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  • Manhattan High School | February 10, 2014

    MHS’ Schroeder, Melgares sign at KU

    Two Manhattan High standout distance runners made their college choices official this morning, with Alaina Schroeder and Chris Melgares both inking national letters of intent with the University of Kansas to continue their cross country careers. The ceremony was a make-up after heavy snow canceled

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 10, 2014

    K-Staters to present work at Undergrad Research Day

    Ten undergraduate researchers from Kansas State University will get the chance to present their work at the inaugural Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 12, on the first-floor rotunda of the State Capitol in Topeka. The event is to showcase the research being conducted

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 10, 2014

    Horne arrested on drug charges

    Levertis Horne, 22, of Manhattan, was arrested while at the Riley County Jail on charges involving possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs, stimulants, or otherwise prohibited controlled substances. RCPD Officer Matthew Droge said that the arrest was part of an investigation

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2014


    Franklin Murrin, 70, died Feb. 6 in Manhattan. He was born Dec. 14, 1943, in Yuba City, Calif, to Melvin and Alta (Dickinson) Murrin. Mr. Murrin moved to Clay Center in 1978. He worked as a self-employed mechanic before retiring due to health reasons. He was preceded in death by

  • Obituaries | February 10, 2014


    Robert Franklin Foster, 87, died Jan. 31 in Flower Mound, Texas, at his assisted living after a six-day stay in the hospital due to a fall. The family provided some of the following information. Robert was born June 2, 1926, in Midwest, Wyo., to the late Eugene and Sophia

  • Editorials | February 10, 2014

    Hasn’t fluoride debate been settled?

    It does no harm for Kansans to renew the debate about the use of fluoride in water; in fact it can be productive. But such a debate would be more helpful if the information used advances the discussion instead of clouding it, as seems to

  • Movies | February 10, 2014

    Lots of laughs in attractive K-State theater


    God of Carnage is funny. The K-State Theater presentation of the play, directed by Jerry Jay Cranford, is a mix of farce and black comedy, so it is sweet and tangy as well as true, a little scary, and guaranteed to provoke more chuckles than

  • Area Schools | February 10, 2014

    MCC men win two to capture league title

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team picked up two wins over the weekend, clinching its eighth straight Midwest Christian College Conference title.  In the eight years MCC has either won the title outright or shared it, the Crusaders are 79-5 in league

  • Men's Basketball | February 10, 2014

    Cats ride weekend win into Showdown


    When Kansas and Kansas State met for the first time this season, the Wildcats were riding high on a 10-game winning streak that included wins over Ole Miss, Gonzaga and George Washington. But their performance in Lawrence on Jan. 11 — an 86-60 loss to the Jayhawks —

  • Columns | February 10, 2014

    Kinder: Smart, gay athletes and baseball

    Josh mug color

    Just a few thoughts from the sports weekend that was and what lies ahead… • Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out Sunday, becoming the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. Good for him. Good for the NFL. Good for America. Sam took the first step

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