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  • Letters | August 15, 2013

    Preserving bridge piers helps preserve our legacy

    To the Editor: The art-deco bridge piers adjacent to the K-177 viaduct spanning the Kansas River near the Discovery Center were built in 1936. Those piers and bridge replaced a wooden bridge built in 1871 that survived the flood of 1903 but was destroyed by the flood of 1935.

  • Local |Fort Riley | August 15, 2013

    Commander talks about road to war

    Lewis.phatch

    FORT RILEY — The quiet time for the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division is coming to a close. Approximately 2,200 soldiers from the CAB started to deploy into Afghanistan in late July. The CAB is expected to be one of the last aviation units deployed to

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 15, 2013

    Architecture school to host workshop

    Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design will host the free workshop “Research in Political Fragmentation and Water Resource Management” from 4-6 pm Thursday, August 29, in the K-State Student Union’s Little Theatre. The workshop will feature a round table on the

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 15, 2013

    Research collaboration aims to improve wireless technology, smartphones

    Through a new research partnership, Kansas State University is helping Kansas businesses and the state’s economy while improving the technology behind wireless communication systems and smartphones. Kansas State University’s Electronics Design Laboratory and Lawrence-based Avatekh Inc. are solving challenges that are caused by

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 15, 2013

    Man arrested after domestic dispute

    Police closed off three blocks in Ogden Wednesday afternoon following reports of homemade explosives in the area. Riley County Police Department officers and a bomb team blocked off the streets after responding to a domestic dispute in which a man threatened his wife that there

  • Obituaries | August 15, 2013

    Jeramy Richard Smith

    Jeramy Richard Smith, formerly of Manhattan, died July 12 in Chapman. He was 55. Mr. Smith was born Feb. 21, 1958, at Fort Riley, and was a graduate of the University of Nevada at Reno, where he received a degree in human development and family studies. He is survived

  • Editorials | August 14, 2013

    Our community is a special place

    There’s a lot going right in Manhattan and at Kansas State University, and folks elsewhere are noticing. It’s been a week now since K-State students learned they were among the happiest college students in America as determined by the Princeton Review. The news

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    A mix of emotions for parents, students on 1st day of school

    Reading.phatch

    Natalie Archuleta’s kindergarten class at Bluemont Elementary sat quietly on the carpet as she read … or as she said, “crisscross applesauce with your legs, spoons in your bowls and voices turned off.” Archuleta read “The Kissing Hand,” a story about a raccoon’s first

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    7th graders face new academic, social challenges

    Organized chaos reigned at Anthony Middle School Wednesday on the first day of classes. New seventh graders walking the halls sported expressions of uncertainty, angst and excitement. Eighth graders greeted friends, walked with confidence and even helped usher their younger peers to where students gathered

  • I Wonder | August 14, 2013

    How does the city take care of its parks?

    Wonder1

    Q. I wonder how the city of Manhattan takes care of all its parks. I can think of 10 parks at least, and I see people mowing, but who empties the trashcans, picks up the litter, cleans the bathrooms, fixes the playgrounds, and in general keeps


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