Manhattan received 2.84 inches of rain between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday.
The Rock Creek baseball team won its first state title in baseball with its Class 4A-Division II championship Monday afternoon at Hummer Sports Park.
The 2015 Manhattan Area Garden Tour is June 7. There are six gardens on the tour this year throughout Manhattan, each highlighting the work of the homeowners.
In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.
A police car led more than 100 motorcycles Monday afternoon to the Vietnam Memorial at K-State to start the university’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
The event at the C.L. Hoover Opera House had competitions in casual wear, talent (ages 7-17) or on-stage interview (ages 3-6), and party dress/evening gown.
The marathon — the first in Manhattan’s history — began at I-70 and K-177 and followed a route through Manhattan that included downtown, Aggieville and part of Kansas State’s campus.
The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).
Talents featured singing, dancing, instrumental pieces and gymnastics skills.
Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
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