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  • Local |Education | October 18, 2014

    Four MHS Students Named National Merit Commended Students

    Manhattan High School students Trevor Bashaw, Sachin DeYoung, Reid Erdwien and Kyle Weston have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2015

  • Obituaries | October 18, 2014

    KATHLEEN SINNETT

    Kathleen K. Sinnett, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The family provided some of the following information. She was born to Lucile and Thomas Allin Keen in Memphis, Tenn., on Oct. 7, 1928. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from

  • Books | October 18, 2014

    ‘Made You Look’ peeks into overflowing river of advertising

    The television drama has you hooked. You’re on pins and needles, anticipating the clencher, when an ad abruptly flashes across the screen. And now you’ll have to suffer as you sit through a string of unrelated commercials, waiting and cursing, until at last

  • Books | October 18, 2014

    On call: Books sure to spark kids’ interest in emergency services

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    During National Fire Prevention Week, our local firefighters visited schools to talk to students about fire safety and prevention, show them some equipment they use and make sure they would never be afraid of a firefighter in uniform. Notes were sent home reminding families to

  • Books | October 18, 2014

    ‘Expo 58’ tells humorous spy story

    Thomas Foley is a mid-level bureaucrat in Britain’s Central Office of Information. It’s a department where data, brochures and —this being 1958 —even short films on topics ranging from public health to child rearing are produced. Foley is also the protagonist in a whimsical

  • Manhattan High School | October 17, 2014

    Topeka High beats Manhattan, 52-41

    The Manhattan High football team opened district play with a loss to Topeka High Friday night at Bishop Stadium, 52-41. The Indians couldn’t keep up with the high-scoring Trojans, who turned a 14-0 deficit in the second quarter into a 24-14 halftime lead before

  • Local |Business | October 17, 2014

    Mercy: Plans in place for Ebola

    Local health officials are ramping up their preparedness protocols for handling Ebola. Jana Bowman, community relations coordinator for Mercy Regional Hospital in Manhattan, said staff members have been in constant contact with county and state health officials and are current on Centers for Disease Control

  • Manhattan High School | October 17, 2014

    MHS blasts Highland Park, 6-0

    Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wants his team to get it right. With just two more matches next week preceding the official start of the postseason, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team has yet to play a full, 80-minute game up to its potential. Against

  • Manhattan High School | October 17, 2014

    Guggisberg: KSHSAA needs to fix football

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    About once a year, I use this space to write about the Kansas State High School Activities Association football playoff system and why it is inherently flawed in its ability to put the best 16 teams in the playoffs year in and year out. If I’

  • Editorials | October 17, 2014

    Registering voters is just the first step

    It can be difficult to find election news that folks who don’t see eye to eye on candidates or issues can welcome. One such item came earlier this week when figures from the Secretary of State’s office showed that both Republicans and Democrats


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