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  • Local |Government, Politics | April 01, 2014

    Officials: Dept. of Ag building nearly complete

    Manhattan and Riley County leaders discussed progress on the new Kansas Department of Agriculture building and received an update on current legislative issues from Clancy Holeman, county counselor, at the Intergovernmental Luncheon Monday. Greg Lohrentz, chief financial officer for the KSU Foundation, told those in

  • Local |Education | April 01, 2014

    Board considers hiring director for preschool

    Hiring an early childhood pre-school director could be in the works for USD 383. The Board of Education will hear about the potential change to its Pre-K Pilot Program at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday. The position would meet part of the program requirements for

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 01, 2014

    Celebrities to present speeches at K-State

    Two celebrities will speak at K-State this week on topics related to discrimination and tolerance. Wade Davis, a former NFL cornerback, will appear on Thursday to talk about LGBT topics and issues in professional sports. The free event will be at 7 p.m. in the

  • Editorials | April 01, 2014

    It’s time to adapt to climate change

    Scientists have been offering information and issuing warnings about climate change for years. Though the rhetoric and some of the examples change with each subsequent report, the trend is toward greater urgency. Scientists haven’t quite yet declared that human activity is killing the planet —

  • Columns | April 01, 2014

    Let’s talk about trans people

    “I am Manhattan.” This is such a simple phrase but it can mean so much. To say you are a part of something implies you are a member of a community. As in any com-munity, it does not mean you agree with each other, or

  • Obituaries | April 01, 2014


    Donald E. Creviston, 83, of Overland Park, died Saturday at his home. Don was born February 3, 1931 in Manhattan, to John Benjiman and Alta Blanche (Teas) Creviston. Don was in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He married Arlene Mae Loberg on August 7, 1952 in Bayonne,

  • Obituaries | April 01, 2014


    Betty F. Lee, age 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born June 3, 1922. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Obituaries | April 01, 2014


    Oly “Aura” Church, 80, died Sunday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on February 18, 1934, in Los Santos, Panama, the daughter of Kay & Zoila (Cedeno) Oro.  Oly was united in marriage to Tom Church on March 30, 1963, in Canal Zone, Panama.

  • Obituaries | April 01, 2014


    Donald Kenneth Dubois, 93, of Lenexa, died Sunday. Don was born July 25, 1920, in Burlingame. He graduated from Burlingame High School and received his BS in Milling Industry from Kansas State College, now Kansas State University. Don had a distinguished career in the milling and baking technology

  • Baseball | April 01, 2014

    Kivett earns player of the week honor

    Kansas State center fielder Ross Kivett led or tied for the lead in the Big 12 in nine different offensive categories last week, helping the senior earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors. This was Kivett’s second conference player of the week award this season.

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