games played recently at Markey Park in Benton, Mo., and at Mid-America in Kansas City, Kan. The Moxie started by winning the first two games of pool play.  In the first game of the tourney,

  • 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


    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


    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

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