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  • Local |Business | August 20, 2013

    Pottawatomie County property sales continue to rise

    Property sales in Pottawatomie County continue to soar. “It’s just unbelievable,” Lois Schlegel, county appraiser, told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday. There were 99 property sales last month––nearly double the number of sales (56) in July of 2012. “I looked back and the last time we had 99

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Our congressman sounds like he’s awfully afraid

    To the Editor: Like you, and everyone else in Kansas’ First District, I recently received in the mail Representative Huelskamp’s “mid-year update from our nation’s capital.” His opening letter was well-written, and provided a nice summary of events in which he participated on

  • Editorials | August 20, 2013

    Pooling assets from KSU

    It struck us this weekend in City Park that two terrific Manhattan assets really ought to be paired together: K-State students and City Pool. The pool is closed. As you probably know, its season ended more than a week ago, on Aug. 11. This is absurd.

  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Preserve Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: Over the past few weeks I have been following the ongoing debate about Manhattan’s Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. While I no longer live in Manhattan, my family has had roots there since the Civil War and I still consider it

  • K-State Edition | August 20, 2013

    Currie pleased with success, looks toward future

    John Currie might be the busiest man in the Big 12 these days, doing all the things many athletic directors might only hope to do someday. In the past nine months, if Kansas State’s athletic director wasn’t drumming up support for multi-million dollar stadium

  • Volleyball | August 20, 2013

    New setter ready to step in for Cats


    A team’s preparation heading into a new Big 12 volleyball season is always going to feature some adjustments.  It’s even tougher when a team is faced with the prospect of replacing a constant cog in their lineup that earned all conference honors the

  • Local | August 20, 2013

    Manhattan Regional Airport announces new service to Phoenix

    New air service to Phoenix from Manhattan will begin Nov. 7, according to a press release from Allegiant, the company providing the flights. The company will provide nonstop commercial jet service to and from Manhattan Regional Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport twice weekly. “We are pleased

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 20, 2013

    Sexual assault suspect found dead

    Staff reports A man police were searching for as a suspect in a sexual assault case was found dead over the weekend, according to a press release from the Riley County Police Department. The suspect, Alexander Shelton, 26, of northeast Kansas, was wanted for a rape

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2013

    Hometown catcher grows into leader


    Blair DeBord remembers growing up with the Kansas State baseball team playing in his backyard. And he remembers well the struggles and adversity that the program faced leading up to its first NCAA Regional in 2009. That just happened to be DeBord’s, a Manhattan native

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2013

    Exhibit deals in KSU history

    A collection of artifacts and papers that reflect the growth of the university since its inception in 1863 will be on display at Hale Library through the end of the year. The exhibit is titled, “Generations of Success: K-State History in Special Collections.” It is being

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