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  • Local |Government & Politics | January 13, 2014

    County wants welcome sign back

    The Riley County Commission would like to reinstall a “Welcome to Manhattan” sign that was removed during construction on K-18. However, the Kansas Department of Transportation’s regulations may or may not allow it to be reinstalled in its previous form. Public Works director Leon

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 13, 2014

    City to address floodplain issues

    More floodplain regulations are up for discussion by the city commission. Tuesday’s meeting — 5 p.m. at City Hall — concerns building regulations for structures that already exist in the floodplain. City staff and commissioners have debated new floodplain regulations at previous work sessions. According to

  • Neighbors | January 13, 2014

    Adaptability helped doctor in practice, life

    Neighbor.phatch

    Part of Dr. Rahila Andrews’ job in occupational medicine is to help people transition back into the workplace. She helps patients deal with workplace injuries, working them through physical or occupational therapy to get them back in the swing of things. “I like seeing people

  • Obituaries | January 13, 2014

    JOAN MCNEIL

    Joan Catherine (Newcomer) Sistrunk McNeil, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday evening at the Meadowlark Hills nursing home after a lengthy illness. The family provided some of the following informtion. Born April 27, 1929, in El Dorado, to Mable and L.W. “Newc” Newcomer, she was the eldest of

  • Obituaries | January 13, 2014

    ALEXANDER SAJO

    Alexander John Sajo, COL (Ret) 82, of Junction City, died Jan. 9 at the Valley View Senior Life in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Born March 22, 1931, in Southgate, Calif., John grew up in Cleveland. Bright, handsome, and witty, he graduated from high

  • Movies | January 13, 2014

    ‘The Legend of Hercules’ is a disappointment

    Christopher.conner1

    The first of at least two takes on the myth of Hercules, “The Legend of Hercules,” stars Kellan Lutz as the Greek demigod. In this version of the story, the film begins with King Amphitryon (Scott Adkins) storming the city of Argos. Reaching the center,

  • Football | January 13, 2014

    K-State football adds LB commitment

    The Kansas State football team picked up a commitment Sunday night from high school linebacker Justin Hughes. The Tucker (Ga.) High prospect chose the Wildcats over offers from Syracuse, TCU, Buffalo, Furman, Jacksonville State and Liberty. He announced his decision on Twitter. Hughes, a 6-foot-1, 205

  • Women's Basketball | January 13, 2014

    Wildcats in Lubbock, look to snap skid

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team’s best chance at ending its losing skid might be Tuesday night on the road at Texas Tech. K-State and Texas Tech are the only two remaining Big 12 teams without conference victories yet this season. (Kansas State’s

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 13, 2014

    Jellison: Despite setback, Cats still progressing

    Cut047joel.phatch

    If Saturday felt like a reason to give up, then stop. You’re doing it wrong. This was a team that was built from recruiting trips last season, for the most part, teamed with a few guys with starting experience and long-time role players. (Kansas

  • Cross Country | January 13, 2014

    Buchanan honored

    The Big 12 announced Kansas junior Reid Buchanan was named the Big 12 Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year in its 2013 fall sports awards Tuesday. The honor marks the first time a KU cross-country runner has won the award and the fifth Kansas student-athlete to


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