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News - I Wonder

  • I Wonder | February 22, 2013

    Is the Time Machine open?


    Q. There’s a building out on the highway by the airport that looks like an antiques store that says “Time Machine” on the outside. I can’t find any information about it. Is it an operating business? If so, what are the hours, etc.?

  • I Wonder | February 19, 2013

    What’s going up near the animal shelter?


    Q: What are they building just west of the animal shelter?

  • I Wonder | February 15, 2013

    Why aren’t inmates picking up trash?


    Q. As I travel around the outskirts of Manhattan and on the main roads I can’t seem to help but notice all the trash in ditches. With the number of Adopt-a-Highway groups backing out of volunteering, I got to wondering… We have inmates in

  • I Wonder | February 12, 2013

    What’s that transportation agency sign all about?


    Q: Near the county shops they have erected a metal building that a sign says is “The Flint Hills Transportation Agency” What organization is this?

  • I Wonder | February 05, 2013

    Did Dial Realty sell redevelopment area?


    Q: I heard the other day that Dial sold off the downtown redevelopment area. Is that true?

  • I Wonder | January 30, 2013

    School false alarms matter, but not monetarily


    Q: The Manhattan city government charges fees when firefighters or police have to respond to more than three false alarms at a location in a calendar year. How often has the fire department responded to false alarms at schools? How much in fees, if any,

  • I Wonder | January 25, 2013

    Why wasn’t the Grand Slam Sports culprit arrested?


    Q: What’s the deal with the burglary at Grand Slam Sports? I read in the paper that the cops had identified a suspect, and that the suspect was “cooperating” and that they had recovered most of the stolen stuff. If that’s true, why

  • I Wonder | January 23, 2013

    FYI, the 411 on the MPO and the RPO


    Q: There’s a lot of talk about the region’s new MPO, which I understand is mandated by federal law. How is it different in function from the non-mandated RPO and how are both funded?

  • I Wonder | January 02, 2013

    Who’s the guy who follows Snyder around during football games?


    Q: What’s the deal with the guy who follows Bill Snyder around like a shadow on the sidelines during all the football games?

  • I Wonder | December 26, 2012

    Lights only look used, they’re new


    Q: I wonder how much the lights that they’re putting up around City Park cost. Also, they look like the lights that used to be on the old viaduct over the Kansas River on K-177. Are they?

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