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  • Local |Fort Riley | March 20, 2013

    Ceremony marks division’s return home

    Fort1.phatch

    FORT RILEY — The Army’s oldest division headquarters is officially home after a year in Afghanistan. The 1st Infantry Division marked its return to American soil Tuesday with an uncasing ceremony at Victory Park. Surrounded by stones etched with the names of fallen soldiers, Maj.

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

    Family struggles with loss of six-month-old

    Funeral arrangements are being made for a 6-month-old boy who died Monday after succumbing to injuries sustained three days earlier, allegedly at the hands of his mother’s live-in boyfriend. While the baby’s family struggles to cope with the loss, members said Wednesday they

  • I Wonder |Men's Basketball | March 20, 2013

    Why is it Us vs. To Be Determined?

    Wonder1

    Q: I see that K-State is supposed to play the winner of a “play-in” game in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. How come K-State, which is a No. 4 seed, plays the winner of a play-in game? I thought the play-in games automatically

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 20, 2013

    K-State physicist returns from South America

    A Kansas State University physicist recently said “bon voyage” to the traditional classroom environment in favor of one on the high seas. Christopher Sorensen, Cortelyou-Rust university distinguished professor of physics and university distinguished teaching scholar, spent Feb. 20-March 5 as a guest lecturer on board a

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 20, 2013

    Students to showcase Kansas research at forum

    Graduate and undergraduate students at Kansas State University will present their research to campus and the community at the 18th annual K-State Research Forum. The forum will include oral presentations and poster presentations from more than 101 graduate students and 18 undergraduate students from across disciplines. Research

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

    Juvenile arrested on drug and battery charges

    A 15-year-old Manhattan boy is in the custody of the Geary County Juvenile Detention Center after Riley County police detained him Tuesday for several drug charges and battery against a law enforcement officer. Sgt. Brad Ingalls said officers arrested the boy in a residence on

  • Obituaries | March 20, 2013

    Dorothy Morarity

    Dorothy Ilene Morarity, 96, died Monday at her home in Pittsburg.

  • Obituaries | March 20, 2013

    Fiorella Hebert

    Fiorella M. Cui Hebert, 83, died Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Sponsors, volunteers helped youth mowing clinic succeed

    To the Editor: The annual youth lawn mowing clinic was held March 12 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is put on by KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club.

  • Editorials | March 20, 2013

    Don’t cut funding to higher education

    Conservative Republicans in the Kansas Legislature are determined to eliminate state income taxes — no matter what it costs. Those costs are beginning to come clear. The House this morning approved a bill that, among other things, would cut funding to higher education and shift $300 million


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