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News - I Wonder

  • 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.

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

    Questions on the future of air service in Manhattan


    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?


    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?


    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?


    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?


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

  • I Wonder |Football | January 03, 2014

    Does Kevin Lockett have any more sons?


    Q: Does Kevin Lockett have any more sons, and if not, why not?

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    Doesn’t the new hotel look kind of fragile?


    Q: There are so many major construction projects going on in Manhattan. Comparing the multistory steel frameworks, however, makes one curious. In particular, the new NBAF building and the South Fourth Street project have beams and girders that one might find in a fort. They

  • I Wonder |Local |Government, Politics | December 13, 2013

    What’s the city’s debt limit?


    Q: I read something about the city government supposedly having a “debt limit.” Is that true? What’s so magic about a certain number?

  • I Wonder |Local |Men's Basketball |Women's Basketball | November 29, 2013

    What are the flashing lights at basketball games in Bramlage?


    Q: Several times during each basketball game I attend at K-State’s Bramlage Coliseum, the big lights at the top of the arena flash like a flash camera. How come? A: It’s a secret plot that the Bob Huggins Mafia installed in the rafters

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