John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who is speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has generally been a sensible individual. Yes, he energetically spouts the Republican Party line, but that’s part of his job. Keeping that important job in the last several years
Frank D. Morrison, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Kansas City Hospice. He was a retired professor of animal science at Kansas State University. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.
“R.I.P.D.” is a terrific movie. It has a smaller scale than some of the big-budget action pictures we’ve been seeing—smaller than a “Transformers” or an “Iron Man” or a “Lone Ranger.” But it does have impressive special effects and it
To the Editor: Please attend the Peace Memorial Auditorium renova-tion information session at 7 pm this Thursday at City Hall.
To the Editor: To the supporters of the 93rd Manhattan Municipal Band —thank you.
To the Editor: With much of America in gridlock, everyone carrying guns, wages stagnant for some time now and one out of five children going to bed hungry every night, it is difficult to know what is needed to turn around the runaway train.
The USD 383 school board will discuss its mill levy options for the first time during a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. USD 383 will need at least $804,795 in additional funds to pay for already approved staffing additions and make up
The county’s contribution to the Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation (PCEDC) will remain the same for 2014, despite a request for an increase of almost $23,000. Bob Cole, PCEDC director, asked Pott County Commissioners Monday for an increase in their annual contribution from $180,000 to $202,863. The increase
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Monday that more than 4,000 Kansas consumes who filed claims against Skechers USA Inc.-brand toning shoes will receive refund checks totaling more than $295,000 as the result of a legal settlement. The settlement resolved allegations that Skechers made unsupported
An open house for the newly completed Pottawatomie County Justice Center at Westmoreland will be held Saturday, August 10. Pottawatomie County Commissioners settled on the open house date during their regular meeting Monday, after conferring with Tricia Fruendt of SMH Consultants, the county’s construction liaison.
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