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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 06, 2014

    K-State students, employees sign media petition

    Four hundred forty-six students and members of the faculty and staff at Kansas State University signed a petition against the Kansas Board of Regents’ proposed social media policy. The petition was developed by the Faculty Senate leadership group and sent to the regents on Tuesday.

  • Local |Education | May 06, 2014

    Board to discuss radios, Head Start

    USD 383 school board members are scheduled to discuss the district’s Head Start programs and the purchase of radios for Manhattan High School at their meeting Wednesday. Current considerations for the high school are to purchase Kenwood NexEdge NX 220K radios from Ka-Comm Inc. in

  • May 06, 2014

    A timely step for transparency

    Amid laws that eliminated teacher tenure and expressed defiance of the Affordable Care Act through the so-called Health Care Compact, there was plenty about the 2014 Legislature to find fault with. But Kansas lawmakers deserve credit for approving legislation that allows citizens greater access to the

  • Columns | May 06, 2014

    Marriage equality is a civil right

    I see a sign as I go around Manhattan these days. Many of us see this sign in the faces of people who live here and around the world. It says there can be love in all our hearts and in our actions. This is

  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2014

    MHS tennis takes 4th at league meet

    Facing some of the toughest competition it’s seen this season, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team finished in fourth place at the Centennial League tennis meet Monday afternoon. Hayden successfully dethroned Washburn Rural, which had won the tournament 18 seasons in a row, by a

  • Manhattan High School | May 06, 2014

    Indians’ Woods finishes 3rd


    After a solid round at Monday’s Centennial League golf meet at the Stagg Hill Golf Club, David Woods found himself struggling three shots into his playoff with Washburn Rural’s Lukas McCalla for third place. That’s when one shot turned everything around. The

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014


    Gloria Mae Salberg, 84, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on June 24, 1929, in Junction City to Marie and John Ehlers. She attended grade schools in Riley County and graduated from Manhattan High School.  She was

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014


    Laurel O. “Barney” Howard, 94, of Wamego, formerly of Eskridge, died on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center.  He served in the United States Army Air Corp as a radio mechanic during WWII in the European Theatre. Barney was a farmer and

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014


    Chester Theodore Abitz, 94, of Wheaton, died Sunday, May 4, 2014,  at the Westy Community Care Home. Chester was born on Dec. 2, 1919, in rural Wheaton, the son of Wilhelm and Helena Hinzman Abitz.  He was a farmer and stockman on the family farm northeast of Wheaton.

  • Obituaries | May 06, 2014


    Earl “Ben” West, Jr., 94, of Manhattan, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born July 29, 1919, in Manhattan, the son of Earl Benjamin Jr. and Eunice Eldessie (Custer) West. After graduating from Manhattan High School in 1938, Ben served in the United States

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