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  • Obituaries | July 10, 2013

    Milada Silva

    Milada C. Silva, 92, a longtime resident of Alma died Monday at the Alma Manor.

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | July 10, 2013

    City to hold public meeting on interchange improvements

    The city of Manhattan and Alfred Benesch and Company will host an open house to educate citizens and gather input regarding potential improvements at the K-18 and K-113 interchange. The meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 17 at the Sunset Zoo, 2233 Oak

  • Editorials | July 10, 2013

    It does no harm, and little good, to ask

    Members of the Kansas Board of Education on Tuesday engaged in their almost annual ritual of agreeing to ask Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature for more money for public schools than they have the remotest chance of getting. Trouble is, this request is

  • Volleyball | July 10, 2013

    Cats fall to Czech Republic at Games

    KAZAN, Russia — Following a sweep by Poland on Monday in the first match of the World University Games for Team USA, the team responded with a strong defensive performance at the net and almost took down the Czech Republic in the second set on Tuesday.

  • Football | July 10, 2013

    Finney named to Rimington watch list

    For a second straight season, Kansas State center B.J. Finney has been named to the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy as the nation’s premier center, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Tuesday. Finney’s inclusion on this year’s watch list marks

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 09, 2013

    City: Working toward no tax rate hike

    At tonight’s commission meeting, the city decided for another work session to discuss social services funding and personnel costs to get mill levy increase to zero.

  • I Wonder | July 09, 2013

    How is the city of Manhattan spending $122 million a year?


    Q: In regard to the Manhattan city government budget, which I find almost unbelievable, what in the name of the Lords of Kobol is the city spending $122 million on? You know we are not a Metropolis. Without counting the K-State students we wouldn’t even

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

    Judge gives separate prison terms for pair in deadly arson

    The man and woman convicted of killing a K-State researcher after setting the apartment complex she lived in on fire in February were sentenced to prison Monday in front of a packed courtroom in Topeka. Though Patrick Scahill, 20, and Virginia Griese, 20, appeared together for the

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 09, 2013

    Justice center nearing completion

    With construction nearing completion, Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday began planning public tours of the new justice center at Westmoreland prior to its official opening. The final contract day for work on the $14 million facility is Aug. 8, and commissioners hope to open the 63,000-square-foot facility to

  • Editorials | July 09, 2013

    Congratulations plant pathologists

    If you don’t know a lot about plant pathology, you probably have plenty of company. But if you don’t know what being the very best is, you’re probably alone. So it is that we congratulate Kansas State University’s Department of Plant

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