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  • Football | October 24, 2014

    Schellenberg finds way back as starter

    Last season, Dylan Schellenberg was thrown in the mix when Ty Zimmerman suffered a late-season injury. Schellenberg was a little-known junior college transfer who was in his second year in the program when he replaced Kansas State’s staple of the secondary in the last

  • Movies | October 23, 2014

    This ‘Fury’ isn’t about a horse

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    “Fury—the story of a horse and the boy who loves him.” Golly but we’ve changed since that show was a TV hit in the mid-1960s starring Peter Graves. Now, have we changed back? The new movie “Fury,” which isn’t about a

  • Local |Education | October 23, 2014

    Board weighs preschool ‘hubs’

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board discussed options for improving preschool facilities and possibly foregoing federal funding for the district’s adult education programs during a retreat meeting Wednesday. The board focused on those two topics and didn’t make any decisions. The retreat allowed board members

  • Local |Business | October 23, 2014

    Union protesting ‘labor standards’ of Hi-Tech

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    Union workers are protesting construction being done at the new CivicPlus building. Carpenters Local 918 representatives held a sign Thursday morning that said “Shame on CivicPlus” in response to the company’s construction project. CivicPlus recently opened its new building at 302 S. Fourth St., but work

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | October 23, 2014

    Commission rejects bid for Manhattan ditch improvement

    LEONARDVILLE — Plans for a ditch outfall structure on Casement Road in Manhattan hit a snag Thursday morning when assistant county engineer Gary Rosewicz told Riley County commissioners the bid for the project exceeded the estimated cost by too much. The project, which allows for the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 23, 2014

    Charges dropped for 1 suspect in fatal fall

    PHOENIX — Charges have been dropped against one of three men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate. Court documents say prosecutors failed to provide probable cause to continue the case against 21-year-old Alex Kraus in the

  • Manhattan High School | October 23, 2014

    MHS’ playoff hopes hinge on Friday tilt

    After dropping last week’s district opener against Topeka High, the importance of the Manhattan High football team’s game against Lawrence Free State this week only intensified. The first-ever meeting between the schools, scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick off at Bishop Stadium Friday

  • General Activities | October 23, 2014

    Cameron: We have a new series after KC win

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Hey, we have a World Series. A new one. The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night. They no doubt took some super vibes with them on the flight to San

  • Editorials | October 23, 2014

    Deals with Nazis bring U.S. shame

    America spent almost four years, hundreds of thousands of lives and vast sums of money helping to rid the world of the Nazi war machine during World War II. It was among this country’s greatest accomplishments. That only heightens the shame of recent revelations

  • Columns | October 23, 2014

    Goossen’s criticisms groundless

    I read with interest the column by Duane Goossen, former state budget director, titled “Kansas’ future compromised.” Goossen was a dedicated public servant for many years, but his budget record is abysmally flawed. He is the only budget director in history to have ig-nored the


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