• Classmate: Booker spoke about beliefs Alfonzo.phatch

    A Kansas State University student says he remembers John T. Booker Jr. talking about his religious beliefs as early as their sophomore year at Topeka West High School. Booker, who was arrested by the FBI Friday morning after attempting to .

  • Deployment brings soldier closer to African family Img 0560.phatch

    It’s not very often a soldier gets to serve his country and visit his family at the same time. When Army Spc. Lassana Traore first heard his unit would be deploying to Senegal — where Traore was born and lived .

  • Committee debates 5th-grade band, orchestra

    A school budget committee could recommend cutting fifth-grade band and orchestra to save USD 383 money as it looks to reduce spending. The Budget Advisory Steering Committee met Tuesday afternoon for one in a series of weekly meetings to make recommendations .

  • Complaint recounts details of Fort Riley bomb plot

    Editor’s note: Here is the full text of the criminal complaint against John T. Booker. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS (Topeka Docket)   UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff,   JOHN T. BOOKER, JR., .

  • Tips, tricks for keeping children on the move

    Send the children outdoors to play. “We find that the more time children spend outdoors the more active they are,” said David Dzewaltowski, professor of physical activity and public health in the Kansas State University College of Human Ecology. He .

  • Man sentenced in death of former MHS student

    TEMPE, Ariz. — A man accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate in 2014 has been sentenced. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Matthew Farberov, 21, was sentenced Tuesday to .

  • Indians shut out Spartans Irvne.phatch

    Tuesday wasn’t the most exciting night for Manhattan goalkeeper Molly Fiser and the rest of the Indians’ defensive players. With a lopsided shot count of 43-0 in favor of the Tribe, the ball spent most of the match on .

  • Walk-off win forces split with Rossville Thiemert.phatch

    In the first game of its home opener with a new coach, the Manhattan High softball team could have easily suffered from a bad case of the butterflies against Rossville Tuesday afternoon in Anneberg Park. But when the pressure was .

  • Let’s all work together to improve St. George

    To the Editor: Let’s look to the future in St. George. We have some new blood in our city government, two members of whom are new residents. I do believe that getting new people in will help immensely. And .

  • MHS tennis finishes 3rd at home meet Mhstennis.phatch

    After a pair of victories this month for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team, Tuesday’s home quad offered head coach Joyce Allen the chance to get some different varsity players experience against other schools’ top competition. The result was .

  • Tax day is a day we love to hate

    It’s tax day, which means that if you owe income taxes to the federal or state government, you’re down to a few hours before the clock strikes midnight. Maybe you’ve long since filed; taxpayers who have refunds .

  • Come and share your voice at annual poetry recitation

    To the Editor: “Today in a brown paper sack I carried home with me a treasure… No king could buy these grapes from me. Today in my brown paper sack, I carry wealth.” — from the Journal of Enid Stover In .


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