Lifestyle

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 04, 2013

    Brown denies abusing child

    A Salina man facing first-degree murder and child abuse charges in Riley County court denied abusing the 14-month-old boy he’s accused of beating to death. According to the Salina Journal, Antonio Brown, 29, took the stand Thursday and said he only disciplined his girlfriend’s

  • Local |Business | October 04, 2013

    Tree trimmers save power lines, forget streets

    Tree.phatch

    Tree trimming is good. Trimming too far, not so much. Just a quick glance at some older trees in downtown Manhattan that essentially have been in cut in half might suggest that there’s been some odd hacking and slashing. Several trees have been cut

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2013

    Indians win dual against Junction City

    Mhstennis tracy.phatch

    Playing in a dual with Junction City at City Park on Thursday, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won 6-3 to build momentum for Monday’s trip to the Centennial League meet in Emporia. Bianca Pedrozo (No. 1), Cathy Lei (No. 3) and Kristen Fraley (No. 4) all

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2013

    Webber playing wherever needed for MHS

    Mhs33.phatch

    If you ask Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz about Jonah Webber, he’ll say there’s not a lot the senior can’t do on a football field. Accordingly, Schartz uses Webber as a starter at linebacker, a back-up at running back and

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2013

    Indians win at Hutchinson Invite

    Throughout most of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team has relied on its top three golfers to earn medals at tournaments. On Thursday at Hutchinson’s Carey Park, senior Anna Jackson got into the mix in a big way. Jackson shot a career-best 80

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2013

    Manhattan soccer shuts out Emporia, 3-0

    In the past, Manhattan High boys’ soccer coach Frank Alonso might have been more upset with his team after a low-intensity effort in a meaningful league match. But his team won comfortably on Thursday, and though he wasn’t thrilled with their performance, the end

  • Editorials | October 04, 2013

    Were ancient people so different?

    Tired of members of Congress fighting? Worried about whether you’ll ever understand Obamacare or whether it will still be law when you figure it out? Had enough of chemical weapons in Syria and nuclear weapons development in Iran? Idu might be a welcome distraction.

  • Columns | October 04, 2013

    Individuals and organizations must be stewards of outdoors

    America’s hunters and anglers know firsthand the importance of being good stewards of our natural resources. Whether it is casting a fly over an Appalachian Brook Trout, struggling up a mountain side for a brief encounter with a grouse or driving to the coast

  • Letters | October 04, 2013

    To deny that people have problems is wrong approach

    To the Editor: I think everyone who looks at the issues around mental illness sees them differently. The idea that some people have expressed is that if only we could keep people who have mental problems from somehow getting firearms, then these mass killings would

  • Letters | October 04, 2013

    Motorcyclists, contributors essential to benefit’s success

    To the Editor: Our family had a very happy girl on September 21 when so many bikers gathered and rode for the Benefit for Sabrina and Jonathan Pirotte. There were more than 60 bikers, and it was quite a sight to see them all take off on


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