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  • Obituaries | March 20, 2014

    FRED J. NELSON

    Fred J. Nelson, 91, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. He was born on June 21, 1922, in Riley County and had been a Manhattan resident since 1947. Additional obituary information and service times will announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue,

  • Editorials | March 20, 2014

    U.S. should help the ‘real’ Ukraine

    The endgame in Crimea is playing out exactly as Russian President Vladimir Putin drew it up. We shouldn’t be surprised — not even a little bit. And predictably, Mr. Putin is laughing at the token sanctions and rhetoric offered by the United States. He had

  • Letters | March 20, 2014

    We’re lucky in Manhattan to have good rehab support

    To the Editor: We all know that as we age, parts of our bodies, like parts on old automobiles, fall apart or have to be replaced. I recently had my second replacement part installed — a “new left hip.” One arrives at the decision to have

  • Letters | March 20, 2014

    Thanks to all who helped with lawn mower clinic

    To the Editor: The annual Youth Lawn Mowing Clinic was held March 11 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is a cooperative event put on by KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club. The purpose of the clinic is to provide information

  • Letters | March 20, 2014

    We don’t need head of the RCPD to be elected

    To the Editor: Thank you for Sunday’s editorial regarding SB463, a bill that would make the head of the RCPD an elective office, and your subsequent coverage. Certainly we need professional leadership in the RCPD. We do not need an elected person who probably

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 20, 2014

    Regester: Cutting mortgage fees would hurt county

    There was little love for Topeka during Thursday morning’s Riley County Commission meeting. Debbie Regester, the county register of deeds, expressed her disapproval of Kansas Senate bill 298, which she reported had passed that chamber on Wednesday. It now moves to the House of Representatives.

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 20, 2014

    KSU employee’s suit allowed to go forward

    A former Kansas State University employee can move forward with a racial discrimination lawsuit against the university, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week. Edwin Asebedo, a Hispanic man, alleged that his supervisor and former co-workers in KSU’s Central Mail Services Department

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 20, 2014

    Huelskamp threatens to sue Douglas County DA over ticket lottery

    Apparently U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp has decided on the old axiom that all publicity is good publicity. The 1st District congressman got hooked earlier this week, when he announced a lottery to give away NCAA tournament basketball tickets — to a winner who had qualified

  • Manhattan High School | March 20, 2014

    Indians land 4 on all-league teams

    With high school basketball season in the rearview mirror, the Centennial League boys’ basketball coaches announced their all-league selections Tuesday night, with four Manhattan players honored. Topping the list for the Indians were juniors Payton Stephens and Pierson McAtee, who each were named to the

  • Manhattan High School | March 20, 2014

    MHS wrestler Mullin chooses Ottawa

    Despite gearing up for his final baseball season at Manhattan High, senior Josh Mullin made his college choice official last week, choosing to wrestle at Ottawa University. The program at Ottawa was just added and is in its beginning stages. Mullin will compete on the


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