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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2013

    ‘That’s what she said’: Lessons from TV

    Educators seeking to explain supply and demand to economics students need look no further than fictional Princess Unicorn dolls. Dan Kuester, director of economic undergraduate studies at Kansas State University, says a popular TV show may open the door to understanding numerous economic principles. Kuester,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 05, 2013

    Rape reported in Manhattan

    A rape that occurred several months ago in Manhattan was reported to the Riley County Police Department Sept. 4. According to a report from RCPD Officer Matthew Droge, the victim is a 20-year-old woman, and the suspect is someone known to her. The report said this

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2013

    Voting rights expert to speak

    An expert on the Voting Rights Act will speak as part of Kansas State University’s fall 2013 Dorothy Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series. Reginald “Reggie” Robinson, Washburn University professor of law, will present “Supreme Court Reconsiders Voting Rights Act: Broken Law or Broken Promise?” at 7

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 05, 2013

    Spur ride harkens to medieval times

    A Fort Riley unit is planning a competition based on those conducted by knights in medieval times. The 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, is scheduled to conduct its first Order of the Spur since their redeployment earlier

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2013

    KSU to host annual Band Day

    High school marching bands from across Kansas — and even Missouri — are coming to Manhattan on September 14 to participate in Kansas State University’s annual Band Day. Band Day starts with a parade at 1 p.m. in Aggieville’s Triangle Park. A map of the parade

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2013

    Michael Oberhelman

    Michael Brice Oberhelman, 47, of Kansas City, Mo., died Sunday, at the St. Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2013

    Gene Wiley

    Gene Wiley, 79, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2013

    Darlene Quick-Flake

    Darlene (Krause) Quick-Flake, 81, died Monday at Embassy Care Center in Wilmington, Ill.

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2013

    Indians open season at Mill Valley

    Joe schartz.phatch

    Last year when the Manhattan High football team prepared for its season opener against Mill Valley, coaches and players did so knowing very little about their opponent to start the year. Aside from some scrimmage film and word of mouth about the passing game of

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2013

    MHS boys fall in Titan Classic semis, 1-0

    Through three games this season, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team has allowed just one goal. That goal proved costly on Wednesday night, however, as Manhattan was shut out in the Titan Classic semifinals against Hutchinson in a 1-0 loss. Hutchinson’s Radley Arnold scored

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