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  • Arts, Leisure | September 10, 2013

    Vocalist Allyson to present concert

    TOPEKA — The second concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s current season will be Sunday, featuring vocalist Karrin Allyson. Allyson will display her vocal/piano talents once again to TJW members and their guests from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Downtown Ramada’s Regency Ballroom. 

  • Columns |Football | September 10, 2013

    Kinder: Waters’ days numbered as the starter?

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    This really is a good problem to have if you’re Kansas State. The Wildcats have two capable quarterbacks, clearly very different in styles, yet both effective doing what each of them does best. And while Jake Waters will start again Saturday night against UMass,

  • Volleyball | September 10, 2013

    Undefeated Wildcats host Tulsa tonight

    The undefeated Kansas State volleyball team hosts Tulsa tonight at Ahearn Field House, as the Wildcats look for their seventh straight win to start the season. Beginning at 6 p.m., tonight’s tilt with Tulsa marks the end of a four-match-in-five-day stretch for the Wildcats.

  • Editorials | September 09, 2013

    A timely focus on agriculture policy

    The Landon Lecture Series is trying something different next month, and we hope area residents take advantage of it. Instead of a single distinguished speaker, as has been the norm since former Kansas Gov. Alf Landon gave the first lecture in 1966, the series has invited

  • Movies | September 09, 2013

    ‘Riddick’ is worth all the trouble, once it gets going


    Sometimes it’s tough being a moviegoer. Ticket prices keep going up, so that a seat at the Friday or Saturday night showings of the new movie “Riddick” cost $10 each, and this is not a 3D movie. Compare the relentless inflation of ticket prices with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Riley County police provide few details about body discovery Sunday


    The death of an elderly man here Sunday is being investigated as a homicide. Riley County police identified the victim as John Burroughs, 68, of Lot 277 Red Bud Estates. Burroughs’ body was found Sunday afternoon by police responding to a request to check on Burroughs’ welfare.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 09, 2013

    Woman killed on I-70

    A 31-year-old woman died Sunday afternoon on I-70 in Riley County after being struck by a vehicle while standing on the shoulder working on a tire. The victim was identified as Samantha A. Coleman, whose home was listed as Abilene. According to the crash report

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 09, 2013

    $15.8M project up for review

    City commissioners will be asked Tuesday to commit to a $16 million expansion project at the Manhattan Regional Airport terminal. The commitment, which will be sought at a special meeting at 5 p.m. in the commission chambers at City Hall, is in the form of a

  • Local | September 09, 2013

    Near-record heat affecting plant life, runners

    Manhattan has been experiencing near-record high temperatures in the last few weeks, which affects people who enjoy the outdoors or make their living there, such as runners and farmers. Temperatures broke 100 this weekend with a high of 101 on Sunday, an unseasonable temperature for September, according

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | September 09, 2013

    Paraguay’s new minister of agriculture has K-State ties

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    Manhattanites wouldn’t normally be interested in a new cabinet officer in Paraguay. But at least one local family is keyed up about the naming of K-State alum Jorge Gattini as that nation’s minister of agriculture. Gattini, who in 1998 earned a master’s degree

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