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  • Local |Business | June 27, 2013

    Morgan looks to make downtown more fun

    Ward Morgan wants to make downtown Manhattan the Aggieville for professionals. Morgan, owner of CivicPlus, which develops websites for local governments across the country, has several buildings downtown and is in the process of constructing a new one at the southwest corner of Fourth and

  • Editorials | June 27, 2013

    Court didn’t follow Huelskamp’s Law

    Tim Huelskamp, who represents Manhattan and the rest of the 1st Congressional District in Congress, is at it again. He’s not just unhappy with the Supreme Court’s ruling Wednesday on the Defense of Marriage Act, he’s outraged. And acting as a voice

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 27, 2013

    Researchers use campus photography to discover what makes an ideal college campus

    A picture may be worth a thousand words, but Sarah Flynn’s pictures may lead to changes that could inspire thousands of future leaders and innovators. Flynn, a 2013 Kansas State University master’s graduate in landscape architecture, Yorkville, Ill., used photography to research how to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 27, 2013

    Yankey to enter plea

    The former K-State professor accused of raping a friend in 2007 is expected to enter a plea in Riley County District Court Thursday afternoon. William Yankey, 29, who was arrested for rape in 2012, is scheduled to appear in front of District Judge Meryl Wilson, who presided over

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 27, 2013

    County has more issues with new law

    County officials dealt with more confusion over the new concealed carry regulations Thursday, this time related to signage and employees. Public works director Leon Hobson and county counselor Clancy Holeman raised the issue of signage, saying temporary signage now in use would need to change

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | June 27, 2013

    Gov. Brownback names 3 to Kansas Board of Regents

    It seemed appropriate that Gov. Sam Brownback chose a library at KSU’s College of Engineering as the place to announce his three new appointees to the Board of Regents. Many believe the Regents will face classic engineering challenges — advanced math challenges, concerns over stress

  • Golf | June 27, 2013

    Wildcat golfers having good summer

    Junior-to-be Kyle Weldon highlights a host of Kansas State men’s golfers who are finding success in the amateur ranks this summer. Weldon led the 2013 U.S. Amateur Public Links qualifying event wire-to-wire to earn medalist honors. The Des Peres, Mo., product recorded 4-under 134 to

  • Local |Fort Riley | June 26, 2013

    Riley one of 10 bases across Army to see drawdowns

    The Army announced Tuesday it would eliminate one infantry brigade at Fort Riley — one of 10 such cuts at bases across the country and abroad as the Army looks to reduce the overall number of soldiers by September 2017. Fort Riley is home to nearly 18,000 soldiers and

  • Editorials | June 26, 2013

    Fort, Flint Hills will adapt to change

    Tuesday’s announcement that the Army is de-activating the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 1st Infantry Division is disappointing but not surprising. Nor, given the choices the Pentagon had, is this particular cutback unfair, though fairness must be a secondary concern to the needs

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 26, 2013

    City commission recommends more funding for Pawnee

    City commissioners recommended an increase to funding for Pawnee Mental Health and moved funding for Downtown Manhattan out of the general fund during Tuesday night’s work session. Several agencies at the meeting asked the commission to consider funding as part of the 2014 budget process.

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