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  • 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

  • Arts & Leisure | September 09, 2014

    Fall Apple Day Festival Saturday

    The smell of apple pie will fill the air once again during the annual Fall Apple Day Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at Artillery Parade Field, Fort Riley. The festival is the largest annual festival at Fort Riley, averaging approximately 7,000 attendees. “

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 09, 2014

    Applications open for Citizens’ Academy

    The City of Manhattan is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 Citizens’ Academy class. Citizens’ Academy is an interactive program designed to introduce citizens to city services, programs and to the people who serve the City of Manhattan. Citizens’ Academy consists of six evening sessions.

  • Volleyball | September 09, 2014

    K-State outlasts Bears in five games

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    Two days removed from sweeping through the Varney’s Invitational, the Kansas State volleyball team was cruising through it’s afternoon match against Missouri State at Ahearn Field House. Little did the Wildcats know, the match would soon become a dogfight. K-State dominated the first


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