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  • Editorials | August 14, 2013

    Our community is a special place

    There’s a lot going right in Manhattan and at Kansas State University, and folks elsewhere are noticing. It’s been a week now since K-State students learned they were among the happiest college students in America as determined by the Princeton Review. The news

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    A mix of emotions for parents, students on 1st day of school


    Natalie Archuleta’s kindergarten class at Bluemont Elementary sat quietly on the carpet as she read … or as she said, “crisscross applesauce with your legs, spoons in your bowls and voices turned off.” Archuleta read “The Kissing Hand,” a story about a raccoon’s first

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    7th graders face new academic, social challenges

    Organized chaos reigned at Anthony Middle School Wednesday on the first day of classes. New seventh graders walking the halls sported expressions of uncertainty, angst and excitement. Eighth graders greeted friends, walked with confidence and even helped usher their younger peers to where students gathered

  • I Wonder | August 14, 2013

    How does the city take care of its parks?


    Q. I wonder how the city of Manhattan takes care of all its parks. I can think of 10 parks at least, and I see people mowing, but who empties the trashcans, picks up the litter, cleans the bathrooms, fixes the playgrounds, and in general keeps

  • Local |Education | August 14, 2013

    Enrollment for 1st grade breaks 500

    USD 383 has more than 500 students in the first grade for the first time since 1994, according to a preliminary enrollment report. District officials reported an increase of 138 K-12 students—a total of 5,965 students—during the first day of class Wednesday, which was a half-day. The district

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2013

    K-State vet lab offers test for canine STD

    The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is active in the fight against a widespread canine infectious disease that also can spread to humans. The diagnostic laboratory offers a rapid, accurate serology test for canine brucellosis and is currently one of only a few laboratories nationwide

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 14, 2013

    KSU fraternity earns international award

    The Kansas State University chapter of Delta Upsilon, or DU, has been given the international fraternity’s Sweepstakes Award for the second year in a row. DU International presents the award to the top student chapter in the United States and Canada. “On behalf of

  • Obituaries | August 14, 2013

    Karen Rappoport

    Karen Simon Rappoport, 78, Manhattan, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice after a recent diagnosis of cancer.

  • Obituaries | August 14, 2013

    Charles Ray

    Charles Gordon Ray, 64, of Manhattan died Monday in his home.

  • Letters | August 14, 2013

    Restore auditorium to its original splendor

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1786 was one of the organizations that provi-ded planning and leadership in the building of Peace Memorial Auditorium following World War II.

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