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  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Premier Chiropractic to have grand opening Tuesday

    Premier Chiropractic and Wellness will have its grand opening from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at its new office at 324C Southwind Place in the Seth Child Commons. Those who attend will have refreshments, a tour of the office, and a chance to win prizes. The

  • Local |Business | April 20, 2014

    Houtz of Golf USA wins national award

    Golf club fitting pioneer, Ping Golf Co. has named Brad Houtz to its top 100 National Fitters of the Year for 2013. The award salutes those who have demonstrated the highest commitment to custom fitting and the promotion of its benefits to golfers of all abilities. Houtz

  • Obituaries | April 19, 2014

    Betty Haug

    Betty (Elizabeth) Josephine (Spangler) Haug, 82, Manhattan, died Saturday morning at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born on May 8, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla., and raised in Chicago. She graduated from St. Nicholas Tolentine Grade School and St. Xavier’s Academy

  • Local |Business | April 18, 2014

    Officials warn of mortgage fee bill effects


    Plenty of folks in Riley County are confused, angry and struggling to see any reason for a proposal to eliminate a fee on mortgages. Riley County counselor Clancy Holeman was so adamant about the possible perils of the measure, known as Senate Bill 298, that during

  • Local |Education | April 18, 2014

    Officials: Tax increase may not make up for cuts

    USD 383 is projecting a tax increase of 1.14 mills for property owners next year. But even with the tax increase, the budget appears ready to decrease and might require spending cuts. The mill levy would rise from 52.46 to 53.60 based on increases in three areas of the

  • Editorials | April 18, 2014

    A second home light years away

    “Similar to dawn or dusk on a spring day,” is how Geoff Marcey, an astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, described Kepler-186f, the most Earth-like planet that hunters and their telescopes have yet turned up. The description is certainly intriguing. Kepler-186f — so

  • April 18, 2014

    K-State adds minor in queer studies, new courses

    Kansas State University has added a queer studies minor to its academic options for students starting fall semester. The new minor will incorporate K-State’s courses that already teach about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and new classes will be offered. “I think the

  • Letters | April 18, 2014

    Why would any first-year teacher take a job in Kansas?

    To the Editor: The last-minute addition to House Bill 2506 to eliminate tenure for K-12 public school teachers was a shock and a huge disappointment. Its supporters contend it’s a way to get rid of “bad” teachers. I see a very different scenario. I think

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 18, 2014

    Award to College of Vet Med alumnus helps two students earn scholarships

    An award to a Kansas State University veterinary medicine alumnus is helping two current veterinary students. Tera Barnhardt, fourth-year veterinary medicine student, Satanta, and Aaron Schaffer, third-year veterinary medicine student, Fairbury, Ill., are each receiving $1,000 scholarships from the Academy of Veterinary Consultants. The scholarship awards

  • Local |Education | April 18, 2014

    Fliter: Time to reconsider sales tax funds

    USD 383 school board vice president Leah Fliter said it might be time to reconsider using sales tax funds for the school district. USD 383 requested in February to discuss budgets during the city of Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County joint meeting Thursday. Prior to the 2012

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