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  • Dietitian: Let children enjoy Halloween treats Candy.phatch

    A K-State dietitican says it’s OK to let children indulge in candy they collect from trick-or-treating. “Nothing should ever be completely foreign and off limits because then it becomes something that kids really crave,” said Sandy Procter, assistant professor .

  • Brownback, Roberts aiming for ‘sweep’ Roberts.phatch

    Gov. Sam Brownback, along with fellow Republicans Sen. Pat Roberts, Rep. Tim Huelskamp and a host of others stopped by Manhattan Thursday evening at the Union Pacific Depot as a part of a statewide tour before Tuesday’s elections. Brownback, .

  • Is Mercy still performing heart procedures locally?

    Q: Is there a problem with the cardiology unit at Mercy Hospital? I’ve heard that patients needing catheterization or stents have been sent to Topeka, and that some services now are restricted to certain hours. What’s going on? .

  • Area pagans mark end of harvest time with ancient ceremony of Samhain Pagans1.phatch

    At first, it looked like a scene from a Halloween movie. The high priest, a tall man, bald with a goatee, stood before a bonfire wearing a hooded black cloak and held a staff made from a tree branch. He .

  • Army, Air Force test Fort Riley landing strip

    The Army and Air Force performed a joint airborne air transportability training exercise this week on a new flight landing strip at Fort Riley. The exercise validated the air strip’s capabilities for future operations and replicated conditions Airmen and .

  • Falcons make 12th straight postseason Rileyco4.phatch

    RILEY — Huddled around a radio broadcast, the Riley County coaches nervously awaited their playoff fate on Thursday night. The team took care of its end, thumping Marysville 40-7, but the coaches needed Minneapolis’ 29-12 lead over Washington County to hold .

  • MHS still misses Settembrino

    At most high school football programs, Manhattan High included, the success of a season rarely hinges on the health of a single athlete. There are star players, to be sure, but for the most part, teams that win at the .

  • MHS soccer edges Red Demons, 2-1

    For the first time in program history, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team will advance to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs in back-to-back years after winning a regional championship in two overtimes Thursday night at Dodge City, 2-1. The .

  • Election recommendations

    There might be fewer contested races on the ballot this November than usual, but those that are contested — particularly the U.S. Senate campaign and the Kansas governor’s race — are getting plenty of attention. We’ll discuss those races .

  • Paid Endorsement: Roberts’ despair explains campaign ad with Snyder

    To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the .

  • Endorsement letter: Brownback’s tax policies have dug Kansas into a hole

    To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas .

  • ‘Killer details’ save familiar ‘St. Vincent’ story G.w.clift1

    The Hibachi Hut has moved downtown. There’s a taco shop in the Aggieville building where Bill Murray used to sit at its bar. This fact won’t bother twenty-somethings, but to old guys like me, it seems a little .







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