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  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 31, 2014

    Is Mercy still performing heart procedures locally?

    Q: Is there a problem with the cardiology unit at Mercy Hospital? I’ve heard that patients needing catheterization or stents have been sent to Topeka, and that some services now are restricted to certain hours. What’s going on? A: You’re right, there’

  • Local | October 31, 2014

    Area pagans mark end of harvest time with ancient ceremony of Samhain

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    At first, it looked like a scene from a Halloween movie. The high priest, a tall man, bald with a goatee, stood before a bonfire wearing a hooded black cloak and held a staff made from a tree branch. He asked the people gathered, about 30

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2014

    Army, Air Force test Fort Riley landing strip

    The Army and Air Force performed a joint airborne air transportability training exercise this week on a new flight landing strip at Fort Riley. The exercise validated the air strip’s capabilities for future operations and replicated conditions Airmen and Soldiers encounter in austere forward

  • Area Schools | October 31, 2014

    Falcons make 12th straight postseason

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    RILEY — Huddled around a radio broadcast, the Riley County coaches nervously awaited their playoff fate on Thursday night. The team took care of its end, thumping Marysville 40-7, but the coaches needed Minneapolis’ 29-12 lead over Washington County to hold in order to make the

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS still misses Settembrino

    At most high school football programs, Manhattan High included, the success of a season rarely hinges on the health of a single athlete. There are star players, to be sure, but for the most part, teams that win at the highest level do so with

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1. The Indians got a goal from

  • Editorials | October 31, 2014

    Election recommendations

    There might be fewer contested races on the ballot this November than usual, but those that are contested — particularly the U.S. Senate campaign and the Kansas governor’s race — are getting plenty of attention. We’ll discuss those races as well as the 1st

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Roberts’ despair explains campaign ad with Snyder

    To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the Roberts’ campaign and poor judgment

  • Letters | October 31, 2014

    Endorsement letter: Brownback’s tax policies have dug Kansas into a hole

    To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas is in serious financial trouble

  • Movies | October 31, 2014

    ‘Killer details’ save familiar ‘St. Vincent’ story

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    The Hibachi Hut has moved downtown. There’s a taco shop in the Aggieville building where Bill Murray used to sit at its bar. This fact won’t bother twenty-somethings, but to old guys like me, it seems a little melancholy. That sort of sentiment


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