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  • Manhattan High School | March 12, 2014

    MHS girls roll to state semis

    WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won their state opener 55-39 over Shawnee Mission West to advance to the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday. The Indians led 27-20 at halftime and had their leads up to double digits for a large portion of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 12, 2014

    Fake Patty’s fire runs up slightly from 2013

    Fake Patty’s Day statistics from the Manhattan Fire Department were on par with last year’s event, according to numbers released Tuesday. Deputy Chief Ryan Almes said firefighters made 14 emergency runs this year compared with 13 last year. The number is significantly lower than the 26

  • Editorials | March 12, 2014

    ‘Navigator’ bill is a ‘political statement’

    So much for the notion that the Kansas Supreme Court ruling on school finance would redirect legislators’ focus from petty to pertinent legislation in the second half of the 2014 session. To be fair, lawmakers aren’t ignoring school finance. But neither is that issue getting

  • Letters | March 12, 2014

    Floersches epitomize good local ownership, service

    To the Editor: We hear frequent chatter about bringing jobs to Manhattan and keeping the profits local. I believe in this with a passion, and I would like to applaud two brothers who I would like to see celebrated and supported by our city. The

  • Letters | March 12, 2014

    KDOT’s road crews cleared way for Constitution Bee

    To the Editor: We of the Flint Hills Tea Party Educational Fund extend our sincere thanks to the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) for another job well done Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2. It may have been just another workday for these road , but for

  • March 12, 2014

    Foster ready for 1st NCAA tourney run

    This is a new experience for Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster. As decorated of a high school player he was in Texas, not once did he make it to the state tournament. Every season, they came up one game short. So as the Wildcats and

  • Men's Basketball | March 12, 2014

    It’s Cats vs. Cyclones, Part III

    As the Kansas State men’s basketball team entered the final stretch of its schedule, there were times the Wildcats looked gassed. In losses to Oklahoma State and Baylor in the last week, K-State didn’t seem to have the energy to compete in segments

  • Women's Basketball | March 12, 2014

    Currie turns attention to women’s basketball future

    If Kansas State athletic director John Currie already has someone in mind to fill the vacancy left by Deb Patterson, who was fired as women’s basketball coach this past Friday, he isn’t saying so, at least publically. On Sunday, Currie said K-State would

  • Obituaries | March 12, 2014


    James C. Sunnenberg, 84, of St. George, died at his home Sunday following his battle with cancer. He was born on October 14, 1929 in Axtell, the son of James Hurley and Annie Sunnenberg. He grew up in Axtell and attended schools there. Jim married Margaret Raub on

  • Obituaries | March 12, 2014


    Wanda I. Slagle, age 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on July 8, 1927, in Beeler, Kan., and had been a Manhattan resident for 62 years. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral

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