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  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | June 26, 2014

    Foundation plans new office building

    The Kansas State University Foundation on Thursday announced plans to construct an office building at the corner of Kimball and Denison avenues in the coming year. The foundation’s board of directors voted recently to begin development of the first phase of a plan for

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 26, 2014

    Commission discusses gun policy

    The Riley County Commission discussed Thursday how it wants to approach regulating concealed and open carry in its buildings. The meeting was a work session item with no action taking place. Starting Tuesday, the state’s gun law will allow for open carry and transportation

  • Local |Business | June 26, 2014

    Valley View owner faces complaints about cemetery’s maintenance


    Valley View Memorial Gardens has seen better days. If it wasn’t for the sign just before the entrance, drivers heading east out of Manhattan on Highway 24 might wonder why someone had placed rows of flowers in parts of a tree-lined, sparsely mowed field. Even

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 26, 2014

    Transit board discusses Manhattan-Wamego bus route

    The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration held its first official meeting Wednesday. The official formation had been on hold in April when attorneys for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) requested changes to the interlocal agreement between the regional transit

  • General Activities | June 26, 2014

    Area youth wins national high jump title

    A Manhattan youth won a national track and field title on Thursday morning. Paris Mikinski won the 9-10-year-old high jump title at the USATF youth championships in Bloomington, Ind. Mikinski won the event with a top jump of 4-foot-1. She is the daughter of

  • Editorials | June 26, 2014

    Congrats, new county treasurer

    Congratulations are in order for Shilo Heger, who has won the appointment to take over for Eileen King as the Riley County treasurer. Mrs. Heger is well-qualified, having spent a decade working in Mrs. King’s office as a deputy. She was the nominee of

  • Editorials | June 26, 2014

    College degree well worth the money

    Good news for Manhattan: A college degree is still worth the money. In fact, it’s worth about a million dollars. No kidding. A study by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York released this week concludes that “investing in a college degree may be

  • Movies | June 26, 2014

    And, so now we have ‘Think Like a Man Too’


    Steve Harvey, who is currently the host of the TV game show “Family Feud,” has been a comedian, a journeyman comic actor, and the author of a self-help book for women called “Act Like a Lady; Think Like a Man.” A couple of years ago

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 26, 2014

    KSU to hold young writers’ workshop

    Letting imaginations run wild will be encouraged at Kansas State University’s upcoming Young Writers’ Workshop, where students entering the eighth, ninth or 10th grades will get expert help on commanding language to create original, inventive works of writing. The workshop, hosted by the English

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 26, 2014

    Nichols hearing rescheduled

    A preliminary hearing in Geary County District Court for a Kansas City man facing murder charges from incidents in Manhattan and Junction City was rescheduled earlier this week to July 9. Anthony Nichols, 33, faces first-degree murder and aggravated robbery charges in connection to the shooting death

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