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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 15, 2014

    Regents OK social media policy

    TOPEKA — A social media policy that supports academic freedom while retaining disciplinary language for those who abuse it is here to stay. The Kansas Board of Regents unanimously passed a revised version of the social media policy it adopted in December on Wednesday with no

  • Local |Fort Riley | May 15, 2014

    WWII vets share stories, get taste of modern training


    It was a bit surreal to see World War II veterans holding modern weapons and shooting at a giant screen of computer-generated enemies Wednesday morning as a part of Fort Riley’s effort to honor the Battle of the Bulge and those who survived it.

  • Local |Government & Politics | May 15, 2014

    Residents consider Manhattan’s future

    If some residents have their way, the Manhattan of the future will have more green space, better bicycle access and clean air. Around 80 residents offered their opinions Wednesday on how the Manhattan area should address planning for future growth over the next two decades. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 15, 2014

    Schulz proposes 5-percent tuition increase for KSU

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz proposed a 5-percent tuition and fee hike for 2015 at Wednesday’s Kansas Board of Regents meeting. The increase, he said, would help give pay raises to university faculty and support staff, while putting money away for the school’s

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | May 15, 2014

    RCPD struggles to deal with safety at Pillsbury

    With summer around the corner, crowds have begun making their way to Pillsbury Crossing, and John Doehling, assistant director of the Riley County Police Department, said the public needs to keep safety in mind Thursday morning. He also relayed horror stories the RCPD has already

  • Manhattan High School | May 15, 2014

    MHS golfers take 3rd at Alvamar

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team got a glimpse of the postseason golf landscape and fared well on Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence, taking third place with a 308 team score. The Indians finished behind Washburn Rural, which shot a 296, and Shawnee Mission East, which shot a 305.

  • Editorials | May 15, 2014

    A setback for Kansas counties

    It wasn’t a surprise, but it was nevertheless disappointing that Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday signed legislation that will eliminate the mortgage registration fee over several years. The new law, which had been supported by the Kansas banking and real estate lobbies, will save

  • Columns | May 15, 2014

    Let’s deal with climate change

    This letter is in response to the misleading and obstructionist column by Nicholas Loris of the Heritage Foundation on climate change. The time is long past to accept the reality of the human impact on climate change and begin to seriously engage the dual problems

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | May 15, 2014

    ‘Mid Century Moderne’ on display

    An exhibit called “Mid Century Moderne: fashion, furnishings and furniture a la Mad Men” continues through May 23 in the William Kemper Gallery at the Kansas State University Student Union. The popular 1960s’ theme was chosen to coincide with the season finale of the hit television

  • May 15, 2014


    Richard Lee (Dick) Linder, 74, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at home in Marquette. He was born in Salina on Jan. 27, 1940 to Orel A. and Minnie I. (Bickel) Linder. The family moved to the Lindsborg area in 1954 and Dick graduated from Lindsborg Rural High School in 1959. During his

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