• MHS boys defeat Great Bend, 47-36

    Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball grinded out a win on the road at Great Bend Friday night, 47-36. The win gives the Indians the season sweep over the Panthers .

  • MHS girls lose in MAC semis to Olathe South

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had multiple chances to come away with a win against Olathe South Friday night in the semifinals of the Mid-America Classic, but couldn’t come up with the victory in a 54-50 loss. Manhattan .

  • Expanded insurance to cover 290 more

    Starting in October, 290 more USD 383 employees will gain access to the district’s health insurance program offered to full-time employees, according to a school district official. The newly covered employees include some bus drivers, paras and aides, and those who .

  • President proposes ending sequester cuts

    WASHINGTON — For the first time since the 2011 Budget Control Act put in place a series of automatic spending cuts, President Barack Obama might be in the best bargaining position to move the debate his way, toward more domestic and defense .

  • Country club members paying more for less

    The Manhattan Country Club is reducing services and increasing dues to address debt problems, according to a letter to members. The club informed members that it would reduce clubhouse hours during the winter months and close food and beverage service .

  • Sales tax collections ahead of budget

    Sales tax numbers are up in the city’s January sales tax report compared to last year. The report primarily reflects December spending. The report shows the city received $928,134 in sales tax revenue, a 3 percent increase from last year’s .

  • Legalize marijuana in Kansas? Not yet

    It’s pretty clear that a proposal in the Kansas Legislature to allow medical marijuana is going nowhere this year. Opponents at a hearing last week argued strongly that legalizing pot for medical purposes is basically the same as legalizing .

  • We must keep funding state transportation projects

    To the Editor: Kansans have long understood the impact good highways have on local communities, the state’s economy and the safety of our citizens. No Kansan knew this better than President Dwight Eisenhower. His leadership led to investment in .

  • MHS girls advance to MAC semis

    MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon. Fortunately for the Indians, a matchup that lacked the energy and intensity of a typical game .

  • Indians use late run to top Emporia Mhsboys12.phatch

    Emporia junior Tanner Taylor swished a 3-pointer from the left wing and it seemed like the Spartan boys began the second half exactly how they wanted to Thursday night. But Taylor’s trey may have juiced Manhattan High more than .


    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Complete obituary and service information .

  • K-State nominates four students for 2015 Goldwater Scholarship

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Aaron Messerla, Manhattan; Katherine Johnson, McPherson; Joshua Nelson, Salina; and Lauren Komer, Shawnee. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from .


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