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  • Local |Government, Politics | October 24, 2013

    Gov. wants 50-year water plan

    Sam.phatch

    Governor Sam Brownback opened the annual Governor’s Water Conference on the future of water in Kansas with a call to action. Brownback was speaking Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. “We are at a pivotal moment in our state,” he

  • Columns | October 24, 2013

    An evening conversation: It’s safe, really

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    My fiancé is in town for an extended visit, which naturally knocks daily life a bit upside down. First night… “Oh, my God! Someone’s shooting in the parking lot.” No, dear. Those are machine guns and artillery shells, but they’re way over at

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Career Closet offers professional clothes for free

    At Kansas State University’s Career Closet, dressing for success is always in style. “A lot of students tell me they came to college thinking they wouldn’t need professional clothing,” said LaToya Farris, chair of the Career Closet at the university’s career and

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    Chair to honor K-State professor

    An endowed chair is being established at Kansas State University in honor of K-State professor Bikram Gill. The endowed chair for wheat genetics research and breeding will be named for Gill, university distinguished professor of plant pathology and director of the Wheat Genetic Resource Center.

  • Obituaries | October 24, 2013

    EDITH ALLENE CHADWICK

    Edith Allene Chadwick, 81, of Topeka, passed away on Friday, October 18, 2013 at a Rossville care facility. Edith was born August 15, 1932 in Manhattan, the daughter of William and Edith Mayfield Zarger, Sr. She attended Manhattan High School in Manhattan, where she resided until moving to Topeka in 1988.

  • Editorials | October 24, 2013

    Fallout continues from NSA leaks

    President Barack Obama is a little red-faced these days — and not just because online registration for the Affordable Care Act might be becoming a measurable factor in high blood pressure. We’re thinking of the most recent spying revelations associated with Edward Snowden. He’s

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Let’s welcome Mountaineer fans as they welcomed us

    To the Editor: Did you travel to West Virginia to last year’s football game? If so, you may have experienced what we did as we went to the alumni dinner and later walked up the long climb to the football stadium The pathway was

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Manhattan’s first impression on visitors was a good one

    To the Editor: My son played baseball in Manhattan this past weekend. I just wanted to say you have a beautiful town, full of nice and polite people. We enjoyed our time in Manhattan.

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Be part of Veterans Day parade and other activities

    To the Editor: Everyone loves a parade! And one is coming to town on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Everyone is invited to attend and participate. The theme for this year’s parade is “America’s Veterans – We Salute You.” One of the longest Veterans Day

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    United Nations Day a time to note strong U.S.-U.N. ties

    To the Editor: A new poll out this week has found that nearly nine in 10 voters believe it’s important for the United States to maintain an active role in the United Nations. I’m one of them. This new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly


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