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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Fort Riley | November 27, 2013

    CID investigating Fort Riley rape charge

    FORT RILEY — After a Manhattan woman reported being raped at the fort on Sunday, Master Sgt. Michael Lavigne confirmed that special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) are investigating the allegations. CID is working closely with local law enforcement and takes

  • Obituaries | November 27, 2013


    Thelma Wilkerson, 95, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community — Honstead House. She was born on Sept. 10, 1918, in Kenton, Ohio. She was the daughter of Willis and Mabel (Marmon) Berry. Complete service times and obituary information are pending and will be announced by

  • Movies | November 27, 2013

    ‘Delivery Man’ an ill-conceived motion picture


    The new Vince Vaughn movie, “Delivery Man,” has been issued in a rush. Either that or the filmmakers saw what they had shot, threw up their hands, and pushed the movie into the Release basket in the same way a young parent might drop a

  • Editorials | November 27, 2013

    China overreaches on air space claim

    We were glad that two U.S. Air Force B-52s earlier this week flew over the East China Sea in air space that China over the weekend unilaterally claimed as part of its expanded “air defense identification zone.” The B-52s, which were not

  • Letters | November 27, 2013

    Help local business owners strengthen this community

    To the Editor: You see “these faces” running fundraisers for the local schools. You see “these faces” not only sponsoring local youth activities, but coaching, directing and participating in these activities. You see “these faces” on local boards such as the Boys and Girls Club,

  • Football | November 27, 2013

    Who’s the best Lockett? Stoops says Tyler

    The debate was bound to happen. Who is the better Lockett? (Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett gets past Oklahoma defensive back Aaron Colvin in the first half last Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Lockett had a school-record 278 yards receiving on 12 catches — including touchdowns

  • Women's Basketball | November 27, 2013

    Young Cats look to get on track against SMU

    There’s no reason to hit the panic button just yet. (Kansas State freshman forward Erica Young puts up a shot against Wichita State on Nov. 20 at Bramlage Coliseum). But try explaining that to a group of freshmen after a second straight blowout loss — a

  • Football | November 27, 2013

    K-State’s bowl destination still unclear

    Although Kansas State’s possible bowl destinations have become clearer since Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma, there is still so much that’s undecided. The most likely scenarios have the Wildcats going to the Holiday or Texas bowls. But even that could still change, depending

  • November 26, 2013

    A remarkable achievement

    It’s hard not to be impressed by the collaboration in Ellis County that for the first time will ensure a consistent supply of running water for a handful of rural residents. Armed with a $300,000 state grant and assistance from the Kansas Rural Water Association, 42

  • Letters | November 26, 2013

    Spare a turkey; enjoy a vegetarian Thanksgiving

    To the Editor President Obama will get a break from “Obamacare” when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our good fortune,

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