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  • Local |Traffic | September 16, 2014

    Game traffic may affect local school bus routes

    Manhattan USD 383 bus routes around Bill Snyder Family Stadium could be delayed on Thursday by as much as 45 minutes because of Kansas State University’s 6:30 p.m. game against Auburn University. According to a report from USD 383 director of communications and school safety Michele Jones,

  • Local |Business | September 16, 2014

    Residential construction continues upward trend

    New residential construction continues unabated in Pottawatomie County, as evidenced by figures reported to the county commission Monday by Appraiser Lois Schlegel. Of the 76 property sales in August, 35 were vacant lots, according to Schlegel, an indication of continued brisk residential construction. “I think there’s

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | September 16, 2014

    Schoen: Review shows mother’s complaints don’t align with facts

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Board is prepared to put to bed a woman’s complaints about police treatment of her son during a shooting investigation. On Monday, Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen reviewed with the board the complaints Sophia Starks has shared

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 16, 2014

    Firefighters say stove caused Ogden house fire

    Firefighters believe an unattended stove is to blame for a house fire outside Ogden Monday night. Riley County and Manhattan firefighters responded to the house, 2438 Woodside Lane, at about 12:10 a.m. Riley County Fire Chief Pat Collins said the fire caused about $4,000 in damage. “The

  • Editorials | September 16, 2014

    ‘We don’t anoint people’

    Bernie Sanders, the independent U.S. senator from Vermont, doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in Honolulu of becoming president. Or of winning the Democratic nomination, for that matter, especially if Hillary Clinton, a former senator and secretary of state, runs. For starters, as

  • Columns | September 16, 2014

    Scottish vote could affect U.S.

    Whether the question is posed in a commissioned survey or asked casually on the street, most answers are similar. The saddest of them sounds roughly like this… Q: “What do you think of Scotland’s vote on independence this week?” A: “Vote? What vote?” Americans

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 16, 2014

    Vet warns about eggs from backyard chickens

    Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don’t know about your chickens could hurt you or others. Ronette Gehring, associate professor of veterinary pharmacology at the university’s

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | September 16, 2014

    Tickets still available to see stars at McCain

    Tickets are still available to see two of television’s brightest comedy stars, K-State alumnus and two-time Emmy winner Eric Stonestreet and five-time Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson, at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson” will

  • Obituaries | September 16, 2014

    BETTY LOU MADDEN

    Betty Lou Madden, 91, a former Hastings, Neb., resident, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Tiffany Square Care Center in Grand Island, Neb. The family provided the following information. Betty was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Topeka to John Lanehart Madden, Sr. and Exzelia E. (Boudreau) Madden.  Betty earned

  • Obituaries | September 16, 2014

    JOE ROY FARRANT

    Joe Roy Farrant, 63, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was born in Enid, Okla., on April 11, 1951.  He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Law and a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.  Joe was


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