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  • Local |Government & Politics | August 28, 2014

    Officials consider road expansions

    Riley County commissioners are looking to the future, and the direction they are eyeing is north. As Manhattan grows, all three commissioners believe developing roadways north of the city can better connect the area, ease semi-truck traffic and cultivate commercial expansion. As county engineer Leon

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Lochbihler, Walsh competing for punter job

    Mitch Lochbihler and Nick Walsh couldn’t be any more different. The two Kansas State punters, who consider each other to be best friends, have different ways of kicking and another difference that’s apparent just by looking at them. Lochbihler is 6-foot-6 and Walsh

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 28, 2014

    KSU Women’s Center changes name, expands scope of care


    What was known as the Kansas State University Women’s Center is now the Center for Advocacy, Response and Education. “We got some feedback that the title of the women’s center was sort of limiting us to who we serve,” office coordinator Jessica Haymaker

  • Football | August 28, 2014

    Johnson relishing chance to come home

    Terrale Johnson is grateful for the rare opportunity he has at Kansas State. The Manhattan native and junior-college transfer was the last recruit to ink his scholarship with the Wildcats on signing day last February, because the offer wasn’t extended until that day. Coaches

  • Local |Business | August 28, 2014

    Sales tax receipts up in August

    The city had $894,136 in sales tax receipts in August, according to the August sales tax report from finance director Bernie Hayen. The report reflects sales from the previous month. This is higher than the August 2012 and 2013 numbers of $880,233 and $848,704, respectively. The overall sales tax receipts

  • August 28, 2014

    Leverett, Jones fighting hard for open RB spot

    Ask Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder who he thinks will win his wide-open position battle at running back this fall, and he will probably point to his only senior. DeMarcus Robinson has paid his dues sitting behind three-year starter John Hubert and will

  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2014

    MHS begins soccer season with lofty goals

    Behind a strong senior class and a pair of standout senior forwards, the Manhattan High soccer team put together a 2013 season to remember, going further in the playoffs than any team in program history and ending with a 2-0 loss in the Class 6A state

  • Editorials | August 28, 2014

    Green space to be awash in purple

    Professional football teams may have been playing preseason games for several weeks now, and college and high school teams are making final preparations for their season-openers. But nothing, at least in Manhattan, heralds the onset of a new football season quite like the Purple Power

  • Letters | August 28, 2014

    ‘Sticker Shock’ part of effort to prevent underage drinking

    To the Editor: On Saturday Aug. 23, the Manhattan Area Risk Prevention Coalition (MARPC) conducted Sticker Shock in our community. MARPC’s mission is to reduce risky behaviors through prevention education, community collaboration, life skills training and programming. Sticker Shock is part of a national project

  • Letters | August 28, 2014

    Who will be responsible for preventable tragedies?

    To the Editor: With every gun incident involving a child that hits the news, my passion and determination to protect my three children grow stronger. It is imperative that gun owners be properly educated and held responsible for the storage, use and maintenance of their

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