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  • Local |Government & Politics | February 24, 2015

    Morse doubles foes’ dough

    Linda Morse has received more than double the campaign contributions of the nearest Manhattan City Commission candidate. Monday was the deadline for the six Manhattan City Commission candidates’ campaign finance reports, covering the period from Jan. 1 through Feb. 19. Morse, retired K-State registrar, received $6,135 in contributions

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Move breathes new life into last video-only rental store


    Two weeks. That’s how much longer Scott Bauer thought he would keep Digital Shelf open. “Rent was going up in our old location,” the owner said. “I was contemplating closing down period, but then this spot became available.” Bauer spoke in his new location

  • Local |Business | February 24, 2015

    Most home values up in Riley County

    Residential property owners in Riley County will see an average increase of 3 to 5 percent in appraised values for 2014. The appraiser’s office has completed its 2015 review process and mailed “change of value notices” to property owners, county appraiser Greg McHenry said. The increase for residential

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 24, 2015

    Judge moves to limit some testimony in daycare case

    Doctors can offer their expert opinions but can’t testify that a daycare provider’s actions caused the injuries to a child in her care, a Riley County judge said Tuesday. The child sustained a bruise on the head after Lesa Heiman held the child

  • Editorials | February 24, 2015

    Kansas standards serve students well

    One piece of good news to come out of a legislative committee hearing Monday on a proposal to repeal the state’s education standards was the reminder that lawmakers probably won’t resolve the controversy this year because they have other, more pressing, challenges. And

  • Manhattan High School | February 24, 2015

    MHS girls looking to rebound


    After a tough loss at Hayden on Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team will likely need a pair of wins this week if it hopes to claim even a share of the Centennial League title. While Tuesday’s trip to Junction City looks favorable

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2015

    Riley County boys win

    At Council Grove, the Riley County boys’ basketball team defeated Council Grove, 59-49, Monday night to improve to 13-6 on the season with just one regular-season game to play. The Falcons made the trip to Council Grove for the makeup games after weather concerns prompted

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2015

    Council Grove 48, Riley County 34

    At Council Grove, the Falcons allowed the Braves to take an early 14-7 lead into the second quarter and couldn’t come back the rest of the way. Riley County trailed 20-13 at halftime and was down 31-23 heading into the fourth quarter, where Council

  • Local |Education | February 24, 2015

    Population growth, budget issues on board’s winter retreat agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will look into the future of USD 383 schools at its winter retreat this week. The board will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. to discuss how population growth will affect the district. The retreat allows

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Rannells King, 82, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation Center in Wilton, Connecticut. The family provided some of the following information. Rannells was born and raised in Manhattan. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, he graduated from Kansas State

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