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  • Board sends beer proposal to city commission

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider beer sales at Twin Oaks Sports Complex during its March 24 meeting with support from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Streeter Enterprises, the concessionaire for the parks and recreation concession stands, is proposing selling 3.2 .

  • Man guilty in October kidnapping, robbery cases

    A judge found one of four men involved in a double kidnapping and aggravated robbery guilty after the man pleaded no contest to his charges on Monday afternoon. Kenneth Mallett, 22, was found guilty of kidnapping two people in two separate .

  • Officials still waiting on autopsy in death of 25-year-old inmate

    The cause of death of an inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail last Wednesday remained undisclosed early this week, pending a final autopsy report. Mark Malick, special agent in charge with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, said the investigation into .

  • Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama with $300M for NBAF

    WASHINGTON — Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months. The bill includes the final $300 million for the .

  • Board to decide on mail-in ballot issue

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider asking voters to give USD 383 more taxing authority at its next meeting. Board members are scheduled to vote on a resolution allowing the mail-in ballot at a 6:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday at the Robinson .

  • Expert: American consumers have distrust of ‘Big Food’ Food.phatch

    As Charlie Arnot sees it, “Big Food” doesn’t have a science problem, it has a social one. “The consequences for a bad actor don’t accrue just for the bad actor, they accrue to the entire sector,” Arnot said. “.

  • Comprehensive plan nears adoption

    The Manhattan area’s updated comprehensive plan is going through the adoption phase after more than a year of work. The Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board and the Riley County Planning Board both unanimously passed adopting the Manhattan Area 2035 plan .

  • Koch gives $2.6M to Kansas State for diversity

    Wichita-based Koch Industries, one of the largest private companies in America, has announced a gift of $2,635,000 to Kansas State University. The gift will benefit many areas of the university and campus-wide programs, with the majority of the funds supporting diversity .

  • Kanasas Regents on ‘10 worst’ list for free speech

    A nonprofit educational foundation on Monday named the Kansas Board of Regents one of the 10 worst entities for free speech in 2014. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) deemed the KBOR a threat to free speech, citing the enactment .

  • Wildcat boys win sub-state opener, 50-38

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort boys’ basketball team was never in any real danger of losing to Leavenworth-Immaculata in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. I sub-state quarterfinal Monday night. But the Wildcats never quite shook the Raiders, either. Frankfort led .

  • Frankfort girls’ rally falls short

    FRANKFORT — The Frankfort girls’ basketball team came out shooting on all cylinders in the first quarter of Monday night’s Class 1A-Div. I quarterfinal, but the hot start didn’t last in a 40-39 loss to Leavenworth-Immaculata. The Wildcats, seeded .

  • Everything works like it should in this ‘Rocky’-plot film G.w.clift1

    There can’t be any secret that Disney’s “McFarland, USA” is another movie using the basic plot familiar to us from the movie “Rocky.” Excuse me. From the movies “Rocky.” And from its half dozen annual followers concerning different .







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