Wednesday, June 29, 2016

News - I Wonder

  • I Wonder | August 14, 2013

    How does the city take care of its parks?

    Q. I wonder how the city of Manhattan takes care of all its parks. I can think of 10 parks at least, and I see people mowing, but who empties the trashcans, picks up the litter, cleans the bathrooms, fixes the playgrounds, and in general keeps

  • I Wonder | August 12, 2013

    Downtown Hut? Hopefully open by November

    Q: It looks like they haven’t made much progress toward reopening the Hibachi Hut downtown. Is it still going to happen?

  • I Wonder | August 01, 2013

    Who will replace Kidd Kraddick on the radio?

    Q: What are they going to do to replace Kidd Kraddick on the local radio station?

  • I Wonder | July 30, 2013

    The official word: Stadium’s on schedule


    Q: Now that the K-State football stadium addition is in the works, maybe a pre-completion report would be in order for I Wonder. I have several questions: Is the facility really going to be ready for opening day? What if it isn’t? What will

  • I Wonder | July 23, 2013

    One campus project that’s not running out of steam

    Q: I wonder what they’re doing at K-State, digging up the steam tunnels on Claflin. Kinda looks like a game of hide-n-go-seek.

  • I Wonder | July 19, 2013

    The city’s ‘downtrodden’ areas

    Q: Why are there so many rundown houses in the downtown area? I’m talking specifically the area bordered by Laramie, 11th, Poyntz and Juliette. I’ve started taking morning walks and was curious how such valuable real estate could be so poorly maintained. Is

  • I Wonder | July 09, 2013

    How is the city of Manhattan spending $122 million a year?


    Q: In regard to the Manhattan city government budget, which I find almost unbelievable, what in the name of the Lords of Kobol is the city spending $122 million on? You know we are not a Metropolis. Without counting the K-State students we wouldn’t even

  • I Wonder | July 05, 2013

    Does Manhattan need 2 assistant city managers?


    Q: Why do we need two assistant city managers? Assistant City Manager Jason Hilgers’ primary responsibility has been the downtown redevelopment. Now that the downtown redevelopment is essentially complete, what is his primary responsibility now? What were Lauren Palmer’s responsibilities? Do we really need

  • I Wonder | July 04, 2013

    A pair of Stampede questions

    Q: Why is Country Stampede held in late June every year? Seems like it always rains, or is really hot, or both. Couldn’t they hold it at a better time, weather-wise?

  • I Wonder | July 03, 2013

    What the intersection cameras are watching for


    Q: What is the purpose of those cameras that have been mounted on the traffic signals at Bluemont and Juliette? I understand there may be some at other intersections too.

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