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  • Local |Government, Politics | November 20, 2013

    Police officers, citizens honored for service

    Seven officers and two good Samaritans received awards for meritorious service at the Riley County law board meeting Monday. Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen presented civilians Richard Paynter and Drew Riffel the Life Saving Award for their service in an apartment building arson

  • Local | November 20, 2013

    Ice-skating rink now open

    Staff reports Ready, set, skate. The Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation announced the ice rink is now open at Wefald Pavilion at City Park. The cost to skate is $3 per person. Skate rental is also $3 per person. Those who want to watch but not

  • Obituaries | November 20, 2013

    ELIZABETH ANN REED

    Elizabeth Ann Reed, 71, of Riley, died Wednesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Additional obituary information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Movies | November 20, 2013

    Except for silly story, ‘Best Man Holiday’ is OK

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    Sometimes even a fairly routine movie will have substantial features of interest. Here’s one about the new movie sequel “Best Man Holiday”: how was writer and director Malcolm D. Lee able to bring back the original cast fourteen years after the release of “The

  • Editorials | November 20, 2013

    Ten more years in Afghanistan?

    Americans who thought the decade-plus US commitment to Afghanistan would be coming to an end next year are in for a surprise. In the works is an agreement that would ensure a U.S. troop presence of 7,000 to 15,000 troops — down from the approximately 50,000 now — in

  • Letters | November 20, 2013

    MHS cross country team grateful for broad support

    To the Editor: On behalf of the 2013 Manhattan High School cross country boys and girls team, I would like to thank all those who supported our efforts throughout the years and who shared the celebration after our boys won the 6A state championship. The successes

  • Columns | November 20, 2013

    End cuts, restore research funds

    The continuing federal budget battle is hurting biomedical research. If Congress does not stop sequestration, in 2014 alone, Kansas stands to lose $21.5 million in research funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means fewer jobs, fewer research discoveries and fewer patients treated with the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    Proposal earns national honor

    A Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design faculty member’s proposal for a student-professional-industry collaboration on making buildings more energy efficient is one of three winners of a $25,000 award from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Recipients were selected for developing

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    K-State grads to get alumni award

    Two recent Kansas State University graduates — Molly Hamm, Kansas City, Mo., and Matt Wolters, Atwood — are the recipients of the K-State Alumni Association Student Alumni Board’s 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. The award recognizes two K-State graduates who are younger than 35 years old and are

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2013

    Morris receives Wildcat Pride Award

    Jeff Morris, vice president for communications and marketing at Kansas State University, received the 2013 Wildcat Pride Award, which recognizes K-State faculty or staff who have been instrumental in advancing the mission of the K-State Alumni Association through the support of its programs, on Oct. 10. The


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