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  • Prime compete at home tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team competed in the Bite Outta the Lil Apple tournament, facing four Topeka teams.  The Lady Cobras won the first game 8-5. Makayla Tegtmeier took the loss in the circle. The Prime got .

  • MHS with six on all-league soccer

    After finishing its season with a regional championship and a run to the final eight in the Class 6A state playoffs, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team landed six girls on all-Centennial teams last week. The group was led by .

  • K-State tennis adds Stretton for 2015-16

    Kansas State women’s tennis head coach Danielle Steinberg announced today the addition of Millie Stretton to her roster for the 2015-16 season. Stratton will enter the season as a freshman and will begin play in the fall of 2015. “We .

  • Commission separates courthouse security projects

    It was a case of one step forward, one step back for planned improvements to the Riley County courthouse during Monday’s county commission meeting. The long-discussed renovations — which involve adding security features such as limited public entrances, metal detectors .

  • Schulz: Furlough measure ‘a relief’

    Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz on Monday described the Legislature’s decision to deem all state employees “essential” to avoid furloughs as “a welcome relief.” Schulz wrote in the publication K-State Today, “We hope the Legislature will finish its .

  • KSU professor looks to teach soccer players life lessons Neighbor.phatch

    Through coaching youth soccer, Kansas State University professor Bill Turnley has been teaching boys life skills for 10 years. Turnley, a management professor and interim department head in the College of Business Administration, started coaching when his oldest son, Jonathan, was 10 .

  • 15-year-old Manhattan girl reported missing

    A 15-year-old Manhattan girl has been missing since Friday, according to the Kansas Missing and Unsolved Missing Facebook page. A post on the page shows a picture of a girl identified as Madison Asebedo and describes her as 5 feet 6 inches .

  • Legislators complete $15.4B budget

    TOPEKA — Kansas legislators have finished work on a $15.4 billion state budget for the fiscal year beginning in July that would limit tuition increases at state universities. The Senate voted 23-11 on Sunday to approve a bill containing most of the .

  • Man hospitalized in knife stabbing incident

    A Manhattan man was transported to Via Christi Hospital on Sunday after he was stabbed in the torso. Riley County Police Department officers responded to the 217 Brooklawn Drive at 2:15 a.m. after receiving an emergent call about a knife stab .

  • Commission to continue 2016 budget discussions

    The Manhattan City Commission will continue work Tuesday on the 2016 budget. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. City administrators are seeking feedback from commissioners on the budget at this stage, proposed new additions to staffing and .

  • Senate solution is no step forward

    Kansans shouldn’t make too much of the fact that more than half of the votes in the Kansas Senate’s 21-17 passage Sunday of a bill to increase state taxes by $423 million came from members who’d signed no-tax .

  • Our political discourse needs rules of engagement

    To the Editor: Can you imagine a K-State vs. Nebraska football game with no referees? Five minutes into the first quarter, fans would be on the playing field kicking, slugging, calling one another names and screaming “foul play.” This is .


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