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  • Local |Business | November 26, 2014

    November sales tax receipts up from 2013

    The city’s 2014 sales tax revenue is outpacing the previous two years’ performance heading into the final month of the year. Overall 2014 sales tax receipts through November are about $9.86 million, according to the November sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. This is 1.2 percent

  • November 26, 2014

    Final NBAF funding expected in 2015

    The remaining $300 million in federal funding needed for the planned National and Bio Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan is expected to go through next session despite a holdup in state money for the facility, said Ron Trewyn, NBAF liaison for K-State. The $300 million is the final

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 26, 2014

    Pool parking decision on hold until facility study complete

    The Manhattan City Commission will wait until February to select an option for City Park’s pool parking lot and pedestrian improvements. During Tuesday’s work session, the commission decided to wait until there’s more information on developing park plans. Parks and Recreation director

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 26, 2014

    Man ordered not to contact victim in stabbing incident

    A man charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this month was ordered by Judge William Malcolm on Tuesday not to contact the victim. Samuel Dartez, 30, 1508 Jarvis Drive Apt. B, was arrested in Morris County Nov. 13 after

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 26, 2014

    Judge denies reduced bail in robbery, kidnapping cases

    A Manhattan man charged with what police believe are connected robberies and kidnappings will appear in Riley County District Court in January. Kenneth Mallett, 22, 516 Thurston St., faces charges of aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and robbery in connection with two Oct. 8 incidents in the 1300 block of Flint

  • Arts & Leisure | November 26, 2014

    WinterDance features performances in tap, African, ballet, jazz

    The Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present WinterDance 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, and Friday, Dec. 5, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Chapman Theatre at Nichols Hall. WinterDance 2014 features a variety of dance styles, including modern, tap, jazz, African,

  • Arts & Leisure | November 26, 2014

    Canadian Brass to perform

    Marysville will be the first stop on the Canadian Brass’ annual Christmas tour across the United States. Tickets for Friday’s performance by the world-famous quintet are on sale at Marysville Chamber of Commerce office. The show will be at 7 p.m. in the Marysville

  • Obituaries | November 26, 2014


    Brenda Gail Dickover, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness. The family provided the following information. She was born on Jan. 18, 1952, in Anniston, Ala., the daughter of James and Cora (McClain) Adams.  Brenda was raised and spent a good

  • Editorials | November 26, 2014

    Delay shouldn’t slow NBAF

    One can appreciate the caution that led Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, a Wichita Republican, to persuade other state leaders on Monday to postpone approval to issue bonds for NBAF until the state has stronger assurances that its financial commitment won’t exceed $307 million. There

  • Columns | November 26, 2014

    Farmers are prime messengers

    James Garner died last July. Most folks probably remember him best for his portrayal of television series characters Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford or for his more recent performance in the movie “The Notebook.” Garner’s easy-going personality and average-guy good looks made him likeable.

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