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  • Paid endorsement: Kobach has misused office; Schodorf will serve Kansans

    To the Editor: “There is real voter fraud going on in Kansas and across America. Ironically, the perpetrator is the Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach…” (Michael A. Smith,  Wichita Eagle, Oct. 9. Kobach created a new Kansas voting system .

  • Staff sheds tears of joy for Ogden Elementary’s Blue Ribbon

    Some Ogden Elementary faculty and staff shed happy tears as they were recognized by the Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday for being a National Blue Ribbon School. Ogden Elementary won Blue Ribbon status for closing achievement gaps in reading and .

  • Magic show, experiments part of local chemistry week events

    Kansas State University has several events planned to observe National Chemistry Week. National Chemistry Week, a week focused on how chemistry supports everyone and contributes to quality of life and the nation’s economy, is Oct. 19-25. It is an .

  • Spend more time picking health insurance, specialist says

    Consumers spend more time picking out a television than picking out health insurance - and that could be a costly mistake, says a Kansas State University community health specialist. “According to a recent consumer report, people spend about 15 minutes choosing .

  • WAYNE L. BAIROW

    Wayne L. Bairow, 78, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home following an extended illness. He was born on Aug. 22, 1936, east of Westmoreland, the son of William F. and Viola Repp Bairow. Wayne was a farmer along with raising cattle. .

  • Hog-kissing fundraiser for Meadowlark, Pumpkin Patch craft fair

    With October halfway over, fall is in the air. And with it, comes fall-themed events.  The Meadowlark Hills Foundation and Cox Cares presents HOGtoberfest, a benefit for the Meadowlark Hills Foundation’s Good Samaritan Fund. Enjoy $2 pork sliders through 9 .

  • No. 25 K-State handles TCU

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The 25th-ranked Kansas State volleyball team extended its conference winning streak to four matches on Wednesday, as the Wildcats eased to a 3-0 sweep of TCU (25-18, 25-21, 25-21) at the University Recreation Center. The Wildcats (17-2, 4.

  • Manhattan Catholic leaders respond to Vatican document on accepting gays

    Local Catholic leaders gave some cautions to consider in response to a document the church released this week that seemed to indicate a shift in attitude toward gay people, divorced people and non-traditional families. Their caveats: It’s still a .

  • Local firewood key to slowing beetle’s advance

    Though an invasive beetle hasn’t been found in Riley County, the Kansas Forest Service is urging residents to purchase firewood locally to help preserve area ash trees. “The emerald ash borer is a small, green, metallic beetle that was .

  • Man denied bail reduction in infant death

    A Fort Riley soldier charged with first-degree murder and child abuse was denied a request to reduce his bond. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court via webcam on Tuesday afternoon from the Riley County Jail. His attorney, Lora .

  • Pott County investigating string of thefts

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries, thefts and property damage reports in a string of incidents that began in June. According to a news release from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, the crimes have .

  • Indians take 2nd at regional Kylie.phatch

    In what has become a regular occurrence each fall, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team will once again make a trip to the Class 6A state golf tournament next week. Tuesday’s meet was originally scheduled for Monday but was .







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