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  • Funk says 1st Infantry Division’s mission is to take on Islamic State Funk.phatch

    FORT RILEY— Maj. Gen. Paul Funk II, commanding general of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, told reporters Wednesday that his command’s impending deployment to Baghdad and Irbil, Iraq, is about a clear mission: to take on the .

  • Eco devo helped create 262 jobs

    Manhattan has gotten 262 new jobs at companies helped by the city since 2012, according to a 2013 economic development report. The report, presented at the Manhattan City Commission meeting Tuesday, included activities from 2013 and updates from mid-year 2014 involving companies receiving economic development .

  • Sherow attacks Huelskamp’s ‘failed politics’ in 1st debate

    While Jim Sherow is running against incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp for the job of representing Kansas’ Big First congressional district in Washington, D.C., Huelskamp is running against Washington. At a forum Tuesday night in Salina — the first time the .

  • Trial set for Nichols

    A trial was set Wednesday for a man facing murder charges in a September 2013 homicide. District Chief Judge Meryl Wilson scheduled a four-day trial starting March 10 for Anthony Nichols, 34, of Kansas City, Kan., who is charged with first degree murder .

  • CVB says Manhattan behind competitors

    A study on the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau’s marketing effectiveness indicated its spending is efficient, but Manhattan is behind its competitors in visitation. The study results presented Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission was a part of the .

  • Tickets available for Promenade on Poyntz

    Tickets are still available for the 10th-annual Promenade on Poyntz on Thursday. Twelve downtown businesses will serve as stops where participants can sample a variety of wine and food. Each business will feature a red and white wine selection paired .

  • Late goal lifts Indians past Hayden Soc1.phatch

    When the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team is at its best, it possesses the ball most of the game and has at least twice as many scoring chances as its opponent. The Indians were not at their best Tuesday night .

  • Kinder: Just another day for the birthday boy Josh mug color

    Bill Snyder turned 75 years old on Tuesday and probably stayed up pretty late last night. No, it wasn’t because the longtime Kansas State coach was out partying or even blowing out three-quarters of a century’s worth of candles .

  • MHS volleyball sweeps at Rural

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knew her team would face a tough test in its final match of the night at the Washburn Rural quadrangular Tuesday night. After a pair of wins against Emporia (25-12, 25-23) and Highland Park (25.

  • Panetta right about Obama

    Vice President Joe Biden’s angry reaction to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s new book —  and particularly Mr. Panetta’s criticism of the president — was predictable. But the vice president has a valid point. There is something unseemly .

  • Joneses’ compassion and friendship cherished by all

    To the Editor: Thank you for the recent article recognizing one of Manhattan’s all-time great citizens. C. Clyde Jones and his wife, Midge, have been committed to the well being of our community and those living here throughout their .

  • Paid endorsement: Carlin always wants our views before taking action

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin works hard as our leader in the House of Representatives. She always wants to hear our concerns and opinions before taking action. Sydney is involved with many community organizations and events; she continues to demonstrate .







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