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  • Editorials | December 04, 2012

    Phoenix will be lovely in January

    This is a wonderful week for the K-State football program and its fans. The Wildcats are Big 12 Conference champions and their star quarterback, Collin Klein, is one of three finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Across Manhattan and elsewhere in Kansas, tens of thousands of fans

  • Letters | December 04, 2012

    Obama presides over a modified autocracy

    To the Editor: Had a conversation recently about our democracy and what is happening. It is my view that we do not have a democracy, but a modified autocracy, which is defined by a president with power through executive fiat, regulations, government unions, liberal courts

  • Letters | December 04, 2012

    Rural firefighters really rose to occasion in recent blaze

    To the Editor: Thank you to Pat Collins and the firefighters from Manhattan Township, Blue Township and Wabaunsee County for their quick response in keeping a bad situation from turning into a disastrous one.

  • Letters | December 04, 2012

    Replace lukewarm editorial with front-page headlines

    To the Editor: While you started your Nov. 26 editorial, “Concealed carry revisited,” with “We’re not fans of concealed carry gun permits,” you did concede, “It’s never-theless impressive that only 44 of the more than 51,000 Kansans who have been issued permits since 2007 have been charged

  • Local |Traffic | December 04, 2012

    KDOT, business owner disagree about Belvue Bridge strength

    Recent testing by the Kansas Department of Transportation suggests that the concrete strength of the deck of the Belvue Bridge is not adequate for resurfacing. A Belvue business owner, however, questions those test results and offered to pay for further professional testing of the bridge

  • Local | December 04, 2012

    Value of new structures in Pottawatomie County up from 2011

    The value of structures for which Pottawatomie County issued building permits in November was more than triple the same period last year. In his monthly update to county commissioners Monday, Gregg Webster, zoning administrator, reported 28 building permits issued for November at a value of $6,451,764. In

  • Obituaries | December 04, 2012

    lan Brunmeier

    lan Brunmeier, 75, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 04, 2012

    Small explosive set off

    A small explosive was set off in a dumpster outside of apartments at 1844 Anderson Ave. Monday evening, but no injuries or damage were reported. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said an officer who was patrolling on foot heard the explosion at approximately 8:30 p.m. and observed the

  • Local |Traffic | December 04, 2012

    Injury accident on Anderson

    Riley County EMS transported a Riley woman to Mercy Regional Health Center after she lost control of her vehicle in the 5100 block of Anderson Avenue Monday morning. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Amy Samsel, 49, was driving her 1991 Geo Prism eastbound on the road when she lost

  • December 04, 2012

    Better get in line, because these cookies for charity go fast


    For most people, picturing 1,000 pounds of cookies is hard to do, but volunteers at St. Thomas More Catholic Church get to do more than picture it every December; they get to see it. The church is the home of the annual Cookie Carousel on Dec. 8.

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