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  • Local |Education | October 16, 2014

    Refinancing expected to save $478,000

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district will save $478,000 in the future after the board of education unanimously approved refinancing general obligation bonds issued in 2009. A previous projection indicated refinancing would save the district $343,000. Greg Vahrenberg, the managing director of financial firm Piper Jaffray, presented the refinancing analysis

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 16, 2014

    Army, National Guard activating units here

    Two military units are being activated in the Manhattan area this week. The 1st Infantry Division reactivated an engineer unit at Fort Riley on Thursday, and the Kansas National Guard will activate a new unit in Manhattan on Sunday. The Army’s 82nd Engineer Battalion

  • Local | October 16, 2014

    KHI official calls media’s coverage of Ebola ‘mixed’

    Lecture.phatch

    Jim McLean said during the 15th-annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media Thursday morning that media coverage of the Ebola virus has been good and bad. McLean, the executive editor at the non-profit Kansas Health Institute News Service and former editor and reporter at the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 16, 2014

    Date set for man charged in K-State student’s death

    Gregory Haug Jr. will be arraigned later this month on four felony charges in connection with the death of a K-State student last November. Haug, 21, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday morning before Judge William Malcolm in Riley County district Magistrate Court. In

  • Local |Business | October 16, 2014

    CVB official: Hotel occupancy rates up

    RANDOLPH — Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Karen Hibbard reported to Riley County commissioners Thursday morning on tourism numbers in the Little Apple and some of her findings told a different story than what they expected. “I had heard that we were struggling with hotel

  • Columns |General Activities | October 16, 2014

    Cameron: Royals prove winning does cure everything

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —You want iron-clad proof that winning cures everything? Royals manager Ned Yost stood on a platform near the Kauffman Stadium infield and told a national TV audience: “This was really for our fans and our city. We couldn’t have done it

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    Indians prep for Friday’s district opener

    B1.91114.mhsfb.phatch

    If win-loss records told the whole story, Friday night’s matchup between Manhattan High and Topeka High at Bishop Stadium would be more about playoff seeding than playoff inclusion. The other teams in the district, Lawrence Free State and Washburn Rural are both either at

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    MHS’ Fraley, Lei prep for state tennis tournament

    For the third year in a row, Manhattan High girls’ tennis players Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei will end the year together at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka. And much like every year, how the weekend will go depends on the way the

  • Editorials | October 16, 2014

    The political threat to redbelly snake

    We doubt many Kansans have encountered redbelly snakes — in the wild or in zoos. There aren’t all that many of them. That helps explain why conservationists want the snakes, which are on the list of threatened species in Kansas, to keep that designation. Earlier

  • Editorials | October 16, 2014

    Worth the wait

    Congratulations to the Kansas City Royals, the 2014 American League champions. And congratulations to the team’s countless long-suffering fans, who at work, in sports bars and in living rooms in this community as well as in Kansas City, were thrilled to watch the Royals sweep


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