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  • KSHSAA moves to 5K in girls’ XC

    At its June meeting, the KSHSAA Executive Board voted to increase the distance from 4K to 5K in all postseason cross country races, effective this coming school year. Previously, girls ran a 4K while boys ran a 5K at regional .

  • Optimist Bullets play at June Bug Jam

    The Optimist Bullets fastpitch softball team traveled to Beatrice, Neb., to compete in the 16-and-under division of the June Bug Jam last weekend. The team went 3-2 to finish in the middle of the pack for the event. The Bullets .

  • State to send renewals after all

    After the state announced plans to start sending motorists postcards instead of full-fledged vehicle renewal notices beginning in August, it appears the state won’t make the change after all. Riley County Treasurer Shilo Heger told county commissioners Monday that .

  • Tuttle Creek to reduce outflows, fix one tube as rain continues

    Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake said they planned to decrease the dam’s outflow from 16,000 cubic feet of water per second to 200 on Monday to protect areas downstream from flooding. An employee with the Tuttle Creek office of the Army .

  • Bringing West Coast style to new party store Neighborh.mercury

    An event-planning Kansan has returned home, and she brought some Los Angeles flavor with her. “I really wanted to take the influence of the West Coast and bring it here,” said Jill Mason. Mason opened Confetti and Cashmere Party Boutique .

  • City to look at gym plans

    The Manhattan City Commission will see plans on Tuesday for a gymnasium on the Manhattan Christian College campus. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The Student Life Center is a part of the first reading of an .

  • Phillips says he missed vote because of illness

    Rep. Tom Phillips, R-Manhattan, said Monday that sickness caused him to miss the House’s tax bill votes. “I was not going to vote for the bill,” he said. “Due to not feeling well and being against this bill, I .

  • Lightning causes fire

    A fire started by a lightning strike caused a total of $100,000 damage to a Manhattan home on Sunday. Manhattan firefighters were sent to 421 Brookridge Drive where they found light smoke coming from the structure. No one was in the home .

  • JC man found dead

    A Junction City man was found dead of a gunshot wound on his front porch Sunday. Junction City police responded to a call at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday at 2714 Elm Creek Drive, according to a report. They found the body .

  • Patent awarded for K-State cancer-detection technology

    A U.S. patent has been awarded for a Kansas State University technology that quickly detects the early stages of cancer before physical symptoms ever appear. Stefan H. Bossmann, professor of chemistry; Deryl L. Troyer, professor of anatomy and physiology; .

  • MORGAN MILLER

    Morgan Ann Miller, 31, of Wamego died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence. The funeral home declned to provide the cause of death. On June 10, 1984, Morgan was born to Earl and Cheryl (Gehrt) Buttenhoff in Topeka. Morgan graduated in .

  • Prosperity becomes more distant

    Kansans are left with countless images, many of them conflicting, from the 23-day overtime session of the 2015 Kansas Legislature, which ended Friday when the Senate approved the largest tax increase in state history. Most memorable — and perhaps most pivotal — was .





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