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  • October 28, 2013

    K-State faces decision after mascot skit ends with student injury

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    Kansas State has two weeks to decide how to proceed with its pregame football skit. After a student was injured Saturday during a routine in which Willie the Wildcat sprints onto the field and tackles a student representing K-State’s opponent, the future of the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 28, 2013

    Clinic to cease primary care

    The Riley County Health Department will no longer offer safety net primary care services – beginning this Friday. Department director Brenda Nickel told the county commission that the Primary Care Clinic has been unable to secure a full-time provider for medical and prescribing services since February.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 28, 2013

    Manhattan woman killed standing on I-70 after crash

    A 35-year-old Manhattan woman died after being struck by a disabled vehicle that was hit by another car at 8:45 pm Sunday on Interstate 70. The accident happened eight miles south of Manhattan in Geary County. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Dale Colleen Williams died

  • Books | October 28, 2013

    There’s plenty of spooky reading for Halloween

    Whether you’re looking for a spine-tingling classic or a lighter take on the holiday, great Halloween stories can be found across many different types of literature, according to faculty members in Kansas State University’s English department, who offer some suggestions for readers of

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2013

    MARGARET PIPER

    Margaret I. Piper, 92, of St. George died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills- Stolzer House.  She was born on Nov. 12, 1920, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. Obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave.,

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2013

    EILEEN JACOBSON

    Eileen Jacobson, 89, of Waterville died on Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Eileen was born July 23, 1924, south of Waterville at the home of her parents.  She graduated from Waterville High School in 1942.  On Dec. 27, 1945, she married Paul F. Jacobson at the

  • Editorials | October 28, 2013

    Driving while female can be risky

    Eventually, it won’t be international news when women in Saudi Arabia dare to get behind the wheel. One day Saudi women who want to might even be able move around in public with their faces uncovered without fear of being stoned. Saturday was a

  • Letters | October 28, 2013

    ‘Now is the time to clean house — the White House’

    To the Editor: Enough is enough! I don’t know about you, but I have had my fill of President Barack Obama and this administration — like the entire White House. Their deeds disgust me. They constantly lie, won’t obey the laws of our country

  • Movies | October 28, 2013

    If ‘The Fifth Estate’ has an agenda, it fails to deliver it

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    In “The Fifth Estate,” Benedict Cumberbatch portrays WikiLeaks’ controversial founder and central personality Julian Assange. The screenplay is an adaptation of two books, one written by the other central character in the film Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl). Because of this perspective, much of the

  • Neighbors | October 28, 2013

    Local cook and his family like to mix it up, on and off the job

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    Whether they know him or not, Manhattanites probably have seen the face of Frank Willis. Willis’ face, complemented by his distinctive afro and beard, was featured on stickers and T-shirts for Bluestem Bistro a few years ago — since he used to co-own the place. But


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