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  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2013

    MHS swimmers take third at league meet

    With a strong group of girls coming back to the pool this season, Manhattan head coach Jerry Carpenter knew his team would have what it takes to challenge the league favorites at the Centennial League meet. Thursday and Friday, the Indians finally got their chance.

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2013

    Indians sweep league track meet, repeat as champions

    With five consecutive league titles for the boys’ team, and three for the girls’ team coming into the Centennial League track and field meet, Manhattan High has had a target on its back for several years now. It didn’t matter Friday in Emporia. The

  • Manhattan High School | May 12, 2013

    Indians sweep Spartans in regular season finale

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    ith the end of the season schedule showing doubleheaders on three consecutive days, Manhattan High softball coach Scott Mall wasn’t sure how his team would hold up. With a two-game sweep of Emporia to end the regular season on Friday, he got his answer.

  • Arts, Leisure | May 12, 2013

    Artistic license vs. historical accuracy in proposed statue


    A sculpture of a Kaw Indian man proposed for the roundabout at Bluemont Avenue and Fourth Street might not be entirely historically accurate, according to experts and scholarly texts about the tribe that once lived here. City commissioners on Tuesday made a preliminary approval of

  • Arts, Leisure | May 12, 2013

    The show goes on for Arts in the Park despite budget cuts


    Surviving a 25-percent city funding reduction, Arts In The Park will return for its 2013 season May 31 with a variety of performers. Even with the budget cuts, recreation supervisor Kathy Swan, who is also in charge of programming Arts in the Park, said the only real

  • Off The Beat | May 12, 2013

    A year later, still grateful


    Memories are a funny thing. Some things are burned into my brain cells…so much so that I can bring them up without much hesitation. My grandmother’s passing. My cousin Chris’ wedding. The birth of all three cousins. They are all there. One memory

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 12, 2013

    Private donations give cancer research a boost

    Private donations are making a difference for cancer scientists at Kansas State University. “Saving lives through cancer research isn’t cheap,” said Rob Denell, director of the university’s Johnson Cancer Research Center and distinguished professor of biology. “And unlike cancer treatment providers who charge

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 12, 2013

    EPA honors K-State’s dining hall food composting program

    The Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 will present an achievement award to Kansas State University for demonstrating commitment to improving sustainable food management practices. Becky Weber, Air and Waste Management Division director for EPA Region 7, will honor the university in an on-campus ceremony at 2 p.m.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 12, 2013

    Trucks stolen from Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of two pick-up trucks stolen from north of highway 24 sometime between May 7 and 8. Sheriff Greg Riat said the victim reported that the trucks were taken around Bluebird Bird and the trucks are owned by Bob

  • Obituaries | May 12, 2013

    Bernadine Cummings

    Bernadine E. Cummings, 88, died Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center,

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