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  • Local |Business | August 14, 2014

    Aggieville: Ball drop is staying put

    Aggieville hasn’t dropped the ball on the ball drop. Representatives of the Aggieville Business Association say they had no intention of letting the traditional New Year’s Eve celebration end — or leave the district — after Varney’s Bookstore owners announced in June they would

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | August 14, 2014

    K-State expert says US should avoid military action in Iraq


    In the complicated and bloody feud between Iraq’s people and the Islamic State, the world is wondering what to make of the crisis that has killed at least hundreds of people. Americans are also wondering how much involvement the United States should have in

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 14, 2014

    Health officials undergo FEMA training institute

    In a world that can be unpredictable, officials at the Riley County Health Department officials decided to undergo training from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Earlier this month, health department director Brenda Nickel and public health emergency preparedness coordinator Jason Orr traveled to the FEMA

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2014

    Purple Power Play set for 2nd year at City Park with music, carnival

    Purple Power Play in the Park is returning on Aug. 28 and 29 at City Park. The festival will remain in City Park after moving there in 2013 because of construction on Poyntz Avenue, the longtime host for the event. The annual event, which began in 1988, is a

  • Editorials | August 14, 2014

    Small colleges, big impact

    When one private college in Kansas toots its horn, it doesn’t always make a lot of noise. But when 18 of them do so together, the impact can be mighty impressive — almost $1 billion worth. The Kansas Independent College Association consists of 18 private colleges and universities

  • Letters | August 14, 2014

    ‘Art Happens’ will have something for everyone

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Arts Center is where our community comes together to participate in and enjoy local arts. Join us as we celebrate and experience “art in the making” at Art Happens, our signature fundraising event, on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 23. Our

  • Obituaries | August 14, 2014


    John A. Mann II, 91, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 16, 1923, in Wellington, Mo., the son of John Corse Mann and Edna Lorine (Howe) Mann, and was

  • Movies | August 14, 2014

    New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at least please a 7-year-old


    Some twenty-four years after the first live-action treatment of Eastman and Laird’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount have rebooted the franchise. Originally conceived as parody, “TMNT” has become a marketing giant, though in a different way than other comic book fare

  • Arts & Leisure | August 14, 2014

    John Michael Montgomery to bring country hits to Wareham Opera House

    John m3.phatch

    I’m goin’ once, goin’ twice. I’m sold to goin’ to see John Michael Montgomery. RPA Entertainment presents country music legend John Michael Montgomery at 7 p.m. Friday at the Wareham Opera House. Montgomery’s songs taught us that “life’s a dance you

  • Men's Basketball | August 14, 2014

    Bolden, Edwards shine in final overseas victory

    Kansas State’s Brandon Bolden and Justin Edwards each scored in double figures to help Athletes in Action wrap up its international tour with a 108-99 win over the Barons, a Latvian professional team, on Wednesday at Olimpic Center in Riga, Latvia. After trailing 25-24

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