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  • Columns | January 15, 2014

    Manhattan delivers yet again

    It often takes the entire Manhattan community for a K-State program to succeed. Sometimes the efforts and contributions of community members are less visible; support comes to KSU students every day, in many different forms. But sometimes, the community’s support is essential — critical even —

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    MHS girls rally past Hayden

    TOPEKA — Manhattan’s High’s Savannah Roberts hasn’t had many opportunities for glory with the game on the line in her young career. Tuesday night at Hayden, she got her chance, calmly knocking down a pair of free throws with 3 seconds remaining to give

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    Hayden downs MHS boys

    TOPEKA — Following his team’s second defeat in as many tries, Manhattan High head coach Tim Brooks was clearly unhappy with his team Tuesday night. In losing to Hayden, 54-46, and giving the Wildcats just their second win of the season, the Indians’ coach was

  • Area Schools | January 15, 2014

    MCC women defeat No. 4 Hillsdale Baptist

    The third-ranked Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated No. 4 Hillsdale Baptist 87-75 on Monday night in Moore, Okla. The Lady Crusaders jumped to an early 9-2 lead to open game in the first few minutes. Hillsdale fought back and tied the score at 22.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    MHS bowlers finish well in Topeka

    The Manhattan Indian Bowling team competed Tuesday at the Hayden Baker Tournament at Westridge Lanes in Topeka, with the girls winning the championship and the boys finishing in second. The girls came back in the final game of the day to win the tournament with

  • Movies | January 15, 2014

    New film ‘Her’ entertains better than anticipated


    Joaquin Phoenix is Theodore Twombly in director and writer Spike Jonze’s film “Her.” Theodore is a middle-aged writer, going through a divorce that is dragging on because he can’t bring himself to sign the paperwork. The film begins as Theodore is dictating a

  • Arts, Leisure | January 15, 2014

    Symphony to feature pianist

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present music by Bach, Saint-Saëns, and Shostakovich on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program will be led by the Topeka Symphony’s new conductor, Kyle Wiley Pickett, and will feature

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 15, 2014

    APDesign students at KSU show off research skills

    Graduate students from Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, got the chance to show off their research skills at the recent 2013 APDesign Research Symposium. A first-time event for the college, the symposium gave the participating students the opportunity to

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 15, 2014

    Researchers urge physical activity

    People who decrease sitting time and increase physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease, according to Kansas State University research. Even standing throughout the day — instead of sitting for hours at a time — can improve health and quality of life while reducing the

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2014


    Genevieve L. Matthews, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Great Bend. She was the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Parker) McClure. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced

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