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  • K-State nominates four students for 2015 Goldwater Scholarship

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Aaron Messerla, Manhattan; Katherine Johnson, McPherson; Joshua Nelson, Salina; and Lauren Komer, Shawnee. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from .

  • KSU selects 11 high school students as leadership scholarship finalists

    Kansas State University recently selected 11 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 22. The competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity .

  • MHS bowling team competes at JC quad

    The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman. The girls’ team took third place as a team, while the boys finished in fourth. For the girls, .

  • Make new year’s resolution last

    Chances are that if you made a New Year’s resolution, you’ve already failed. Only about 8 percent of Americans achieve their goal, according to research from the Journal of Clinical Psychology. But there is still hope — a few simple .

  • Horton edges Rock Creek girls

    In the consolation semifinals of the Hiawatha Invitational, Horton did just enough to defeat Rock Creek Thursday afternoon, sending the Mustangs to the seventh-place game of the tournament on Saturday. Rock Creek will play eighth-seeded Riverside in the seventh-place game .

  • Wildcats brace for Jayhawks 3.phatch

    The last time Kansas State traveled to Lawrence, the game spiraled out of control in the first half, with rival Kansas leading 45-28 by halftime. K-State’s young group was frazzled and Marcus Foster was held to seven points as .

  • Wildcats look to end road skid

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team tackled one of its losing streaks Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid with a win over Oklahoma State. K-State looks to halt another one Saturday afternoon when it travels to Lubbock, Texas, to .

  • MHS girls advance to MAC semis, beat Hornets

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37. The Indians were never in serious danger of losing to the Hornets, .

  • Preschoolers meet native animals at FHDC on state’s 154th birthday Kansas2.phatch

    Preschoolers petted their way through the Kansas Day celebration at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Thursday. The center honored the state’s 154th birthday at its third-annual Kansas Day learning exploration with about 90 young students. The event also helped .

  • Principals plead to keep at-risk programs

    As budget cuts for USD 383 loom, two principals at Manhattan-Ogden schools asked the board of education Wednesday night to keep their at-risk programs safe. Elementary school principals from Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt, Lee, Ogden and Northview also updated the board about .

  • Commission begins accepting bids for fire station

    The Riley County Commission opened bids for a future county fire station on Thursday. The 6,000-square-foot Tuttle Creek Fire Station, 4520 Highway 13, is planned to replace the county’s current Tattarax and Tuttle Cove fire stations. Emergency management director Pat Collins .

  • 800-plus soldiers returning

    FORT RILEY — More than 800 1st Infantry Division soldiers are beginning their return trip to Fort Riley after an eight-month deployment. Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team have begun the process of redeploying following .







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