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  • Local |Fort Riley | September 11, 2014

    5 names added to Fort Riley memorial at 9/11 ceremony

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    FORT RILEY — It’s been 13 years since the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York City, damaged the Pentagon and led to the civilian take-over that foiled the hijacked Flight 93 that was headed toward Washington D.C. Thousands of lives were

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 11, 2014

    Update to comprehensive plan at critical stage

    Officials planning for the Manhattan area’s future growth said the process has reached an important point. The community workshop Wednesday continued work for Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. The draft of the

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 11, 2014

    Group preps 2,000-plus pies ahead of fort’s Apple Day

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    There’s no doubt that Saturday’s Fall Apple Day Festival at Fort Riley will be jam-packed with various events for the public to enjoy. From tactical equipment displays to a petting zoo to historical reenactments, there’s no shortage of activities. But Apple Day

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 11, 2014

    2 plead not guilty in connection to McClendon death

    PHOENIX — Two men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate have pleaded not guilty. David Siegel and Matthew Farberov made their first appearances Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court on charges related

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 11, 2014

    Extra $50K allocated for bridge design

    Riley County will have to spend some money to save money on the McDowell Creek Road reconstruction project. The Riley County Commission approved an addendum to the county’s contract with the project’s designer, Olson Associates, during its meeting Thursday. It will cost $49,600 to

  • Local |Education | September 11, 2014

    MHS students semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

    Two Manhattan High School students were named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this week. Seniors Daniel Aramouni, the son of Adi and Mary Aramouni of Manhattan; and Roxanne Gehring, the daughter of Barbara and Richard Gehring of Manhattan, were among 16,000 semifinalists in the 60

  • Manhattan High School | September 11, 2014

    Indians not overlooking Seaman

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    To the casual high school football fan, it’s not a stretch to think Manhattan High might have an easy time against Seaman this Friday night after the Vikings lost 56-7 last week to Hayden. Manhattan head coach Joe Schartz is doing everything he can

  • Editorials | September 11, 2014

    Rescinding unjust bonuses is proper

    It’s good that Sen. Jerry Moran intends to introduce legislation to require Veterans Administration employees who participated in a system to keep the names of veterans needing care off of waiting lists to repay any bonuses they received in that endeavor. Sen. Moran, a

  • Editorials | September 11, 2014

    Safely unremarkable

    If you’re not familiar with Expedition 40 or one of its members, Steve Swanson, you’ve probably got plenty of company. Expedition 40 is a crew of three astronauts — including Dr. Swanson —  who returned today from the International Space Station. Dr. Swanson’s mates were

  • Letters | September 11, 2014

    We often have no idea how our behavior affects others

    To the Editor: There has been a lot said in these pages lately about people killing themselves, so I will keep this short and sweet. I read in a book or magazine a comment by a “head” doctor that for everyone he saw in a


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