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  • March 18, 2013

    Candidates talk about mass transit plans for the city

    Paying for the MPO Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? John Ball: Yes. I believe that MPO functions can be directly tied to core economic development requirements. Also, by using

  • Letters | March 18, 2013

    Nuss will represent those who don’t have a voice

    To the Editor: I am voting for Deb Nuss for City Commission. Deb has a strong history of commitment to the community of Manhattan. She has long been a presence at commission meetings as well as work sessions, and is well familiar with the challenges

  • Men's Basketball | March 18, 2013

    Cats earn No. 4 seed, will play in KC

    No 44.phatch

    Things went pretty well for Kansas State the last time the Wildcats opened the NCAA Championship in Kansas City. It was 1964 and Lyndon Johnson was president, the first-ever Mustang was rolled off the assembly line, the Beatles made their U.S. television debut on the

  • Men's Basketball | March 18, 2013

    K-State preparing for every scenario

    It’s only Monday, but time is already ticking on the Kansas State coaching staff as it prepares to open the NCAA Championship on Friday in Kansas City. The fourth-seeded Wildcats won’t even know what team they’re playing until late Wednesday night, as

  • March 17, 2013

    K-State earns No. 4 seed, will play in KC

    Kansas State just spent three days at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., for the Big 12 Championship — and now its going back. The Wildcats (27-7) were selected as the No. 4 seed in the West Region Sunday, and will open play on Friday in Kansas

  • Gardening | March 17, 2013

    Vegetable growing time approaches


    St. Patrick’s Day is the unofficial start of the growing season. Soil temperatures around then typically have warmed enough to start planting some cool-season vegetables. Some transplant flowers and dormant perennials can go in the ground as well. Taking the soils temperature is the

  • Local |Education | March 17, 2013

    MHS students in state press competition

    A record 17 entries from Manhattan High qualified for the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest, which will take place May 4 at the University of Kansas. Liz Logback, third place in academic photography Sarah Shi, honorable mention in academic photography Jordan Morris, honorable mention in cutline

  • Local |Education | March 17, 2013

    Manhattan High forensics team results

    The Manhattan High School forensics team took first place in one tournament and second place in two others in competition so far this semester. The team, which competes in various public speaking and performance events, took first place at in Junction City Feb. 8-9, and

  • Local |Education | March 17, 2013

    Wabaunsee High students to compete in state competition

    Nineteen entries from Wabaunsee High School qualified for the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest May 4 at the University of Kansas. Aaron Mayer, honorable mention, cutline writing.  Ian Carroll, honorable mention, cutline writing. Shelby Savage, second place, editing. Emily Anderson, honorable mention, editing. Adrian

  • Local |Education | March 17, 2013

    Local mentoring programs get funds

    Kansas Mentors has given more than $45,000 in funding to 11 mentoring programs to help offset the costs of background checks conducted through the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. HandsOn Kansas State, which does academic mentoring among other volunteer activities, received $960 and North Central-Flint Hills AAA- Foster Grandparents

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