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Dave Colburn, right, lays out his proposal for a compromise to keep the Manhattan High Indian mascot and create a committee to address issues related to it, including finding a new dedication to Frank Prentup, whom the mascot is meant to honor.



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    Led by three Wildcats who earned player of the year honors, 13 Kansas State football players earned accolades from the Big 12 as the conference announced the coaches’ All-Big 12 selections and specialty awards on Wednesday.


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  • Board finds a way forward

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education got it about right Wednesday night in their handling of the future of the Indian as the symbol of Manhattan High School.

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Sports

  • USD 383 board votes to keep Indian, study options

    Without a detailed plan and with possible funding cuts on the horizon, Dave Colburn said he could not support changing Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot.

  • Board finds a way forward

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education got it about right Wednesday night in their handling of the future of the Indian as the symbol of Manhattan High School.

  • MHS boys swim and dive takes second in home opener

    The Manhattan boys swim and dive team saved the best for last on Wednesday.

State & Region

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  • Transgender student named king of Kansas school dance

    DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students.

  • Girl, 9, who inspired archers everywhere dies of rare cancer

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old Kansas girl whose battle with brain cancer sparked an outpouring of support from fellow archers has died.

  • ACLU want Obama to commute sentence for Chelsea Manning

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and gay-rights groups are lobbying President Barack Obama to commute the prison sentence of a transgender soldier who leaked classified government and military documents.

  • No. 4 Kansas cruises to 89-74 victory over Stanford

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jerrod Haase received a long, loud ovation upon his return to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.





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