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  • Arts, Leisure | November 18, 2013

    ‘Memphis’ finishes out big musical week in Manhattan


    Area fans of musical theater recently found themselves rushing off to see plays three nights within a week or so. There was the K-State School of Performing Arts production of the musical The Wedding Singer that we saw on the stage of McCain Auditorium. Then,

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 18, 2013

    Facility gets expanded and upgraded to EPA standards

    Eco-friendly Manhattanites can now flush with confidence. The Manhattan city government recently unveiled the newly upgraded and expanded wastewater treatment plant, a facility that complies with stricter EPA regulations. Robert DeWitt, assistant for the water and wastewater division, said there were three components to the

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 18, 2013

    Fort Riley fire takes 8 hours to put out

    Flames at Fort Riley took firefighters eight hours to put out Sunday afternoon. Several area fire departments responded to a fire at the base’s impact area – where soldiers shoot artillery.  At press time Monday, Fort Riley personnel could not immediately respond to say

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 18, 2013

    County OKs bonds for road

    The Riley County Board of Commissioners approved a bond issue Monday to pay for construction on McDowell Creek Road. The board voted 2 to 1 to approve the measure, with commissioner Bob Boyd dissenting. “We have to be prudent managers of these funds,” Boyd said. The McDowell

  • Neighbors | November 18, 2013

    Paratrooper turned pastor enjoys sharing message


    For years, the Reverend Paul Barkey’s career required him to jump to the ground from an airplane, sometimes even in the dark. “At night, you can’t see the trees,” Barkey said. “You can’t tell the difference between a road and a stream.”

  • Editorials | November 18, 2013

    Good idea, wrongly funded

    Governor Sam Brownback’s initiative to bolster the reading proficiency of young Kansas students, announced last week, is a good idea. Unfortunately, his plan to pay for it with money from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program is less appropriate. The governor would

  • Columns | November 18, 2013

    Join the battle against hunger

    Amazing, isn’t it, how much our lives revolve around food? As the holidays approach, we’re reminded of the integral role that food plays, not only in our daily nourishment, but as the cornerstone of our social gatherings. Aside from love, food is the

  • Football |Manhattan High School | November 18, 2013

    Goolsby explains Florida pick

    Derby tight end DeAndre Goolsby was well-covered by Manhattan High defenders Friday night, but it didn’t matter. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound senior stretched his arms out just in time for his quarterback to hit him in the hands for a 7-yard touchdown at Bishop Stadium —

  • Men's Basketball | November 18, 2013

    Wildcats pester Beach for 71-58 victory

    For more than 14 minutes, Kansas State looked like a well-oiled machine. (Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster shoots a 3-pointer over Long Beach State’s Branford Jones on Sunday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. Foster scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Wildcats past The Beach, 71-58).

  • Football | November 18, 2013

    Cats’ Cantele earns Big 12 weekly honor

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    After kicking a game-winning field goal in Kansas State’s 33-31 win over TCU on Saturday, placekicker Jack Cantele earned recognition as the Big 12 Special Teams Co-Player of the Week. Cantele, who shared the award with Oklahoma’s Jalen Saunders, made a 41-yard field goal

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