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  • Manhattan High School | October 23, 2014

    MHS’ playoff hopes hinge on Friday tilt

    After dropping last week’s district opener against Topeka High, the importance of the Manhattan High football team’s game against Lawrence Free State this week only intensified. The first-ever meeting between the schools, scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick off at Bishop Stadium Friday

  • General Activities | October 23, 2014

    Cameron: We have a new series after KC win

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Hey, we have a World Series. A new one. The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night. They no doubt took some super vibes with them on the flight to San

  • Editorials | October 23, 2014

    Deals with Nazis bring U.S. shame

    America spent almost four years, hundreds of thousands of lives and vast sums of money helping to rid the world of the Nazi war machine during World War II. It was among this country’s greatest accomplishments. That only heightens the shame of recent revelations

  • Columns | October 23, 2014

    Goossen’s criticisms groundless

    I read with interest the column by Duane Goossen, former state budget director, titled “Kansas’ future compromised.” Goossen was a dedicated public servant for many years, but his budget record is abysmally flawed. He is the only budget director in history to have ig-nored the

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Learn about youth volunteer opportunities

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Volunteer Center will host an orientation for youth ages 11-18 to learn about Youth Volunteer Corps. Parents are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hy-Vee (upper level). We invite you to

  • Letters | October 23, 2014

    Revisit Teen Town and help support auditorium

    To the Editor: People of all ages — adults singles, couples and families — are invited to dance the hustle, twist, hokey pokey, the fox trot and the swing at the Teen Town Reunion and Dance this Sunday, Oct. 26. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m.

  • Arts & Leisure | October 23, 2014

    Guitarists featured in jazz series

    TOPEKA — The third concert of Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will feature four guitarists: two from New Jersey and two from Kansas City. The concert will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the downtown Ramada’s Regency Ballroom.  Admission is by

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Carolyn L. Sanders, 73, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born March 2, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., to Andy Jackson Baggett and Mildred Ruth Humphrey Baggett. After living and working as a secretary at Hadley Auto Transport in Southern California, she decided

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Bertha Jane Wessel, 86, of Frankfort, died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Survivors include her husband, Bert; a daughter, Rosemary (Chuck) Parnell; two sons, Larry (Michele) Harden and Ronald (Katrina) Harden, all of Eugene, Ore.; two step-sons, Larry (Arlene) Wessel of Frankfort

  • Obituaries | October 23, 2014


    Wyoma Jean Swift Johnson, 92, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Wyoma Jean Swift (known as Wy) was born May 29, 1922, to Ireland William Swift and Hazel Marie Cook near Lawshe, Ohio.  She attended Cherry Fork High School and

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