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  • Local |Business | October 21, 2014

    Residential, vacant lot sales at all-time high

    Homes and vacant lots in Pottawatomie County have sold in record numbers this year. Through the first nine months of the year, residential and vacant lot sales have already eclipsed last year’s totals, Appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. “We will have an

  • Arts & Leisure | October 21, 2014

    Columbian looks back with ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’


    It isn’t difficult to understand why the staff of Wamego’s Columbian Theatre would choose to stage “Meet Me in St. Louis.” The musical makes all sorts of references to the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904, which was inspired by the 1893 Columbian Exposition

  • Arts & Leisure | October 21, 2014

    Music beautiful, complex, baffling

    The McCain Performance Series recently hosted a musical collaboration. String quartet ETHEL opened the set with the Marcelo Zarvos composition “Arrival.” The exuberant opening created a fairly high expectation for the evening. Two founding members of ETHEL, Ralph Ferris on viola and Dorothy Lawson on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 21, 2014

    Woman held after chase

    ST. MARYS — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman who it says led officers on a slow-speed chase and ran into a police car. Deputies say the chase began Sunday night after authorities received a call about an unwanted person at a

  • Columns |General Activities | October 21, 2014

    Seaton: Never been a suffering Royals fan

    Ned seaton

    A lot of the stories you read about the Kansas City Royals these days include the term “long-suffering.” As in “Long-suffering Kansas City Royals fans are finally rewarded for their patience as their team prepares for the World Series.” I think that’s a bunch

  • Manhattan High School | October 21, 2014

    MHS soccer pounds Chargers, 7-0


    In a dominant win over Topeka West Monday night at Bishop Stadium, something happened to the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that hadn’t happened in 15 years under head coach Frank Alonso. The team had a goal come off the board after it was pointed

  • Manhattan High School | October 21, 2014

    Indians take 5th at state golf

    Playing on a tough course at the Topeka Country Club, half of the 12 teams competing at the Class 6A state golf tournament shot a team score higher than 400. That’s the kind of day it was for most teams except Washburn Rural, which won its 20

  • Editorials | October 21, 2014

    Better late than never

    Maybe Kobani won’t fall into the Islamic State’s hands after all. Kobani is the Syrian town near the Turkish border where Kurdish fighters, outnumbered and outgunned, have refused for several weeks to yield to the Islamic State. In addition to scores of U.

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Believe whatever you want, but allow me to do the same

    To the Editor: Opinions are like noses; everybody has one. (Most of us have a lot more than just one, but you know what I mean.) Having grown up and lived most of my live around Kansas State University and Manhattan Christian College, I am

  • Letters | October 21, 2014

    Vicious political attacks can backfire on candidates

    To the Editor: I have received political hate mail attacking Paul Davis and Greg Orman, as many of your have also. It is paid for by outside groups like Americans for Prosperity and the Repub-lican Governors Association. Without saying so, it is clearly intended to

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