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  • Editorials | October 02, 2013

    Protect yourself from flu’s misery

    It reached 80-something degrees this afternoon, and it’s a pretty safe bet — though not quite failsafe — that you won’t catch the flu today. You won’t likely be able to say that in January or February, when some of the people around you

  • Letters | October 02, 2013

    Elect representatives who reflect Kansans’ compassion

    To the Editor: Our representative in Cong-ress, Tim Huelskamp, tells those who need food stamps to “Go pick up trash in a road ditch,” yet his brother received federal farm help to the tune of $1,6 million from 1995 to 2011. The CEO of AIG, a company taxpayers

  • Local |Government, Politics |Fort Riley | October 02, 2013

    Fort Riley feeling effects of shutdown

    Although necessary health and safety services at Fort Riley will continue to operate during the government shutdown, residents and civilian employees will see a decline in other services until funding has been restored, officials said Wednesday. Active-duty soldiers will continue in their normal duties, but

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Post office rolls back mail collection times

    Mailboxes.phatch

    The Manhattan Main Post Office has rolled back its pickup times as a part of a national move to save money. Brian Sperry, regional spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service, said in an email that mail operations in Topeka recently were consolidated into the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Court fee increase approved

    Going to court is about to become a little more expensive. City commissioners unanimously approved raising municipal court fees for upgrading some computer software at Tuesday night’s meeting. A $10 technology fee will be added to all municipal court fees except parking tickets next year.

  • Letters | October 02, 2013

    It’s a joy to live in a town where honesty is practiced

    To the Editor: When I lost my wallet about a week ago, I somehow knew it would be returned to me. Having lived in Manhattan for eight years, I have developed a deep-rooted faith in its people’s honesty and goodwill. Sure enough, I received

  • Columns | October 02, 2013

    Cameron: An evening conversation

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Is there such a thing as “neighbor etiquette”? And if there are general rules for getting along with folks living nearby, are they different for apartment dwellers? See, I’m living in an apartment complex for the first time in quite a few years. Everyone

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 02, 2013

    Toddler’s mother recounts abuse

    The mother of 14-month-old Clayden Urbanek said she saw an increasing number of bruises on her son’s face and head prior to his death, which was allegedly caused by a severe beating from her boyfriend. The Salina Journal reported that in a recording played

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Russia expert: Obama has been put aside in Syria resolution

    An expert on Russia and international relations said in a Manhattan appearance Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin got “exactly what he wanted” and that “President Obama of the US has been put aside” in the resolution of the Syria crisis last month. Marcel de

  • Obituaries | October 02, 2013

    Fern TenEyck

    Fern Arlene TenEyck, 80, of Alma, died Tuesday at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the community. The family provided some of the following information. Fern was born July 8, 1933, in Russell. She was the daughter of David H. and Lydia Galyardt Ehrlich. She


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