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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | December 26, 2014

    Vehicle crashes through wall, damages 2 stores

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    A Marysville man crashed his car through a wall on Friday morning causing damage to two stores according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jason Lee Butler, 36, in connection with the incident, according to a press release from Pottawatomie County

  • Local |Business | December 26, 2014

    Pump relief: Gas drops below $2 per gallon in Manhattan

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    Gasoline prices in Manhattan on Friday dropped below $2 per gallon for unleaded fuel. “I’m sure it will create some excitement in town,” Hy-Vee store director Chad Thacker said. Gas prices at Short Stop, Kwik Shop, Dillions and Hy-Vee were $1.99 for unleaded. Mid-grade fuel was

  • Local |Business | December 26, 2014

    Tower project part of climate change study

    A tower at near Manhattan will be used in a 30-year-long project with the National Science Foundation. The 26-foot permanent tower at the Konza Prairie Biological Station in the spring will begin collecting data for the climate research project. The $430-million project with the National

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | December 26, 2014

    Survey: Manhattan tops Lawrence as state’s best college city

    The mayor was amused. “I guess anything involving Manhattan and Lawrence, you’re going to have a little bit of that sunflower rivalry thing,” Wynn Butler said. “But this thing, well, this is kind of funny.” Butler was referring to reaction created by a recent

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 26, 2014

    Judge denies request for soldier’s arrest affidavit

    A Geary County Court judge on Friday denied a request to disclose an affidavit and sworn testimony used in the arrest of a Fort Riley soldier currently held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested in November in connection with

  • Editorials | December 26, 2014

    Support police, and accountability

    Americans have been shocked by video of a group of New York police officers wrestling Eric Garner, a large but unarmed black man, to the ground, and using force that, without their intending it, resulted in his death. Americans were doubly shocked last week when

  • Obituaries | December 26, 2014

    HARRIET GRINDEL

    Harriet “Lindy” Grindel, 72, of Gladstone, Mo., died at home on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The family provided the following information. Lindy was born in Manhattan and was actively involved in Beta Sigma Phi, P.E.O., and the Missouri PTA. Lindy will be remembered for her selflessness,

  • Columns | December 26, 2014

    Flexibility essential in learning

    In his article of Dec.10, “Why do we teach the way we do?” Bill Felber is absolutely correct that for many students and learning tasks, the pace easily can and should be accelerated. However, other learning activities, such as those requiring reflection, collaboration and deep

  • Women's Basketball | December 26, 2014

    Romero eligible immediately for FSU

    Following a public and lengthy separation from the Kansas State women’s basketball program, transfer Leticia Romero received immediate eligibility to play at Florida State from the NCAA on Wednesday. Romero’s decision to leave K-State following the firing of Deb Patterson and hiring of

  • Soccer | December 26, 2014

    Dibbini named K-State’s 1st women’s soccer coach

    Long before his inaugural team ever takes the field representing Kansas State women’s soccer, new head coach Mike Dibbini will have spent countless hours making it all possible. That’s the charge for K-State’s first women’s soccer coach, a former standout player


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