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  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | September 23, 2014

    Sen. Moran goes ‘undercover’ in class visit

    U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran tried to go unnoticed in visit to a K-State agricultural policy class Monday afternoon. He comes to professor Barry Flinchbaugh’s class nearly every year — without notice — surprising the teacher and his students. On Monday, Moran (R-Kan.) was incognito sitting

  • September 23, 2014

    Local exercise aims to prevent spread of disease

    Should a serious animal disease ever break out, area officials must be ready to prevent its spread. This week, state agencies have been participating with agencies from Riley, Pottawatomie, and Clay and Lyon counties in an exercise simulating a confirmed foot-and-mouth disease case. The agencies

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 23, 2014

    Manhattan High student dead of apparent suicide

    A student at Manhattan High School died Monday evening in what Riley County police confirmed was a suicide. Alexander Bascom, an 18-year-old senior, died of asphyxiation at his residence, Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department said. The incident was reported at 7:19 p.

  • Editorials | September 23, 2014

    Could Ebola become permanent?

    The World Health Organization is doing its best to get the world’s attention. For folks who might be inured to reports that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the worst in history, WHO now warns that the outbreak could last forever. If that

  • Letters | September 23, 2014

    Constitution is a living part of American heritage

    To the Editor: The national celebration of the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, which began Sept. 17, ends today. The United States functions as a republic under the Constitution, which is the oldest document still in active use today. It outlines

  • Local |Business | September 23, 2014

    Housing rehab program accepting applications

    Low- and moderate-income homeowners are eligible to apply for funding from the City of Manhattan’s Housing Rehabilitation Program. Learn more about the program online at http://www.cityofmhk.com/housingrehab. Funds can be used to make home repairs and improvements that homeowners may not

  • Local |Education | September 23, 2014

    Center giving away GED practice tests

    Manhattan Adult Learning Center is giving away free GED practice tests to all students who come into the center through Oct. 3. Students who take GED Ready can see for free: • If they’re ready to pass the GED test • The skills they need to work

  • Obituaries | September 23, 2014

    ATSUSHI HAZELTON

    Atsushi “Rikk” Hazelton, 58, of Saint Joseph, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Saint Joseph. The family provided the following information. He was born Dec. 1, 1955, in Okinawa, Japan, and has lived in the United States since 1964. He graduated from Junction City High School and attended Kansas State

  • Obituaries | September 23, 2014

    MAX DALE KRAUS

    Max Dale Kraus, 72, of Alma,, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Max was born on June 17, 1942, near Alta Vista, the son of Leslie and Mildred Sherrer Kraus.  Max worked 43 years for the City of Alma,

  • Obituaries | September 23, 2014

    ROBERT HENRY KOKENGE

    Robert Henry “Bob” Kokenge, 89, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Robert was born on Nov. 29, 1924, east of Baileyville, the son of John and Anna (Deters) Kokenge. Bob graduated from Seneca High School in 1943. He worked as the


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