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  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    MHS golf takes 2nd in Wamego

    Playing at the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished second place behind the host team Thursday afternoon. The Indians shot a 359 to finish one stroke ahead of third-place Shawnee Mission East. The Junior Blues ran away

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    Stegeman leading Indians’ defense

    In 2014’s season opener against Shawnee Heights, Manhattan High football’s Luke Stegeman made the play of the game, helping the team snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the final minutes with an interception at midfield that led to Manhattan’s 28-25, come-from-behind

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    Washburn Rural tops MHS soccer, 3-1

    Going into Thursday’s Centennial League showdown at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew the Junior Blues were dangerous when running set plays. Cornerkicks, throw-ins and free kicks are all things Rural does extremely well, and that was ultimately the difference in

  • Manhattan High School | September 26, 2014

    MHS tennis drops dual to Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Lawrence Thursday for a dual with Lawrence High, losing 6-3. The Indians got singles victories from Cathy Lei, 8-2, and Kristen Fraley, 8-1. The pair also teamed up for the team’s only doubles victory, 8-5. Other

  • Editorials | September 26, 2014

    Fort Riley soldiers back to Iraq

    Fort Riley troops are heading back to Iraq. As their friends and neighbors, we wish them the best and hope for their speedy return. As realists, we hope everyone sees what this deployment means. And as Americans, we hope they get the job done, whatever

  • Letters | September 26, 2014

    We were treated superbly on road trip to K-State game

    To the Editor: On Sept. 17, I got in the car here in Auburn with three buddies and headed for Kansas. We were looking forward to a nice fall trip to see Auburn play your Wildcats. Upon arriving on campus, we were all stunned by the

  • Obituaries | September 26, 2014

    KAREN REZAC

    Karen Rezac, 48, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Community Hospital-St. Mary’s. The family provided the following information. Karen was born on July 21, 1966, in Manhattan, to Lawrence and Gertrude “Trudy” (Casper) Schweir.  Karen grew up in Belvue and attended St. Marys High School.

  • Obituaries | September 26, 2014

    MARK WILLIAM-LEE STEGER

    Mark William-Lee Steger, 1 month 10 days, died at his home of natural causes on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mark was born on Aug. 9, 2014, at the Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., the son of Cody A. and Leonna E. (Miller) Steger. A fighter from the start, Mark was

  • Obituaries | September 26, 2014

    JANET HAWLEY

    Janet “Jan” Hawley, 75, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Jan, a long-time resident of Manhattan, was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 6, 1938, the daughter of Roy and Edna (Green) Nelson.  Before she

  • Obituaries | September 26, 2014

    MARY FULLER PETERSON

    Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. The family provided the following information. Jackie was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Louisburg, N.C., the oldest child of Fisher Jones and Armarilla Priscilla (Fuller) Beasley. After graduating in 1938 from


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