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  • MHS soccer blanks Scots for 11-0 win

    If the weather allowed for it, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team knew it had a favorable chance of defeating the Highland Park Scots on Thursday afternoon. Despite one lightning delay, the weather cooperated long enough for the Indians to .

  • MHS golf 3rd at Junction City invite

    After playing at Hutchinson’s Carey Park earlier this season and getting the chance to play a round at the Class 6A state tournament site, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team got another sneak peek Thursday afternoon. Manhattan took third .

  • Partial tax-cut repeal is a good proposal

    Never mind the long odds, it was gratifying to learn that a Republican legislator is trying to confront the cause of the state’s financial crisis. The person, state Rep. Mark Hutton of Wichita, on Thursday explained to the House .

  • Changes must come to MHS

    After much thought, I would like to add my views on the USD 383 educational crises. There is plenty of blame to go around. Gov. Sam Brownback and Re-publicans were overly aggressive in the tax cuts. Those will have negative effects .

  • Authorities seek fugitive with local ties

    The Junction City Police Department and the U.S. Marshal’s Service are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s Service. The Marshal’s Service believes Heidi Lynn Webster has .


    Charles “Chaz” Martin, 79, of Gardner and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, April 18, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Charles was born July 29, 1935, the son of Robert and Evelyn Martin. He was a longtime resident of Manhattan and worked .


    Judy Lea Dummermuth Benson, 71, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at her home in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 2, 1943, in Waterville, to Frederick M. and Isabelle Sawin Dummermuth. Her parents preceded her in death. Surviving .


    Elizabeth Ann Moyer, 69, of Alta Vista, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 21, 1946, in Council Grove, the daughter of Fred R. and Marjorie Anemone (Orton) Clark. Her early years .


    Elva Gail Edwards, 93, of Salina, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Holiday Resort in Salina. The family provided some of the following information. Gail was born in rural Pottawatomie County Jan. 25, 1922, daughter of the late Florence Ellen (Taylor) and Charles E. Cameron. .


    Marian L. Hopper, 88, of Randolph, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 6, 1926, in Frankfort, the daughter of Albert Preston and Virginia (Horton) Shineman. She married Kenneth E. Hopper Feb. 8, 1948, in Frankfort. He preceded her in .


    Vernell A. Schumacher, 75, of Lincoln, Nebraska, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Vernell worked as office manager for Miller Seed/Horizon See Company for 25 years, then as a library aide at Eisley Library. She was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. .


    Elise Marie Massanet, 54, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 19, 1960, in Leavenworth, to Guy Anson and Elise Ann Moore. Elise Marie .


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