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

    Bates takes the stand in child rape trial

    Christopher Bates took the stand on Thursday in Riley County District Court, where he denied the child molestation allegations that have been brought against him. The 31-year-old Fort Riley soldier faces numerous charges linked to incidents involving two sisters, 12 and 10 years old at the time,

  • Local |Education | August 21, 2014

    School board approves 2% raises

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved a 2015 fiscal year budget proposal Wednesday evening and gave raises to its employees. Based on the new budget, the local mill levy went up 0.04 mills to 52.49. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 of assessed, taxable property value, used

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | August 21, 2014

    70 football players given concussion test

    Seventy Manhattan High School football players so far have been tested in a concussion evaluation program that the school implemented this year for its athletes. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh gave a report about the program to the Manhattan-Ogden school board at a meeting on

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | August 21, 2014

    Commissioners, RCPD reflect on police action in Ferguson, Mo.

    With the crisis between protesters and police forces in Ferguson, Mo., continuing to dominate the national headlines, Riley County commissioners took the opportunity Thursday morning to ask Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen if there are any lessons to be learned his officers can

  • Movies | August 21, 2014

    ‘Let’s Be Cops’ was made with care and can be amusing

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    The new film comedy-adventure “Let’s Be Cops” reminded me of “Fired Up!” and “Miss March.” Like them, the new film had a good story and was fairly well written and developed. It was made, it seemed, more because somebody had loved the script enough

  • Editorials | August 21, 2014

    Let investigators do their work

    We’d like to believe that all federal employees are beyond reproach, that they perform their duties conscientiously, and that at all levels of service, they’re accountable to the public. Among other things, such an admirable level of service would reduce, if not eliminate,

  • Letters | August 21, 2014

    City should find a way to keep pools open longer

    To the Editor: It is the middle of August and the City of Manhattan has closed the public swimming pools just as the Kansas summer heat sets in! Given the climate change we are seeing, the city’s pools could easily stay open until the

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 21, 2014

    Beach exhibition to honor Peters’ legacy, talent

    As Kansas State University’s first vice president for student affairs, Chet Peters helped thousands of students with the journey from parental charge to young adult, encouraging them to use college to learn, hone talents, develop meaningful relationships and cement lifelong values. When not helping

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 21, 2014

    Faculty members develop alternative textbooks

    Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs. The Open Alternative Textbook Initiative - led by Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human nutrition; Andy Bennett, professor and head of the mathematics department;

  • Obituaries | August 21, 2014

    CARMEN QUINONES PAGAN

    Candelaria “Carmen” Quinones Pagan, 73, of Wamego, formerly of Puerto Rico, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Topeka. She moved to Kansas a year ago to be close to family. Carmen was born Feb. 2, 1941, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She was the daughter of Juan and Aurea Pagan Quinones.


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