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Joan Schneider enrolls her daughter, Lucy, 7, for school at USD 383’s central enrollment Friday morning at Manhattan High School West Campus. Parents could partially register students online this year but had to complete the process in person.

  • Three Cats selected to NABC Honors Court

    Senior Brian Rohleder and juniors Austin Budke and Zach Winter were honored for their academic excellence on Tuesday, when they were selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for the 2015-16 season.

  • K-State volleyball earns 6th consecutive academic award

    For the sixth straight year the Kansas State volleyball team earned the Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

  • K-State men’s basketball to hold open practice

    Fans will get a chance to see the Kansas State men’s basketball team before it departs on a 10-day trip to Italy and Switzerland, as the squad will hold an open practice on Aug. 6 at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • K-State soccer to host scrimmages

    The Wildcats will hold a Purple/White scrimmage on Aug. 6 and will welcome in Washburn on Aug. 16. Both scrimmages are scheduled for a 7 p.m., start.


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  • Manhattan track club: to the top Huddle.mercury

    The Manhattan Track Club qualified 22 athletes for the Junior Olympics this year.

  • Local legend Larson1.mercury

    When Chancey Larson was a senior in high school, he decided to enter the Kaw Valley Rodeo as a local participant.


  • Changes needed for credit upgrades

    It was disappointing but not surprising to learn that Standard & Poor’s, citing Kansas’ continuing budget problems, has again downgraded the state’s credit rating.

  • If you object to transgender policy for schools, speak up

    If an 11-year-old boy wants to be treated as a girl, the school must follow this. If this disturbs you, now is the time to speak with the principals and other staff at your children’s schools.

  • Many contributed to success of 2016 Riley County Fair

    On behalf of the Riley County Extension staff, thanks to all who helped make the Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo a success this year.



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  • Track club heading to Junior Olympics

    More than 10,000 athletes from across the world will travel to Rio de Janeiro next week for the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • Ventura, Royals fall 3-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Yordano Ventura’s first career complete game wasn’t enough to get the Kansas City Royals their first winning streak this month.

  • Mondesi helps Royals beat Angels

    Raul Mondesi had two infield singles, leading to four runs and two pitchers throwing errors — plus a protest by the Los Angeles Angels — as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night.

State & Region

  • Affluent Kansas City suburbs at center of political backlash

    SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Small-government Republican conservatives face a political backlash in Kansas because of the state's budget problems and battles over education funding, and the epicenter is in sprawling Kansas City suburbs where residents have cherished public schools for decades.

  • Judge: Kansas must count disputed state, local race votes

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — 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.

  • The Latest: Ruling upends Kansas primary preparations

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling on Kansas' two-tiered voting system (all times local):

  • ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks now faces possible punishment for offenses stemming from a suicide attempt, a civil rights group said Thursday.

  • Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

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