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  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS boys rout Junction City

    Using a quick start and a strong second half, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team won in dominant fashion, 94-65, against Junction City Tuesday night that was nothing like the January meeting between the schools. Manhattan earned the win in the first meeting, 35-32. The

  • February 18, 2014

    Commissioners approve city/university projects for 2014

    City commissioners approved the city/university fund projects for the 2014 with a 4-1 vote, with commissioner Wynn Butler opposing the decision. They also approved the final designs for the intersection of North Manhattan Avenue and Research Park Drive with a 4-0-1 vote, with commissioner

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS girls rout Blue Jays

    Manhattan High started slow, but finished in a big way, routing the visiting Junction City Blue Jays 71-21 to stay undefeated in Centennial League play and also clinch the top seed at sub-state in early March. The Indians trailed 5-0 in the first quarter, but

  • February 18, 2014

    Climatologist says cold temps could return by week’s end

    Enjoy theses warm days while they last. “It’s kind of a teaser,” said Kansas state climatologist Mary Knapp. “Spring has not arrived, even though we may hear a rumble of thunder.” Knapp said that even though the next couple of days are forecast to

  • Local |Education | February 18, 2014

    8 named National Merit finalists

    Eight area high school students are among approximately 15,000 students nationwide named National Merit Scholarship finalists. The local finalists are Kenan Bitikofer and Sarah Featherstone of Flint Hills Christian School; Jack Keeley, who is homeschooled; Albert Cochrane, Grace Horton-Smith and Ian Miller of Manhattan High; Hunter

  • February 18, 2014

    Wall of Fame honorees stop by MHS physics classes


    It’s a one-in-a-million shot that a single family or school will produce a world-renowned astrophysicist. So what are the chances of the same family or school producing two of them? Twin brothers Fred and Don Lamb, Manhattan High Class of 1963 graduates and leaders in

  • Local |Education | February 18, 2014

    Board to hear virtual school options

    The USD 383 school board will hear about the district’s virtual school possibilities during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The board voted late last year to end the district’s contract with K12 Inc., the virtual school provider for

  • Local |Business | February 18, 2014

    More than 1,000 affected by outage Monday night

    A power outage caused more than a thousand Manhattan households to go dark Monday night. The problem might have been caused by an auto accident — but then again, maybe not. Westar spokesman Leonard Allen said that a distribution switch failed at 10:30 p.m., and that

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    Manhattan to host Blue Jays tonight

    It’s not surprising Manhattan High assistant boys’ basketball coach Benji George might point to a lack of focus as the reason for the team’s current two-game slide in Centennial League play. The Indians played in three games last week, two of which came

  • Manhattan High School | February 18, 2014

    MHS boys’ bowling takes 2nd

    With more than a week off since their last meet, the Manhattan High bowling teams showed a little rust Monday afternoon at the Shawnee Heights Quadrangular at Gage Bowl. The boys’ team took second while the girls finished in fourth. “It was obvious today that

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