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  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    150th celebration closes with party, time capsule


    The only way to end a nine-month party is with another party. K-State held the grand finale of its sesquicentennial Thursday on the front lawn of Anderson Hall. The 150th anniversary celebration began in February. As the university moves past 150 years, K-State President Kirk Schulz

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 25, 2013

    Drone unit returns to Fort Riley

    Redeployment 7.phatch

    FORT RILEY — Staff Sgt David Weidemann held his daughter, 14-month-old Elsie, for the first time in nine months Thursday. “I watched her grow up through pictures and Skype,” he said. “I’m excited to see my daughter walk for the first time.” Weidemann is a

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 25, 2013

    RCPD recognized for ‘hot spot’ technique

    The Riley County Police Department received an international award this week for its research on hot-spot policing. RCPD employees received the bronze award for “Initiative: Laser Point” at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Philadelphia, where RCPD employees spent Oct. 19 through Oct. 23

  • I Wonder |Football | October 25, 2013

    Where’s The K-State Mask this football season?


    Q: What happened to the K-State Mask? I haven’t seen him around much this season.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | October 25, 2013

    Student, faculty member involved in altercation

    The Manhattan High School principal sent a notice to parents Thursday about an incident between a student and an employee. Principal Greg Hoyt told parents via email that an altercation occurred at MHS East Campus in the school’s restroom Wednesday. Officer Matthew Droge of

  • Editorials | October 25, 2013

    Getting by on $174,000 a year

    There is grumbling among some members of Congress who don’t think they earn enough money. Their poster child, as Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik pointed out, might be Rep. Phil Gingrey, a Georgia Republican. Rep. Gingrey reportedly griped at a party caucus that

  • Columns | October 25, 2013

    Kansans pay for governor’s bet

    If you are an employee in Kansas, you are paying Kansas income taxes. If you own a business, starting this year you are not paying Kansas income taxes on your business income. This includes manufacturers, retailers, doc-tors, lawyers, farmers and others whose business income is

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    Indians’ O-line makes improvement during season


    For much of the early part of the season, the Manhattan High Indians’ offense struggled. The offense was unable to sustain long scoring drives and the normally-powerful rushing attack was resulting in more punts than touchdowns. While defense always comes first at Manhattan High, the

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Blue Jays, 5-0

    With one final game in the regular season before the playoffs begin, Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wanted his team to come out with a playoff mentality. After taking care of business against Junction City with a 5-0 win, consider that mission accomplished. “Our forwards

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Arts and Sciences honors three with alumni awards

    Three distinguished alumni of Kansas State University’s College of Arts and Sciences received alumni awards from the college at a ceremony Thursday. Evan Stewart, a 1965 graduate in mathematics, and Steve Physioc, 1977 graduate of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, received

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