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  • Manhattan High School | April 21, 2014

    Three MHS standouts sign at schools

    Two Manhattan High basketball players and one volleyball player made their college choices official last Wednesday in a pair of ceremonies at the MHS West campus. Par McNair, Darby Price and Jessie Kujawa each signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers into college.

  • Editorials | April 21, 2014

    House should block mortgage fee repeal

    If the Kansas Bankers Association is so concerned about lowering fees, perhaps it ought to encourage its members to lower some of the fees they routinely charge their customers. That would likely help more Kansans than repealing the mortgage registration fee. Eliminating that fee, which

  • Columns | April 21, 2014

    Earth Day personal to farmers

    How much do you appreciate the earth? Whether you believe our world to be 4 billion years old or less than 10,000 years, we live together on a planet full of beauty and resources that sustain us. As our population continues to increase at exponentially alarming rates,

  • Movies | April 21, 2014

    ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ leaves viewer enthralled


    Marvel Comics continues their quest to translate their comic book universe to the big screen. The most recent installment of their efforts is “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” At the start of this film, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) demonstrates his superior physical characteristics by lapping

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 21, 2014

    Division of Continuing Ed becomes KSU Global Campus

    Kansas State University has been educating adult learners off campus for more than four decades through the Division of Continuing Education. To more accurately reflect K-State’s international ties and global reach, the Division of Continuing Education has been renamed Kansas State University Global Campus.

  • Obituaries | April 21, 2014


    Betty (Elizabeth) Josephine (Spangler) Haug, 82, Manhattan, died Saturday morning, April 19, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born on May 8, 1931 in Okmulgee, Okla., and raised in Chicago. She graduated from St. Nicholas Tolentine Grade School and St. Xavier’s

  • Obituaries | April 21, 2014


    Maurice Earl “Buzz” Stark, 80, of Manhattan, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Manhattan on Friday, March 28, after a short struggle with cancer. He was born on Nov. 12, 1933, in Topeka, the son of Robert Morton and Alice Lorene Brown Stark. A memorial service will be 11 a.

  • Obituaries | April 21, 2014


    Elizabeth Belle “Betty” Anderson, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Dec.10, 1929, in Manhattan, the daughter of John William and Thelma W. (Kelly) Bostick. Betty was raised in Manhattan where she attended local schools. Her family

  • Neighbors | April 21, 2014

    MHS auto tech teacher plugs field as viable option


    Automotive technology is changing and demand for mechanics is on the rise — so Manhattan High auto tech teacher Elizabeth Crooks is helping students make careers for themselves in an increasingly challenging field. When Crooks, a 2000 MHS graduate, was a freshman at the high school herself,

  • Track & Field | April 21, 2014

    K-State track and field closes weekend road meets

    The Kansas State track and field team finished up a long weekend of competition with its final days of action at the Mt. SAC and Kansas Relays, as well as competing in the Beach Track and Field Invitational. Erica Twiss and Sonia Gaskin headlined the

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