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  • Columns | September 07, 2014

    Lack of a plan speaks volumes about Obama

    Two world leaders recently made speeches about ISIS; one speech was spirited, well-crafted and uplifting, while the other was dispirited, confusing and upsetting. The speakers were British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama.  Cameron’s remarks show that he clearly takes the

  • Football | September 06, 2014

    Waters’ late TD lifts K-State over Cyclones, 32-28, in Big 12 opener


    AMES, Iowa — Though it wasn’t officially homecoming Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, Jake Waters was worthy of being crowned king after leading No. 20 Kansas State to a come-from-behind 32-28 victory over Iowa State in the Big 12 opener. Waters orchestrated the go-ahead touchdown drive down

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    Martin TD completes MHS rally over T-Birds

    In a wild final few minutes, Manhattan won its season opener over Shawnee Heights on a 5-yard touchdown run by Chris Martin with 9.8 seconds to play to give the Indians a 28-25 win over the Thunderbirds. The Indians faced fourth-and-goal from the 5-yard line after

  • Court Calendar | September 05, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Riley County Attorney’s Office MASTER CALENDAR Monday, September 8, 2014 9:00 Huske, Joshua PLEA (13 CR 627 Felony Theft) JJC III 9:00 Jankowski, Kattie Status (14 CR 417 Theft) JWG III 9:00 McGill-Fox, Christopher Status (14 CR 398 Poss. of MJ) JWG III 9:00 Powers, Rita Status (14 TR 1311 DUI, etc) BRW III 9:00 Robinson, Lawrence Arr/PLEA (14

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Affadavit shows student’s death caused by heroin

    Gregory Haug Jr. may have provided Jordan Forbit with the heroin that killed him. Kansas State University police identified Haug, 21, also known as “Rory,” as having been with Forbit in the time leading up to the KSU freshman’s death on Nov. 20, 2013, in an arrest

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    ‘Safe Zone’ shows students who’s willing to lend an ear

    Manhattan High School students who need help and resources for tough issues will know exactly which faculty and staff members to turn to with the help of the Safe Zone program. Safe Zone originally was created for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender

  • Local |Government & Politics | September 05, 2014

    Officials: City Hall addition plan moving forward

    Planning continues for the proposed Department of Parks and Recreation expansion project, city officials said Thursday. In June, the Manhattan City Commission provided verbal support for the $1.8 million project, which would move the department from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park to an addition on the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 05, 2014

    Ogden man held for 4 felony counts

    An Ogden man was bound over on four felony counts after a preliminary hearing Friday for his role in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in July. Timothy Holmes, 43, will face two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of aggravated burglary. An additional count

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2014

    MHS junior wins car for perfect attendance


    After a year of perfect attendance, a Manhattan High School student won a drawing and received a car as a reward for his efforts. Colton Joyce, a junior, was one of 24 students who qualified to enter a drawing to win a 2008 Nissan Sentra last week.

  • Editorials | September 05, 2014

    City’s growth rate impressive

    It ought to be obvious to anyone driving around Manhattan that our city has been growing. Homes — entire neighborhoods —are being built and restaurants and other businesses continue to open or expand. A population of 50,000 once seemed distant, yet Manhattan now is a metropolitan statistical

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