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  • Local |Kansas State University | July 08, 2014

    Two K-State students earn Fulbright awards

    Kansas State University is continuing its legacy of producing Fulbright award winners to represent the United States. Adam Miller, a May 2012 master’s degree graduate in Spanish second language acquisition, Overland Park, is a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. student grant recipient to Argentina, and Jacob

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 08, 2014

    Taking smartphone break improves employee well-being, research finds

    Want to be more productive and happier during the workday? Try taking a short break to text a friend, play “Angry Birds” or check Facebook on your smartphone, according to Kansas State University research. In his latest research, Sooyeol Kim, doctoral student in psychological sciences,

  • Local |Business | July 08, 2014

    Salvation Army observes Christmas in July

    The Salvation Army, in partnership with local businesses, is launching a “Christmas in July” fundraising campaign. The organization will be collecting donations in kettles placed in various businesses around town, including Bob’s Diner, McAllister’s, Varney’s, On the Wildside and others. Donations to

  • Obituaries | July 08, 2014


    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House. The family provided the following information. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ben C. and Lulu (McConnell) York and had been a lifetime area resident. She was

  • Football | July 08, 2014

    3 Wildcats named to watch lists

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    Kansas State senior captains Tyler Lockett, Jake Waters and Ryan Mueller were each named to preseason watch lists for awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club, the organization announced Monday. Lockett and Waters are candidates for the Maxwell Award, presented to America’s College Player

  • Men's Basketball | July 08, 2014

    Foster hungry for next season


    It’s now July and Marcus Foster still hasn’t forgotten about Kentucky. That 56-49 loss to the other Wildcats in the NCAA tournament ended Kansas State’s season a year ago and is a big part of what’s fueling the talented sophomore this

  • July 08, 2014

    Optimist Aftershock goes 2-2 last weekend

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock fastpitch softball team traveled to Lincoln, Neb., to play in the Firecracker NIT.  In the opener, lack of offense contributed to a 10-6 loss to the Omaha Echo Frenzy.  Singles from Kali Crome and Jayden Weers, along with a

  • General Activities | July 08, 2014

    Optimist Moxie goes 4-2 in Lincoln

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the 4th of July Firecracker NIT. Moxie ended up going 1-2 in pool play and winning the lower-division championship going 3-0 in bracket play on Sunday. In the opening game of the tournament, Moxie fell 5-4

  • Local |Agriculture | July 07, 2014

    Rains boosts county’s crops

    Riley County Agricultural Extension Agent Greg McClure told county commissioners Monday that area farmers have a lot to be excited about. Summer rains have aided crops — especially corn — and although wheat production may be hurting in many counties in the state, Riley may be an

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 07, 2014

    City to address RCPD budget

    City commissioners will consider options Tuesday to address a shortfall with the 2014 Riley County Police Department budget. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The police department is projected to have a $237,816 shortfall in its nearly $14.45 million budget in 2014. This is due

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