Thursday, November 26, 2015


  • Area Schools | January 15, 2014

    MCC women defeat No. 4 Hillsdale Baptist

    The third-ranked Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team defeated No. 4 Hillsdale Baptist 87-75 on Monday night in Moore, Okla. The Lady Crusaders jumped to an early 9-2 lead to open game in the first few minutes. Hillsdale fought back and tied the score at 22.

  • Manhattan High School | January 15, 2014

    MHS bowlers finish well in Topeka

    The Manhattan Indian Bowling team competed Tuesday at the Hayden Baker Tournament at Westridge Lanes in Topeka, with the girls winning the championship and the boys finishing in second. The girls came back in the final game of the day to win the tournament with

  • Movies | January 15, 2014

    New film ‘Her’ entertains better than anticipated


    Joaquin Phoenix is Theodore Twombly in director and writer Spike Jonze’s film “Her.” Theodore is a middle-aged writer, going through a divorce that is dragging on because he can’t bring himself to sign the paperwork. The film begins as Theodore is dictating a

  • Arts, Leisure | January 15, 2014

    Symphony to feature pianist

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will present music by Bach, Saint-Saëns, and Shostakovich on Saturday in White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus.  The 7:30 p.m. program will be led by the Topeka Symphony’s new conductor, Kyle Wiley Pickett, and will feature

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 15, 2014

    APDesign students at KSU show off research skills

    Graduate students from Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, got the chance to show off their research skills at the recent 2013 APDesign Research Symposium. A first-time event for the college, the symposium gave the participating students the opportunity to

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 15, 2014

    Researchers urge physical activity

    People who decrease sitting time and increase physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease, according to Kansas State University research. Even standing throughout the day — instead of sitting for hours at a time — can improve health and quality of life while reducing the

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2014


    Genevieve L. Matthews, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born on Feb. 23, 1926, in Great Bend. She was the daughter of Fred and Ruby (Parker) McClure. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 15, 2014

    Clinic named for WWII hero

    The Senate on Tuesday voted to name a Junction City clinic after a decorated World War II veteran and longtime resident. In a bill sponsored by U.S. senators Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts, the Senate decided to name the facility the Lt. Gen. Richard

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 15, 2014

    Irwin Army Hospital to cease walk-in service

    FORT RILEY — Beginning this spring, the TRICARE Service Center at Irwin Army Community Hospital will no longer offer walk-in customer service. The change is due mostly to many patients turning to online resources for questions, and it will take effect April 1. The Department of Defense

  • Local |Education | January 15, 2014

    Wamego teacher finalist for award

    A Wamego teacher was named a finalist for a national math and science award. Cathy Wilbur, math and science teacher at West Elementary, is one of two teachers from Kansas recognized as a finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching,

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