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  • I Wonder |Local |Government, Politics | May 09, 2014

    How much power does the mayor really have?


    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?

  • I Wonder | April 28, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, April 21, 2014 9:00 – KSL 9:00 Channel-Foster, Asia Status (14 CR 208 Disorderly) JJC III 9:00 Drummond, Eric SENTENCING (13 CR 634 Poss MJ) BRW III 9:00 Friesen, April Arraignment (14 CR 53 Forgery x3, etc) JJC III 9:00 Garcia, Mistie Arr/PLEA (13 CR 666 Poss Morphine to Dist, etc) KSL III 9:00 Hamler, Bailey Status (14 CR 197 Poss MJ,

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | April 11, 2014

    Why does Salina get big-name musical acts?


    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,

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    What’s the scoop on all these business rumors?

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    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’

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | March 21, 2014

    Is new Chick-fil-A still opening here?


    Megan Moser .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_atPRiTVLWC'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ Q: A while ago the Mercury had an article that Manhattan was getting

  • I Wonder |Local |Education | March 16, 2014

    Was it illegal when the school district failed to withhold taxes?


    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

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Education | March 14, 2014

    Why didn’t school fights appear in the newspaper?


    Q. In the past week, my son has witnessed two batteries in which police reports were taken. The first occurred last Wednesday night at Manhattan High School. A student leaving a basketball game was struck by another student. The victim hit his head on the

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 07, 2014

    Were the Strasser Village arsonists ever caught?


    Q: Did they ever catch anybody who set fire to the Strasser Village Apartments near downtown?

  • I Wonder |Local |Education | March 03, 2014

    How do schools decide if it’s too chilly to open?


    Q:  Why did they have school today? I thought they had rules about calling off school when it’s below zero, since kids have to stand outside while waiting for the bus.

  • I Wonder |Local |Education | February 21, 2014

    What really happened with Coach Brooks?


    Q: Why did Tim Brooks really get forced out at Manhattan High? Surely it wasn’t just because of “bad language and a negative attitude,” as has been reported.

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