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  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | September 19, 2014

    Regents approve $20M for K-State

    TOPEKA — A biennial budget appropriations request for higher education that includes $20 million for Kansas State University in the next two years received initial approval from the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday. The request will move forward for Gov. Sam Brownback’s consideration. K-State requested $5 million

  • Columns | September 19, 2014

    Scotland missed opportunity in vote for indepencence

    CLOVEFORDS, Scotland — I’m a fourth-generation Scot — and I voted “Yes.” My hope was that Scotland would become an independent country, able to run its own affairs and economy and be fully responsible for them. And stop blaming the government in Westminster. We had a

  • Local |Business | September 19, 2014

    Mortgages at 14-year low across state

    Mortgages are at a 14-year low statewide, Riley County Register of Deeds Debbie Regester said Thursday. Regester received the information at a Kansas County Officials Association meeting she attended in Wichita last week. She told county commissioners her department hasn’t seen a mortgage above $1

  • Local |Education | September 19, 2014

    No gas leak at preschool

    No gas was found at College Hill Preschool after the building was evacuated and closed Thursday because of a suspicious smell. Director of safety and communications for USD 383 Michele Jones said Kansas Gas Service tested the gas line at the preschool, 2600 Kimball Ave., on Thursday

  • Manhattan High School | September 19, 2014

    Izquierdo makes transition to life in Kansas

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    Even by military standards, Manhattan High running back Daniel Izquierdo has moved a lot throughout his childhood. The senior moved into the district last year, but has lived in five different states while also spending four years overseas. Needless to say, Izquierdo is good at

  • Editorials | September 19, 2014

    Reason enough for a street dance

    For area residents looking for a reason to party, a birthday anniversary is always good. Aggieville’s 125th birthday anniversary is even better. The actual hour of Aggieville’s birth might be lost to history, but 125 years ago, the first business — a laundry pick-up site

  • Editorials | September 19, 2014

    Have incumbents overreached?

    Who woulda thunk it? In deep-red Kansas, we’ve got three red-hot statewide races featuring three nationally prominent Republicans, Gov. Sam Brownback, Sen. Pat Roberts and Secretary of State Kris Kobach. This oddity has sent reporters scurrying here from New York, D.C., L.A.,

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 19, 2014

    Expert to speak on nuclear energy needs

    Nuclear energy now provides roughly 11 percent of the world’s electricity and 39 percent of global non-fossil-fueled electric power generation. However, in spite of its impressive safety record since its commercial use began in the 1950s, some level of opposition to nuclear power exists nearly everywhere

  • Letters | September 19, 2014

    Nice of athletic department to let students attend class

    To the Editor: As a long-time KSU professor and football fan, I was a bit taken aback when I received a note from the athletic department indicating that football players would not be permitted to attend class Thursday, including my 9:30 a.m. class. The note

  • Obituaries | September 19, 2014

    CHARLES THOMAS LEWIS

    A tribute to Charles “Charlie” Thomas Lewis, 93, of Manhattan, who died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The family provided the following information. Charles was born to James Thomas and Anna Melissa (Barker) Lewis on April 26, 1921, in Cherryvale. He attended a number of different schools in his early years


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