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  • Local |Kansas State University | June 11, 2013

    2013-14 Coffman chair known for classroom simulations

    Transferring information to students in the traditional classroom setting isn’t enough for Kansas State University’s newest Coffman chair for distinguished teaching scholars. John Fliter, 2013-2014 Coffman chair and associate professor of political science, strives to make sure students understand and are able to

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 11, 2013

    Pottawatomie County fire districts consolidated


    Seven of the 12 fire districts under Pottawatomie County jurisdiction were consolidated into a single district Monday, following a public hearing before the county commission. Commissioners adopted a resolution establishing Consolidated Fire District No. 1, which brings seven districts comprising 47 percent of the county’s land mass

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2013

    Anna Board

    Anna Marie Board , 85, of Manhattan died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation. For more information please visit

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2013

    Kurt Erickson

    Kurt Louis Erickson, 28, of Clay Center died Wednesday at his residence in Clay Center from self-inflicted wounds.

  • Obituaries | June 11, 2013

    Kenneth Fowler

    Kenneth A. Fowler, 56, of Wakefield died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Letters | June 11, 2013

    Thanks for a great time at Regional K-State hosted

    To the Editor: My son and I spent the weekend of May 31 to June 2 in your city for the NCAA Region-als. The reason I’m writing to the people of Manhattan and Kansas State University is to compli-ment you on the great reception we received

  • Columns | June 11, 2013

    Save our historic auditorium

    On June 4, Mayor John Matta and City Commissioners Wynn Butler, Usha Reddi and Rich Jankovich voted to trample on the graves of Riley County’s 101 Gold Star Veterans from World War II and dishonor 2,500 soldiers who returned by defacing the Peace Memorial Auditorium at City

  • Letters | June 11, 2013

    Why not lower pool fees and make all patrons pay?

    To the Editor: Let me throw a little some-thing on the fire concerning the swimming pool policy of charging non-swimming adults at the Manhattan pools.

  • Baseball | June 11, 2013

    Cats’ rally falls short in 4-3 loss

    Ncaa oregon st kansas kind1.phatch

    CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State left fielder Michael Conforto might not be allowed in the state of Kansas for a long while. The All-American may be the one single reason why the Kansas State Wildcats are not making a trip to Omaha, Neb. for the College

  • General Activities | June 11, 2013

    Lasers go 2-1

    The Manhattan Optimist 18-and-under Lasers softball team earned a 2-1 record in pool play at the “Take a Bite Outta the Lil Apple” Tournament in Wamego this weekend. Manhattan tied for second in pool play, but Sunday’s single-elimination bracket play was cancelled because of

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