• Board weighs preschool ‘hubs’

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board discussed options for improving preschool facilities and possibly foregoing federal funding for the district’s adult education programs during a retreat meeting Wednesday. The board focused on those two topics and didn’t make any decisions. .

  • Union protesting ‘labor standards’ of Hi-Tech Labor.phatch

    Union workers are protesting construction being done at the new CivicPlus building. Carpenters Local 918 representatives held a sign Thursday morning that said “Shame on CivicPlus” in response to the company’s construction project. CivicPlus recently opened its new building at 302 .

  • Commission rejects bid for Manhattan ditch improvement

    LEONARDVILLE — Plans for a ditch outfall structure on Casement Road in Manhattan hit a snag Thursday morning when assistant county engineer Gary Rosewicz told Riley County commissioners the bid for the project exceeded the estimated cost by too much. The .

  • Charges dropped for 1 suspect in fatal fall

    PHOENIX — Charges have been dropped against one of three men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of a Manhattan High School graduate. Court documents say prosecutors failed to provide probable cause to continue the case against 21.

  • MHS’ playoff hopes hinge on Friday tilt

    After dropping last week’s district opener against Topeka High, the importance of the Manhattan High football team’s game against Lawrence Free State this week only intensified. The first-ever meeting between the schools, scheduled for a 7 p.m. kick .

  • Cameron: We have a new series after KC win Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Hey, we have a World Series. A new one. The Royals shook off the gloom of Game 1 and applied their own version of a crusher Wednesday night. They no doubt took some super vibes with them .

  • Deals with Nazis bring U.S. shame

    America spent almost four years, hundreds of thousands of lives and vast sums of money helping to rid the world of the Nazi war machine during World War II. It was among this country’s greatest accomplishments. That only heightens .

  • Goossen’s criticisms groundless

    I read with interest the column by Duane Goossen, former state budget director, titled “Kansas’ future compromised.” Goossen was a dedicated public servant for many years, but his budget record is abysmally flawed. He is the only budget director in .

  • Learn about youth volunteer opportunities

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Volunteer Center will host an orientation for youth ages 11-18 to learn about Youth Volunteer Corps. Parents are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hy-Vee (upper .

  • Revisit Teen Town and help support auditorium

    To the Editor: People of all ages — adults singles, couples and families — are invited to dance the hustle, twist, hokey pokey, the fox trot and the swing at the Teen Town Reunion and Dance this Sunday, Oct. 26. The event will .

  • Guitarists featured in jazz series

    TOPEKA — The third concert of Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will feature four guitarists: two from New Jersey and two from Kansas City. The concert will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the downtown Ramada’s Regency .


    Carolyn L. Sanders, 73, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at her home. She was born March 2, 1941, in Detroit, Mich., to Andy Jackson Baggett and Mildred Ruth Humphrey Baggett. After living and working as a secretary at Hadley Auto Transport .


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