Tuesday, August 4, 2015


  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 16, 2013

    Howie’s begins accepting more types of recyclable plastics


    Q: Howie’s accepts plastics number 1 and 2 for recycling.  Where in the area can No. 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 plastics be recycled?

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2013

    MHS soccer loses 3-0 at Wichita NW

    Playing its last non-league game of the year, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team got its shot at one of the top teams in Class 6A in a matchup with Wichita Northwest. The result was a 3-0 loss, in what had the look of a

  • Area Schools | October 16, 2013

    Anthony wins Little Apple Bowl

    A year after losing 24-6 in the Little Apple Bowl to Eisenhower Middle School at Bishop Stadium, the Anthony Middle School Tornadoes turned the tables on the Eagles and won 16-12 in the annual showdown between Manhattan’s two middle schools. Two-point conversions proved to

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2013

    MHS volleyball goes 2-1 at Hayden quad

    With just one more set of matches next week before sub-state, every win and loss becomes more important for the Manhattan High volleyball team. On a trip to Hayden for a quad along with Washburn Rural and Lawrence, the Indians finished the night with a 2

  • Local |Business | October 16, 2013

    Out of gas: Two Dara’s will close

    Sorry, but you’ll have to start looking for gas somewhere else. The Dara’s Fast Lane locations at 2707 Anderson Ave. and at 1709 Fort Riley Blvd. will close Nov. 7, said owner Chris Darrah. Darrah said he sublet the Anderson location from Leizsler Oil, but asked

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 16, 2013

    Amendment approved for auditorium leaves parks and rec in limbo

    City commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to the design contract for renovation of Peace Memorial Auditorium, while leaving a proposed move for Parks and Recreation offices in limbo. In the process, the commission added $39,650 in consulting fees for studying alternatives sparked by the auditorium

  • Columns | October 16, 2013

    An evening conversation: He bowls overhand

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Surely most of you watch football on TV. Wildcats? Big 12? Chiefs? Well, the most spectacular performer of the past few seasons hasn’t been wearing a helmet. In fact, he’s not even on the field. If you’re REALLY a sports junkie, you’ve

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 16, 2013

    City approves pool passes, rates

    City commissioners Tuesday directed Parks and Recreation officials to create season pool passes. They also decided to use surplus taxes — already approved by voters — for pool maintenance and renovations. Commissioners also gave officials the green light on recommended rates for the 2015 swim season. Current daily

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 16, 2013

    Physical standards for police could change

    Local police officers’ job descriptions could soon become more specific concerning physical requirements. Riley County Police Department director Brad Schoen and members of the Riley County Law Board discussed the issue at Tuesday’s meeting. Schoen said adding physical requirements to job descriptions for current

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 16, 2013

    Wolff: Middle-class decline started in 1973


    Edward Wolff, New York University economist, spoke Tuesday about the “sad, disturbing and outrageous” story of middle-class decline in America. Wolff spoke at Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union as a part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series. Douglas was a distinguished professor of

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