Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Area Schools | May 29, 2014

    Rock Creek softball finishes 2014 season

    The Rock Creek Mustangs were defeated in the semifinals of the Rossville Regional last week.  Rock Creek lost to Rossville, 8-6.  Rossville pounced early with four runs in the bottom of the first inning.  Rock Creek could not get much going offensively,

  • General Activities | May 29, 2014

    Optimist 12U Double Play competes in tournaments

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Double Play competed in two tournaments in May.  First, on May 10 at Twin Oaks, the team went 3-2. The second tournament was at Lake Shawnee where the team had two wins and two losses. At Twin Oaks, the team started

  • Track & Field | May 29, 2014

    K-State looks for NCAA berths at West Regionals

    The Kansas State track and field team will compete in Fayetteville, Ark., this week at the NCAA West Regional Preliminary Rounds, set to start today and go through Saturday. The Top 48 in each event in the West Region will square off over the three-day meet

  • Rowing | May 29, 2014

    K-State’s Dorau named CRCA First Team All-Region

    Senior Allison Dorau was named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association South All-Region team, announced this past week. For Dorau, it is her second straight season earning the honor, as well as the first time she has been named first team. Dorau’s latest accolade

  • Rowing | May 29, 2014

    11 Wildcats earn CRCA Scholar-Athlete Award

    The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association announced the 2014 National Scholar-Athlete Award recipients this past week with 11 K-State rowers making the grade. Leading the way for the Wildcats was Allison Dorau (Elementary Education), who was named Scholar-Athlete for a third straight year. Ally Franken (Civil Engineering), Meggie

  • General Activities | May 29, 2014

    First Presbyterian camp registration information

    First Presbyterian will host a golf camp for third through sixth graders at Colbert Hills on Monday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., followed by a tennis camp June 9-10 at Body First Tennis for kindergarten through second grade (9-9:45 a.m.) and third

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 28, 2014

    Judge: Probable cause exists in kidnapping, robbery case

    A Riley County District Court judge determined Tuesday that there’s probable cause to believe Jerred Snyder last month may have forced a man to drive from a Manhattan gas station to a remote location, then took off with the man’s truck and money.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 28, 2014

    City looks to lower proposed tax hike

    City commissioners agreed on Tuesday that the current version of the 2015 budget raises taxes too high. Tuesday’s work session was the first discussion of the city’s preliminary budget of $135 million, which would be an increase of nearly $4.25 million or 3 percent from this year’

  • Local |Education | May 28, 2014

    Area students named National Merit Scholars

    Three area high school students were among the 8,000 winners announced Wednesday as National Merit Scholars. Jack Keeley of Manhattan High School, Sarah Featherstone of Flint Hills Christian School and Hunter Seech of Junction City High School received the honor, worth $500 to $2,000 annually for up to

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 28, 2014

    City to put street maintenance tax on ballot

    The city plans to ask the voters for a sales tax increase for street maintenance. The ballot question would appear in either November 2014 or April 2015. Commissioners currently have four options to consider: 5-cent sales tax increase to generate $500,000; 10-cent sales tax increase to generate $1 million; 15

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