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  • Local |Government & Politics | September 10, 2014

    Revision would allow for more digital signs

    The Manhattan City Commission gave its support to the city’s revised sign regulations during a work session Tuesday. The main revision goals are making sign regulations more content neutral and introducing digital signs into the community. Senior planner Chad Bunger said the regulations, which

  • Local |Education | September 10, 2014

    Group’s workshop teaches parents how music can enhance learning

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    A group that advocates military children’s education taught some area parents this morning how music can help their kids learn and improve cognition. The mothers, some associated with the military and some not, gathered with their children at K-State’s Beach Museum of Art

  • Local |Business | September 10, 2014

    Stith named FHRC director

    Bill Clark has officially resigned his one-year post as the Flint Hills Regional Council executive director, the council announced Wednesday. Clark will continue full time as director of business operations for the Geary County school district. Clark stepped down Sept. 1. The FHRC Board of Directors

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 10, 2014

    Commission to implement leadership program

    Commissioners said Tuesday they want to begin implementing a new system to help direct leadership and measure success in Manhattan city government. The city commission expressed a desire to use the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which involves questions about seven criteria for organization management

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 10, 2014

    Hearing scheduled for woman accused of injuring infant

    A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a Manhattan woman whose daycare was suspended by state officials last month following an investigation into an infant’s injuries suffered at the daycare. Lesa Heiman, the operator of Aunt Lesa’s Daycare, 525 Northfield Road, faces charges of

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 10, 2014

    Defense attorney reviewing evidence in heroin death case

    Gregory Haug Jr.’s attorney has quite a bit of evidence to review before his client’s preliminary hearing on Oct. 16. Judge William Malcolm scheduled the hearing for that date on Tuesday in Riley County District Magistrate Court. Haug, 21, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2014

    MHS girls win Salina Central golf tourney

    Battling gusty winds all afternoon, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the Salina Central Invitational at Salina Municipal on Tuesday, carding a 169 to finish five strokes ahead of Hays for the team win. Kylie McCarthy sunk a 50-foot birdie on hole No. 9 to finish

  • Manhattan High School | September 10, 2014

    Indians win five matches to take 3rd at Topeka quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday for a quadrangular meet at the Kossover Tennis Complex, tying for third place on the day. Manhattan won five matches to tie with Shawnee Heights for third place. Topeka High won the meet with

  • Editorials | September 10, 2014

    Congress’ position should be clear

    President Barack Obama told congressional leaders Tuesday that he already has the authority to take military action against the Islamic State but would welcome action in Congress that would “demonstrate to the world that the United States is united” in the effort to vanquish ISIS.

  • Letters | September 10, 2014

    ‘No Firearms’ stickers won’t protect residents from harm

    To the Editor: During my visit back to Manhattan earlier this summer, I was very disappointed to see the number of “No Firearms” stickers affixed to numerous government and private facilities. Kansas State University, Manhattan Town Center and various other businesses seem to think that


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