• MHS girls golf wins Hutchinson Invitational

    Several Manhattan golfers shot personal bests as Manhattan won the 14-team Hutchinson Invitational on Thursday, shooting a season-low 338. Macie Myers, Elise Jackson and Lydia Fry each shot personal bests and medaled. Myers shot a 79 to take fourth place. “She hit .

  • MHS boys soccer picks up second win in a row

    Manhattan boys soccer took a step toward a .500 record Thursday night. Emporia took an early lead in the contest, but Manhattan scored two goals in the second half to win, 2-1, on the road. It’s the Indians second win .

  • Maned wolf, Labrador headed to different homes

    Sunset Zoo’s hand-raised puppy pair — Fin, a maned wolf, and Matty, a golden Labrador — are headed to new homes. This weekend will be the last time to see the duo together. The zoo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 .

  • Army names Martin fort CG

    The Army named a new leader of Fort Riley on Thursday to replace the commanding general ousted Monday amid an investigation. The change comes just weeks before troops from the 1st Infantry Division deploy to Iraq. Major Gen. Joseph Martin, .

  • Some grad students to lose subsidies

    Graduate student employees of Kansas universities will lose their health care subsidies beginning next year, according to a report. The state universities will plan to offer extra compensation to the student employees in place of the current subsidy, but the .

  • MAC explores darkness with ‘Sweeney Todd’ production

    There is darkness in all of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t choose love. The contrast is a major theme in “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” which opens Friday at Manhattan Arts Center. The .

  • Oak Ridge Boys, Pumpkin Patch, Oztoberfest and more

    With one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry, The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of country hits and a number one pop smash, earned Grammy, Dove, CMA and ACM awards and garnered a host .


    Dolan Paul Rundquist, 87, Leonardville, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at his residence. The family provided some of the following information. Dolan was born on Dec. 13, 1928 in Green, the son of Enock LeMontyGue and Maude Ellen (Wickstrum) Rundquist. He graduated from Clay Center .


    Harlan James Hageman, 88, Leonardville, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..

  • Raising taxes isn’t the answer

    The next time a candidate for state legislature promises to “fully fund education,” ask them how much more they will raise your taxes. Since the Kansas Supreme Court in 2005 ordered the Kansas Legislature to increase K-12 spending by more than $1 .

  • Veto override ill advised

    President Barack Obama on Wednesday said Congress made a “mistake” in overriding his veto of a bill giving the survivors of 9/11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia. We’re inclined to agree. There’s no question that the families .

  • Cats for Cans combines philanthropy, football

    To the Editor: As the Wildcats continue Big 12 play, I would like to remind you of our upcoming philanthropy event, “Cats for Cans.” I invite you all to join us in the battle against hunger in our area and help .


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