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  • Volleyball | September 10, 2013

    Undefeated Wildcats host Tulsa tonight

    The undefeated Kansas State volleyball team hosts Tulsa tonight at Ahearn Field House, as the Wildcats look for their seventh straight win to start the season. Beginning at 6 p.m., tonight’s tilt with Tulsa marks the end of a four-match-in-five-day stretch for the Wildcats.

  • Editorials | September 09, 2013

    A timely focus on agriculture policy

    The Landon Lecture Series is trying something different next month, and we hope area residents take advantage of it. Instead of a single distinguished speaker, as has been the norm since former Kansas Gov. Alf Landon gave the first lecture in 1966, the series has invited

  • Movies | September 09, 2013

    ‘Riddick’ is worth all the trouble, once it gets going

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    Sometimes it’s tough being a moviegoer. Ticket prices keep going up, so that a seat at the Friday or Saturday night showings of the new movie “Riddick” cost $10 each, and this is not a 3D movie. Compare the relentless inflation of ticket prices with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Riley County police provide few details about body discovery Sunday

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    The death of an elderly man here Sunday is being investigated as a homicide. Riley County police identified the victim as John Burroughs, 68, of Lot 277 Red Bud Estates. Burroughs’ body was found Sunday afternoon by police responding to a request to check on Burroughs’ welfare.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Woman killed on I-70

    A 31-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon on I-70 in Riley County after being struck by a vehicle while standing on the shoulder working on a tire. The victim was identified as Samantha A. Coleman, whose home was listed as Abilene. According to the crash report

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2013

    $15.8M project up for review

    City commissioners will be asked Tuesday to commit to a $16 million expansion project at the Manhattan Regional Airport terminal. The commitment, which will be sought at a special meeting at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers at City Hall, is in the form of a

  • Local | September 09, 2013

    Near-record heat affecting plant life, runners

    Manhattan has been experiencing near-record high temperatures in the last few weeks, which affects people who enjoy the outdoors or make their living there, such as runners and farmers. Temperatures broke 100 this weekend with a high of 101 on Sunday, an unseasonable temperature for September, according

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | September 09, 2013

    Paraguay’s new minister of agriculture has K-State ties

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    Manhattanites wouldn’t normally be interested in a new cabinet officer in Paraguay. But at least one local family is keyed up about the naming of K-State alum Jorge Gattini as that nation’s minister of agriculture. Gattini, who in 1998 earned a master’s degree

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2013

    Flint Hills Regional Council gets temporary digs

    County commissioners Monday authorized the Flint Hills Regional Council to temporarily use a county facility while a flooding problem at its former site is repaired. The council sought temporary use of space at the Riley County Health Department because of a broken pipe at its

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Burglary results in loss of shotgun, electronics

    RCPD responded to a burglary September 7 in the 2100 block of Patricia Place where a Manhattan man lost a variety of personal items. The victim, Collin Wood, 20, of the same address, reported that someone took his shotgun, ammunition, cash, electronics and an identification card. belonging to


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