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  • Editorials | September 05, 2014

    City’s growth rate impressive

    It ought to be obvious to anyone driving around Manhattan that our city has been growing. Homes — entire neighborhoods —are being built and restaurants and other businesses continue to open or expand. A population of 50,000 once seemed distant, yet Manhattan now is a metropolitan statistical

  • Columns | September 05, 2014

    Is Brownback’s legacy Stegall?

    Gov. Sam Brownback recently intervened to ensure that Judge Caleb Stegall was on the short list of nominees for a Kansas Supreme Court appointment. This was an unusual step. Brownback then chose Stegall over the other nominees, even though he had the least high-court experience.

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    MHS tennis takes 2nd at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team got its season off to a solid start Thursday afternoon, taking second place among four teams at the Junction City quadrangular. Both Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley, playing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, went 3-0 on the day,

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    Martin hoping to lead by example

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    Growing up playing football, Chris Martin’s natural position on offense was quarterback. It wasn’t until sophomore year the coaching staff at Manhattan High moved him to running back, which quickly turned into a starting gig on varsity as a junior. With an opening

  • Manhattan High School | September 05, 2014

    Indians ready for season-opening tournament

    After missing out in 2012, the Manhattan High volleyball team got back to the Class 6A state tournament in 2013, sending Lisa Kinderknecht’s first group of four-year players out on a positive note. With a large group of seniors graduating, the 2014 Manhattan volleyball team will have

  • Movies | September 05, 2014

    Football’s better than this month’s new DVDs

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    It is probably just as well that football and the McCain series are starting up again, as the movies scheduled for release on home viewing media aren’t going to entertain large groups. This has been a year when films might have sold a lot

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2014

    University establishes Confucius Institute

    The Confucius Institute at K-State will be the 102nd Confucius Institute in the U.S. and the second institute in Kansas. Confucius Institutes promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture, as well as create exchanges between Chinese and U.S. academic

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2014

    ALDEN SPARMAN

    Alden Bryce Sparman, Sr., 87, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Plano. The family provided the following information. Alden was born Aug. 12, 1927, in the May Day area in Riley County to Henry Albert and Marghertia (Telford) Sparman. Alden attended Oklahoma State University and served in

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2014

    WINIFRED E. BECK

    Winifred E. Beck, 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Newman Hospital in Emporia. The family provided the following information. Winifred was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of George F. and Alice O. Griffiee Taylor. Winifred attended Manhattan High School and graduated as a member of the

  • Obituaries | September 05, 2014

    GERALD W. KOSTER

    A funeral mass for Gerald Koster, 61, of Carrollton, Texas and formerly of Cawker City, was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014,  at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City. Mr. Koster died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the UT Southwest Medical Center in


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