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  • KCC goes to bat for ratepayers

    Usually when Kansans hear about Westar Energy and the Kansas Corporation Commission, it has to do with a request for a rate increase. Now, however, the KCC has filed a complaint against Westar, the state’s largest electric utility, that .

  • Successful drive brings us closer to bridge pier sign

    To the Editor: Thanks to all who donated to the East Bridge Pier Project. We have reached and exceeded our goal of raising $50,000 for a “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU” sign to be placed on the 1937 art deco pier next to the .

  • Bello’s redwood creations showcased at Beach

    Charles Bello has dedicated his life to preserving 400 acres of redwood forest in Northern California. Now visitors to the newest exhibition at Kansas State University’s Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art can get a sense of the beauty of .

  • If only ‘America’ would stay on the subject G.w.clift1

    The full title of Dinesh D’Sousa’s new non-fiction film is “America: Imagine the World Without Her.” As political “documentaries” go, it is good-looking and brisk, and it will sometimes discuss ideas in a reasonable way—and this last .

  • 4-star cornerback chooses K-State

    Christmas may still be a few months away, but the Wildcats have plenty to celebrate today after picking up a highly coveted verbal commitment from standout cornerback Duke Shelley. Shelley — the 10th member of the Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class so far — .

  • Beasley’s ties to former AAU leader detailed in SI Beasley.phatch

    Curtis Malone guided plenty of his players to Kansas State, and now his relationship with former top recruit Michael Beasley and former Frank Martin assistant Dalonte Hill is prominently featured in a Sports Illustrated article. The Aug. 25 issue of Sports .

  • Bates takes the stand in child rape trial

    Christopher Bates took the stand on Thursday in Riley County District Court, where he denied the child molestation allegations that have been brought against him. The 31-year-old Fort Riley soldier faces numerous charges linked to incidents involving two sisters, 12 and 10 .

  • School board approves 2% raises

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved a 2015 fiscal year budget proposal Wednesday evening and gave raises to its employees. Based on the new budget, the local mill levy went up 0.04 mills to 52.49. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 of .

  • 70 football players given concussion test

    Seventy Manhattan High School football players so far have been tested in a concussion evaluation program that the school implemented this year for its athletes. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh gave a report about the program to the Manhattan-Ogden school .

  • Commissioners, RCPD reflect on police action in Ferguson, Mo.

    With the crisis between protesters and police forces in Ferguson, Mo., continuing to dominate the national headlines, Riley County commissioners took the opportunity Thursday morning to ask Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen if there are any lessons to .

  • ‘Let’s Be Cops’ was made with care and can be amusing G.w.clift1

    The new film comedy-adventure “Let’s Be Cops” reminded me of “Fired Up!” and “Miss March.” Like them, the new film had a good story and was fairly well written and developed. It was made, it seemed, more because somebody .

  • Let investigators do their work

    We’d like to believe that all federal employees are beyond reproach, that they perform their duties conscientiously, and that at all levels of service, they’re accountable to the public. Among other things, such an admirable level of service .





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