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  • Obituaries | September 25, 2013

    Michele Ann Grantham

    Michele Ann Grantham, 69, died Monday at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, following an extended illness. She will be remembered for many things, but her sense of humor, incredible kindness, and devotion to her family tops the list. The family provided some of the following

  • Arts, Leisure | September 25, 2013

    Tickets remain for Blue Man Group

    Staff reports For those still hoping to see the Blue Man Group, there are a few seats left for its performances at 7:30 pm tonight and Thursday at McCain Auditorium. The Blue Man Group, whose two-day stint in Manhattan is part of the McCain Auditorium Performance

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2013

    Minnie Marie Oppenlander

    Minnie Marie Oppenlander, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan surrounded by family. The family provided some of the family information. She was born on April 5, 1922, in Burley, Idaho, the daughter of Lysle M. and Doris E. (Marsh) Campbell. Minnie

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2013

    Harold Nibarger

    Harold Eugene Nibarger, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the Robert Dole VAMC Hospice Unit in Wichita. He was born on Oct. 14, 1929, in Virgil. He was the son of Wayne and Elva (Cunningham) Nibarger.  He was married to Ernestine Dehlinger on Nov. 26, 1952, in Wichita. 

  • Editorials | September 25, 2013

    Stifle Cruz, pass spending bill

    “The American people don’t want the government to shut down, and they don’t want Obamacare. The House has listened to the American people.” So said House Speaker John Boehner last week after the House, which he leads mostly in name, approved a spending

  • Columns | September 25, 2013

    Protect residential mail service

    There have been two very different pieces of legislation introduced in the US Senate that propose reforms to the US Postal Service’s business model. On Thursday, the Senate committee that oversees the Postal Service will hold its second hearing on one of them. Senate

  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2013

    Indians sweep home quad

    Mhs vb no 16.phatch

    Another home volleyball meet, another sweep for the Manhattan High volleyball team. Hosting Topeka West, Concordia and Topeka High on Tuesday, Manhattan won handily in all three of its matches while moving to 12-6 on the season. The Indians opened against West, winning 25-6, 25-8

  • Movies | September 25, 2013

    ‘Prisoners’ is fascinating — too bad about that ending


    The new suspense movie “Prisoners” is fascinating—really fascinating in several ways. One is that it shows why audiences feel cheated by some story resolutions in general release pictures. Here the movie begins establishing a “clinging to their guns and religion” social and economic class,

  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2013

    MHS soccer tops Seaman

    There’s no doubt the upcoming tilt with Washburn Rural has been on the collective mind of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team. In what could possibly be a season-defining week for the Indians, that distraction nearly proved costly as Manhattan struggled to put away

  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2013

    MHS girls golf takes 2nd at Salina

    Playing its best golf of the season, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second at the Salina South Invitational at Salina Municipal golf course on Tuesday. The Indians shot a season-low 331 for second place, edging out third-place Goddard Eisenhower by one stroke. Maize won

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