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  • Local |Government, Politics | November 30, 2012

    Historic board approves plan for library addition

    Expansion plans for the Manhattan Public Library have been approved by the Manhattan Historic Resources Board. While the library is not designated as a historic building, it does reside within 500 feet of several historic buildings and districts. That means any building or landscape changes have

  • I Wonder | November 30, 2012

    Why is there no Big 12 logo on the field?


    Q: I have traveled to all of the K-State Big 12 conference away football games this year. I have noticed each school we have played displays a large Big 12 logo on their field, have large flags displaying the Big 12 logo, and most have Big 12 promotional announcements

  • Obituaries | November 30, 2012

    Elizabeth Myers

    Elizabeth Michelle Myers, 37, of Bonner Springs died Wednesday at her home.

  • Obituaries | November 30, 2012

    Steve Jacobson

    Steve “Jake” Jacobson, 61, formerly of Wamego, died Thursday after a long illness.

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 30, 2012

    New K-State partnerships looks to increase applicant diversity

    A new partnership with Texas Tech University will help Kansas State University increase diversity in applicant pools for open positions. The partnership — the first of its kind for Kansas State University — involves a database called The Registry, which is short for the National Registry of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 30, 2012

    Thefts reported from hotel parking lots

    Officials said they are investigating a series of thefts from pick-up trucks parked in hotel lots in Pottawatomie County, the most recent reported on Thursday. Lt. Josh Kyle said that incident occurred in the parking lot of Comfort Suites, 1020 Hostetler Drive, between Nov. 28 and 29. An

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | November 30, 2012

    False alarm at elementary school

    Riley County officers were called to Woodrow Wilson Elementary School after school hours on Thursday after it was reported that a male, who looked to be in his teens, appeared to be carrying a rifle on school grounds, though the object was later found to

  • Editorials | November 30, 2012

    The pools look great at summer’s end

    The irony of the entire debate over the length of the pool season lies in learning that the city has built a set of pools so large, so involved, so elaborate, with so many gadgets and fun diversions that it is no longer practical to

  • Letters | November 30, 2012

    Is Black Friday surpassing Thanksgiving as a holiday?

    To the Editor: Thanksgiving, I’m afraid, is being squeezed out of existence. The lovely holiday when we gather together with friends and family for a meal, as did our Pilgrim fathers, to thank God for being in a free land and for bringing us

  • Letters | November 30, 2012

    Thanks to Bill Snyder, team for an outstanding season

    To the Editor: I want to congratulate Coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcat football team on an outstanding season. As we welcome the University of Texas to Manhattan, Saturday will be a special day to honor the seniors and their family members.

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