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  • Obituaries | April 06, 2014

    EMMA VIRGO

    Emma Darline Virgo, 82, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., formerly of Wamego, died April 2 at the Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City, Mo. On Aug. 10, 1974, she married George H. Virgo in Hutchinson. He preceded her in death on March 20, 2004. Darline was a homemaker, but also

  • Obituaries | April 06, 2014

    CARROLL LANGE

    Carroll A. Lange, 71, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born July 5, 1942, in Clay Center. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2014

    Steinbring throws perfect game in MHS sweep

    Don Hess couldn’t help but recall a coincidental conversation he had with junior pitcher Jesse Steinbring this week. “Earlier this week he told me he would throw a perfect game,” the Manhattan High baseball coach said. “He didn’t say when, but he said

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2014

    MHS softball splits with Topeka

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    As it can be with any young team, the results can often be a mixed bag. The Manhattan High softball team has more new faces than old. And those new faces came out firing against Topeka High in the first game of a doubleheader and

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2014

    MHS soccer loses 4-2 at Trinity

    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez said it was a tough one to coach. Despite controlling the pace throughout the length of the game, the Indians lost 4-2 at Wichita Trinity on Friday. “It was kind of a hard game from a coaching perspective,”

  • Manhattan High School | April 06, 2014

    MHS takes third at Salina Central

    After seeing her team in singles and doubles action on Wednesday, Manhattan High boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen got to see how everyone would play exclusively in doubles action on Saturday at the Salina Central Doubles Classic. The Indians won eight matches to finish third

  • Books | April 06, 2014

    K-State grad draws from theater memories in grueling tale

    It turned out to be the tour from hell. Ann Gulbrith had acted for three summers in civic theater productions in her home town, Kalamazoo, Michigan, and one summer in the Seaplace Barn Theater on Long Island, when her friends, Silvia And Josh Wilson obtained

  • Tennis | April 06, 2014

    K-State tennis team loses at home to No. 25 Longhorns

    Kansas State senior Petra Niedermayerova secured yet another piece of school history on a warm Saturday afternoon at Mike Goss Tennis Stadium, despite the Wildcats falling to No. 25 Texas. The Wildcats are now 8-9 this season and 2-3 in the Big 12. In doubles, Texas (9-9, 4

  • Books | April 06, 2014

    ‘Cathedral of the Wild’ brings optimism about the world

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    What seems to be a simple memoir of a youth spent in Africa is so much more. Boyd Varty’s “Cathedral of the Wild” recounts some incredible tales of encounters with wild animals and a sometimes harsh environment, but that’s just the beginning of

  • Books | April 06, 2014

    ‘Whistling’ talks music, race

    “Whistling Past the Graveyard” is powerful novel reminiscent of “To Kill a Mockingbird” or “Huck Finn.”  In 1963, the protagonist and storyteller, 9-year-old Starla Claudelle, lives with her grandmother, Mamie, in Cayuga Springs, Miss. Starla hasn’t seen her momma since she was 3 because her


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