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  • Arts & Leisure | July 12, 2014

    Kansas country singer takes big stage

    From a small town to the big stage. That’s a journey which many entertainers have attempted, and it is a tough road. Today we’ll meet a singer-songwriter who is making such a journey. He is not forgetting his small town roots. In fact,

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    MHS alumna graduates from Berkeley Law School

    Carrie C. Hall received her Juris Doctor from Berkeley Law School in California. Hall is a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High School and a 2009 graduate of Northwestern University in Chicago. In September, she will begin a position with the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office. Hall

  • Local |Education | July 12, 2014

    USD 383 educators recognized for tech use

    Discovery Education has named Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 educators STAR Discovery Educators for their commitment to harnessing digital learning to inspire students’ curiosity and prepare them for future careers. STAR Discovery Educators are members of the Discovery Educator Network (DEN), a global community of educators

  • Columns | July 12, 2014

    Japan opens a new era for military

    While attention has been focused on Ukraine, Iraq and the Middle East, something has occurred on the other side of the world that carries just as much risk for our security: The New York Times put it well with its story, “Japan Announces a Military

  • Court Calendar | July 11, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, July 14, 2014 9:00 – JJC 9:00 Ayers, Shannon Status (14 CR 255 Dom Batt, DWS) JJC III 9:00 Batson, Joseph Motion for Parole (13 TR 2331 DUI #3) BRW III 9:00 Black, Benita SENTENCING (14 CR 172 Making False Info) BRW III 9:00 Brannon, Dawn Status (13 CR 324 Checks, if not paid) BRW III 9:00 Burd, Akwete Status (14 CR 224 Viol

  • Editorials | July 11, 2014

    Take a lesson from Texas

    We’d like to advise the leaders of the Kansas system of higher education: Don’t mess with Texas. University of Texas President Bill Powers was kicked out of office Thursday in a complicated political wrestling match with Gov. Rick Perry and his allies. Powers

  • Columns | July 11, 2014

    Understanding Ukraine’s conflict

    The root cause of Ukraine’s recent regime change is a result of a geopolitical battle fought between the European Union and Russia. The internal conflict in Ukraine is a consequence of chronic corruption, impoverishment and an ethnic division that was polarized by nationalist parties

  • Local |Business | July 11, 2014

    Manhattan Public Libary expansion ahead of schedule


    Construction at the Manhattan Public Library is halfway complete as of this week, and officials expect work to be finished in December. “We’re really happy to see it moving forward, and it’s very exciting seeing it getting toward the end,” library director Linda

  • Local |Fort Riley | July 11, 2014

    Armbrust: Response key in Fort reductions

    Cuts are once again looming over Fort Riley. However, Governor’s Military Council executive director John Armbrust on Friday said action the community takes now could help determine the impact of the pending reductions. The Army has opened a 60-day public comment period following the

  • Local |Education | July 11, 2014

    USD 383 teachers get a raise

    Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 reached a tentative agreement on Thursday with local representatives of the teachers’ union, the National Education Association. The contract was agreed upon after five months of discussion about the 2014-15 school year. Some of the agreement’s highlights included an increase of $450 in

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