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  • Columns | January 22, 2013

    Apology welcome, long overdue

    Apologies have become passé. Apologizing takes humility and respect, two traits severely lacking in today’s society. That’s what makes an apology from a genuinely contrite individual all the more appreciated. It is hard to admit you are wrong. This comes to mind with

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 22, 2013

    Friends camp out at Bramlage to keep the seats they’ve had for 5 years

    Behind every good team should be a dedicated fan base. That base should include members willing to stand outside for hours when the wind chill is in the single digits. With the expected packed house for Tuesday’s basketball game between No. 11 K-State and No. 3

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 22, 2013

    No city filings as deadline passes

    From a Manhattan perspective, at least, the filing deadline passed quietly today. With expiration of the noon deadline to file to run in April’s local elections, there were no new filings for either the Manhattan City Commission or USD 383 Board of Education.  The

  • Local |Education | January 22, 2013

    Board to look at new turf plan

    Bishop Stadium could have an artificial turf field next school year if the USD 383 school board agrees to an altered donation plan at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Representatives of the Manhattan High Booster Club first brought the idea of a fund-raising campaign to

  • Local |Traffic | January 22, 2013

    New signal system on Anderson should help keep traffic moving

    City officials announced that a new traffic signal coordination system was switched on today along Anderson Avenue. It is designed to move traffic more efficiently though lights from Sunset Avenue to 14th Street along Anderson. The system, In-Sync, was designed by Rhythm Engineering of Kansas

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | January 22, 2013

    Essay earns Sherows a seat at the presidential inauguration

    An essay by two Kansas State University historians earned them seats at the inaugural swearing-in Monday at the U.S. Capitol. Jim and Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, both on the history department faculty at K-State, attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 22, 2013

    Woman reports rape

    A 32-year-old woman reported that a person known to her attempted to rape her on Jan. 19 at approximately 1 a.m. in Manhattan. The incident is under investigation.

  • Manhattan High School | January 22, 2013

    Indians win first home meet

    The Manhattan High bowling teams had a solid home debut on Monday, with both the girls’ and boys’ teams taking first place out of four teams. The boys won with a 2,724, running away with the competition and winning by 252 pins over second-place Emporia. Junction City

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 22, 2013

    Report of shots fired

    Police are investigating reports of shots fired at 2427 Charolais Lane at approximately 6:42 a.m. Tuesday Sgt. Brad Ingalls said police were still on the scene investigating as of press time. More details will be released as they are available.

  • Movies | January 22, 2013

    ‘Mama’ doesn’t tackle the real issue in the film


    In 1725, some German peasants captured in the woods a boy of roughly twelve years. Peter the Wild Boy, as he came to be known, was dirty, unkempt, without any language, and without any manners. No parents or relations claimed him. He was a feral stray.

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