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  • Columns | January 28, 2014

    An evening conversation: the case for print

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    There are plenty of people making the case that newspapers are dying. And in truth, it wouldn’t take you long to find a tale of some famous old big-city newspaper that just slashed its staff by a hundred. The world belongs to the internet,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | January 28, 2014

    Gospel singer to perform at KSU

    World-renowned gospel singer Rev. Wintley Phipps Sr. has performed for iconic figures, including Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa and every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter.  Phipps will perform at K-State Wednesday night at 7. The Grammy-nominated singer is on campus to give an inspirational message at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | January 28, 2014

    Wamego woman suing over vaccination

    WESTMORELAND — A Wamego woman has filed suit against the Pottawatomie County Health Department, alleging that carelessness and negligence resulted in “severe, permanent and devastating injuries” to her daughter. Jody K. Hupe filed the suit in Pott County District Court Dec. 26, alleging that her daughter, Brooke

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Residential construction in Pott County rebounds to pre-recession levels

    WESTMORELAND — Residential construction in Pottawatomie County has rebounded to the pre-recession level of 2007, zoning administrator Gregg Webster told county commissioners Monday. Pott County issued 121 residential building permits in 2013, surpassing the 118 issued in 2007, according to figures provided by Webster. “As you can see, we’re in

  • Local |Education | January 28, 2014

    Principals to make reports to board

    The USD 383 school board will hear from school principals during its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. Principals will receive 30 minutes to speak about accomplishments, programs and needs. The previous meeting dedicated to these annual reports took place in November. Here

  • Movies | January 28, 2014

    Latest ‘Devil’s Due’ not brief enough to keep it from being trite


    The newest horror movie in town is “Devil’s Due.” You may remember the title. There have been several other movies called “Devil’s Due,” one as recently as 2011, and even an episode of a “Star Trek” series bore this name. And moviegoers may recognize

  • Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Foundation sees record-setting year

    The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation set records in 2013.  The foundation’s grant program exceeded $1 million with a total of $1,039,640 distributed to charitable causes.  The foundation’s assets grew by $8,610,618 for an all-time high of $45,560,093. “Our growth from zero assets in 1999 to over $45 million

  • Editorials | January 28, 2014

    Banning surrogacy is wrong approach

    We hope Senate President Susan Wagle, a conservative Republican from Wichita, spoke for a majority of her colleagues in both the Kansas Senate and House of Representatives when on Monday she said, “Criminalizing surrogate mothers is not a priority of this Legislature.” Unfortunately, it seems

  • Columns | January 28, 2014

    Farm life has much to teach

    From the first time we’re told to share our toys to the last shared moment of our lives, the world provides us with lessons. Despite one’s reputation, income level or geographic location, there is always something to discover for potential character growth. The

  • Men's Basketball | January 28, 2014

    K-State at home looking for a win

    Kansas State didn’t just lose its last two games, it lost both on the road, and in close fashion. When the Wildcats (14-6, 4-3 Big 12) take the court against Texas Tech tonight, coach Bruce Weber hopes a return to Bramlage Coliseum is just what

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