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  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    Martin leads way in win over Rural

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team got a career night from Chris Martin in a 45-23 win over Washburn Rural Friday in Topeka. Martin scored five touchdowns – four on the ground and one on a catch – while rushing for 212 yards on 30 carries. The Indians were

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 31, 2014

    Dietitian: Let children enjoy Halloween treats

    Candy.phatch

    A K-State dietitican says it’s OK to let children indulge in candy they collect from trick-or-treating. “Nothing should ever be completely foreign and off limits because then it becomes something that kids really crave,” said Sandy Procter, assistant professor and extension specialist in the

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 31, 2014

    Brownback, Roberts aiming for ‘sweep’

    Roberts.phatch

    Gov. Sam Brownback, along with fellow Republicans Sen. Pat Roberts, Rep. Tim Huelskamp and a host of others stopped by Manhattan Thursday evening at the Union Pacific Depot as a part of a statewide tour before Tuesday’s elections. Brownback, Roberts and Huelskamp were joined

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 31, 2014

    Is Mercy still performing heart procedures locally?

    Q: Is there a problem with the cardiology unit at Mercy Hospital? I’ve heard that patients needing catheterization or stents have been sent to Topeka, and that some services now are restricted to certain hours. What’s going on? A: You’re right, there’

  • Local | October 31, 2014

    Area pagans mark end of harvest time with ancient ceremony of Samhain

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    At first, it looked like a scene from a Halloween movie. The high priest, a tall man, bald with a goatee, stood before a bonfire wearing a hooded black cloak and held a staff made from a tree branch. He asked the people gathered, about 30

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2014

    Army, Air Force test Fort Riley landing strip

    The Army and Air Force performed a joint airborne air transportability training exercise this week on a new flight landing strip at Fort Riley. The exercise validated the air strip’s capabilities for future operations and replicated conditions Airmen and Soldiers encounter in austere forward

  • Area Schools | October 31, 2014

    Falcons make 12th straight postseason

    Rileyco4.phatch

    RILEY — Huddled around a radio broadcast, the Riley County coaches nervously awaited their playoff fate on Thursday night. The team took care of its end, thumping Marysville 40-7, but the coaches needed Minneapolis’ 29-12 lead over Washington County to hold in order to make the

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS still misses Settembrino

    At most high school football programs, Manhattan High included, the success of a season rarely hinges on the health of a single athlete. There are star players, to be sure, but for the most part, teams that win at the highest level do so with

  • Manhattan High School | October 31, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1. The Indians got a goal from

  • Editorials | October 31, 2014

    Election recommendations

    There might be fewer contested races on the ballot this November than usual, but those that are contested — particularly the U.S. Senate campaign and the Kansas governor’s race — are getting plenty of attention. We’ll discuss those races as well as the 1st


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