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  • Men's Basketball | August 11, 2014

    Cats’ Edwards scores 14 points in 67-66 loss

    Kansas State junior guard Justin Edwards once again scored in double figures for Athletes in Action, but it wasn’t enough as the Qatar National Team hit a 3-pointer with 1.3 seconds remaining to earn a 67-66 win on Sunday at Palanga Arena in Klaipeda, Lithuania.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Optimist Starz to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 10U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Saturday, Aug. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sonny Sisk hit a hole-in-one on No. 2 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on July 25. He used a 7-wood on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Blaine Hardman and John Harrington.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Optimist Heat to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12U fast-pitch softball team is having tryouts at Optimist Park in Manhattan.  The tryouts will be Sunday, Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Sam Danker hit a hole-in-one on No. 14 at the Stagg Hill Golf Club on Aug. 9. He used a 7-iron on the 165-yard hole. The shot was witnessed by Larry Williams, Richard Joseph, Lonnie Funk and Tony Nondorf.

  • General Activities | August 11, 2014

    Optimist Bullets to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Bullets fast-pitch softball team will be holding tryouts this Sunday, Aug. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Optimist Park. Athletes interested in playing competitive softball in the 16U division are invited to attend.

  • Arts & Leisure | August 11, 2014

    Registration open for parks and recreation fall activities

    Online and walk-in registration is now open for fall activities offered through Manhattan Parks and Recreation, including offerings at the Douglass Community Center,  Flint Hills Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo. The Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of activities for all ages,

  • Arts & Leisure | August 10, 2014

    ‘Rocky Horror,’ genealogy class and more

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    TODAY The Manhattan Arts Center presents “The Rocky Horror Show,” 2 p.m. Also 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. “The Rocky Horror Show” tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home

  • Local |Education | August 10, 2014

    Event gives community chance to gather — and get ready for school

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    Children had a chance to celebrate the last weekend of their summer Saturday at the annual Back-to-School Bash at the Douglass Community Recreation Center. Jeffrey Floresklemick, who attended the event with his wife, Magaly, and their five children, said the event brought the community together. “

  • Local |Business | August 10, 2014

    Are mall vacancies ‘natural turnover’ or changes in retail?

    In the pre-noon hours Friday at Manhattan Town Center, Charlotte Hart, co-owner of Kitchen Capers, waited for early customers looking to take advantage of the retirement sale. The store, which Hart and her husband, Bob, have owned since 1995, will close in January unless she finds


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