James L. Copeland, 83, of Manhattan died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at his residence. He was born on April 7, 1931, in Champaign, Ill., and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 .

  • MHS boys run past Mill Valley, 63-53

    MCPHERSON — Coming into Thursday’s opener at the McPherson Invitational, Benji George wanted to speed up the pace of the Mill Valley Jaguars. The plan worked, as the Indians forced 22 turnovers and led most of the afternoon in a 63-53 .

  • MHS girls take 2nd at Topeka quad

    In the first bowling tournament of the year to record individual scores as well as a collective team score, the Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took second place among four teams at Topeka’s West Ridge Lanes Thursday afternoon. The .

  • Frankfort, Valley Heights boys lose TVL games

    Playing in the fifth-place bracket at the Twin-Valley League tournament held in Onaga, both the Frankfort and Valley Heights boys lost to move into Saturday’s seventh-place game against each other, set to begin at 2:30 p.m. Frankfort dropped a 75.

  • Cats looking for more vs. Cowboys Foster2.phatch

    By now, January 3 probably feels like a long time ago. That was the day Kansas State opened the Big 12 schedule with a crushing, 61-47 loss at Oklahoma State, the Wildcats’ third straight defeat. Marcus Foster hardly played that day, and .

  • Wildcats focus on big picture amid recent losses Kendred.phatch

    February can’t get here soon enough for the Kansas State women’s basketball team. Not that anything is guaranteed even then, but it would mark the end to easily the toughest portion of the schedule for the Wildcats this .

  • Romero doing big things at Florida State Romerocolor.phatch

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Leticia Romero is back doing what she loves, playing basketball. Sidelined for several months in an eligibility dispute after transferring from Kansas State, the Spanish teenager has resumed her collegiate career in a lead role for No. 17 Florida .

  • MHS boys outrun Mill Valley in McPherson Invite opener

    MCPHERSON — Behind a deeper bench and a full-court defense that forced 22 turnovers in the game, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team advanced through to the semifinals of the McPherson Invitational with a 63-53 opening round win over Mill Valley Thursday .

  • In Lawrence speech, Obama reiterates need for child care, equal pay for women Potus5.phatch

    LAWRENCE — Thousands of people watched as President Barack Obama spoke about strengthening the middle class on Thursday during a speech on the University of Kansas campus. A sign that read “Middle Class Economics” appeared in the background as he spoke, .

  • MHS journalists get chance to cover speech with pros Potus2.phatch

    LAWRENCE — Two local teenagers were among the members of the press covering President Barack Obama’s speech at the University of Kansas Thursday. News editor Madeline Marshall and staff member Maya Minocha of The Mentor, Manhattan High School’s student .

  • District facing $2.75M shortfall

    A school official told the Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday that the district could receive less money from the state and increased health insurance costs in its next budget. USD 383 director of business services Lew Faust said Gov. Sam Brownback’.

  • 3 incumbents file for USD 383 race

    Board members Dave Colburn and Darell Edie and president Leah Fliter announced Wednesday that they intend to run for the USD 383 school board to keep their seats. Board member Curt Herrman is also running along with newcomer Nick Dyer, a 2013 .


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