Sunday, February 7, 2016

News - I Wonder

  • I Wonder | May 10, 2013

    Why does the city sweep dry?


    Q. Why doesn’t the city of Manhattan use water in the street sweepers instead of blowing all the dust and pollen into the air for everyone to breathe?

  • I Wonder | April 23, 2013

    How have property taxes changed over the decade?


    Q: Given all the complaints about how high our property taxes are, I have not seen any real information on how much they have increased in the last, say, 10 years, nor how they stack up compared to equivalent cities around the state. Could you tell

  • I Wonder | April 16, 2013

    What’s going in at St. Joseph’s?


    Q: What’s going to happen where the St. Joseph’s nursing home used to be?

  • I Wonder | April 12, 2013

    Is that pic of Obama doing the K-S-U pose legit?


    Q: I saw a photo online of what appears to be President Obama making the “U” in the “K-S-U” cheer with a couple of young women. Did that really happen, or is that a hoax that somebody made up using Photoshop?

  • I Wonder | April 02, 2013

    The buses are well-enough marked already


    Q: Why don’t USD 383 school buses have license plates?

  • I Wonder | March 26, 2013

    How was law board members’ attendance?


    Q: Much has been said at the City Commission forums so far this cycle about the Law Board and Riley County Police Department budget. I’m curious who the Law Board members were the past 24 months and what their record of attendance was? What percentage,

  • I Wonder | March 25, 2013

    Was Sherow e-mail authentic?


    Q: An e-mail made the rounds Friday and I wanted to know if it’s authentic. It was purported to be from Jim Sherow. Can you check into it?

  • I Wonder | March 24, 2013

    Is the county violating its nepotism policy?


    Q: In looking at the Riley County Commission’s agenda packet of Feb. 28, I noticed that the county had hired a person named Blake Vargo as a temporary election worker. The hourly wage was listed at $8.48 per hour and the position was listed as part-time.

  • I Wonder | March 22, 2013

    Should I pull over right away or wait for place to turn off?


    Q: I’ve always wondered. . . if the RCPD pulls you over on a major road like Kimball or Bluemont, would the police officers prefer you to pull over immediately and block the outside lane of these streets or follow you for a ways until you

  • I Wonder |Men's Basketball | March 20, 2013

    Why is it Us vs. To Be Determined?


    Q: I see that K-State is supposed to play the winner of a “play-in” game in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. How come K-State, which is a No. 4 seed, plays the winner of a play-in game? I thought the play-in games automatically

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