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  • City says hotel must pay for alley

    Bluemont Hotel developer Excel Group won’t be getting help from neighboring property owners in funding improvements for the alley that runs behind the hotel. On Tuesday, the Manhattan City Commission unanimously rejected a petition from the developer that would .

  • Details about shooting revealed at hearing

    Details about a Manhattan shooting were revealed at a man’s preliminary hearing on Tuesday in a case that has caused a rift between a victim’s family and the local police department. Witnesses were brought in for a hearing .

  • A grisly ‘Message to America’

    The beheading of James W. Foley, an American freelance photojournalist, by a member of the Islamic State, was nothing less than barbaric — evil. So is the threat to execute another captured American journalist unless President Barack Obama halts the U..

  • Let’s watch what we do rather than fault others

    To the Editor: I am a firm believer in the Bible’s approach that, “As you give, you will receive.” While there is not a one-to-one effect of karma in our lives, it is true that if you sow the .

  • Pleas to save bases reflect our dependence on military

    To the editor: Letters written to beg the continuance of military spending in various communities -— including our own — illustrate the dangers of our growing dependency on the military, industrial and business complex that Kansas native son Dwight Eisenhower warned .

  • Bridges stars in ‘The Giver’ G.w.clift1

    The story is that years ago Jeff Bridges bought the option to make a film of the popular adolescents’ book “The Giver.” His idea was that his father, Lloyd “Sea Hunt” Bridges would play the title part. The actual movie .

  • FRED BENTON HADLE

    Fred Benton Hadle, 96, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at his residence. The family provided the following information. Fred was an assistant professor of horticulture at Kansas State University and was superintendent of the horticultural farm at Ashland Bottoms from 1951 until .

  • CARL L. STEINFORT

    Carl L. Steinfort, 44, of Blue Rapids, died Sunday, Aug.17, 2014, of natural causes at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Carl is survived by his parents, Harry and Kathy Steinfort; four brothers, Allen Steinfort (Angie) of Bremen, Kenneth Steinfort (Susan) .

  • GERRY UNGERER

    Retired 1st Sgt. Gerry Ungerer, 78, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information.  Gerry was born on May 6, 1936, in Marysville, the son of Fred M. and Lillian (Rodgers) .

  • Burton expects big things in 2014 Burton.phatch

    When Deante Burton starred as a wide receiver at Manhattan High, it wasn’t always because he was catching passes. The Indians found creative ways to use Burton on the field, whether it was jet sweeps or reverses, or kick .

  • Speaker tells MHS not to judge people by appearances Speaker2.phatch

    Self-respect was a theme Manhattan High School students heard Tuesday morning as they kicked off a week of anti-bullying activities by listening to a motivational speaker. A biker with tattoos, a New England accent and many jokes to tell, Jeff .

  • Refinancing could save county big

    Pottawatomie County could save as much as a quarter of a million dollars by refinancing a portion of its debt. County commissioners Monday adopted a resolution to proceed with refinancing of approximately $2.5 million in callable debt, a move expected to .





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