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  • Arts & Leisure | November 04, 2013

    ‘Wonderbread Years’ at KSU found entertaining


    On Sunday, Pat Hazell performed in Forum Hall of the Kansas State University Student Union. Part stand-up comedy, part multimedia presentation, “The Wonderbread Years” recalls the trials of growing up from the perspective of a baby boomer. The stage was set with a rocking chair,

  • Local |Business | November 04, 2013

    Anytime Fitness reopens


    Anytime Fitness is once again living up to its name. The gym reopened late Friday after company lawyers agreed on a deal with the state concerning back taxes. The Kansas Department of Revenue had seized the business assets of the chain’s Manhattan and Newton

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 04, 2013

    State parks officials say power transfer wouldn’t cause any problems


    No, a transfer of power in state parks would not hinder Kansans’ freedom to fish. At least state officials don’t think so. After a proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback to shift some responsibilities running state parks from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 04, 2013

    Petition for fence at K-18

    Property owners have petitioned the city to help fund a fence as a result of the K-18 improvements abutting their properties. City commissioners will hear the petition during their legislative session Tuesday at 7 p.m. at City Hall — along with several other agenda items. Since

  • Neighbors | November 04, 2013

    One woman’s quest to dress those less fortunate

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    Manhattan isn’t known for its fashion, but one woman is taking her designs around the world. And for the best possible reason. Aurelia Pacey, 85, has made more than 700 dresses for girls in developing countries since fall of 2010. They have been sent to girls ages 3

  • Local |Traffic | November 04, 2013

    Police department gives tips on staying safe on roadsides

    Following a rash of fatal accidents involving drivers pulled off on the side of the road, Capt. Kurt Moldrup of the Riley County Police Department offered safety tips to the county commission at Monday’s meeting. Some of these accidents have occurred because of deer

  • Editorials | November 04, 2013

    Best of class, from start to finish

    Rarely does any team enjoy the success that the Manhattan High School boys cross country team did this season. The team won the 6A state championship Saturday at the Rim Rock course outside Lawrence. And for that we offer our congratulations. As a story in

  • Letters | November 04, 2013

    MHS has long been blessed with fine coaches, teachers

    To the Editor: Your special feature on the football teams at Manhattan High School in the late 1980s brought back many great memories of that era for those of us who were very close to the program.  The parents bonded as well as the

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 04, 2013

    Organization honors multicultural students

    An organization that recognizes the academic achievements of multicultural students at Kansas State University has new members. “The Multicultural Student Honor Society was founded in 1999 to honor multicultural students who have been successful academically at the university,” said Carla Jones, assistant vice president and senior

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 04, 2013

    Suspect chased and captured

    Riley County police chased a criminal suspect until he crashed his car and fled on foot in Geary County on Sunday morning. Devoris Newsom, 27, of Junction City, was arrested for fleeing or attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, aggravated intimidation of a

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