WASHINGTON — For the first time since the 2011 Budget Control Act put in place a series of automatic spending cuts, President Barack Obama might be in the best bargaining position to move the debate his way, toward more domestic and defense spending. And that’s with
The Manhattan Country Club is reducing services and increasing dues to address debt problems, according to a letter to members. The club informed members that it would reduce clubhouse hours during the winter months and close food and beverage service early on Sundays and Tuesdays.
Sales tax numbers are up in the city’s January sales tax report compared to last year. The report primarily reflects December spending. The report shows the city received $928,134 in sales tax revenue, a 3 percent increase from last year’s reported $900,991. The city had a
It’s pretty clear that a proposal in the Kansas Legislature to allow medical marijuana is going nowhere this year. Opponents at a hearing last week argued strongly that legalizing pot for medical purposes is basically the same as legalizing it entirely. We fundamentally agree.
To the Editor: Kansans have long understood the impact good highways have on local communities, the state’s economy and the safety of our citizens. No Kansan knew this better than President Dwight Eisenhower. His leadership led to investment in infrastructure that changed America forever.
MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon. Fortunately for the Indians, a matchup that lacked the energy and intensity of a typical game still resulted in a 20-point
Emporia junior Tanner Taylor swished a 3-pointer from the left wing and it seemed like the Spartan boys began the second half exactly how they wanted to Thursday night. But Taylor’s trey may have juiced Manhattan High more than anything. The Indians responded with
Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by
Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Aaron Messerla, Manhattan; Katherine Johnson, McPherson; Joshua Nelson, Salina; and Lauren Komer, Shawnee. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from Arizona, the scholarship is awarded
Kansas State University recently selected 11 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 22. The competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity by developing projects and programs
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