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  • Editorials | November 27, 2013

    China overreaches on air space claim

    We were glad that two U.S. Air Force B-52s earlier this week flew over the East China Sea in air space that China over the weekend unilaterally claimed as part of its expanded “air defense identification zone.” The B-52s, which were not

  • Letters | November 27, 2013

    Help local business owners strengthen this community

    To the Editor: You see “these faces” running fundraisers for the local schools. You see “these faces” not only sponsoring local youth activities, but coaching, directing and participating in these activities. You see “these faces” on local boards such as the Boys and Girls Club,

  • Football | November 27, 2013

    Who’s the best Lockett? Stoops says Tyler

    The debate was bound to happen. Who is the better Lockett? (Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett gets past Oklahoma defensive back Aaron Colvin in the first half last Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Lockett had a school-record 278 yards receiving on 12 catches — including touchdowns

  • Women's Basketball | November 27, 2013

    Young Cats look to get on track against SMU

    There’s no reason to hit the panic button just yet. (Kansas State freshman forward Erica Young puts up a shot against Wichita State on Nov. 20 at Bramlage Coliseum). But try explaining that to a group of freshmen after a second straight blowout loss — a

  • Football | November 27, 2013

    K-State’s bowl destination still unclear

    Although Kansas State’s possible bowl destinations have become clearer since Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma, there is still so much that’s undecided. The most likely scenarios have the Wildcats going to the Holiday or Texas bowls. But even that could still change, depending

  • November 26, 2013

    A remarkable achievement

    It’s hard not to be impressed by the collaboration in Ellis County that for the first time will ensure a consistent supply of running water for a handful of rural residents. Armed with a $300,000 state grant and assistance from the Kansas Rural Water Association, 42

  • Letters | November 26, 2013

    Spare a turkey; enjoy a vegetarian Thanksgiving

    To the Editor President Obama will get a break from “Obamacare” when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Each of us can also set aside our cares by pardoning a turkey and choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance — one that gives thanks for our good fortune,

  • Local |Business | November 26, 2013

    Initiative aims to create 600 jobs

    WESTMORELAND — The Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corporation hopes to add 600 new jobs in the county in the next five years through its “Advance Pottawatomie County” initiative. As of Nov. 21, 50 private entities throughout the county had invested $902,100 toward a $1 million goal to help implement six strategies

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 26, 2013

    County officials keeping an eye on legislature

    Riley County officials are keeping their eyes locked on the state legislature — and suggesting other local bodies do the same. County counselor Clancy Holeman on Monday told an intergovernmental meeting that several bills pending in the legislature could wreck havoc with the next year if

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 26, 2013

    Bridge study will cost counties $40,000

    WESTMORELAND — It will cost Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties about $40,000 to find out if the deck of the Belvue Bridge is a candidate for a polyester concrete overlay. Pott County Commissioners last week received a proposal from the Truesdell Corporation for testing the bridge deck for


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