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  • Local | November 03, 2013

    Priest takes leap of faith after 30 years as engineer

    Fathermike.phatch

    After 30 years of working as a civil engineer, Michael Peterson decided to make a change. It wasn’t retirement. It wasn’t moving to a new area. It was becoming a priest. At 54 years old, Peterson entered Blessed John XXIII, a seminary for men over 35

  • Editorials | November 03, 2013

    If everyone helps a little

    As a community, we’ve long prided ourselves on our willingness to help friends or neighbors, to meet whatever needs arise. It hasn’t mattered whether the needs stemmed from a natural disaster, a family crisis or the quiet poverty that afflicts more of our

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Fairy Godmothers grateful for support of golf tourney

    To the Editor The Fairy Godmothers of Manhattan want to publicly thank the 80-plus golfers who participated in the seventh annual Fairy Godmothers Charity Golf Tournament and the numerous sponsors who helped make the Sept. 30 tournament possible. We owe special thanks to Community 1st Bank

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Disrespect for game hurts decent hunters, fishermen

    To the Editor: My wife and I were walking Tuesday morning, October 29, along College Avenue about a half-mile north of the football stadium. In the ditch on the east side of the road, a few yards north of the concrete bridge, someone had dumped what

  • Letters | November 03, 2013

    Perspectives of doctors from elsewhere worthwhile

    To the Editor: Dr Kozel, thank you for your letter describing your experi-ences with Rhode Island’s health insurance changes. I appreciate your insight as a pediatrician. I’d like to see more doctors like you write about their exper-iences, both good and bad, with

  • Football | November 03, 2013

    Defense carries Cats past Cyclones

    Ksutackle.phatch

    You can’t win if you can’t score. Kansas State kept Iowa State off the scoreboard for the first 56 minutes of the game Saturday — riding its most dominant defensive performance of the season to a 41-7 rout of the Cyclones at Bill Snyder Family

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    MHS dominates to win cross country title

    LAWRENCE — The scores hadn’t been tabulated, and the race hadn’t even ended yet. It didn’t matter. For the Manhattan High boys’ cross country team, it was time to celebrate. With four runners in the top seven and six in the top 20, the

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Manhattan arts community is alive during the holidays

    The holiday season and the arts go hand in hand. As Thanksgiving and the winter holidays approach, local venues have lots of music, theater and dance productions for Manhattanites to enjoy. K-State’s theater department will kick off its season with a production of “The

  • Off The Beat | November 03, 2013

    A Husker fan in a very purple world

    Kristina.phatch

    It’s one of the first questions I get when I meet people here in Manhattan. “Did you go to K-State?” No, I didn’t. Sorry, I am not a Wildcat. I am a very proud Husker. I was born and raised in Nebraska and,

  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    Indians clinch playoffs despite loss to Junction City

    Manhattan v. jc 3.phatch

    Friday’s rivalry matchup against Junction City felt like deja-vu for the Manhattan High football team. For the second straight year, Junction City won a back-and-forth game, but the Indians won the war, earning a playoff berth with a runner-up finish in District 5. Junction City


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