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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 12, 2014

    ‘Ghost Map’ author urges students to rely on hunches


    Students at Kansas State University learned how their pursuits could lead them on unanticipated paths during a talk by author Steven Johnson at McCain Auditorium Thursday evening. Johnson is the author of the non-fiction narrative “The Ghost Map,” which K-State students are reading as part

  • Manhattan High School | September 12, 2014

    Prockish adjusting to life on varsity


    In his debut as starting quarterback for the Manhattan High football team, Eric Prockish helped lead his team to a 28-25 victory over Shawnee Heights last Friday. Prockish didn’t put up gaudy numbers or loft 40-plus throws like his counterpart for the T-Birds, but

  • Manhattan High School | September 12, 2014

    Indians go 1-2 at tough Silver Lake quad

    In its toughest quadrangular meet of the season, the Manhattan High volleyball team managed a 1-2 record at Silver Lake Thursday night, defeating the host team before dropping its last two matches against league foes. The Indians came out firing on all cylinders, dispatching Silver

  • Editorials | September 12, 2014

    A chilly dose of things to come

    For some folks, a high temperature in the low 50s in the first half of September is an almost unimaginable gift — yet another in a series of cool spells in what is normally a warm season. For others, however, today’s not-very-warm temperature — and worse,

  • Columns | September 12, 2014

    What if voters had ‘zero option’?

    Frustration with political candidates is nothing new. For decades political science’s truism about Congress held: People hated the institution but loved their congressman. Things are different in 2014. In June, a Rasmussen poll reported that only 25 percent of respondents indicated they believed their member of

  • Obituaries | September 12, 2014


    Marcus Oliphant, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Salina. The family provided the following information. Marc was born in Offerle on June 8, 1929. He married Phyllis Garman on Aug. 27, 1950, in Courtland. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in July of 1951 and served in the Korean War.&

  • Obituaries | September 12, 2014


    Veronica Ann Barry, 84, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept.11, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided the following information. Veronica was born on Feb. 9, 1930, in Manhattan, and had been a lifetime resident in the area. Veronica attended grade school in the country school on McDowell

  • Obituaries | September 12, 2014


    JoAnn Margaret Prior, 75, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her residence. The family provided the following information. JoAnn was born on Aug.18, 1939, in Seneca, the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Jenkins) Schmelzle. JoAnn graduated from Msgr. Luckey High School. She had worked at McCall Pattern

  • Men's Basketball | September 12, 2014

    K-State vs. A&M tickets on sale Sept. 15

    Tickets for Kansas State’s matchup with former Big 12 foe Texas A&M in the Wildcat Classic on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m., Monday, athletic officials announced this week.

  • September 12, 2014

    K-State club soccer hosting youth clinic

    K-State’s club soccer team will hold a youth soccer clinic on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium on the K-State campus. The clinic is for youth ages 6 and up and will cost $15. The clinic will be a fun time focused on soccer

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