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  • Local | November 26, 2012

    Festival of Trees begins with ladies’ night preview

    The Festival of Trees kicks off tonight with a ladies-only holiday preview and fashion show from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kansas State University Alumni Center Ballroom. Tickets are $10 at the door and include a free bid for the quarter auction with each

  • Editorials | November 26, 2012

    A little help goes a long way

    That Powerball jackpot is getting plenty tempting, having passed the $325 million mark over the weekend. No doubt a lot of Black Friday shoppers were bummed out that they didn’t win the windfall… until they realized that they weren’t alone. Then it dawned on

  • Columns | November 26, 2012

    Governor has made dubious bets

    If Gov. Sam Brownback were a poker player, his opening bid would likely be all-in on every hand. The governor is known as someone who rarely takes half-measures. The tax changes passed in the 2012 legislative session and sweeping proposed changes to school funding, social services

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 26, 2012

    County makes plan to fill parks job

    After around a month of deliberation, the Riley County Public Works department has a set of plans to fill the two positions former assistant public works director/parks director Rod Meredith left behind. At Monday’s meeting, Riley County commissioners unanimously approved a motion to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Man arrested after police standoff

    A domestic disturbance report led to the evacuation of several homes in the Tuttle Terrace Trailer Park area and the arrest of one man Sunday afternoon. The incident happened after authorities were notified of an incident at 6030 Tuttle Terrace Lot 23 shortly before 2 p.m. A

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 26, 2012

    Fireworks, pool use on Tuesday agenda

    City commissioners plan to discuss restrictions on the use of fireworks, and they’ll also receive a report on the use of aquatics facilities last summer during Tuesday night’s work session. The fireworks discussion is a follow-up on an Aug. 28 work session at which

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 26, 2012

    Schulz wins national award for executive leadership

    Kansas State University’s president has hauled in a national award for leadership. Kirk Schulz was named Monday as recipient of the 2012 Chief Executive Leadership Award by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE. The award recognizes the leadership of a

  • Neighbors | November 26, 2012

    To Hudgins, volunteering is investing in the future


    Pat Hudgins looks at the Manhattan community like a quilt; each person or group — retired people, military families or college students — contribute to the whole. She said each social service and volunteer organization creates the thread that holds the community together, and without it the

  • Local | November 26, 2012

    3 counties respond to pasture fire

    Firefighters from three townships responded to a fire that burned 40 acres of land near Deep Creek Road Sunday afternoon. Riley County fire chief Pat Collins said a little after 2 p.m. Sunday firefighters from Manhattan Township responded to what was initially called a “brush fire”

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 26, 2012

    Not guilty plea entered for murder suspect

    A Junction City man stood silent Monday morning during his arraignment hearing on charges of first-degree murder and criminal discharge of a firearm. Daniel Parker, 26, of Junction City, is accused of murdering Frederick Beverly, 21, a Kansas National Guardsman and member of the motorcycle club Assassin

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