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  • Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama with $300M for NBAF

    WASHINGTON — Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months. The bill includes the final $300 million for the .

  • Board to decide on mail-in ballot issue

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider asking voters to give USD 383 more taxing authority at its next meeting. Board members are scheduled to vote on a resolution allowing the mail-in ballot at a 6:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday at the Robinson .

  • Expert: American consumers have distrust of ‘Big Food’ Food.phatch

    As Charlie Arnot sees it, “Big Food” doesn’t have a science problem, it has a social one. “The consequences for a bad actor don’t accrue just for the bad actor, they accrue to the entire sector,” Arnot said. “.

  • Comprehensive plan nears adoption

    The Manhattan area’s updated comprehensive plan is going through the adoption phase after more than a year of work. The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board and the Riley County Planning Board both unanimously passed adopting the Manhattan Area 2035 plan .

  • Koch gives $2.6M to Kansas State for diversity

    Wichita-based Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in America, has announced a gift of $2,635,000 to Kansas State University. The gift will benefit many areas of the university and campus-wide programs, with the majority of the funds supporting diversity .

  • Kanasas Regents on ‘10 worst’ list for free speech

    A nonprofit educational foundation on Monday named the Kansas Board of Regents one of the 10 worst entities for free speech in 2014. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) deemed the KBOR a threat to free speech, citing the enactment .

  • Wildcat boys win sub-state opener, 50-38

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort boys’ basketball team was never in any real danger of losing to Leavenworth-Immaculata in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinal Monday night. But the Wildcats never quite shook the Raiders, either. Frankfort led .

  • Frankfort girls’ rally falls short

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort girls’ basketball team came out shooting on all cylinders in the first quarter of Monday night’s Class 1A-Div. I quarterfinal, but the hot start didn’t last in a 40-39 loss to Leavenworth-Immaculata. The Wildcats, seeded .

  • Everything works like it should in this ‘Rocky’-plot film G.w.clift1

    There can’t be any secret that Disney’s “McFarland, USA” is another movie using the basic plot familiar to us from the movie “Rocky.” Excuse me. From the movies “Rocky.” And from its half dozen annual followers concerning different .

  • Boehner must come through

    One hopes House Speaker John Boehner will do the right thing, even if it costs him his leadership position in the House of Representatives. That would be an act of statesmanship, and it is sorely needed. The most conservative House .

  • There is no good reason to disrespect Native Americans

    To the Editor: I have noticed in the past few months that some elected officials in this country have been highly disrespectful toward Native Americans. I have been subject to it in my small town. Also, I have followed news .

  • Riley Co. girls hang on, beat Rossville

    At Rossville, Riley County withstood the comeback efforts of the Bulldogs in Monday night’s Class 3A sub-state quarterfinal, winning on the road to advance to Thursday’s 7:30 p.m. game against top-seeded Silver Lake. The Falcons took a nine-point .





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