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  • Local |Government & Politics | December 11, 2014

    NBAF measure included in bill

    Under a proposed continuing resolution, the National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility would have a construction contract by May 1, 2015, from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The provision allows DHS to sign construction contracts and is a commitment that the remaining funding needed for the

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    Indians take 3rd at home opener


    Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet. But at a triangular meet, facing two other schools with similar programs, what he really wants to see

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule. With seven duals in three days, featuring bouts against the defending Class 6A state champion Garden City Buffaloes as well as the current No. 1 in Class 5A Goddard Lions, the Indians

  • General Activities | December 11, 2014

    Wicked Marathon named state championship race

    Race officials with the Body First Wicked Marathon got an early Christmas present recently when the Kansas chapter of the Road Runners of America named the Wamego race as its official state championship event. The marathon, which debuted in 2014, will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

  • Editorials | December 11, 2014

    A shortcut to the budget shortfall

    You’ve got to give Gov. Sam Brownback at least a little credit. He’s come up with a set of proposals to offset a projected shortfall of $279 million in the next six and a half months, and he’s done it without cutting aid

  • December 11, 2014

    Celebrate with psalms with Reformed Presbyterians

    To the Editor: In the King James version of the Bible, the letter of James gives this instruction: “Is anyone happy? Let him sing psalms! (5:13). Perhaps no one takes this charge more literally than the Reformed Presbyterian Church, which is known by many as a “

  • Letters | December 11, 2014

    A fable of governance

    To the Editor: A Kansas hiker stumbled across the deadly viper, s. brownbackius, as he climbed the first hill of the Flint Hills. The snake called out to the hiker, “Please carry me to the top of this hill.” The hiker said, “If I do

  • Obituaries | December 11, 2014


    Lee Oliver Hinkle, 91, Greenleaf, died at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Survivors include his children; Diana Ellis and husband Buck of Auburn, Ronnie Hinkle and wife Lori of Waterville and Roger Hinkle and wife LaVerna of Manhattan, 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, step-children;

  • Arts & Leisure | December 11, 2014

    Holiday performances, carriage rides and more

    Area stages are ringing in the holiday season with some classic holiday cheer. An entirely local cast of children in grades three through eight will bring the holiday classic, “Babes in Toyland,” to life at the Manhattan Arts Center. Mother Gooseland and the Toys of

  • Football | December 11, 2014

    Fourteen Wildcats named to All-Big 12 teams

    Led by Special Teams Player of the Year Tyler Lockett and Offensive Lineman of the Year B.J. Finney, Kansas State had 14 players named to the All-Big 12 teams as the conference office announced the coaches’ selections on Wednesday. Lockett — a first-team member as both a

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