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  • Local |Business | June 11, 2014

    New exhibit at Flint Hills Discovery Center explores period when ‘everything was bigger and colder’

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    If you’re tall enough, you might be able to look at the life-size picture of a giant beaver face-to-face. Visitors at the Flint Hills Discovery Center will soon see why giant is in the animal’s name when the Ice Age Imperials exhibition opens

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    City weighs adding position

    Some city commissioners said Tuesday they weren’t sure about adding a full-time public program coordinator at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The Discovery Center and Sunset Zoo currently share a public program coordinator. The city is proposing that each entity get its own full-time

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    Officials propose $134M budget

    City officials have made adjustments to the 2015 budget from the numbers presented at the May 27 work session. The proposed 2015 budget, presented at Tuesday’s city commission meeting, is now $134.5 million with a mill levy of 45.077 mills, a decrease of $544,605 and 1.001 mills from preliminary numbers. A

  • Local | June 11, 2014

    Bahamian authorities still investigating death

    Russell Weisbender was snorkeling with a group of other American citizens near a beach in the Bahamas shortly before noon Monday when he reportedly didn’t resurface and drowned. On Wednesday, the Royal Bahamas Police Force confirmed the 63-year-old Manhattan resident was the man who

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 11, 2014

    Commission considers 2015 utility increases

    The proposed utility increases for 2015 are 4 percent for water, 3 percent for wastewater and 4 percent for residential and commercial stormwater, according to a proposal submitted to the city commission Tuesday. The city is looking into savings related to utilities operations. The water meter department budget would

  • Editorials | June 11, 2014

    ‘We’re going to stand for these rights’

    Three cheers for the black ministers in the Wichita area who, in response to voter ID laws they consider discriminatory and anti-democratic, are launching an effort to register new voters and get voters to the polls. One of the ministers, the Rev. Reuben Eckels of

  • Columns | June 11, 2014

    Brownback misleading public

    Lots of people are buzzing about headlines in newspapers across the state this past week. Finally, the worsening fiscal condition of the state seems to be getting widespread attention. Former state budget director Duane Goossen, in a recent talk with the League of Women Voters,

  • Movies | June 11, 2014

    Take lots of Kleenex for creepy ‘Stars’

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    Let’s say you are one of those many people who want movies to make them feel something, to provoke some sort of emotional reaction. In that case, “The Fault in Our Stars” might be a movie you would enjoy watching, especially if you are

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 11, 2014

    Scholarship a boost for students in dual D.V.M.-Ph.D. program

    Earning a doctor of veterinary medicine degree and a doctorate at the same time can be a demanding and financially challenging undertaking. But it also can provide several career options beyond that of a traditional D.V.M. To make the option of earning the

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2014

    HELEN M. JOHNSTON

    Helen M. Johnston, 92, of Blue Rapids, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided the following information. Helen was born June 4, 1922, at Irving, to Joseph and Clara A. (Skalla) Nowak.  She graduated from Blue Rapids High School in 1939.&


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