• USD 378 board must set priorities

    On 7 April, the voters of USD 378 chose the entire “Falcons Forward” slate to become the four new board members. We congratulate them and wish them great success in meeting the challenges facing the school district. The electorate expressed overwhelming concern .

  • K-State signs AD Currie to extension through 2020

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie signed a restructured contract Friday that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually. The agreement adds one year to Currie’s current contract, while also providing more .

  • Former Cats barnstorm Manhattan

    It’s not often Flint Hills-area high school athletes get the chance to play pick-up basketball with professional and Division-I college basketball players. The KSU Barnstorming Tour’s stop in Manhattan Saturday evening made that possible. Manhattan High senior Pierson .

  • K-State track competes at Rock Chalk Classic

    LAWRENCE — The Kansas State track and field team notched solid efforts on both the track and in the field for a strong overall performance at the Rock Chalk Classic on Saturday in Lawrence. Dani Winters eclipsed the 17-meter mark in .

  • ‘Footloose’ Sinatra Project, Community Cinema and more

    SUNDAY Columbian Theatre presents “Footloose,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. This charmingly rebellious musical follows the story of Ren, a rebellious teenager who moves from big-city Chicago to the small Midwestern town of .

  • MHS swimmers 3rd at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ swim and dive team took third place at the Great Bend Invitational Friday afternoon. The Indians scored 313 team points, finishing behind Newton (496 1/2) and Great Bend (421) in the team standings. Manhattan won two events at the meet, .

  • Indians win at Seaman Relays

    The Manhattan High track and field team shook off the rust from more than two weeks off and managed to take both team titles at the Bob Camien/Claudia Welch Invitational track meet Friday afternoon. The Indians were forced to .

  • Indians take 11th at Hutch Invite

    In what figures to be a preview of sorts for the Class 6A state meet, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took 11th place at the Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park Friday. Carey Park is set to host the state .

  • MHS softball sweeps Blue Jays

    The Manhattan High softball team won a pair of road games against Centennial League rival Junction City Friday evening, winning 10-5 and 14-4. The Indians needed a rally in the late innings to beat the Blue Jays in Game 1. Manhattan .

  • MHS soccer beats Wichita Heights, 3-1

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team shrugged off a disappointing tie earlier this week by beating the Wichita Heights Falcons on the road Friday afternoon, 3-1. The Indians had plenty of scoring chances in the match but didn’t take .

  • Love of cars drives small-town auto shop owner

    The car was damaged in Texas. The repair is being done in a body shop in Kansas. That is one example of the work of an entrepreneurial auto body specialist who chooses to live in rural Kansas. John Gean is .

  • Caterpillar, MATC partner on job training program

    A pilot program in Manhattan designed to train workers for area manufacturing jobs is starting up later this month. The Kansas Department of Commerce, Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. and Manhattan Area Technical College will provide short term training through the .





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