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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University | October 19, 2013

    Missing man found dead in Utah

    A Manhattan man missing for seven weeks was found dead in Utah Friday after a hitchhiker spotted his car at the bottom of a ravine, police said. Utah Highway Patrol contacted Riley County police on Friday, saying that the man, David Welch, 54, had been discovered

  • Manhattan High School | October 18, 2013

    Manhattan defeats undefeated Topeka High

    Manhattan clinched a share of the Centennial League title and a distinct advantage in the District 5 playoff race with a 22-7 win over Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Friday night. Topeka High came into Friday night’s game as the only undefeated team in Class 6

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Pulitzer-winning author visits troops featured in Iraq memoir


    Iraq War veterans came on Thursday to hear a journalist tell their stories of battle — and the troubles some of them faced when their duty was done. David Finkel, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter from The Washington Post, spoke at the Kansas State University Alumni Center

  • Arts, Leisure | October 18, 2013

    K-State wraps up sesquicentennial

    Kansas State University will conclude its nine-month sesquicentennial celebration during homecoming week. The 150th Grand Finale will occur from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday on the Anderson Hall lawn. In case of inclement weather, the celebration will move indoors to the K-State Student Union Courtyard. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 18, 2013

    19-year-old man dies in crash

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man died after he was ejected from his vehicle in a collision early Friday morning. Brett Mock, 2704 Maise Circle, was injured after his 2003 Toyota pickup driving east on Northfield Road went off the road and struck several vehicles parked in the driveway

  • Columns | October 18, 2013

    An evening conversation: Salaam

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    There are a lot of good reasons to reasons to live in Manhattan. If I were forced to list them, however, I’d start with proximity to a major university — and in particular, access to discussion and debate over everything from a running quarterbacks to

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 18, 2013

    City’s homepage to be revamped

    It’s a facelift. The home page of the city of Manhattan’s website will look a little different on Monday, said City Clerk Gary Fees. Manhattan-based CivicPlus, a company that develops websites for local governments across the country, is using the city’s site

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Local activities put chemistry in spotlight

    Kansas State University’s local section of the American Chemical Society is partnering with the university’s chemistry department to host several events during National Chemistry Week. The groups will have a variety of chemistry-related books on display at the Manhattan Public Library next week,

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 18, 2013

    Master plan focus of talk

    The new Kansas State University campus master plan will be discussed at the Emeritus Group fall luncheon at noon Tuesday, October 29, at the Holiday Inn at the Campus. Ruth A. Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs and a professor of electrical and computer engineering

  • Obituaries | October 18, 2013


    Herman “Babe” Bowman, 88, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Manhattan. He was the son of Herman and Martha (Hatch) Bowman. A lifelong resident, he was a veteran of

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