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  • Columns | September 08, 2013

    U.S. foreign policy is becoming embarrassing

    Last week I suggested that the world was waiting to see what President Barack Obama would do with regard to Syria. Unfortunately, we are still waiting. In a move that surprised even his staff, Obama decided to talk tough while dumping the problem on Congress.

  • Manhattan High School | September 06, 2013

    Mill Valley defeats Indians, 26-21

    After a dominating performance against Mill Valley a season ago, the Jaguars flipped the script on the Manhattan Indians in Friday’s season-opening return game, with Logan Koch rushing for 209 yards while scoring four touchdowns on the ground and two more through the air to

  • Tennis | September 06, 2013

    KSU to dedicate new tennis facilty Saturday

    Kansas State will dedicate the new Mike Goss Tennis Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday in an on-court ceremony that will be open to the public in addition to being broadcast live on K-StateHD.TV. The event for donors, project contributors and the general public will

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 06, 2013

    New assistant city manager named

    Adam Bentley has been named the city’s the new assistant city manager. Bentley will start work here October 14. City manager Ron Fehr, who announced Bentley’s selection from among four candidates Friday,  cited Bentley’s experience in working in a university town. Bentley

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | September 06, 2013

    Manhattan man killed in motorcycle crash

    A motorcycle crash south of Manhattan resulted in one man’s death Thursday. According to a crash report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, a motorcycle driven by Jose F. Laureano-Mercado, 29, of Manhattan struck a delineator post in the 2000 block of McDowell Creek Road while traveling

  • I Wonder | September 06, 2013

    How can the stadium be ‘under budget’?


    Q: I heard Kirk Schulz say that the new stadium expansion project was “under budget.” But the budget was $75 million, and it turned out to be $90 million. How is that “under budget”?

  • Local |Business | September 06, 2013

    Board denies rezoning for Body First fitness


    The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board Thursday denied a request by Doug Sellers to rezone the Body First fitness center from a single family residential district to a C-2 commercial district. It did so by a 4-0 vote, citing concerns from abutting property owners over

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 06, 2013

    K-State’s Family of the Year includes 40+ alums

    Three sisters started a family legacy nearly 70 years ago that has resulted in four generations of Kansas State University Wildcats and one outstanding family. The Bebermeyer family will be recognized as the 2013 Kansas State University Family of the Year at Family Day Saturday at Bill

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 06, 2013

    Battery report determined to be false

    Investigators at the Riley County Police Department determined that information in an alleged battery case was false. In the early morning hours of Aug.18 police responded to a battery report in the south central portion of Manhattan. It was reported that a female victim jogging

  • Local |Business | September 06, 2013

    Tax service offers seminars on new health care law

    Liberty Tax Service is hosting Health Care Reform for Individuals. The seminar is free and will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Liberty Tax Service, 100 E Bluemont Ste. G in Manhattan. Come learn the impact of the new Affordable Care Act and how it

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