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  • Local | November 24, 2014

    Organizers hope taller tree will heighten excitement at festival

    Kansas’s tallest holiday tree will stand 65 feet tall in Blue Earth Plaza at the Festival of Lights ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday. The tree is the focus of the festival, which was celebrated for the first time last year in the plaza, at

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | November 24, 2014

    Commission recognizes Small Business Saturday

    With the holiday shopping season’s busiest time just days away, Riley County commissioners signed a proclamation Monday morning declaring this weekend Small Business Saturday in the county. The commission’s proclamation said for every $100 that’s spent locally at a small business retailer, $68 returns

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 24, 2014

    Store evacuated after fire report

    Shoppers were evacuated from Best Buy on Monday following a report of a possible fire. Officials responded to a report of smoke in the store at about noon, according to officials. Manhattan Fire Department battalion chief Steve Shepek said a fluorescent light might have exploded,

  • Men's Basketball | November 24, 2014

    Wildcats hold on to beat Purdue, 88-79

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team built up a big second half lead and held off a furious comeback attempt from Purdue to win the opening game of the Maui Invitational, 88-79, at the Lahaina Civic Center. K-State (3-1) will play the winner of

  • Editorials | November 24, 2014

    An opportunity to right a wrong

    The Kansas Court of Appeals acted wisely in overturning the sentence 21st District Judge John Bosch issued to Miles Theurer in connection with an incident that left two people dead and several others injured in May 2012. Mr. Theurer’s blood-alcohol level was twice the legal

  • Letters | November 24, 2014

    Thanks for making annual Buttons ‘n’ Bows a success

    To the Editor: The Buttons ‘n’ Bows Craft Fair has become an annual tradition in the Manhattan community and a valuable fundraiser for the Manhattan Catholic Schools PTO. The just-completed Buttons ‘n’ Bows was once again a resounding success, thanks to the tireless efforts of

  • Letters | November 24, 2014

    Top 4 unchanged in AP; Cats up to No. 11

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Lions Club is grateful for all who purchased tickets and attended our annual pancake feed in mid-October. We also greatly appreciate the purchase of tickets and donations by the following merchants and groups. Armour-Eckrich/John Morrell Meats, Briggs Auto Group,

  • Movies | November 24, 2014

    New film ‘Beyond the Lights’ at least looks good

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    Tami Reiker managed to photograph “Beyond the Lights” so as to make it look like a serious movie. That’s high praise. Minnie Driver manages to behave like a serious actress. How, given the story the movie tells, I have no idea. Actually there isn’

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 24, 2014

    Thanksgiving is a time for ... overeating

    Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasting - lots of feasting. So is it any surprise that our eyes always seem to become so much bigger than our stomachs at this time of year? Not really, according to a Kansas State University psychological

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 24, 2014

    Avoid food poisoning this holiday season

    Do you know how to cook your turkey so your family doesn’t cry foul? A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to make the holidays tasty and avoid a serving of foodborne illness. “When you’re buying your turkey, check


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