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

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

    Wonder1

    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?

    Wonder1

    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?

    Wonder1

    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?

    Bluemont2.phatch

    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?

    Wonder1

    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.

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | February 14, 2014

    Questions on the future of air service in Manhattan

    Wonder1

    Q: Allegiant Air proved to be a poor match for Manhattan, but expanded air service would benefit the region. How did Allegiant dropping Manhattan hurt our chances of attracting another airline? Will Topeka’s new service impact those efforts? What is being done to woo

  • I Wonder |Local |Government, Politics | February 07, 2014

    Can you explain this ‘2-tier’ voting system?

    Wonder1

    Q: I’ve read some about the “two-tier” voting system in Kansas that Kris Kobach is preparing, but I don’t really get it. Could you explain it? I understand that there are a bunch of people who have registered to vote but might not

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | January 31, 2014

    Why is chamber retreat in Overland Park?

    Wonder1

    Q: We have some fiscally conservative city and county commissioners, yet they chose to spend the weekend retreat in Overland Park rather than in Manhattan. What’s the justification for going to OP rather than staying in town? Did taxpayers pay their expenses?

  • I Wonder |Local | January 24, 2014

    Why isn’t the sidewalk snow ordinance enforced?

    Snow.phatch

    Q: Manhattan has a sidewalk snow removal ordinance. Why is it not enforced? I live in and walk the area Leavenworth/11th/Moro/3rd and more than half of the walks are NEVER cleaned.

  • I Wonder |Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 10, 2014

    What happened to the vet student who killed 2 people?

    Wonder1

    Q: Whatever happened to the case of the veterinary student who hit two people and killed them on K-18?

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