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  • Triangulate |Men's Basketball | February 01, 2013

    Ray Wauthier and the “Tiger” Connection- A Champion For Civil Rights

    Suitcase, ray, barbara

    Ray Wauthier died Tuesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Center here in Manhattan.  He was 91.  He was my major professor while I was getting my Master’s Degree at Kansas State in 1968.  I last saw him during June of 2012 when former basketball

  • Editorials | February 01, 2013

    Al-Qaida’s assault on culture

    Al-Qaida’s offenses against humanity are too numerous to count. The gratuitous murders, the mutilations and the sheer terror inflicted by these Islamic extremists continue to outrage people of all faiths, including Islam. More than a decade ago in Afghanistan, Islamic extremists — the Taliban — demonstrated

  • Columns | February 01, 2013

    Ready, willing and qualified

    In April, we will be voting for three open City Commission seats. I urge you to get to know your candidates and to make a wise choice… one that best represents your views and positions on the issues. I hope that as you get to

  • Letters | February 01, 2013

    Do we want to keep fighting or work together?

    To the Editor: In Art Loub’s Jan. 30 letter, he made a reasonable request: “... maybe an informed Democrat or liberal in the Manhattan area can enlighten us gun-toting, Bible thumping, women-hating semi-literate dinosaur conservatives as to just what five things Obama did accomplish…”

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 01, 2013

    RCPD works with Pottawatomie County on drug bust

    On Thursday, the Riley County Police Department in conjunction with Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (commonly called ATF) conducted three drug-related search warrants in Riley and Pottawatomie counties. The search warrants resulted in the arrests of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 01, 2013

    Second phone fraud case in a week

    Terry Joseph Howard Hersh, 24, reported an unknown caller called him asking for financial information. Officer Matt Droge, said Hersh said the caller said a recent credit card transaction did not go through and needed the information again to process the charge. Hersh gave the caller

  • February 01, 2013

    MHS wrestling splits at Rural triangular

    The Manhattan Indians wrestling team ended its dual season with a split at Washburn Rural on Thursday. In the first match, Manhattan lost a nailbiter to Blue Valley Northwest 38-35, before coming back in the second dual and beating Rural 36-32 to end on a

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2013

    Falcons’ Chavis commits to Butler County


    After four season of leading the Riley County Falcons at quarterback, and countless honors along the way, Bryce Chavis is ready to go to the next level. The Riley County senior announced his commitment on Wednesday, choosing to play at Butler Community College next season.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 01, 2013

    ‘Wildcat birthday’ kicks off Feb. 14

    Kansas State University begins celebrating its sesquicentennial Feb. 14 with a kickoff event looking back at 150 years of colleges, academic departments and other facets of university life — topped off with the university’s signature Call Hall ice cream and birthday cake. The kickoff event is 1 to 7

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 01, 2013

    150th anniversary connects past, present and future

    Kansas State University’s 150th anniversary celebration, which kicks off in February 2013, isn’t just about honoring the university’s past. Current students are being encouraged to take part in planning and celebrating the sesquicentennial. Grant Hill, a senior in accounting and student body vice

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