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  • Letters | April 04, 2013

    Thanks to moderates, happy days are here again

    To the Editor: Happy days are here again, the sky above is blue and clear again, happy days are here again!

  • Letters | April 04, 2013

    Tolerance and balance return to City Commission

    To the Editor: I would like to congratulate the voters of Manhattan who turned out Tuesday to realign our City Commission. For far too long the two curmudgeons, AKA Wynn Butler and John Matta, have dominated and degraded the people of Manhattan.

  • Editorials | April 04, 2013

    In lieu of gestures, solve the problems

    Sometimes even unremarkable things presidents do make news for the simple reason that presidents do them. That’s the case with President Barack Obama’s announcement that he will return 5 percent of his salary to the U.S. Treasury as an act of solidarity with

  • Letters | April 04, 2013

    Many contributed to success of Rotary Peace Forum

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Konza Rotary Club and the Manhattan Noon Rotary Club would like to thank the community for its support and interest in the recent Peace Forum held at the Leadership Studies Building on the KSU campus.

  • Local | April 04, 2013

    Officials use controlled burns to keep artillery fields clear


    A group of Fort Riley firefighters and biologists stand in an artillery field. The field is barren except for gold grasses towering over shorter green blades just budding out of the earth. One of the biologists walks walks along the edge of the field with

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | April 04, 2013

    Man dead following I-70 chase

    A Manhattan man is dead after the vehicle he was riding in crashed trying to avoid another car reportedly traveling down the wrong side of Interstate 70 during a police pursuit late Wednesday evening. The accident occurred about half a mile west of Chestnut Street in

  • Arts, Leisure | April 04, 2013

    ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Wamego’s Columbian Theatre


    The Flint Hills will be alive with music when the Historic Columbian Theatre presents “The Sound of Music” this weekend. From its first appearance on Broadway in 1959 to the classic musical movie starring Julie Andrews, “The Sound of Music” has had a special place in

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 04, 2013

    No county cash coming soon, if ever, for Fieldhouse Project

    The Riley County Commission decided not to give the Manhattan Fieldhouse Project $10,000 that group requested to help fund a feasibility study here Thursday. Fieldhouse Advisory Group Chair Gail Urban requested the funds, saying her group needs $100,000 to conduct a study of the feasibility of the

  • Local |Education | April 04, 2013

    Three take oath on USD 383 school board

    The three newly elected USD 383 board members were sworn in during the school board meeting Wednesday. Pat Hudgins, Marcia Rozell and Aaron Estabrook were elected to the USD 383 Board of Education on Tuesday. Although they won’t take their seats until July, state statute dictates

  • Local | April 04, 2013

    Controlled burns coming at Tallgrass prairie

    Officials at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve outside Strong City announced Thursday that the prescribed fire season has begun and will continue through April 19. Prescribed fire is used by preserve land managers to remove woody and non-native vegetation, promote native plant and animal diversity, and maintain

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