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  • Columns | November 10, 2013

    Obama must take more interest in the NSA

    It is hard to measure the damage Edward Snowden has done in releasing hundreds of thousands classified U.S. documents. U.S. spying, particularly on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is the biggest story in Germany; it is hard to keep up with the issue in

  • Local |Education | November 10, 2013

    USD 383 teachers receive project funds

    Sixteen teachers in Manhattan received funding for school projects posted on the website, DonorsChoose, from US Cellular through the Calling All Teachers campaign. The wireless carrier funded $500,000 in creative and impactful classroom projects submitted by public school teachers. Locally, the teachers received a total of $12,701.42.

  • Local |Fort Riley | November 10, 2013

    Service to honor Westmoreland man

    WAMEGO — Funeral services are Thursday for a 35-year-old Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Warren Robertson, of Westmoreland, died Sunday while deployed in the Logar province of Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Robertson died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked

  • Manhattan High School | November 09, 2013

    MHS soccer team runner-up at state

    JUNCTION CITY—The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s season came to an end in Saturday’s Class 6A state soccer championship game, with the Indians dropping a tough match to Blue Valley Northwest, 2-0. The Indians struggled to get many scoring chances against the

  • Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    MHS soccer advances to state title game

    By Brady Bauman JUNCTION CITY—It was 30 minutes after the game was over and Manhattan boys soccer head coach Frank Alonso still couldn’t believe how well his team played. The Indians shocked top-seeded Olathe East 2-0 inside Al Simpler Stadium Friday evening and will

  • Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    Manhattan defeats Maize in 5OT thriller

    MAIZE — After struggling offensively most of the night, the Manhattan High football team completed a fourth-quarter comeback to force extra periods and ultimately win in the fifth overtime, 60-59. The Indians surprised everybody in the stadium with a trick 2-pt conversion trailing 59-58, with Henry

  • November 08, 2013

    Cats lose home opener, 60-58

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team lost its season opener on Friday, 60-58 to Northern Colorado at Bramlage Coliseum. Wesley Iwundu led the Wildcats with 14 points, while DJ Johnson finished with 12. Derrick Braden scored 16 and Tate Unruh had 14 for the Bears. It was the

  • Editorials | November 08, 2013

    Americans deserve better

    As insulting as a phony apology is, it’s worse when the phony apology comes from the president of the United States. President Barack Obama’s “apology” came Thursday in an NBC News interview. He said he was sorry that millions of Americans who thought

  • Columns | November 08, 2013

    Criticism of Obama overdone

    Dale Herspring’s recent column asserting President Obama’s lack of leadership with foreign “allies” was well-timed to coincide with similar arguments by interventionists Dick Cheney, John McCain and Lindsey Graham. According to Mr. Herspring, Saudi Arabia is upset that Obama has not stopped “Iran’

  • Local |Business | November 08, 2013

    Allegiant’s inaugural Manhattan flight takes 133 to Phoenix Mesa

    Phoenix map final.phatch

    It was worth the wait. After a seemingly endless build-up, a planeload of folks headed for the Arizona sunshine finally zoomed out of Manhattan Regional Airport Thursday afternoon. Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight from Manhattan to Phoenix-Mesa carried 133 generally pleased passengers off to the desert.


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