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  • MHS girls rally past Vikings, claim share of league title Boyjube.phatch

    With six seniors on the roster playing key roles, the basic rules of basketball prevented Scott Mall from starting his entire senior class Friday night in the team’s final regular-season game. It’s a unique situation that may catch .

  • Obama’s left-wing obsession hurts America

    I have no reason to believe that Obama is either unpatriotic or anti-Christian. Rather, he is on the political left, a man who takes his ideology very seriously. Yes, he has taken a number of actions for purely political reasons, .

  • Youth ensembles presenting concert

    TOPEKA—-The Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles will present their spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Washburn University’s White Concert Hall. The three youth ensembles performing are: Debut Orchestra, conducted by Carolyn Sandquist; Youth Philharmonic, conducted by Carolyn .

  • LGBT people are victims, not perpetrators, of violence

    To the editor: Robert Mullins’ recent letter to the editor (“Unlike race and ethnicity, human behavior is a choice”) attacks policies pro-tecting LGBT individuals from discrimination. To do this, he relies on misreading history and facts. Mullins’ letter repeats the .

  • Common Core doesn’t hurt students, it works for them

    To the Editor: I was unable to testify in opposition of HB 2292 (A bill to kill all new and updated state standards) because I was presenting to the Kansas Mathematics Supervisors meeting in Kansas City at the time the hearing .

  • Iris Society grateful for MHS Web students help

    To the Editor: I recently had the privilege of working with a fine group of young men at Manhattan High School in Tiffany Anderson’s Gaming and Web Experience class. It is a Career and Technical Education (CTE) class in .

  • ‘Dog Whistle Politics’ examines the language of race

    The author is the John H. Boalt, professor of law at the University of California-Berkeley and the author of two previous books on racism and the law. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School. This is an important work, .

  • ‘The Girl on the Train’ spins complex web

    For a debut novel, “The Girl on the Train” it is a winner. The protagonist, Rachel Watson, lives outside London and is divorced, but not happily. She longs to get back with her ex-husband, Tom, but he is now married .

  • Don’t let these free library services remain a secret Danielle Schapaugh

    Psst ... I have a secret to tell you. There are free services at the library that you don’t even suspect. For starters, Manhattan Public Library has a high-quality digital flatbed scanner. Users can scan documents, photos, articles or even .

  • How to shape a fruit tree Greggeyestone1

    I will conduct a fruit tree pruning demonstration on Saturday. The program will start at 10 a.m. at Mike Sheffield’s Orch-ard,1700 Wildcat Creek Road. The weather has to be better than last year’s minus 10 degree wind chill. Annual .

  • Friends of Sunset Zoo accepting scholarship applications

    The Friends of Sunset Zoo, and its Conservation Team, recently announced the Conservation Scholar application for the 2015-2016 school year is available online. The annual scholarship supports an active college student’s expenses related to a field conservation project. Two .

  • Flint Hills Christian School honors seniors

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted Elyria Christian School on Friday night in a pair of basketball games that were Flint Hill’s Senior Recognition Night as well as Alumni Night. Flint Hills has only two seniors on this year’s .


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