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  • Soaring beef prices a boon for producers, a pain for consumers Cows.phatch

    Retail beef prices — already at record highs — are still going up, but that doesn’t mean consumers are out of options. According to the monthly food price outlook released Friday by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, beef prices rose 0.7 .

  • Country club weighs more dues increases to make ends meet

    The Manhattan Country Club has not raised the money it needed to fund an LLC formed to save itself from possible sale or foreclosure. In a letter last week, the club’s board of directors told members that a committee .

  • K-State to offer campus experience at open house

    Students, visitors and community members are invited to explore Kansas State University at its annual open house. On April 11, the Manhattan and Salina campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House. Open .

  • Dementia workshop to focus on theater techniques

    “Sometimes Ya Gotta Laugh,” a performance about the world of caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, will be part of the Personhood and Dementia Workshop on Thursday, April 9, at the K-State Alumni Center. The .

  • Mandatory voting is wrong approach

    Perhaps President Barack Obama was just kidding when during a town meeting earlier this month, he tossed out the notion of trying to make voting mandatory. Maybe it was a trial balloon, a time-tested mechanism for gauging reaction to a .

  • New interactive weather exhibit to open Saturday at Discovery Center

    A new exhibit exploring the causes and effects of weather will open Saturday at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The interactive Wild Weather exhibit is designed to help those of all ages understand the ways of weather through hands-on exhibits .

  • Morse has long been a force for community good

    To the Editor: Dedication — the one word that best describes Linda Morse, your city commissioner candidate. Even while working at a K-State career, she managed a long history of public service to our city. Two particular long-term projects stand out .

  • Diavolo, ‘Peter’ coming to McCain in April

    Two upcoming performances at K-State’s McCain Auditorium will feature themes of fantasy. The first is Diavolo, a company of daredevil dancers, returning to Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. Diavolo members .

  • Ball would bring superb qualifications to commission

    To the Editor: Be sure to make John Ball one of your choices for City Commission. He is qualified, experienced and actively involved and invested in the Manhattan community. His experience and dedication to our community are well documented: chair, .

  • Indians open season with easy 7-0 win over Topeka 5.phatch

    The Manhattan High School girls’ soccer team started out the season in dominating fashion Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. The Indians blew out Topeka High, 7-0. “We’re young so there were some first-game jitters,” Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez .

  • MHS girls 1st, boys 2nd in track opener

    With plenty of youth to go around on both his girls’ and boys’ track and field teams, Manhattan High track coach Jesse Woodard was prepared to get back to the basics in Thursday’s season opener at the Topeka West .

  • We like the ‘old white guys’

    We like the ‘old white guys’ To the Editor: After a good deal of thought, our decision is for the highly qualified “old white guys” for City Commission..







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