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  • Policies undermine state infrastructure

    If we remember correctly, the stated purpose of Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to eliminate income taxes for businesses and working Kansans was to make this already great state even more prosperous. In his first term, the Legislature did away .

  • Your presence at meeting about Fort Riley is important

    To the Editor The Pentagon is evaluating the strategic role of the 30-plus Army installations, including Fort Riley. Today we are at a cross-roads. On Monday, Feb. 9, the team from the Pentagon will be at Fort Riley to gather information. .

  • Proposal targets current budgets

    The Manhattan-Ogden school district will lose more than $300,000 and Kansas State University will lose $3.4 million in a statewide education budget reduction plan announced by the governor Thursday. Gov. Sam Brownback said he would cut nearly $45 million in public school and .

  • 4-H foundation names new president, CEO

    Former K-State student body president Jake Worcester has been named president and CEO of the Kansas 4-H Foundation. The foundation announced the selection by its board of trustees on Thursday. Currently serving as an assistant secretary for the Kansas Department .

  • Kansas Day events brought history to life at Northview

    To the Editor: On Jan. 22, Northview Elemen-tary School had a Kansas Day Celebration.  It was an “Oz”some day. Volunteers and staff joined to create unbelievable memories for our students. The day began with a school assembly celebrating our .

  • K-State awards 3 $80,000 Presidential Scholarships

    Kansas State University has awarded Presidential Scholarships, the largest award in the state, to three Kansas high school seniors. The university received 258 applications, and a selection committee chose eight student finalists to interview for the Presidential Scholarship on Jan. 26. Of .

  • Corporate bankruptcy won’t affect local store Radioshack1.phatch

    Manhattan’s RadioShack store will remain open, despite the company’s bankruptcy filing on Thursday. The bankruptcy deal only included corporate stores, not franchise locations like the one in Manhattan, store owner Frank Beer said on Friday. “For us right .


    David L. Miller, 65, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at his residence. He was born Sept. 6, 1949, in Joplin, Mo. He was the son Ralph and Faye (Smisor) Miller. David graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 1967 and with his degree .


    Alice M. Stockwell, 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at her residence. She was born June 2, 1916, in Havensville and had been a longtime real estate broker in Manhattan. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral .


    Lester Goehring, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Feb. 8, 1922. Complete service times and obituary information are pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Rebecca “Becky” Lee (Smith) Minor, 59, of Spearville, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, after suffering a massive stroke. Becky was born in Topeka on March 11, 1955. She graduated from Seaman High School in 1973, Brown Mackie College in 1975, Fort Hays State University in 1999 and then .


    Don K. Appleton, 78, of Green, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015,  at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley with the Rev. Sarah Gill officiating. .


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