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  • 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

  • Football | August 07, 2014

    Robinson ready for opportunity

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    Nothing has come easy for DeMarcus Robinson since he arrived in Manhattan four years ago. Robinson was supposed to be a star in the Kansas State offense — a four-star running back that rushed for a Wichita City League record 1,720 yards as a senior and finished

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 06, 2014

    Lewis attributes county commission loss to low turnout

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    In the Republican primary race for the District 1 Riley County Commission seat, 21-year-old Ben Wilson pulled a shocker on Tuesday when he defeated incumbent Dave Lewis by a margin of 66 votes, 615-549. Lewis, who’s also the public-address announcer for Kansas State University sporting events

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | August 06, 2014

    Further cuts keep mill levy nearly flat

    The city commission approved the 2015 budget on Tuesday. The 2015 budget is $134.13 million with a mill levy of 43.942 mills, an increase of $3.34 million and 0.586 mills from 2014. A mill is $1 in tax for every $1,000 in assessed, taxable property value. Considering the average home valuation has increased 2.3 percent,

  • Local |Business | August 06, 2014

    KDHE suspends daycare

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) issued an emergency order of suspension to Aunt Lesa’s Daycare, 525 Northfield Road. The department announced the suspension Tuesday. The action came about because of events that occurred on April 14. The department received a complaint that Lesa


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