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  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2014

    Seaman sweeps Indians

    Grossbannister.phatch

    Facing undefeated Seaman at Anneberg Park Wednesday afternoon, the Manhattan High softball team lost a pair of games to the Vikings, falling 4-0 in the first game and 9-4 in the second game, which was called after five innings because of lightning. Considering the caliber

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2014

    Indians dominate on senior day

    Buckwalter 50free.phatch

    On senior day, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team didn’t get much of a challenge from the visiting Emporia Spartans on Wednesday. In a meet that became a dual after Hayden dropped out, Emporia left its top swimmers at home, resulting in

  • Editorials | May 08, 2014

    Doing nothing is no solution

    Perhaps Sen. James Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, is correct. Perhaps President Barack Obama is exploiting the most recent national assessment of climate change to expand federal reach. “With this report,” Sen. Inhofe told the Washington Post, “the president is attempting to once again distract Americans

  • Letters | May 08, 2014

    Take a lesson from me; don’t take ‘Microsoft’s’ call

    To the Editor: Last Tuesday, I received a phone call from “Microsoft” saying it had detected a virus in my computer. The woman calling said I should press certain keys to allow them to show me the virus. I did. Then there appeared on my

  • Letters | May 08, 2014

    Many with mental health disorders do not get help

    To the Editor: I am writing as a member of the Pawnee Mental Health Services Board of Directors representing Riley County. May is National Mental Health Month. Pawnee has been providing mental health services for over 57 years to members of our community affected by mental

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 08, 2014

    Faculty, grad students earn Presidential Awards

    Five Kansas State University faculty members and one graduate student are receiving 2014 Presidential Awards for their compassion, dedication and creativity as educators, advisers and administrators. Receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching are: Jason Bergtold, associate professor of agricultural economics; Barry Bradford, associate

  • Local |Government & Politics | May 08, 2014

    Dole plans visits to area cities

    Former Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit a number of cities next week during the second of several trips to Kansas this year. All visits are free and open to the public. “I’m looking forward to returning to Kansas for the second time this

  • Obituaries | May 08, 2014

    PHYLLIS KAUFHOLZ

    Phyllis D. (Wahwasah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was a retired cook for the Manhattan Senior Center. Services will be Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. A complete obituary will

  • Men's Basketball | May 08, 2014

    Wildcats vs. Vols in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team will travel to Tennessee as part of the second annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Thompson-Boling Arena, the two leagues announced Wednesday. The game will be one of 10 contested between the two leagues for the second

  • Arts & Leisure | May 08, 2014

    Shakespeare and more in theater recital

    All the world is a stage. You may be right, Mr. Shakespeare, but this weekend, several area stages are presenting a variety of shows and entertainment. Tonight, at UMB Theater in the Beach Museum of Art, K-State theater juniors and seniors present “A Recital of


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