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  • February 10, 2013

    Making newspaper, television work together

    The newspaper. The television. These are two different and competitive forms of communication in our modern society. Can the two ever get along? Today we’ll learn about an innovative newspaper publisher who chose to launch a local cable television system. He got them to

  • Columns | February 10, 2013

    Mixing drought’s good, bad news


    Some good things happen in droughts, the folks who tend to like their weather dry are quick to report. It’s true only up to a point, which is when there is no water to be had and none in Nature’s vast pipeline headed

  • Women's Basketball | February 09, 2013

    Cyclones drop K-State women, 87-71

    AMES, Iowa — Seniors Brittany Chambers and Mariah White combined to score 58 points Saturday, but it wasn’t enough, as the 25th-ranked Iowa State Cyclones eased past Kansas State, 87-71, at Hilton Coliseum. With the loss, the Wildcats’ losing streak now goes to four straight games.

  • Triangulate |Men's Basketball | February 09, 2013

    My Last Goodbye - to Lee Doyen


    Lee Doyen, 91, of Concordia died February 2, 2013.  Lee was a Kansas State basketball letterman who enrolled at KSAC (Kansas State Agricultural College) now Kansas State University in the fall of 1939- and graduated in 1944 (the year I was born) with a bachelor’s degree in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Fire ruled arson, death a homicide

    Police arrested two people for murder in connection with a deadly apartment fire that investigators have determined was intentionally set late Wednesday night in Manhattan. Patrick Scahill, 20, 1838 Anderson Ave., and Virginia Griese, 19, 221 N. 5th St., were arrested for felony murder and aggravated arson, officials announced

  • Local | February 08, 2013

    New building aims to put everything within walking distance

    Strass inside.phatch

    McCullough Development is nearing its deadline for the $9 million Strasser Village apartment complex, which will open in downtown Manhattan as part of the city’s redevelopment process April 1. “Manhattan residents said housing was an important component of the redevelopment process so we joined the conversation,”

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 08, 2013

    Sales tax receipts down in January

    City sales tax revenues declined by more than $80,000 during January from the same month a year ago. Finance director Bernie Hayen said local retailers “held their own” compared to last year, but there was a “notable decrease” in intercollegiate sales tax revenues. The city reported $887,865

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Dara’s suspect found, held on $100,000 bond

    Police located a 22-year-old Manhattan man Thursday believed to be involved in an earlier armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane. Frank Hanson III, 1838 Anderson Ave., Apt. 4, was arrested in Grandview Plaza at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday after he was located with the assistance of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 08, 2013

    Inquiry continues into Wednesday’s fatal fire

    Crime scene.phatch

    Officials are still searching for a cause to the apartment fire that killed one person Wednesday night. Crews remained on the scene Friday at 820 Sunset Avenue, and as of mid-day northbound traffic from Anderson Avenue was still blocked. Fire Chief Jerry Snyder said all agencies,

  • Editorials | February 08, 2013

    Polio has an ally in radical Islam

    As people the world over have observed in recent years, religious extremism is manifest in many ways. Bombs small enough to fit in one’s hand and as big as commercial jetliners have been used to kill, maim and instill terror in innocent people, to

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