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  • MHS boys swim and dive starts 2017 with a win

    Increased effort for the Manhattan boys swim and dive team paid off on Wednesday. The Indians came out strong in its first meet of 2017, picking up its first win. The Indians recorded a dominant 422 points. Great Bend came in second .

  • K-State battles inconsistency, beats Kansas, 73-60 Kstatekuwbb2016

    In-state rivalries tend to add a little spark to fan bases, and Wednesday’s matchup between the No. 25 Kansas State women’s basketball team and Kansas was no different. “I think that in the state you know that in every .

  • Budget plan cuts $2M at K-State

    K-State could receive about $2 million less in state funding for next year, under a budget proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback released his proposal on Wednesday morning for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The state’s 2017 budget allocates about $97.35 .

  • Commission favors sales tax ballot measure for recreational upgrades Map1

    The Manhattan City Commission advised city officials to prepare a sales tax ballot question for $27.5 million worth of Parks and Recreation Department projects on Tuesday. However, the commission still has to decide when to put the measure to voters. The .

  • Brownback’s fix: Higher taxes, diverting funds

    TOPEKA — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback proposed budget-balancing tactics Wednesday, including higher taxes on Kansas business owners, cigarettes, beer and liquor. He also submitted a proposal to the GOP-controlled Legislature to sell off the state’s right to collect a share .

  • Rep. Marshall appointed to ag committee

    A Kansas congressman has been selected as a member of the agriculture committee, after four years without a Kansas representative on the panel. Dr. Roger Marshall, R-Kansas, was selected to join the House Agirculture Committee on Tuesday, representing Kansas’ 1st .

  • AILEEN MARIE ENGELMANN CRAY

    Aileen Marie Engelmann Cray, 68, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, after a yearlong battle with cancer. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Heaven’s choir added an extraordinary soprano when Ailleen beloved mother, sister, friend and colleague entered God’s .

  • LOREN R. ALEXANDER

    Loren Ray Alexander, 86, of Manhattan, died Saturday morning, Jan. 7, 2017. The family provided some of the foll owing information: Loren was born on Aug. 9, 1930, near Nashville, Kansas, the son of Rev. Marion Joseph and Lenora Eva Maria (Poppe) Alexander. He graduated .

  • EDNA BRYANT

    Edna Marguerite Dailey Bryant, 96, of Manhattan, died on the evening of the Epiphany, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in the home her father built in 1938. She was surrounded by family and loved ones. The family provided some of the following information: Edna was .

  • BETSY BERGEN

    Betsy Bergen, 88, Topeka, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, at Penwell-Gabel Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will .

  • Brownback to seek ‘modest’ tax increases

    TOPEKA — Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Tuesday that he will propose “modest, targeted” tax increases to help close Kansas’ serious budget shortfalls while strongly defending an income tax break that some fellow GOP lawmakers want to end. Brownback also told .

  • FREDERICK WOHLER

    Frederick “Fred” Dale Wohler, 88, of Leonardville, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Fred was born on Jan. 7, 1929, on the farm near Leonardville. He was the son of Laurin .





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