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  • Editorials | December 06, 2012

    Power supply often trumps beauty

    Homeowners have something of a love-hate relationship with tree trimmers. After storms, trimmers are heroes. At other times storms, they can be villains. After the ice storm that struck the Flint Hills five Decembers ago, those bucket trucks were the cavalry riding to the rescue.&

  • Letters | December 06, 2012

    Reporter should have pointed out ‘whoppers’

    To the Editor: The front-page article Tuesday describing the presentation of “a key lobbyist” for the Farm Bureau simply begs for the application of some actual journalism. The lobbyist’s claims are so far out of touch with reality that a responsible reporter would know

  • December 06, 2012

    Indians take second in triangular


    The Manhattan High boys’ swimming and diving team hosted its first meet of the year Wednesday, with solid results against tough competition. The home triangular meet, which featured Lawrence High and Lawrence Free State, gave coach Jerry Carpenter the opportunity to swim nearly his entire

  • December 06, 2012

    All-Big 12 is all Wildcats this year

    The awards keep rolling in for the Kansas State football team. Collin Klein was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year by both the league coaches and the Associated Press, earning first-team honors from both. Bill Snyder earned AP Big 12 Coach of the Year

  • Manhattan High School | December 06, 2012

    Stigge signs with Ottawa

    While she still has her senior season of softball ahead of her, Manhattan High’s Jenna Stigge knows where she’ll be taking her talents once that season ends this spring. Stigge signed a letter of intent to play softball at Ottawa University Wednesday afternoon.

  • Manhattan High School | December 06, 2012

    Junction City tops MHS in dual

    In a rivalry match against Junction City Wednesday night, the Manhattan High wrestling team was bested by the Blue Jays, 44-21. Junction City has several key pieces back this year and should be a force in Class 6A, but that doesn’t make the loss

  • Movies | December 06, 2012

    ‘The Collection’ aims to revolt more than to scare


    Marcus Dunstan directed “The Collection,” a movie sequel he co-wrote with Patrick Melton. The two of them had gotten in on writing some of the later sequels of “Saw,” a horror movie mostly set inside an old industrial building. The “Saws” that Dunstan and Melton

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 05, 2012

    Students, alumni snapping up tickets and travel packages for upcoming Fiesta Bowl


    Travel packages are going fast for fans seeking to go to Phoenix for the Fiesta Bowl. Various package sellers mentioned the excitement that K-State fans have shown for the Jan. 3 game against Oregon. K-State Sports Travel already has sold out of its flight packages from

  • Local | December 05, 2012

    Some homeowners not happy about Westar initiative to prune or remove trees

    Representatives from Westar Energy told city commissioners Tuesday they are in Manhattan cutting back or removing trees that pose a threat to power lines. Westar repreentative Elise Eisenbarth said Westar started the Reliabilitree program in 2010 in Wichita in order to reduce the number of power

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 05, 2012

    Sherow not seeking re-election

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    City Commissioner Jim Sherow announced Tuesday that he would not seek a third term in office, but that didn’t deter him from suggesting a question for the spring ballot. “My time on this commission, it would come round and round about the fireworks without

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