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  • Local |Business | October 14, 2014

    Gasoline drops below $3 a gallon

    Manhattan residents will have a little extra money in their wallets after filling up at area gas stations as the price of regular unleaded recently dipped to $2.99. Gas is now 23 cents less per gallon than a year ago, according to AAA of Kansas. Gas prices

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 14, 2014

    Commissioners want less gravel on county roads

    With winter just around the corner, Pottawatomie County commissioners want the amount of gravel placed on rural roads curtailed. Commissioners asked Jim Jenkins, assistant public works director, to reduce the amount of gravel on rural roads, since the gravel often ends up in ditches and

  • October 14, 2014

    Police make 3rd arrest in robbery

    Riley County police on Monday arrested a third person in connection with an Oct. 8 robbery. Rasheem Wilson, 26, 401 Maple Place, was arrested at 12:30 p.m. for aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping and aggravated robbery. The arrest stems from a robbery in the 1300 block of Flint Hills Place where

  • Local |Education | October 14, 2014

    Board to discuss online enrollment, registration

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss online enrollment and registration for district students at its 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. According to meeting agenda information, school officials are bringing the issue to board members after receiving feedback from parents at the last two central enrollment events

  • Local |Traffic | October 14, 2014

    Official gives report on rollover cleanup

    A semi tractor-trailer overturned just south of Westmoreland Oct. 7, spilling its load of gypsum and some fuel along K-99 Highway about 4 miles south of Westmoreland. Chris Trudo, emergency management director, told Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday this was the sixth semi rollover accident he has been

  • Editorials | October 14, 2014

    Make good use of lower gas prices

    The law of gravity doesn’t control oil and gas prices. In fact, experience has shown the reverse to be true: What goes down must go up. That’s pertinent now —and has been for many months, as dropping gas prices have finally broken through

  • Columns | October 14, 2014

    State seeks water solutions

    Nearly a year ago, in re-cognition of the critical importance water serves in our state, Gov. Sam Brownback challenged the Kansas Water Office and Kansas Department of Agriculture to develop a 50-year vision for our water supply. His message was clear: We needed to get

  • Arts & Leisure | October 14, 2014

    Co’Motion lights up stage in Junction City


    After listening to the Royals’ last at-bat in their Saturday baseball playoffs victory, I sidled into Junction City’s pleasant Hoover Opera House to see a performance by Co’Motion Dance Theater. Co’Motion is a small company out of western Iowa. Born during the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 14, 2014

    KSU veterinary medicine hosts reunion for Chinese students

    The U.S.-China Center for Animal Health in Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed special guests from the China Scholarship Council as part of a recent inaugural student reunion event. So far, 12 students from China have been sent to Kansas State

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | October 14, 2014

    Hale Library series presents four concerts

    The Friends of K-State Libraries group at Kansas State University is again presenting a season of music in a beautiful setting. All presentations in the Hale Library Concert Series begin at 7:30 p.m. on Hale Library’s fifth floor and include wine, dessert and chocolate.

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