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  • I Wonder | June 07, 2013

    What is this company that sponsors soccer teams?


    Q. My three grandchildren are all playing soccer this year. I noticed that all of the micro-soccer teams have been sponsored this year by an organization called Cool Care Club. What is this? What’s its connection to soccer and to our community?

  • I Wonder | June 04, 2013

    What’s that tower that looks sort of like a bottle brush?


    Q: Two questions: (1) I wonder what that strange tower is behind the Pebblebrook Apartments off Anderson Avenue? It looks like a very tall bottle brush. Cell phone tower disguised as a tree? (2) I wonder what is being built just south of the high school? A

  • I Wonder | May 28, 2013

    Concealed gun applications up here, too


    Q: A record number of concealed-handgun permits have been applied for since the first of the year. I wonder how many of those applications have been received from persons in Riley County? In Manhattan?

  • I Wonder | May 21, 2013

    Do local schools have safe rooms?


    Q: Do any Manhattan schools have storm shelters or safe rooms? If not, why not?

  • 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,

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