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  • Editorials | May 23, 2014

    A few things to feel good about

    We’d like to tip our cap to a few encouraging recent developments, two in Manhattan and one in Topeka: •First, we note with obvious pleasure the expansion at Florence Manufacturing, a Manhattan company that plans to add 100 production jobs. Florence expects to employ more

  • Letters | May 23, 2014

    Veterans’ medical care truly shames our country

    To the Editor: This Memorial Day, let us remember not only the soldiers fallen on the battlefield but those wounded who wait in long, endless lines without help and without hope in various Veterans Administration hospitals. My father was wounded in France in World War

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 23, 2014

    KSU names 1st ‘human capital’ VP

    K-State on Thursday announced the selection of Cheryl Johnson as the university’s first-ever vice president of human capital. The move is part of the school’s intiative to “consolidate and integrate” university-wide human resource functions and services offered through the Office of Academic Personnel,

  • Local | May 23, 2014

    Ceremony marks upgrades to park, honors its history


    Long’s Park was dedicated in a ceremony Thursday to honor its recent makeover. Park planner Wyatt Thompson said Long’s Park is now safer and more usable. “It’s been here for a while, and it was in need of a little TLC,” he

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 23, 2014

    City names assistant manager finalists

    City officials have announced four finalists for the position of Manhattan assistant city manager. A public reception for the candidates will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the City Commission Room in City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Each candidate will provide a brief introductory statement

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 23, 2014

    Judge: Girls won’t testify in front of defendant

    Two of three child victims in a rape case against a Fort Riley man will be allowed to testify outside the presence of the defendant during his trial. On Thursday, Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson said that Judge David Stutzman granted the state’s motion

  • May 23, 2014

    Pools to open Saturday; season passes available

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    It’s not really summertime until the pools open. In that sense, summer starts at 1 p.m. Saturday. Unlimited individual season passes are available this summer at the city’s three pools: The first pass costs $45, and a subsequent pass costs $35 (must be purchased at

  • Letters | May 23, 2014

    Thanks for making benefit for auditorium a big success

    To the Editor: “Give My Regards to Broad-way,” presented as a benefit concert for restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, a living memorial to honor the 101 Riley County veterans who died during World War II, was a great success. A big thanks goes to Phi Mu

  • Local |Education | May 23, 2014

    Martinez named Eisenhower assistant principal

    Junction City Middle School assistant principal and athletic director Dave Martinez was named Eisenhower Middle School’s new assistant principal starting in late July. Martinez will replace Marvin Rupe, who is transferring to be an assistant principal at Manhattan High School. According to a USD 383

  • Manhattan High School | May 23, 2014

    Indians whip Buffs in regional final

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    With a 7-0 dismantling of the Garden City Buffaloes Thursday night, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team is just one game away from a return to the state tournament for the second consecutive year. But that one game will be tough. Manhattan (14-4) will hit

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