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  • Taste of summer Watermelon1.mercury

    Enjoying the summer sun and the farmers market Saturday morning, area kids cooled down with some juicy watermelon and some light-hearted competition.

  • County seat Carshow.mercury

    A large part of Westmoreland’s early success resulted from being in the right place at the right time as well as receiving some unexpected — and unintentional — help from its neighbors.


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  • Commission hopefuls discuss ideas for development, US-24

    Two of the three Pottawatomie County Commission seats are up for election, and five Republicans are vying for the seats in the primaries.

  • Which candidates have perfect records at the polls?

    Candidates in Tuesday’s contested primaries mostly have clean voting records, provided they had an actual race to vote on.

  • Marshall zeroes in on Huelskamp donors as they question each other’s pro-life stance

    U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp’s campaign has taken money from associations that support abortion access, Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act, claimed the campaign for Roger Marshall.

  • Manhattan sales tax receipts up 6% in June over last year

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue increased 6 percent in July compared to the same month last year.

  • History, management, but no major revelations in Wefald’s account of his time at the KSU helm

    There’s no unveiling of the recipe for the secret sauce, either, behind Wefald’s 23 years of remarkable success. Or rather, the recipe is something Wefald talked about for years.

  • Boyd, Rodriguez debate taxes, county facilities, eco devo

    Incumbent Bob Boyd and challenger Marvin Rodriguez, both Republicans, are running for the District 2 seat on the Riley County Board of County Commissioners.

  • Rezac attends higher ed seminar

    Mary Rezac, K-State interim associate vice president for research and Tim Taylor professor of chemical engineering, attended the two-week Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Summer Institute at Bryn Mawr in July.

  • Rezac attends higher ed seminar

    The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers recognized three Kansas State University professors as fellows at its 2016 annual international meeting July 17-20, in Orlando, Florida.

  • Judge blocks election rule

    TOPEKA — Kansas must count potentially thousands of votes in state and local races from people who’ve registered without providing citizenship documents, a county judged ruled on Friday.

  • Online registration smooths portion of central enrollment

    Online registration made preparation for the new school year much easier for many Manhattan-Ogden parents, but some are ready to move the process to the next level.

  • Thursday storm drops 2-plus inches in Manhattan

    A thunderstorm that rolled through the area Thursday evening chose downtown Manhattan as its primary target but spared surrounding communities of heavy rainfall.

  • Demolition.mercury Why are buildings near Manhattan Christian College being torn down?

    A: As the saying goes, “Out with the old, in with the new.”

  • University Park sewer work nearing end

    Riley County’s University Park sewer improvement project is well underway and set for completion before the end of the year if all goes according to plan.

  • Marshall.mercury Marshall says 1st District race all about agriculture

    Kansas Farm Bureau President Rich Felts said Thursday “there’s no place for us to be” other than supporting Kansas 1st District congressional candidate Roger Marshall.

  • Picnic3.mercury In election year, Flush serves up Americana at church fundraiser

    FLUSH — With two named presidential nominees and less than a week left before the Aug. 2 primaries, a lot of people are talking politics and a lot of prospective politicians are campaigning.


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