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  • Manhattan High School | May 16, 2014

    MHS soccer edges Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Thursday evening. The Indians got a single goal in the 23rd minute from Kelli Stockton on a ball from Emma Samenus in the first

  • Editorials | May 16, 2014

    What will our city be like in 2035?

    We rather like the Manhattan conjured up Wednesday by residents who participated in a long-range planning exercise. What’s not to like about more green space, better bicycle access and clean air? Those are just three of the items that participants mentioned as important in

  • Columns | May 16, 2014

    We don’t know what we can’t say

    When the Kansas Board of Regents unanimously approved minor on Wednesday revisions to its policy that lets a university fire a staff or faculty member for intemperate use of social media, it did so with enough information to know that it was implementing poor policy.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 16, 2014

    Obesity can take a toll on pets, K-State veterinarian says

    While you’re counting calories and getting in extra exercise, you probably should be doing the same thing for your pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. A survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that about 53 percent of dogs are either

  • Arts & Leisure | May 16, 2014

    Jazz, bluegrass legends entertain McCain crowd

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    The absolutely final item in the ’13-’14 McCain Auditorium season at K-State was last Tuesday night’s American Legacies show. A good-sized crowd turned out during finals week to hear the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Del McCoury Band, and different combinations of elements of

  • Obituaries | May 16, 2014

    ROBERT J. NEWMAN, SR.

    Robert J. Newman, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. He was born on March 14, 1925 in Manhattan to Porter J. Newman and Nettie H. Newman.  He attended public school in Manhattan, graduating from MHS in 1942.  He enrolled at Kansas State University for

  • Obituaries | May 16, 2014

    JOHN M. KOGER

    John M. Koger, 93, of Topeka and formerly of Holton, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brewster Place in Topeka. John was born Dec. 4, 1920 in Cheney, the son of Dr. Robert G. and Ermon Sloan Koger. He graduated from Cheney High School in 1938 and received a degree in

  • Obituaries | May 16, 2014

    EUGENIA LOUISE FITTELL

    Eugenia “Gene” Louise Fittell, 99,  of Shawnee,  died Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Care Haven Home in Overland Park. She was born on Sept.4, 1914 at Randolph, the daughter of John and Amelia (Kunze) Grob.  She attended Monterey Country School and graduated from Randolph Rural

  • Obituaries | May 16, 2014

    DENNIS A. HEIDEL

    Dennis A. “Sam” Heidel, 81, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Stormont Vail Health Center in Topeka. He was born on June 6, 1932, in Manhattan, the son of Richard Rudolph and Clara Cecelia (Moske) Heidel. Mr. Heidel attended the McDowell Creek School until his freshmen year in

  • Obituaries | May 16, 2014

    JESSE SETTLER

    Jesse Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014 at Via Chrisi Village in Manhattan.  Mr. Settler was born Aug. 14, 1922. He was a civil engineer at Fort Riley. Services will be announced at a later date with the complete obituary.  Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home is handling


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