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  • Columns | October 29, 2013

    An evening conversation: rah, rah, rah

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    Kansas State University has a problem. However popular Willie the Wildcat might be, it just won’t do to have a burly mascot knocking someone to the turf as part of pregame festivities. Thank goodness the other member of the cheer squad involved in Saturday’

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 29, 2013

    County considers tax foreclosure sale

    Pottawatomie County is close to filing a petition for a 2013 tax foreclosure sale, County Counselor John Watt told commissioners Monday. Watt said he was picking up the final group of title searches that morning, documenting owners of property with delinquent taxes. When the process began

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 29, 2013

    Airport expansion begins Friday

    The expansion of the Manhattan Regional Airport will begin soon. Airport director Peter VanKuren said a groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 9 Friday morning, and construction should begin immediately. According to the designs, construction on the first phase of the expansion should be completed by Aug. 1, 2014.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 29, 2013

    RCPD arrests 4 linked to burglaries

    Riley County police arrested four men Sunday and Monday in connection with multiple vehicular burglaries. While investigating reports of the burglaries, police arrested Cole Smykle, 21, of Fort Riley and Raymond Burrus, 20, of Junction City for burglary and interference with law enforcement Sunday at 4:30 a.m.

  • Local | October 29, 2013

    Celebration honors 100th year of LDS support of Boy Scouts

    A celebration of the 100th anniversary of an official partnership between the Boy Scouts of America and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be held in Manhattan Wednesday night. Guests can view a multimedia presentation, “A Century of Honor” – sponsored by the

  • Arts, Leisure | October 29, 2013

    Taj Mahal’s McCain concert successful if not exciting

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    It was difficult to get a fix on the size of the McCain Auditorium audience last Thursday night. A large portion of the crowd arrived after Taj Mahal’s “World Blues” concert had begun, and some elements of that crowd never finally lit anywhere. For

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 29, 2013

    Professor: Superstitious behavior an attempt to control the future

    Do black cats, bats and witches have you on the run not just at Halloween but year-round? Do you always avoid walking under ladders and stepping on sidewalk cracks? These behaviors can all be linked to a strong belief that has been embedded in human

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013

    MARGARET I. PIPER

    Margaret Piper, 92, of Manhattan, former longtime resident of St. George, died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 12, 1920, in rural Manhattan. She was the daughter of Royal Carl and Grace Anna (

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013

    CAROL M. MOORE

    Carol May Moore, 66, of Manhattan, died at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on May 4, 1947 in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Richard and Sybil (Robinson) Roberts. Carol worked at Kansas State University

  • Obituaries | October 29, 2013

    WILLIAM ‘BILL’ FINNEY

    William “Bill” Finney, 86, of Topeka, died at Midland Hospice House. William was born on March 23, 1927, to Chester L. and Mary (Malone) Finney in West Frankfort, Ill. At the age of 16, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in World War II as a


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