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  • Cross Country |Track & Field | July 24, 2014

    Wildcats Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

    Kansas State track and field was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for its effort in the classroom, with several athletes earning Division I All-Academic honors. Announced by the USTFCCCA this past week, 13 Wildcat student-athletes, as well

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    Registration open for Manhattan CC Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2014 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades eight and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 25. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., primarily at

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    5th grade Indians hosting tryouts

    The fifth-grade Manhattan Indians are looking for players for the 2014 youth tackle football season. They will hold an open tryout on July 26 from 9-11 a.m. at the field east of Northview Elementary School. No experience is necessary and boys should wear shorts and tennis

  • General Activities | July 24, 2014

    Fastpitch softball team to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist 18U fastpitch softball team will have tryouts at Optimist Park on Wednesday, July 30, and Thursday, July 31, from 7-8:30 p.m. This team will include players from 15-18 years of age. For more information call Jeff Brummett at 785-556-3391 or Julie Brummett

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 23, 2014

    Schulz proposes $150M facility

    TOPEKA — Kansas State University could be getting a $150 million food-focused research facility by 2020. K-State president Kirk Schulz made the proposal for the Food Systems Research and Education Facility to the Kansas Board of Regents Tuesday during a budget meeting. No decisions were made at the

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | July 23, 2014

    Students share visions for future of Aggieville

    Kansas State University students made presentations to the city commission Tuesday about the future of Aggieville. Contrary to a certain stereotype, these students weren’t concerned about adding bars and restaurants but finding ways to better diversify the district. According to the students’ gathered data, 53

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 23, 2014

    Commissioners at odds about flat mill levy

    City commissioners on Tuesday discussed whether the mill levy should remain flat for the second year in a row. The current proposal for the 2015 city budget is about $134.4 million with a mill levy of 44.712 mills, an increase of $3.6 million and 1.288 mills from 2014. A mill is $1

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Colorado Street fires investigated as arsons

    Authorities are investigating two fires on Colorado Street this week as arsons. The Riley County Police and Manhattan Fire departments reported officials believe both a house fire at 831 Colorado Street Monday night and a garage fire at 823 Colorado Street early Wednesday morning probably were set

  • Local |Business | July 23, 2014

    Local Boys and Girls Club marks 20 years of service


    The Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan celebrated its 20th birthday and recognized those who made the milestone possible during a reception Tuesday night. About three dozen people attended the event, which featured a brief introduction and awards presentation from the organization’s executive director,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2014

    Man arrested for murder attempt in JC shooting

    Junction City police arrested a man for attempted murder after he reportedly shot and injured a person Tuesday night near Wendy’s, 440 W. Sixth St. Police arrested Robbie Fountain Jr., 21, of Junction City, following an interview with officers investigating the shooting. According to a news

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