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  • Local |Government & Politics | September 08, 2014

    Commission to get update on sign ordinance revisions

    The Manhattan City Commission will receive an update Tuesday on progress made in the revision of the city’s sign regulations. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. There will be no action taken at the meeting. Senior planner Chad Bunger said

  • Editorials | September 08, 2014

    Let Congress reform immigration

    President Barack Obama, who has faced repeated criticism for not following through on promises, was wise in recent days to back away from his commitment to an executive directive that could have changed the legal status of millions of undocumented immigrants. Unfortunately, rather than say

  • September 08, 2014

    Local governments did well to limit spending growth

    To the Editor: Albert Einstein is reported to have said, “The most powerful force in the universe is the power of compounded interest.” To understand the 2014 budgets of local government, we need some historical perspective and to appreciate the concept of compounded interest. Over the

  • Letters | September 08, 2014

    Talking about suicide can help to prevent it

    To the Editor: Did you know the word committed when describing suicide is left over from the Middle Ages, when suicide was condemned as a crime and a sin? We now know that suicide is illness-driven and not a crime, sin or choice. It’s

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    University to observe 9/11 with two campus events

    The School of Leadership Studies and HandsOn Kansas State at Kansas State University are sponsoring two Manhattan campus events to remember 9/11 and honor the country’s veterans. The commemoration will include the university’s annual Day of Service on Sept. 13 as well as a new

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    Gift benefits KSU geography students

    The estate of Steven Kale, Salem, Oregon, has provided a gift of nearly $800,000 to Kansas State University through his will. The funds will support a scholarship and the excellence fund for the geography department in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. The scholarship

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 08, 2014

    Israeli delegation to conduct water management seminars

    Two Israeli experts in water technology, strategic planning and desalination will visit Kansas State University Olathe on Wednesday to present two international water management seminars. The delegation includes Michael Zaide, head of the strategic planning section at the Israeli Water and Sewage Authority, and Oved

  • Obituaries | September 08, 2014

    JIM YACKLEY

    Jim Yackley, 65, of Searcy, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Claudia; children, Jennifer and Brian; and brother, Tom (Claire).  He was preceded in death by his parents, Don and Ruth Yackley. Jim entered the U.

  • Football | September 08, 2014

    Cats have work to do before Auburn

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    Curry Sexton has been here before. The senior receiver knows how to play in close games. He’s been part of a lot of them, most notably during the 2011 season when Kansas State won 10 games — seven by a touchdown or less — and finished ranked No. 15

  • Football | September 08, 2014

    Big 12 reprimands officials from ISU game

    Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads was right. A 15-yard pass from Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters to Tyler Lockett that set up a 1-yard touchdown run near the end of the first half Saturday should have been reviewed. The Big 12 office said so Sunday, but


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