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  • Local | May 06, 2013

    Signs point to a good season for those fishing at Tuttle Creek

    It could be a very good spring and summer season for those interested in fishing at Tuttle Creek. Ely Sprenkle, fisheries biologist at the Tuttle Creek office of the Department of Wildlife and Tourism, said indications from last fall point to an active season, and

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | May 06, 2013

    Governor pushes for higher ed

    Gov. Sam Brownback came to Kansas State University Monday to continue his push against cuts to the state’s higher education system. The governor met with KSU students and faculty Monday morning as part of a two-week long series of recess stops to various cities

  • Local |Business | May 06, 2013

    Charity restaurant closes doors

    Local, a restaurant geared toward charity, has closed its doors. “Last year, even though we donated over $20,000 to charities, the losses far exceeded what was needed to keep the restaurant open,” said Dave Dreiling, owner of Local and founder of GTM Sportswear, in explaining the

  • Neighbors | May 06, 2013

    Teaching canine friends to be more agile

    Neighbor 5-6.phatch

    Jocelyn Baker found a way 1 1/2 years ago to connect her love of dogs and her desire to stay busy by opening up her own agility training facility in Manhattan. In February 2012, Baker, who has been teaching agility for 12 years, built a 60 x 80 foot arena on

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 06, 2013

    Sculpture among commission items

    City commissioners plan to discuss sculptures, fast food, parking and the comprehensive plan at Tuesday night’s meeting. The Arts and Humanities Advisory Board has made a recommendation to the commission for a sculpture at the Bluemont Avenue and Fourth Street roundabout. Commissioners will hear

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 06, 2013

    Commencement ceremonies May 11, 17 and 18

    As candidates for graduation, more than 3,350 Kansas State University students are preparing for the next chapter in their lives. Commencement ceremonies will be Saturday, May 11, at Kansas State University Salina, and Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, on the Manhattan campus. Marking the university’s 150th

  • Local |Education | May 06, 2013

    MHS third at forensics championship

    Manhattan High took third place over the weekend at the 6A state high school forensics team championships. The defending 6A state champs, Manhattan this year came in behind only Blue Valley North and Shawnee Mission East, who tied for first. The competition was hosted by

  • Letters | May 06, 2013

    Let’s try to have everyone armed, at work and at play

    To the Editor: The recent deluge of applications for concealed weapon permits leaves me a bit perplexed. A better way to go, I think, would be for everyone to wear a holster on his belt. That way you would know whom to provoke and whom

  • Editorials | May 06, 2013

    County security worth improving

    Riley County District Court Judge Meryl Wilson showed more wisdom than the Kansas Legislature when he said last week, “A courthouse is no place for guns or other weapons.” The Legislature has decided, however, that no later than 2018, Kansas courthouses will be among places where

  • Letters | May 06, 2013

    How will armed students make college classes safer?

    To the Editor: I am growing increasingly disturbed by the inability of Congress to take any meaningful action on gun control. I am even more distressed at our state government taking actions that at best are useless demonstrations of political power, and at worst are


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