Wednesday, October 7, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | October 01, 2015

    Indians to face pass-happy Chargers


    For the second consecutive week, and perhaps the last time this season, the Manhattan High football team will play against its opponent as the overwhelming favorite to win. Manhattan hosts Topeka West at Bishop Stadium Friday night at 7 p.m. The Indians haven’t lost

  • Manhattan High School | October 01, 2015

    Indians take 7th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished in seventh place at the Lawrence High Invitational at Eagle Bend Golf Course on Wednesday. The Indians fired a 368 to take seventh, finishing 32 strokes behind Shawnee Mission East, which won the tournament. Washburn Rural took second place with

  • Editorials | October 01, 2015

    Career politicians still struggle in poll

    It’s hardly surprising, given the black eye that Islamic terrorists have given Islam, that a majority of Americans say a Muslim should not be elected president. But it is at least a little gratifying that 49 percent of those responding to recent a USA Today-Suffolk

  • Editorials | October 01, 2015

    What Putin wants…

    What Russian President Vladimir Putin wants he gets — or takes. Well after he sent Russian troops — and tanks, helicopters and fighter jets — to Syria, Russia’s Parliament approved the move. The vote was unanimous, of course. The vote apparently was necessary because Russia’s constitution

  • Letters | October 01, 2015

    Via Christi’s services for rape victims inadequate

    To the Editor, The availability of services for survivors of rape and child sexual abuse was the topic of a recent “I Wonder” column. The column reports that Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is seeking a part-time nurse to add to the one currently on

  • Arts, Leisure | October 01, 2015

    ‘Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ weird, entertaining


    An age diverse crowd braved parking congestion and sidewalk detours to gather at McCain Auditorium Saturday for Troika Entertainment’s presentation of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. With music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Lyrics “Joseph” is a retelling of the

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 01, 2015

    SPARK Week planned to showcase undergraduate research at K-State

    Undergraduate research at Kansas State University will be in the spotlight during SPARK Week, Oct. 5-9. SPARK stands for Students Promoting the Advancement of Research at K-State. The week of events showcasing work by undergraduate researchers, how students can get involved, make the most of

  • Arts, Leisure | October 01, 2015

    Kristin Chenoweth, ‘Legally Blonde,’ ‘Shrek’ and more


    Broadway shows are in abundance in the area this weekend. Wickedly talented Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth will sing a mix of Broadway and movie tunes as part of the McCain Performance Series. See Broadway’s sweetheart, known for her role as Glinda

  • Local |Education |Kansas State University | September 30, 2015

    K-State recognizes MHS teachers for their military service

    Some Manhattan High teachers received a surprise visit during second period Wednesday morning. Ed Chandler, economics and U.S. history teacher; David Jordan, AP European history teacher; Pat McKiney, social studies teacher; and Eunice Rivera, English as a second language teacher, received recognition from Kansas

  • Local |Business | September 30, 2015

    Hartford Hill to add 500 to 600 homes to city’s west side

    Construction on a major new development project in Manhattan is set to begin next year. Plans for the 320-acre site — located northwest of Grand Mere and Colbert Hills and previously used for grazing land — include around 212 acres of low- to medium-density residential housing, an office

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