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  • Four MHS Students Named National Merit Commended Students

    Manhattan High School students Trevor Bashaw, Sachin DeYoung, Reid Erdwien and Kyle Weston have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they .

  • KATHLEEN SINNETT

    Kathleen K. Sinnett, 86, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The family provided some of the following information. She was born to Lucile and Thomas Allin Keen in Memphis, Tenn., on Oct. 7, 1928. She earned her Ph..

  • ‘Made You Look’ peeks into overflowing river of advertising

    The television drama has you hooked. You’re on pins and needles, anticipating the clencher, when an ad abruptly flashes across the screen. And now you’ll have to suffer as you sit through a string of unrelated commercials, waiting .

  • On call: Books sure to spark kids’ interest in emergency services Jennifer.adams.librarian1

    During National Fire Prevention Week, our local firefighters visited schools to talk to students about fire safety and prevention, show them some equipment they use and make sure they would never be afraid of a firefighter in uniform. Notes were .

  • ‘Expo 58’ tells humorous spy story

    Thomas Foley is a mid-level bureaucrat in Britain’s Central Office of Information. It’s a department where data, brochures and —this being 1958 —even short films on topics ranging from public health to child rearing are produced. Foley is also .

  • Topeka High beats Manhattan, 52-41

    The Manhattan High football team opened district play with a loss to Topeka High Friday night at Bishop Stadium, 52-41. The Indians couldn’t keep up with the high-scoring Trojans, who turned a 14-0 deficit in the second quarter into .

  • Mercy: Plans in place for Ebola

    Local health officials are ramping up their preparedness protocols for handling Ebola. Jana Bowman, community relations coordinator for Mercy Regional Hospital in Manhattan, said staff members have been in constant contact with county and state health officials and are current .

  • MHS blasts Highland Park, 6-0

    Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wants his team to get it right. With just two more matches next week preceding the official start of the postseason, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team has yet to play a full, 80-minute game .

  • Guggisberg: KSHSAA needs to fix football Grant-cutout.phatch

    About once a year, I use this space to write about the Kansas State High School Activities Association football playoff system and why it is inherently flawed in its ability to put the best 16 teams in the playoffs year in .

  • Registering voters is just the first step

    It can be difficult to find election news that folks who don’t see eye to eye on candidates or issues can welcome. One such item came earlier this week when figures from the Secretary of State’s office showed .

  • ‘Asinine comment’ has Democrats scrambling

    If you don’t have anything nice to post online, it’s best to keep your fingers off the keyboard. The Kansas Democratic Party got a painful reminder of that update on an old saw when its communications director, Dakota .

  • Wrongful convictions ruin lives

    Last week I joined Ray Krone — a man sent to death row and later exonerated — to share with students, faculty and other Kansans our stories of being wrongfully convicted. Since being exonerated by DNA evidence a little more than a .






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