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  • Local | June 20, 2013

    Staying in touch for free

    Living in Kansas, most people associate emergency warning systems with outdoor tornado sirens. But local officials say that is not the only way — or the best way — to receive information during an emergency. Several area agencies have free wireless alert systems available to the public

  • Arts, Leisure | June 20, 2013

    Dinner with the Doc, plus bread festival this weekend


    It’s hot outside, so cool off with some smooth jazz this weekend at Dinner with the Doc. Maestro Wayne Goins, Ph.D., along with Craig Treinen and Gordon Lewis, will guide diners through an evening of jazz delights as Aggie Station’s chef, Russell

  • Editorials | June 20, 2013

    Guns in school too risky to insure?

    It’s not surprising that the company that insures most school districts in Kansas has announced that it would not insure districts that allow employees to carry weapons on school property. The reason is simple. The insurer, EMC Insurance Companies, doesn’t want to be

  • Letters | June 20, 2013

    Exchange year has been one of great experiences

    To the Editor: Hello! Mv name is Alice Ghilardi, and I am a 17-years-old AFS exchange student from Italy. I haven’t realized yet that in a few days I’ll return to my home country. I’m so glad to have chosen to do

  • Letters | June 20, 2013

    60-day is an outrage in double-fatal DUI crash

    To the Editor: I read in disbelief the 60-day jail sentence given by District Judge John Bosch to the double killer Miles Theurer. While driving drunk the wrong way on a one-way section of highway, Theurer caused the head-on collision that resulted in the deaths

  • Letters | June 20, 2013

    Patrons of USD 378 should address schools’ real needs

    To the Editor: The power of people uniting to obtain a common goal is an amazing thing to witness. The community of USD 378 did just that when the bond issue was put up for special election. Thank you with the deepest gratitude to all voters

  • Volleyball | June 20, 2013

    Four Wildcats join volleyball this summer

    Fall classes are still a couple months away and four new Kansas State Wildcats are already on campus for summer school and training with the volleyball team in preparing for the World University Games and the 2013 season. K-State volleyball coach Suzie Fritz has welcomed four

  • General Activities | June 19, 2013

    Junior 17ers split twin bill

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers split a pair of games on the road Tuesday night. Facing Emporia’s 16-and-under team, the 17ers lost the opener 12-4, but rebounded in the nightcap with a 19-3 victory. Luke Stegeman led the way in Game 1 for

  • Letters | June 19, 2013

    Exchange year at MHS was ‘more than fantastic’

    To the Editor: I left Belgium 10 months ago and I have the feeling it was yesterday. The time went so fast; I can’t believe I’ll leave Manhattan in a few weeks. This year has been more than fantastic.

  • Editorials | June 19, 2013

    Justice not served in Theurer sentencing

    Twenty-first Judicial District Judge John Bosch cheapened the lives of two Kansans killed in a drunk driving crash last year when he handed their killer a 60-day jail sentence and 36 months of probation. In fact, the judge seemed more impressed with Miles Theurer, who pleaded

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