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  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2013

    Indians tie for 4th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team battled through the second leg of its busy week on Tuesday in Lawrence, tying for fourth place in the Lawrence High Invitational. The Indians shot a 355 to tie with Maize and finish behind three Kansas City schools in the 24

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2013

    MHS defeats Wichita South, 9-2


    The last time the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team played a match at Bishop Stadium, every pass, every deflection, every save mattered. The match with Washburn Rural featured a high intensity level from start to finish that left the team exhausted. Tuesday’s home match

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2013

    Indians take 4th at Topeka West

    After a third-place finish on Monday in Emporia, the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Topeka on Tuesday to compete in the 12-team Topeka West Invitational. The Indians took fourth place with a solid effort, getting a big boost from Caroline Sager, who took

  • Movies | October 02, 2013

    ‘Baggage Claim’ is a good-natured motion picture


    Whether moviegoers will understand the title, “Baggage Claim,” they will certainly get the story. Writer and director David E. Talbert has made a motion picture that would have been familiar seeming as far back as the age when films were routinely called “motion pictures.” But

  • Editorials | October 02, 2013

    Protect yourself from flu’s misery

    It reached 80-something degrees this afternoon, and it’s a pretty safe bet — though not quite failsafe — that you won’t catch the flu today. You won’t likely be able to say that in January or February, when some of the people around you

  • Letters | October 02, 2013

    Elect representatives who reflect Kansans’ compassion

    To the Editor: Our representative in Cong-ress, Tim Huelskamp, tells those who need food stamps to “Go pick up trash in a road ditch,” yet his brother received federal farm help to the tune of $1,6 million from 1995 to 2011. The CEO of AIG, a company taxpayers

  • Local |Government, Politics |Fort Riley | October 02, 2013

    Fort Riley feeling effects of shutdown

    Although necessary health and safety services at Fort Riley will continue to operate during the government shutdown, residents and civilian employees will see a decline in other services until funding has been restored, officials said Wednesday. Active-duty soldiers will continue in their normal duties, but

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Post office rolls back mail collection times


    The Manhattan Main Post Office has rolled back its pickup times as a part of a national move to save money. Brian Sperry, regional spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service, said in an email that mail operations in Topeka recently were consolidated into the

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2013

    Court fee increase approved

    Going to court is about to become a little more expensive. City commissioners unanimously approved raising municipal court fees for upgrading some computer software at Tuesday night’s meeting. A $10 technology fee will be added to all municipal court fees except parking tickets next year.

  • Letters | October 02, 2013

    It’s a joy to live in a town where honesty is practiced

    To the Editor: When I lost my wallet about a week ago, I somehow knew it would be returned to me. Having lived in Manhattan for eight years, I have developed a deep-rooted faith in its people’s honesty and goodwill. Sure enough, I received

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