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  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Brian Swenson

    Brian Swenson, 48, of Manhattan, died Saturday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan from cancer.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Muriel Fagan

    Muriel Fagan, 75, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Friday at Homestead Assisted Living in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    William ‘Bill’ Hanson

    William “Bill” Hanson, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday at Stormont-Vail Healthcare of Topeka. Among survivors is his wife, Carol, of their home.

  • Obituaries | August 25, 2013

    Jim Ekart

    Jim Ekart, 64, died at his residence at Lake Elbo in Manhattan.

  • Local |Education | August 25, 2013

    Kansas native leads way for high school activities, athletics

    School is back in session and fall sports are gearing up. Have you ever wondered: Who coaches the coaches? Who officiates the officials? Who records the records? And for that matter, who leads the youth leaders? It is essential that there is a state high

  • Editorials | August 25, 2013

    An agenda for CiCo Park

    In a week, Manhattan High football fans will get their first look at the new turf at Bishop Stadium. MHS soccer players are already raving about the new surface, which for them is a huge improvement from inconsistent grass fields at Anneberg Park. It’s

  • Columns | August 25, 2013

    The battle facing the Moderates

    My Insight Kansas colleague Michael Smith has called Kansas a “three party” state for more than a decade.  While two of the parties might have shared the same name until recently, Kansas may actually become a three-party state in the near future.  After

  • Columns | August 25, 2013

    Egypt on the brink; Obama hesitates

    The situation in Egypt presents a foreign policy problem that threatens to blow up in our collective faces, it is the situation in Egypt.  What happens there will determine everything from the size and character of the US military to the price of gas.&

  • Arts, Leisure | August 25, 2013

    ‘Hoo Haw,’ Harry Potter and Hawaiian dancers

    Today Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 23, 2013

    Touchdown: Stadium a finished product


    The new West Stadium Center is officially complete, with plenty of time to spare before K-State’s first kickoff. The architecture firm AECOM announced Thursday that the $75 million renovation of the west side of Bill Snyder Family Stadium is finished. The project, which took eight

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