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  • Local |Education | August 22, 2014

    MHS evacuated after report of fire

    Manhattan High School was evacuated Friday morning after fire alarms sounded inside the building, although no fire was reported. Students and staff filed outside at about 9:30 a.m. as Manhattan Fire Department and emergency personnel responded to the school, 2100 Poyntz Ave. Michele Jones, USD 383 communications

  • Editorials | August 22, 2014

    KCC goes to bat for ratepayers

    Usually when Kansans hear about Westar Energy and the Kansas Corporation Commission, it has to do with a request for a rate increase. Now, however, the KCC has filed a complaint against Westar, the state’s largest electric utility, that ought to delight ratepayers but

  • Letters | August 22, 2014

    Successful drive brings us closer to bridge pier sign

    To the Editor: Thanks to all who donated to the East Bridge Pier Project. We have reached and exceeded our goal of raising $50,000 for a “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU” sign to be placed on the 1937 art deco pier next to the K-177 viaduct near the Flint

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | August 22, 2014

    Bello’s redwood creations showcased at Beach

    Charles Bello has dedicated his life to preserving 400 acres of redwood forest in Northern California. Now visitors to the newest exhibition at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art can get a sense of the beauty of the species. “Tree of Life:

  • Movies | August 22, 2014

    If only ‘America’ would stay on the subject

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    The full title of Dinesh D’Sousa’s new non-fiction film is “America: Imagine the World Without Her.” As political “documentaries” go, it is good-looking and brisk, and it will sometimes discuss ideas in a reasonable way—and this last is highly un-filmlike. But the

  • Football | August 22, 2014

    4-star cornerback chooses K-State

    Christmas may still be a few months away, but the Wildcats have plenty to celebrate today after picking up a highly coveted verbal commitment from standout cornerback Duke Shelley. Shelley — the 10th member of the Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class so far — announced his intent via Twitter

  • Men's Basketball | August 22, 2014

    Beasley’s ties to former AAU leader detailed in SI

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    Curtis Malone guided plenty of his players to Kansas State, and now his relationship with former top recruit Michael Beasley and former Frank Martin assistant Dalonte Hill is prominently featured in a Sports Illustrated article. The Aug. 25 issue of Sports Illustrated will feature an article

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 21, 2014

    Bates takes the stand in child rape trial

    Christopher Bates took the stand on Thursday in Riley County District Court, where he denied the child molestation allegations that have been brought against him. The 31-year-old Fort Riley soldier faces numerous charges linked to incidents involving two sisters, 12 and 10 years old at the time,

  • Local |Education | August 21, 2014

    School board approves 2% raises

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved a 2015 fiscal year budget proposal Wednesday evening and gave raises to its employees. Based on the new budget, the local mill levy went up 0.04 mills to 52.49. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 of assessed, taxable property value, used

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | August 21, 2014

    70 football players given concussion test

    Seventy Manhattan High School football players so far have been tested in a concussion evaluation program that the school implemented this year for its athletes. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh gave a report about the program to the Manhattan-Ogden school board at a meeting on


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