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  • Expanded insurance to cover 290 more

    Starting in October, 290 more USD 383 employees will gain access to the district’s health insurance program offered to full-time employees, according to a school district official. The newly covered employees include some bus drivers, paras and aides, and those who .

  • President proposes ending sequester cuts

    WASHINGTON — For the first time since the 2011 Budget Control Act put in place a series of automatic spending cuts, President Barack Obama might be in the best bargaining position to move the debate his way, toward more domestic and defense .

  • Country club members paying more for less

    The Manhattan Country Club is reducing services and increasing dues to address debt problems, according to a letter to members. The club informed members that it would reduce clubhouse hours during the winter months and close food and beverage service .

  • Sales tax collections ahead of budget

    Sales tax numbers are up in the city’s January sales tax report compared to last year. The report primarily reflects December spending. The report shows the city received $928,134 in sales tax revenue, a 3 percent increase from last year’s .

  • Legalize marijuana in Kansas? Not yet

    It’s pretty clear that a proposal in the Kansas Legislature to allow medical marijuana is going nowhere this year. Opponents at a hearing last week argued strongly that legalizing pot for medical purposes is basically the same as legalizing .

  • We must keep funding state transportation projects

    To the Editor: Kansans have long understood the impact good highways have on local communities, the state’s economy and the safety of our citizens. No Kansan knew this better than President Dwight Eisenhower. His leadership led to investment in .

  • MHS girls advance to MAC semis

    MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon. Fortunately for the Indians, a matchup that lacked the energy and intensity of a typical game .

  • Indians use late run to top Emporia Mhsboys12.phatch

    Emporia junior Tanner Taylor swished a 3-pointer from the left wing and it seemed like the Spartan boys began the second half exactly how they wanted to Thursday night. But Taylor’s trey may have juiced Manhattan High more than .

  • DICK RUSSELL

    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of rural Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Complete obituary and service information .

  • K-State nominates four students for 2015 Goldwater Scholarship

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Aaron Messerla, Manhattan; Katherine Johnson, McPherson; Joshua Nelson, Salina; and Lauren Komer, Shawnee. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from .

  • KSU selects 11 high school students as leadership scholarship finalists

    Kansas State University recently selected 11 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 22. The competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity .

  • MHS bowling team competes at JC quad

    The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman. The girls’ team took third place as a team, while the boys finished in fourth. For the girls, .





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