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  • Editorials | March 12, 2014

    ‘Navigator’ bill is a ‘political statement’

    So much for the notion that the Kansas Supreme Court ruling on school finance would redirect legislators’ focus from petty to pertinent legislation in the second half of the 2014 session. To be fair, lawmakers aren’t ignoring school finance. But neither is that issue getting

  • Letters | March 12, 2014

    Floersches epitomize good local ownership, service

    To the Editor: We hear frequent chatter about bringing jobs to Manhattan and keeping the profits local. I believe in this with a passion, and I would like to applaud two brothers who I would like to see celebrated and supported by our city. The

  • Letters | March 12, 2014

    KDOT’s road crews cleared way for Constitution Bee

    To the Editor: We of the Flint Hills Tea Party Educational Fund extend our sincere thanks to the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) for another job well done Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2. It may have been just another workday for these road , but for

  • March 12, 2014

    Foster ready for 1st NCAA tourney run

    This is a new experience for Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster. As decorated of a high school player he was in Texas, not once did he make it to the state tournament. Every season, they came up one game short. So as the Wildcats and

  • Men's Basketball | March 12, 2014

    It’s Cats vs. Cyclones, Part III

    As the Kansas State men’s basketball team entered the final stretch of its schedule, there were times the Wildcats looked gassed. In losses to Oklahoma State and Baylor in the last week, K-State didn’t seem to have the energy to compete in segments

  • Women's Basketball | March 12, 2014

    Currie turns attention to women’s basketball future

    If Kansas State athletic director John Currie already has someone in mind to fill the vacancy left by Deb Patterson, who was fired as women’s basketball coach this past Friday, he isn’t saying so, at least publically. On Sunday, Currie said K-State would

  • Obituaries | March 12, 2014


    James C. Sunnenberg, 84, of St. George, died at his home Sunday following his battle with cancer. He was born on October 14, 1929 in Axtell, the son of James Hurley and Annie Sunnenberg. He grew up in Axtell and attended schools there. Jim married Margaret Raub on

  • Obituaries | March 12, 2014


    Wanda I. Slagle, age 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on July 8, 1927, in Beeler, Kan., and had been a Manhattan resident for 62 years. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral

  • Movies | March 12, 2014

    You’ll shake your head at the dialogue, but you won’t get bored


    Based on the graphic novel “Xerxes” by Frank Miller, “300: Rise of an Empire” is less a sequel to the 2006 film “300” and more an attempt to tell the concurrent story of the Athenian general Themistokles. The story begins with Queen Gorgo (Lena Headley) narrating the victory

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 12, 2014

    Three arrested after drug probe

    Riley County police arrested three people and seized methamphetamine, marijuana and $3,000 in cash on Tuesday after an investigation into drug distribution. According to a report from Officer Matthew Droge, the RCPD teamed with agents from the Kansas Department of Corrections State Parole Office to search

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