There is disagreement among K-State classified employees over an upcoming vote. K-State classified employees will vote from Nov. 19-22 whether to leave the state civil service and become university employees. There are about 1,600 classified employees who receive hourly wages and don’t have contracts — including
Twitter can be fun and informative in the hands of law enforcement. Or it can cause just a teeny fuss, as the Riley County Police Department realized again this week. After all, it’s easy to stumble into a misunderstanding when you’re only working
It’s a package deal. Allegiant Air began flights to Phoenix Nov. 7 from Manhattan, but the airline hopes to do more than just ferry folks back and forth to Arizona. “We like to think of ourselves as a travel agency that owns an airline,” said
Did you suffer from a lack of TV on Tuesday? The cable for many Cox Communications customers stopped working between 11 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. People didn’t get their midday news fix. Perhaps four hours of college basketball went unwatched on ESPN. And some
To the Editor: Kansas State University classified employees are scheduled to take an important vote November 19-22 regarding leaving the state Civil Service system or keeping Civil Service protections intact. The university voting process will be done electronically through the university email and mail system.
In a lockout for a week, students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School went back to normal Friday. The school, 312 N. Juliette Ave., locked its front door on Nov. 8 and kept children inside for recess because of a domestic dispute in the neighborhood that involved at
Ronald Nehring, 76, of Alma, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Peace United Church of Christ in Alma with luncheon to follow. The family will receive visitors from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at
Solicitations for magazine sales from Manhattan Christian College are fake. In the last few days, the college has received several calls from residents of Pottawatomie County who have been solicited, according to a press release. According to the report, the college’s president, Kevin Ingram,
It was interesting that last Monday’s McCain Auditorium appearance by comedian Brian Regan was sponsored by the K-State Union Program Council, and yet the average age of audience members had to be over 30. Whatever their seniority, though, the crowd came to hear stand-up, and
The Internal Revenue Service earlier this month acknowledged having sent $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds in 2012. It was embarrassing. Fortunately, there’s more to the story. The IRS also prevented $12 billion in tax refunds to people who seek refunds using a variety of fraudulent methods.
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