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  • Local |Kansas State University | August 02, 2013

    K-State grad wins design national contest

    A recent Kansas State University master’s graduate in interior architecture and product design is a winner in a national woodworking competition. Alexis Kiel, Bellevue, Neb., took first place at the AWFS Fresh Wood Competition in the production/contract section for her wood chair project

  • Editorials | August 02, 2013

    The sequester is no solution

    U.S. Rep. Harold Rogers, the Kentucky Republican who is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, is not known as a flamethrower. He’s known to choose his words carefully. But he opened up earlier this week in a way that suggested he was less

  • Columns | August 02, 2013

    The Democrat candidate rises

    Before even starting, the Democratic race for the nomination to oppose Gov. Sam Brownback has ended. Absent a huge turnaround, House Minor-ity Leader Paul Davis from Lawrence will be the 2014 nominee.  At first glance, given Kansas’s deep red politics, Davis might seem a

  • Local | August 01, 2013

    Small-town church welcomes 1,256 for annual chicken dinner

    Flush 1.phatch

    FLUSH — A human fence surrounded St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Flush Wednesday evening, and it wasn’t for a special mass. It was the line for a fried chicken dinner with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a slice of homemade pie. The parish’

  • Local |Fort Riley | August 01, 2013

    Hagel warns of cuts to troops

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel warned lawmakers Wednesday that it may be necessary to cut the size of the Army by 100,000 troops and impose other sharp cutbacks if $500 billion in automatic budget cuts are allowed to take effect as scheduled over the next decade.

  • Local |Business | August 01, 2013

    Home prices climbing

    Riley County Appraiser Greg McHenry reported higher home and commercial sales and prices for the 2013 fiscal year Thursday. McHenry told Riley County commissioners that the median sales ratio, a measure of how well appraised values align with actual values, dropped from 100 percent to 97 percent. That

  • Arts, Leisure | August 01, 2013

    Get wet and wild at zoo’s water safari

    This past week brought a lot of rain. The water continues this weekend with the Sunset Zoo’s Water Safari and Kids’ Free Day on Saturday. From noon to 4:30 p.m., the Manhattan Fire Department will be on hand to hose guests down throughout the

  • I Wonder | August 01, 2013

    Who will replace Kidd Kraddick on the radio?


    Q: What are they going to do to replace Kidd Kraddick on the local radio station?

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 01, 2013

    College of Architecture to hold golf tourney

    The Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning and Design, known as APDesign, will host its first Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament on Friday, October 4, at the Manhattan Country Club, 1531 North 10th St, Manhattan. The tournament is open to the first 24 foursomes to register and

  • Obituaries | August 01, 2013

    George Fitzsimons

    The Most Reverend George Fitzsimons, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salina from 1984 to 2004, died Sun., July 28, 2013, at his home in Ogden.

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