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  • Editorials | November 15, 2013

    Obama’s ‘fix’ is no sure thing

    President Barack Obama might not have made an even bigger hash of the Affordable Care Act rollout than already existed, but his “fix” to help some individuals adds yet another complication. His contrition Thursday in announcing the fix was welcome, but he isn’t introducing

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 15, 2013

    Bomb threat called into K-Mart Thursday

    Authorities in Pottawatomie and Riley counties confirmed that the Manhattan Kmart received a bomb threat Thursday afternoon. Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat confirmed that Kmart, 401 E. Poyntz Ave.,  received a call about a bomb shortly after 1 p.m., but none was found. Riat declined

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 15, 2013

    K-State’s Eiselein named Professor of the Year

    Students in Gregory Eiselein’s courses rate him as one of the best. Now, a leading education academy is doing the same. Eiselein, professor of English and university distinguished teaching scholar at Kansas State University, has been named the 2013 Kansas Professor of the Year by

  • Obituaries | November 15, 2013


    Evelyn Ruth Williams, 94, formerly of Bala and Leonardville, died Wednesday at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 29, 1919 at Alida, Kan., the daughter of William B. and Hulda (Bohnenblust) Sprecher. On April 29, 1940 she

  • Obituaries | November 15, 2013


    Nevin Rahn Rockwell, 85, of Manhattan, died on Monday at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided some of the following information. He was born to the late Forrest and Freda Rockwell on Dec. 28, 1927 in Cook, Neb. He graduated from Dakota City High School

  • Obituaries | November 15, 2013


    Lynne Ann (Urie) Stitz died NovEMBER 5 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House after a recent diagnosis of cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Lynne was raised in Rock Island, Ill. She was the daughter of Margaret and Howard Urie. She graduated from

  • Arts, Leisure | November 15, 2013

    Manhattan High show’s as good as the pros’


    Every time one ventures into the Rezac Auditorium at Manhattan High to watch one of the institution’s famous run of fall musicals, the show is impressive. There are huge casts, but everything is well designed and rehearsed, dressed and lit. And so the evening

  • Letters | November 15, 2013

    Local sponsors, diners made Lions’ pancake feed a success

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Lions Club is grateful for all who purchased tickets and attended our annual Pancake Feed fundraiser in mid-October.  We also greatly appre-ciate the purchase of tickets and the donations by the following merchants and groups: Armour-Eckrich/John Morrell Meats,

  • Letters | November 15, 2013

    Go Manhattan High School!

    To the Editor: Manhattan High School is the greatest. We have the best teachers, the best students, and we care for one another in the Land of the Indians. Norma McNair MHS Class of 1945 2035 Strong Ave.

  • Football | November 15, 2013

    Cats have hands full with TCU defense

    A year ago, Kansas State’s 23-10 win over TCU ensured its path to the No. 1 national ranking. But it was the events in that game that junior center B.J. Finney remembers more, an offensive performance that disgusted him. Behind Heisman Trophy finalist Collin

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