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  • Local |Education | August 07, 2014

    Enrollment numbers up at event

    Central Enrollment numbers for the Manhattan-Ogden school district this year were the highest in the event’s 11-year history. According to the numbers, 3,469 students were enrolled at Central Enrollment on July 30, which is 20 more than in 2013. USD 383 Superintendent Bob Shannon discussed the data with the

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 07, 2014

    Resident encourages Lewis write-in campaign

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    Less than 48 hours after Riley County Commissioner Dave Lewis found out he lost his Republican primary bid to 21-year-old K-State student Ben Wilson on Tuesday, Lewis found support in the commission chambers Thursday morning. During the public comment segment of the commission meeting, a resident

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | August 07, 2014

    Russian food sanctions likely won’t affect Kansas

    Kansas wheat and beef exports likely won’t be affected by Russia’s decision on Thursday to impose a ban on most food imports from the West. The Associated Press reported that the unexpected sweeping move comes in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine and will

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | August 07, 2014

    Drug bust results in three arrests for meth, cocaine

    An ongoing investigation into methamphetamine, cocaine and controlled substance distribution in the Riley County area netted three arrests following drug busts on Wednesday and Thursday. The Riley County Police Department reported Thursday morning that officers arrested Eric Lipp, 43, and Catherine Hopkins, 45, both of 2108 Mike Place,

  • Editorials | August 07, 2014

    ‘Tax inversion’ bigger than Walgreens

    As it turns out, the “corner of happy and healthy’ will not, as U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois recently speculated, be “somewhere in the Swiss Alps.” Walgreens, whose ads tout it as “the corner of happy and healthy,” will be happy for the

  • Letters | August 07, 2014

    Community effort has been invaluable to Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum

    To the Editor: Education and fun rolled into one! The Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum has made exceptional progress in recent months, all thanks to the support and continuous generosity of various people and places in the Manhattan community. As the school year rolls around,

  • Letters | August 07, 2014

    Chamber’s letter-writing campaign for Fort Riley misses post’s true purpose

    To the Editor: I was very displeased with the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce’s community letter-writing campaign regarding the future of Fort Riley. Not a single one of the seven “talking points” deals with the U.S. Army’s primary mission: To defend the

  • Arts & Leisure | August 07, 2014

    Beach Museum plans annual gala

    You can enjoy an evening of art, entertainment, fine dining and more at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art’s annual gala at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, at the Kansas State University museum. This year’s gala theme is “Celebrating Art: Transformations.” Along with

  • Obituaries | August 07, 2014

    STEVEN FARNSWORTH

    Steven Edward Jordan Farnsworth, 32, of Riley, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident. He was born on Jan. 12, 1982, at Petersburg, Va., the son of Steven Nelson and Nancy Carol (Stinnett) Farnsworth.  He worked for INDAM, Asplundh, TNT Enterprises and, most recently,

  • Arts & Leisure | August 07, 2014

    ‘Rocky Horror’ and more weekend fun

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    It’s just a jump to the left…and then a few steps to the Manhattan Arts Center for the production of Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” this weekend. “The Rocky Horror Show” tells the story of a newly engaged couple


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