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  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | March 11, 2014

    County, developer at odds over who should pay for Excel Road inspections

    WESTMORELAND — The improvement of Excel Road north of U.S. Highway 24 in Blue Township hit a bump Monday over a disagreement with developers over the cost of inspections. County counselor John Watt told Pottawatomie County commissioners he had received a call from Rob Eichman of

  • Local |Business | March 11, 2014

    Director: Big Lakes in need of funds

    The Big Lakes Development Center director says the facility is in jeopardy because of insufficient funding. Lori Feldkamp, the agency’s president and CEO, told Riley County commissioners Monday afternoon that funding is an issue for the center, and that it is in a “wait-and-see”

  • Local |Business | March 11, 2014

    Newly opened KFC goes to drive-thru service only


    Apparently Manhattan can’t get enough fried chicken. The new KFC, 901 N. Third St., has been so busy since it opened last week that the store was forced to close its dining room – and now offers only “drive-thru” service. Rajeev Jain, who owns the restaurant

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | March 11, 2014

    MHS, area teams ready for state runs


    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state. Check, and check. Now the season goes into uncharted waters. Despite creating new goals for their week at state, it would be

  • Letters | March 11, 2014

    God bless all American veterans and their families

    To the Editor: I want to thank you for the articles you’ve published regarding my brother, Walter D. Ehlers, and Roland, my brother who died on D-Day. My second-oldest brother, Claus, was with the infantry in the South Pacific. He fought on five different

  • Letters | March 11, 2014

    Ray’s brought community spirit to the neighborhood

    To the Editor: Learning that Ray’s Apple Market is closing is like learning that an old friend is moving away — without notice. I am at once sad, disappointed and confused (and a bit angry). Honestly, I don’t know where I will do routine

  • Letters | March 11, 2014

    ‘True K-State fans’ will accept coaching change

    To the Editor: Some, perhaps many, have been shocked by KSU Athletics Director John Currie’s decision to dismiss women’s basketball coach Deb Patterson from her duties. Currie was hired to do a job. That is to make and keep the Kansas State athletic

  • Letters | March 11, 2014

    Patterson firing doesn’t fit KSU’s ‘family’ theme

    To the Editor: I cannot believe the firing of KSU women’s basketball coach Deb Patterson could be because of wins and losses over the past 18 years. Thank goodness our personal lives in health, success or lack thereof are not deter-mined by only a few

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 11, 2014

    Lewis running for second county commission term


    Riley County Commissioner Dave Lewis announced Tuesday that he is running for a second term. Lewis said he feels that he has been “effective” and “prudent” in office, and that he wants to “be able to continue to provide influence” on local, regional and statewide

  • Men's Basketball | March 11, 2014

    Foster earns his second All-Big 12 designation


    One day after earning All-Big 12 second-team honors from the league’s coaches, Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster was recognized for his season by the media. Foster was named to the second-team All-Big 12 team by the Associated Press, joining Kansas freshman Joel Embiid, Oklahoma State’s

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