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  • Editorials | March 06, 2015

    Fake Patty’s Day is quite real

    If we were superstitious, we might worry about the fact that the moon will be full on Fake Patty’s Day. Instead, we’ll simply extend the hope, as we have for a number of years now, that the college students and the twentysomethings who

  • Local |Business |Fort Riley | March 06, 2015

    Colonel talks African deployment at luncheon

    Africa is “a big damn continent.” That was the gist of the message from Col. Peter Minalga, as he spoke to a group of citizens at the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s monthly military relations luncheon on Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn. Minalga, who

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2015

    Indians cruise past Wichita SE


    With a 69-26 win over Wichita Southeast in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has one more obstacle in its path to reach next week’s state tournament. It’s a familiar foe, too, as the Topeka High Trojans

  • Editorials | March 06, 2015

    A bad idea is buried

    Where such ideas come from is anyone’s guess, but at least one cockamamie education proposal that surfaced in the Kansas Legislature all but died Thursday in the House Education Committee. At issue was a bill that would prohibit anyone who lives with, is married

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Valley Heights girls into sub-state finals

    The Valley Heights girls used a strong second quarter to build a sizeable lead against Doniphan West in its 54-29 win in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state semifinal at Frankfort. In a battle between Mustangs, Valley Heights outscored its opponent 17-5 in the second

  • Columns | March 06, 2015

    Does Spirit of 1787 exist today?

    The Constitution is remarkably resilient. Changed an average of once a decade, the two-century old document has adapted to the times. Or has it? Compromises on the slave trade pushed an inevitable conflict back until civil war was necessary. Millions had civil rights denied because

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 06, 2015

    Author, artist to speak on landscape architecture

    The landscape architecture and regional & community planning department at Kansas State University will host the 2015 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture’s international conference March 24-27 at the university. Two portions of the annual conference, which has the theme of “Incite Change, Change Insight,”

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 06, 2015

    K-State professor featured on classical music album

    Bryan Pinkall, an award-winning assistant professor of music in the College of Arts & Sciences at Kansas State University, is following up on his success as artistic director of the Emmy-winning production of the 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony by performing on the soon-to-be released recording of

  • Area Schools | March 06, 2015

    Silver Lake 56, Riley Co. 47

    At Rossville, Riley County took a five-point lead to halftime against top-seeded Silver Lake, but couldn’t sustain it through the third quarter in an eventual season-ending loss in the Class 3A sub-state semifinals. The Falcons were outscored 24-8 in the third quarter to turn

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | March 06, 2015

    Nutritionist shares tips for buying healthful, inexpensive foods

    A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist. “One of the trends we have seen a lot of recently are more dollar stores or general stores, particularly in low-income areas,” said Sandy

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