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  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Hayden beats MHS boys, 54-46

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats. After trailing most of the first half, the Indians rallied in the third quarter, tying the score and even taking a one-point lead heading into the fourth

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Wildcats upset No. 25 OU, 72-66

    Leaning on an outstanding night from the perimeter, the Kansas State men’s basketball team upset No. 25 Oklahoma, 72-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (13-4, 3-1 Big 12) made 11 of 21 shots from 3-point range, led by Marcus Foster who scored 18 points and made four 3

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    MHS girls hand Hayden first loss

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road. Manhattan’s Savannah Roberts hit the winning free throws after being fouled under the basket with 3 seconds left in

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 14, 2014

    Answer on NBAF: Yes

    The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) got over a significant hump Monday as Congressional negotiators included $404 million for the project in a $1.012 trillion spending bill. The House and Senate still need to vote on the bill this week, but U.S. Sen. Jerry

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Indians face big road test at Hayden

    While the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got its toughest test of the season against Shawnee Heights last Friday, the girls’ team won in a rout. The girls’ test comes tonight with a trip to play undefeated Hayden on the road at 6:15 p.m. The

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | January 14, 2014

    Commission supports mortgage tax

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County has joined a growing number of counties opposing elimination of the mortgage registration tax in Kansas.  The county commission Monday gave its unanimous approval to a resolution opposing the elimination of the tax, which imposes a fee of .26 percent on all mortgages

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Schuster to change plea in federal court

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan doctor accused of illegally distributing prescription painkillers scheduled a change of plea hearing this week. Dr. Michael P. Schuster, 53, will appear in federal court on Thursday, said Jim Cross, spokesman for U.S. prosecuting attorney Barry Grissom. Prosecutors allege Schuster left pre-signed

  • Editorials | January 14, 2014

    Uh… this isn’t our airport…

    It was bizarre, and a little humorous, last November when an Atlas Air 747 Dreamliner carrying cargo from New York City’s JFK International Airport to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita missed the mark — by about 10 miles — and landed instead at Col. James Jabara Airport.

  • Columns | January 14, 2014

    An evening conversation: Paying it forward

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    EVERY SO often, people who put words together for a living will say: “Boy, that story was so good, it just wrote itself.” We don’t mean that literally. Well, hardly ever. Our chat tonight is one of those, the kind I’ve only had

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2014


    James “Jim” Chesney Brant, 81, died Wednesday at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 27, 1932, in rural Pratt County to Charles C. and Zoe D. (Thompson) Brant.  He married Dorris Stapleton on Sept. 1, 1953 in Wichita.&

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