Q: There has been discussion recently about forming a watershed district in an attempt to stop flooding on Wildcat Creek. What exactly is a watershed district and how does it function? And what is the alternative if the district isn’t created?
Q: Is the city still planning to create some kind of a diamond thing at the intersection of Seth Child Road and Fort Riley Boulevard? If so, when will it happen and how long will construction slow up traffic?
Q: What’s with the new trees downtown? Why did the city plant small trees before they can give a canopy of shade? Why did they choose these trees anyway over other species? And why did some trees on North Fourth Street disappear?
Q: There have been lots of movies about newspapers, or flicks featuring heroic reporters risking life and limb for a big story. Which of these films represent anything like the day-to-day business of a real newspaper?
Q: Does Manhattan’s mayor have any more authority than the other four city commissioners? Wynn Butler fights routinely to hold down the city’s budget – so now that he’s mayor, can he use any additional power to push his favorite issue?
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Q: Why can’t Manhattan get bigger musical acts to come here? Salina has had Darius Rucker, REO Speedwagon, and Marty Stuart play to full houses in the last few weeks, and they have several more fairly big names coming, including Rob Thomas, Martina McBride,
Q: Time for the annual Kohl’s question. Can you confirm the latest rumors? Early Edition is moving from their east location to the old Lemmy’s Pizza building. With Kmart and others moving out, Kohl’s is building a store at that location. Sam’
Q: I thought it was a violation of state law for an employer to fail to withhold and remit an employee’s income tax to the state. Why is the school district putting the burden on the teachers to pay out of their own pockets
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