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  • Obituaries | April 13, 2014

    Helen Ann Marten

    Helen Ann Marten, 89, of Wheaton died Saturday at a Topeka hospital as a result of a stroke. She was a life-long member of the area. Helen married Lloyd Marten in 1943. He proceeded her in death in 2005. Helen was a homemaker and farm wife. She is

  • Obituaries | April 13, 2014

    James Christopher Gaume

    James Christopher “Chris” Gaume of Manhattan died at his residence on April 11. Chris was born in Manhattan on Jan. 11, 1971, to J.L. and Sara Gaume. He graduated from Manhattan High in 1991 and attended Kansas State University. Chris is survived by his daughter, Alissa Garcia Alvarez,

  • Obituaries | April 13, 2014

    Richard McFadden

    A graveside service with military honors for Richard F. McFadden, who died April 3, will be held at the Riley County Cemetery, Riley, on April 19 at 2 p.m. All friends are welcome to attend.

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2014

    Indians sweep Topeka Hayden


    Facing off against the Class 4A defending state champion Hayden Wildcats in a doubleheader at Norvell Field, Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess knew his team was in for a battle. But two dominant complete-game pitching performances by Henry de Noble and Jesse Steinbring left

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2014

    MHS boys win at Topeka Relays

    After battling tough weather conditions last week at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High track and field teams traveled back to Topeka for Friday’s Topeka Relays at Hummer Sports Park in near-perfect weather conditions. The Manhattan boys won with a team score of 130, while the

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2014

    MHS softball drops two at Hayden

    After losing the first game of a road doubleheader at Hayden by seven runs, the Manhattan High softball team dug deep and hung with Hayden into extra innings of Game 2 before ultimately losing 3-2. Manhattan lost the first game 9-2, then dropped the second game

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2014

    MHS soccer loses, 3-0

    Playing their second straight game against top-level competition, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team fell on the road at Blue Valley-Stilwell, 3-0, Saturday afternoon. On a blustery day in suburban Kansas City, the Indians held off Blue Valley for a half playing with the wind,

  • Manhattan High School | April 13, 2014

    MHS swimmers take 6th at Olathe Invitational

    Facing some of the toughest competition it will see all year, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team held its own at the Olathe Invitational Friday evening. The Indians finished sixth in the team standings and logged 11 top-12 finishes, including top-10 marks in each of

  • Editorials | April 13, 2014

    Recognition of need is a key step

    Advocates of improved and expanded recreational facilities heard at least a little of what they hoped for last week during a Manhattan City Commission work session. No, commissioners didn’t set a date to break ground on a multipurpose indoor structure or new athletic fields.

  • Letters | April 13, 2014

    We have election problems, but fraud isn’t one of them

    To the Editor: I read Roger Seymour’s letter in Wednesday night’s paper with some interest. Although his note was lengthy note, Mr. Seymour left out a few things. First of all, “The Board of Elections was careful to say they don’t have

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