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  • Local |Business | September 08, 2013

    Martial arts studio earns accreditation

    Hackerott’s Leadership Academy, 4912 Skyway Drive, recently earned the status of Grade Jiu-Jitsu Certified Training Center. Jeremiah Hackerott, Gracie blue belt and owner, underwent months of testing to earn the status of Certified Instructor. In addition, extensive training was involved in getting the school approved

  • September 08, 2013

    Alderson, York lead Red Raiders past Rock Creek, 34-0

    Qb no 5.phatch

    WAMEGO — The Marshall might have left town, but the new do-it-all gunslinger isn’t too bad himself. Wamego quarterback Kyler Alderson threw for 298 yards and four touchdowns Friday as the Red Raiders routed Rock Creek 34-0, in a performance that had the home fans singing “

  • Editorials | September 08, 2013

    A trend worth celebrating

    The most recent news about the birthrate for American teenagers is something to celebrate —even though there’s room yet for improvement. That’s because the birth rate among women 15 to 19 years old fell last year to the lowest it has been in the 73 years

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    KSU fans make alumnus in North Dakota proud

    To the Editor: I am a KSU grad living in Fargo, North Dakota. Two of my Fargo acquaintances related the following scenarios upon re-turning from the Cat-Bison football game in Manhattan.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    We ought to try harder to understand one another

    To the Editor: Because September is Suicide Awareness month, I felt I should send you this.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws cast conflict resolution aside

    To the Editor: Years ago I was a counselor in two public schools for kindergarten through fifth grade.  It was a wonderful job because no matter how hokey I was with classroom presentations on topics ranging from combatting drugs and preventing bullying to manners

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    God and guardian angels were on duty on June 18

    God and guardian angels were on duty on June 18 To the Editor: Monday afternoon, June 17, I called Mike’s Wrecker Service (David Motley) for a jump-start for my car battery in the Saintt Thomas More Church parking lot. Tuesday morning, June 18, the car started fine.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    Visit the Cancer Education Booth at the State Fair

    To the Editor: It is State Fair time again. I’ll be heading there for the great attractions, the food and friends, but also top on my list is a visit to the Hutchinson Clinic and the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Cancer Education Booth.

  • Columns | September 08, 2013

    U.S. foreign policy is becoming embarrassing

    Last week I suggested that the world was waiting to see what President Barack Obama would do with regard to Syria. Unfortunately, we are still waiting. In a move that surprised even his staff, Obama decided to talk tough while dumping the problem on Congress.

  • Manhattan High School | September 06, 2013

    Mill Valley defeats Indians, 26-21

    After a dominating performance against Mill Valley a season ago, the Jaguars flipped the script on the Manhattan Indians in Friday’s season-opening return game, with Logan Koch rushing for 209 yards while scoring four touchdowns on the ground and two more through the air to

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