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  • Editorials | October 12, 2014

    America sends its best back to Iraq

    It was naïve for Americans to think, even briefly, that the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in recent years would become permanent. As recent events have demonstrated, that isn’t the case. The names of some of the enemy have changed, but

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Wars are highly profitable for contractors and dreadful for U.S. budget, taxpayers

    To the Editor: Is war the answer? It was in 1972, Congress and President Nixon declared war on cancer, allocated a billion dollars for research and predicted a cure in time to celebrate our nation’s bicentennial in 1976. Congresses and presidents love wars, as do big

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Both gubernatorial candidates stretch the truth in education funding claims

    To the Editor: Gubernatorial candidates Paul Davis and Sam Brownback have dueling claims about the current administration’s supports for K-12 education. I checked their arguments with budget data from the Kansas State Department of Education. In order to judge the budget for education, one

  • Letters | October 12, 2014

    Paid Endorsement: Roberts has served our state superbly; why would Kansans consider a novice?

    To the Editor: As voters, we are employers of our elected officials. Elections are job performance assessments. Sen. Pat Roberts deserves our support because he works issues that matter to us. America and Kansas are better because of him. Roberts has tirelessly advocated for a

  • Arts & Leisure | October 12, 2014

    Lawyer turned musician sings of Kansas Flint Hills, ranching

    There are many balladeers in the music business, and there are many beautiful Flint Hills in eastern Kansas, but there is only one official Flint Hills Balladeer. Annie Wilson was named a Flint Hills Balladeer by Gov. Sam Brownback in recognition of her wonderful musical

  • Local |Education | October 12, 2014

    MATC program receives certification

    The Computer Aided Drafting Technologies Department at Manhattan Area Technical College announced that effective Oct. 3, the curriculum was certified by the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA) for drafter certification. MATC is one of only two colleges in the state of Kansas to be certified by

  • Gardening | October 12, 2014

    Keeping plants through the winter

    Greggeyestone1

    Soon we will have a hard freeze and the outdoor growing season will come to an end. Some plants may be removed and brought to a protected location to keep them from dying. These plants can be either potted or prepared for storage. Geraniums can

  • Golf | October 12, 2014

    K-State women take lead after Day 2 at Moore Intercollegiate

    DENVER — The Kansas State women’s golf team pulled ahead of in-state rival Kansas and moved into first place after the second round of the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate on Saturday at the par-72, 6,457-yard Highland Ranch Golf Club. K-State finished the day shooting

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Sunflower Bank hires market president

    Kent Wohlgemuth has joined Sunflower Bank as the market president in Manhattan. In this capacity, Wohlgemuth will work to expand Sunflower Bank’s commercial relationships in the Manhattan and Junction City area, and oversee the market’s growth strategy for consumer and small business, mortgage

  • Local |Business | October 12, 2014

    Meadowlark Hills counselor receives advocate award

    Rita Harsch of Manhattan received the 2014 “Advocate of the Year” award on Oct. 1 for her advocacy leadership with Meadowlark Hills, a non-profit organization and continuing-care retirement community. She received this award from LeadingAge Kansas, a statewide association of 160 not-for-profit aging services providers dedicated to serving


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