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  • Roundabout is a good choice

    It’s good to see that members of the Manhattan City Commission are not just open to the possibility of a roundabout at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and Scenic Drive but leaning toward that type of traffic method. Apart .

  • Many contributed to success of Veterans Day forum

    To the Editor: The staff at Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the distinguished group of Vietnam veterans who participated in the Veterans Day forum at the Wareham Opera House on Nov.11. We appreciate the time and effort of .

  • Indians take second at Topeka West invite

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team started its season off with a second-place finish at the Topeka West Invitational Wednesday afternoon, just 17 points behind Washburn Rural. The Indians scored 384 team points to finish well ahead of third-place Seaman, which .

  • George era set to begin at MHS B1.21214.mhsbk.phatch

    Since taking over as head boys’ basketball coach last spring, Benji George has faced plenty of adversity. The Indians were counting on two senior post players — Payton Stephens and Chris Martin — to be back this winter and anchor the paint, .

  • Experienced MHS girls look to reload B1.12214.mhsbk.phatch

    Featuring the largest senior class in five seasons, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a wealth of experience returning from last year’s fourth-place team at the Class 6A state tournament. The team did lose its point guard and .


    Del Knauer, 91, died Dec. 2 at his home in Hutchinson. He was born May 24, 1923, in Barnard, Kan., the son of William F. and Leitha (Eddy) Knauer. He was a graduate of KSU and KU, and taught at Hutchinson High School for 37 .


    Stephan Anthony Konz, 81, of Manhattan, professor emeritus of industrial engineering at Kansas State University, died on Dec. 2 in his sleep with his wife and family by his side. Steve was born in Milwaukee, Wis., Nov.25, 1933. He graduated from the University .


    Regene A. “Jean” Finn, 86, died Dec. 2 in LaCross, Kan. Jean was born March 23, 1928, in Hoisington to Reglin and Margaret (Poore) Valerius. Jean married Bob “Slats” Finn on Aug. 21, 1948. She was a homemaker and had worked as a telephone operator, and .

  • Falcons, Mustangs named All Mid-East League

    The Riley County Falcons got several nods on the All-Mid-East League football list, while Rock Creek added three. The Falcons landed wide receiver Jackson Wagner, running back Garrett Staten and offensive lineman Dylan Moore on the first-team offense, while quarterback .


    Robin Gail (Sipp) Wagner, died Nov. 30 in Wichita. She was born Feb. 8, 1949, in Leavenworth to Clifford G. and Carlyn A. (Fry) Cummins. She is survived by husband, William (Bill) of Coffeyville; daughter, Monica Schultz (Paul) of Cary, Ill.; son, Matthew .


    Leigh A. Castle, 44, of Junction City died on Dec. 1, 2014, in her home.  A visitation will be held Mon., Dec. 8 , from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel. After the visitation, cremation will take place. Memorial services will be .

  • Christmas parade, cookies and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    The countdown to Christmas is on, and this weekend you will get your Christmas fix. Light up the holidays with the Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. downtown and ends in .


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