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  • Fliter: Time to reconsider sales tax funds

    USD 383 school board vice president Leah Fliter said it might be time to reconsider using sales tax funds for the school district. USD 383 requested in February to discuss budgets during the city of Manhattan, Riley County and Pottawatomie County joint .

  • To ignore voter fraud, you must dance around the facts

    To the Editor There is a new dance in town. Voter fraud doesn’t exist in Kansas. Here’s how it goes. Even though the facts hit you square in the face, you do a bob and weave, look the .

  • K-State rejects Romero’s appeal for release

    Leti Romero’s latest attempt to gain her release from Kansas State has been denied. Romero appeared before a university appeals committee on Wednesday to request a release from her scholarship, which would have allowed the All-Big 12 point guard to .

  • Ruth Ann Bridgewater

    Ruth Ann Bridgewater, 82, of Wamego and formerly of Topeka died Tuesday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born June 10, 1931 in Chapman, the daughter of Lorraine and Edith (Matthews) Kelly. Ruth married Erv Bussart Sr. They later .

  • Five-run 6th pushes Cats past Bears Ksubsb16.phatch

    It took awhile for Kansas State’s offense to wake up on Thursday against Baylor. But when it did, the Wildcats took off in an 8-2 win over the visiting Bears at Tointon Family Stadium. The win ended a five-game .

  • KSU equestrian team rallies to beat A&M

    WACO, Texas —  After falling behind early in the day, the No. 5-seed Kansas State equestrian team used a late comeback to defeat 12-seed Texas A&M, 8-7, to advance to the second round of the National Collegiate Equestrian .

  • Board weighs in on teacher tenure, sexual orientation

    USD 383 Board of Education members voiced their opinions about the tenure portion of the state legislature’s school finance bill Wednesday. The board also voted to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its nondiscrimination policy. No member spoke in .

  • Homeowners learn flood strategies at open house

    More than 40 residents living within the Blue River floodplain area attended an open house Wednesday to learn about how living within the flood area will affect them. Senior planner Chad Bunger said there are approximately 200 single-family homes in the Blue .

  • Police searching for armed robber

    Riley County police are searching for a man who robbed a Manhattan Dollar General store Wednesday night. Officers were alerted to an armed robbery at the store, 2321 Tuttle Creek Blvd, at 10:06 p.m. Preliminary information released by police indicated the .

  • District to use health building for lunch program

    Riley County commissioners approved an agreement between the county health department and USD 383 Monday morning that will allow the use of the health department building as an additional site to provide a summer feeding program for children 18 years and younger .

  • Schoen attributes crime drop to economy, patrols

    Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told county commissioners the crime rate continues to drop in the area. “We continue to sit around in our staff meetings and pinch ourselves on a regular basis as a result of the .

  • Flint Hills transit entity remains on hold

    The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (RTA) is still on hold, according to comments at the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meeting Wednesday. Gary Stith, deputy director of the Flint Hills Regional Council, said attorneys for the Federal Transit .


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