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  • Baseball | March 06, 2015

    KSU opens home slate vs. Santa Clara

    Last week Mother Nature delayed the Kansas State baseball team’s home opener at Tointon Family Stadium for the second year in a row. This weekend, however, the weather forecast is far more welcoming as the Wildcats began a three-game series with Santa Clara on

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2015

    MHS girls rout Golden Buffaloes

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced past Wichita Southeast, 69-26, in a Class 6A sub-state semifinal Thursday night at the MHS gymnasium Manhattan had a 42-13 lead at halftime and only added to it in the final two quarters, with the fourth period using

  • Local |Education | March 05, 2015

    Board OKs election to raise tax authority

    Manhattan-Ogden school board members Wednesday gave preliminary approval to asking voters to give USD 383 more taxing power. The school board voted unanimously to hold a mail-in election to ask voters to raise USD 383’s local option budget taxing authority from 30 percent to 33 percent, but the

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2015

    Rural stuns Indians in sub-state opener

    Mhs20.phatch

    At some point in the future, the 2014-15 boys’ basketball team at Manhattan High will be remembered for all of the things it accomplished. Things like the program’s first Centennial League title, or an 18-win regular season, which ties the most in school history.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 05, 2015

    Soldier in child sex case appears in court

    Graphic videos and images were shown in Geary County District Court on Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier accused of having sex with a child. Staff Sgt. James Henning, who was 40 at the time of the alleged incidents, faces 11 felony charges

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 05, 2015

    Hurtig, Tinker voted KSU president, VP

    Andy Hurtig and Joe Tinker have been elected as K-State’s student body president and vice president for the 2015-16 academic year. The Kansas State Student Governing Association announced the results on Wednesday. Hurtig as president and Tinker as vice president had 1,709 votes, or 76.02 percent

  • Local |Education | March 05, 2015

    District to nix associate superintendent position after Seymour’s retirement

    USD 383 will eliminate its associate superintendent position when Robert Seymour retires at the end of the school year. Instead, the district will add an assistant superintendent position, which will come with a lower salary than Seymour earned as associate superintendent. The change is in an

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | March 05, 2015

    Senate committee recommends $3.1M in cuts to K-State

    A Senate committee on Wednesday recommended cutting funding for for Kansas and Kansas State universities, while increasing allocations to other institutions. The Education Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means issued a recommendation to cut $3.1 million from K-State’s budget over the next

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 05, 2015

    Commission approves mapping contract

    Riley County will soon have updated mapping data after commissioners approved a new contract at their meeting on Thursday. The data will come from an airplane equipped with LiDAR — which stands for Light Detection And Ranging — technology. The process involves a remote-sensing method that will

  • Editorials | March 05, 2015

    Discovery Center gets a big boost

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center, which in its brief existence has become one of Manhattan’s gems, will shine a little brighter thanks to the generosity of residents Marty Vanier and Bob Krause. As was announced Wednesday morning, they’re donating $750,000 to the center. Most


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