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  • Neighbors | June 09, 2014

    Woman keeps busy as crafter, senior advocate

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    Despite being retired, Mary Jo Harbour is constantly busy working as an advocate for other retirees at the Riley County Seniors Service Center. She’s the chair of the Riley County Council on Aging and the chair of the Spam Protection Committee for Manhattan Area

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 09, 2014

    K-State plans new multicultural center

    Kansas State University administrators are planning a new multicultural center for the school. “We have plans to design a multicultural center. I can confirm that,” said Ryan Swanson, K-State’s associate vice president for campus planning and facility management. “It’s really what makes the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | June 09, 2014

    Yo-Yo Ma leads 2014-15 McCain schedule

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    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, singer LeAnn Rimes, comedian Larry the Cable Guy, blues icon Buddy Guy and radio personality Garrison Keillor are among the acts set to perform next year at McCain Auditorium. The 2014-15 lineup was announced Sunday. The schedule, which features a total of 30

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commissioners discuss faulty wind turbine

    The fate of one of Riley County’s wind turbines is up in the air. Public Works Director and County Engineer Leon Hobson told Riley County commissioners Monday morning one of its four turbines has had a tough time staying operational. The turbines — installed near

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 09, 2014

    Trial set in kidnapping, theft case

    Jury trials were scheduled on Monday for a Manhattan man facing kidnapping, aggravated robbery and theft charges in one case, and two counts of theft and one count of making false information in another case. Jerred Snyder, 30, stood before Riley County Judge John Bosch as

  • Local |Government & Politics | June 09, 2014

    Commission to tackle utility rates

    City commissioners will discuss utility rates Tuesday during a 2015 budget work session. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The proposed utility increases are four percent for water, three percent for wastewater, and four percent for residential and commercial stormwater. Carryover topics from

  • Editorials | June 09, 2014

    Measles outbreak easily preventable

    The 300-plus cases of measles that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recorded in the United States thus far this year don’t sound like many. That’s about one in 1 million Americans. Yet through just five months, the total for this year

  • Letters | June 09, 2014

    Two controversies reflect ‘hypocrisy in action’ in U.S.

    To the Editor: Maybe I am suffering from “outrage fatigue,” but I just can’t see the logic of the following issues. 1. I have been looking at black “POW/MIA” flags at every veterans event, biker rally and military funeral for the last 40 years. Our

  • Letters | June 09, 2014

    D-Day anniversary brought back personal memory of Ike

    To t he Editor: I listened Friday morning about the landings at Omaha Beach and the role of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. I was drafted in September 1945. While serving in Panama in a controlled harbor mine unit, I had the honor of being part of an

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | June 09, 2014

    Summit seeks to improve rural access to good food

    Local grocery stores are vital to rural America. But as small towns lose population to larger cities, the issue of finding healthful food in rural areas is a growing concern. To help small grocery store owners create sustainable solutions, Kansas State University is hosting the


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