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  • Football | September 15, 2014

    Nelson tops 200 yards in Packers’ 31-24 win

    Staff reports Green Bay receiver Jordy Nelson helped fuel the Packers’ come-from-behind win Sunday afternoon with a career-high 209 yards on nine catches, including an 80-yard touchdown in the third quarter that gave his team its first and only lead in the 31-24 win. Nelson showed

  • Obituaries | September 15, 2014


    Sarah Elizabeth Stubby, 62, of Wamego died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Sarah was born July 22, 1952, in Yakima, Wash., the daughter of Andrew Elias and Marguerite (Schnoor) Ashby. She was raised in Osage City and graduated from Osage

  • Arts & Leisure | September 14, 2014

    Improv group connects with audience, each other


    “I t makes me angry ...” “Change.” “It makes me enraged ...” “Change.” “It makes me cry myself to sleep at night ...” “Change.” “It makes me pull my hair out and call my mommy and ask why she didn’t love me.” This escalating moment, along with

  • Off The Beat | September 14, 2014

    First attempt at gardening not so fruitful


    I’m not happy about the cold weather we’ve been having over the last few days, but I can appreciate it in at least this one respect: it’s an excuse for the sad state of my poor, dying garden. For the first time

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 14, 2014

    MFD pushes for detector awareness

    Have a home with no smoke detectors or ones that aren’t working? The Manhattan Fire Department can help. The department offers free smoke detectors and will even install them in Manhattan residents’ homes. The one requirement is that the owner must live in the

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 14, 2014

    KSU prof: Empathy key to growth

    A Kansas State University professor’s expertise about childhood empathy was featured in Time magazine this month in an article on narcissism. and now he’s studying a related, but different facet, childhood teasing. Mark Barnett, a psychological sciences professor who has long studied empathy

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Sandwich chain coming to Little Apple

    Leiszler Oil Company continues its food expansion by joining the Which Wich franchise. The sub shop has traditional options as well as combinations like Thank You Turkey with sliced turkey breast, stuffing and cranberry sauce. The restaurant is set to open at the beginning of

  • Local | September 14, 2014

    Friday weather sets record

    After 138 years, Manhattan has a new weather record for Sept. 12. According to Kansas State University’s Weather Data Library, Friday’s high of 56 shattered the previous record of 63 set in 1876. Sept. 12’s record high of 107 was set in 1956. The record low of 38 was set in 1959.

  • Editorials | September 14, 2014

    Battle against ISIS must be fought

    If defeating or destroying ISIS were a matter of pitting 30,000 of our best troops against the 30,000 or so members in the upgraded estimate of the Islamic State’s strength, Americans could be confident not only of victory but of a conflict that would be considerably

  • Manhattan High School | September 14, 2014

    Al-Soltani forces three turnovers, MHS beats Seaman


    TOPEKA — Linebacker Adam Al-Soltani had one heck of a game for Manhattan High on Friday. The Indians’ offense chipped in with a couple big plays too. Al-Soltani forced three turnovers and scored twice, as the MHS defense dominated in the red zone on the way

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