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  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Junior 17ers split twin bill

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers split a pair of games on the road Tuesday night. Facing Emporia’s 16-and-under team, the 17ers lost the opener 12-4, but rebounded in the nightcap with a 19-3 victory. Luke Stegeman led the way in Game 1 for

  • Letters | June 19, 2013

    Exchange year at MHS was ‘more than fantastic’

    To the Editor: I left Belgium 10 months ago and I have the feeling it was yesterday. The time went so fast; I can’t believe I’ll leave Manhattan in a few weeks. This year has been more than fantastic.

  • Editorials | June 19, 2013

    Justice not served in Theurer sentencing

    Twenty-first Judicial District Judge John Bosch cheapened the lives of two Kansans killed in a drunk driving crash last year when he handed their killer a 60-day jail sentence and 36 months of probation. In fact, the judge seemed more impressed with Miles Theurer, who pleaded

  • Letters | June 19, 2013

    It’s too soon to dismiss income tax cuts as a failure

    To the Editor: I had the opportunity to read Professor Joseph Aistrup’s column on May 31. He suggested that the 2012 tax cuts passed by the Kansas Legislature were a failure.  The fact is the outcome is not yet known, and it is far too

  • Letters | June 19, 2013

    Put Indian statue where it can be truly appreciated

    To the Editor: It is important that we honor Indians, the original residents of our community, but not with a statue in the proposed location at Fourth and Bluemont. The statue should be put where it can be observed and appreciated.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | June 19, 2013

    Danenberg, Myers died on the way home from daily trip to Tuttle Creek

    Every afternoon, Fred Danenberg and Michael Myers drove out to Tuttle Creek for a leisurely retirement afternoon pursuit —watching people fish, swim, or camp, and visiting with them. They had done it together for years. But Tuesday afternoon, as Danenberg pulled his 2001 Toyota out onto

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | June 19, 2013

    Regent calls cuts ‘debacle’

    Regent logan final.phatch

    The vice chair of the Kansas Board of Regents used terms such as “surprising” and “irrational” Tuesday to describe funding decisions made by the just-concluded Kansas Legislature. In a discussion session on the KSU campus, Fred Logan said he considered the cuts “from a policy

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 19, 2013

    City wins social services civil suit

    Judge John Bosch ruled in favor of the City of Manhattan on Tuesday in the civil suit filed by the advocacy group Save our Social Services. Bill Frost, the attorney representing the city, said the judge did more than dismiss the suit. He said Bosch

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 19, 2013

    City to seek gun law exemption for Municipal Court


    City commissioners decided Tuesday to temporarily exempt the Municipal Court, but no other city buildings, from requirements of a new concealed carry law. Commissioners voted 4-1 to send a letter to the Kansas attorney general seeking a six-month exemption for the court building, at 610 Colorado

  • Obituaries | June 19, 2013

    Arnold Fred Bandel

    Arnold Fred Bandel, 88, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Alma, died Monday at Indian Meadows Health Care Center in Overland Park. He was a life-long resident of the area.

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