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  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2014

    MHS girls beat Free State, return to state

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to state. The Indians beat a scrappy Lawrence Free State team 48-39 in Friday’s sub-state final to advance to state for the second time in three years. After trailing in

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Eagles turn back Falcons’ comeback

    SILVER LAKE — Turnover problems and a swarming Silver Lake defense prevented a gritty third-quarter comeback from earning the Riley County boys’ basketball team an upset win in Thursday’s Class 3A sub-state semifinals, as the Eagles escaped with a 46-40 win. With Riley County trailing 27

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Wamego girls beat Ottawa, 49-26

    At Baldwin, the undefeated and top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team endured a tough night shooting the ball by Kaylee and Lanie Page, but still beat Ottawa, 49-26, in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I semifinal. The Red Raiders (21-0) will match up with Hayden (17-4) in

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Students earn Goldwater Scholarship nominations

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Thuy Cao, Garden City; Max Goering, McPherson; Brendan Heffernan, Olathe; and Christine Spartz, Ellington, Conn. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from Arizona, the scholarship

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Sabbatical leave granted to 47 KSU faculty members

    Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 47 faculty members during the 2014-2015 school year. The purpose and length of each leave varies, with some faculty members using the time for research projects in the U.S. or internationally, to teach at other institutions or

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Paraguayan professor to speak

    Clotilde Benitez, professor and head of the human ecology department at the National University of Asuncion in Paraguay, will give the keynote address Saturday at the meeting of Kansas Paraguay Partners at Kansas State University. The lecture, which marks the group’s 50th anniversary, will

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2014


    Donald Wayne “Don” Area 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Collins House. He was born July 16, 1927, in Olsburg. He was the son of Babe and Alice (Axelton) Area.  Don graduated from Randolph High School. He served for 4 years in the U.S. Navy

  • Editorials | March 07, 2014

    Ray’s has been a good neighbor

    We don’t like to see any business shut its doors. Not only must its patrons find another shopping option, but closing is unsettling for employees. And when a business that’s closing down is one of the places we frequent, the loss feels, well,

  • Columns | March 07, 2014

    Soy collaboration is paying off

    When I was a student at K-State, I planned on a career helping to feed the world. I never anticipated that job would bring me back to my alma mater to meet with people from Pakistan. The university’s International Grains Program and the Ameri-can

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | March 07, 2014

    Kansas high court: More school funds

    The Kansas Supreme Court unanimously ruled Friday that the state’s education funding is unconstitutional in terms of equity. In the long-awaited decision, it also asked a lower court to further review whether funding is constitutionally adequate. The court heard arguments for Gannon v. Kansas

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