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  • Football | September 10, 2014

    Waters’ leadership impresses teammates

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    The maestro of Kansas State’s game-winning touchdown drive at Iowa State was admittedly a little different on Saturday. Another “side” came out of quarterback Jake Waters in leading the Wildcats to the come-from-behind, 32-28, victory over the Cyclones. Whatever side it was proved lethal

  • Golf | September 10, 2014

    K-State women’s golf wins Sunflower Invitational title

    LAWRENCE — With three players finishing in the top five, the Kansas State women’s golf team overcame a six-shot deficit to win its first tournament in 10 years Tuesday at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower Invitational at Alvamar Golf Club. The Wildcats trailed in-state rival Kansas by

  • Local | September 09, 2014

    Man questions nurse’s authority to send child home

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    A Pottawatomie County resident Monday questioned the authority of a public health nurse to order a child from school on suspicion of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Alvin Matzke told Pott County commissioners his daughter’s son was recently pulled from the classroom at

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 09, 2014

    Commission wants new bridge — eventually

    Two-thirds of Pottawatomie County commissioners committed Monday to ultimately replacing the Belvue Bridge but maintained their support for a short-term “patch” to keep the structure open and usable in the interim. Approximately 35 farmers and agribusiness owners attended Monday’s meeting, urging commissioners to support a

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 09, 2014

    Marysville votes to save train depot

    Marysville’s old Union Pacific train depot has been a city landmark since it was built in 1929, and it will stay a city landmark for the foreseeable future as long as modernization costs don’t exceed certain limits. On Monday night the Marysville City Council

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 09, 2014

    Plan for future land use available to residents

    A draft of future land use in the Manhattan area will be available Wednesday for residents to view. The community workshop from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Fire Department Headquarters, 2000 Denison Ave., will continue the work for Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | September 09, 2014

    Officials to attend flood insurance summit

    With the future of flood insurance still on the minds of Riley County commissioners, Clancy Holeman, county counselor, announced that the commission will host a Flood Insurance Rate Increase Summit at 10 a.m. Sept. 29. The two-hour summit, in the county commission chambers, will feature staff

  • Editorials | September 09, 2014

    Legislature’s fix might need work

    We don’t know how long property valuation appeals should take, though they ought to be handled in a timely manner. In the past, it wasn’t unusual for appeals to take several months. Even though that was often the result of backlogs, that seems

  • Columns | September 09, 2014

    Suicide can, must be prevented

    The Aug. 11 death of comedian Robin Williams elicited a worldwide response of shock and disbelief that someone who brought so much laughter to the world for so many years could have been so tormented that he would choose to end his life rather than endure

  • Movies | September 09, 2014

    ‘Identical’ doesn’t quite serve its apparent purpose

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    The sole new movie at the twelve-plex last weekend was “The Identical.” What’s most interesting about this modest production is that it doesn’t quite get to the subjects it seems to have been constructed to discuss. It is about identical twins who are


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