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  • Lyle Lovett to perform at prairie symphony event

    Symphony in the Flint Hills has announced that Lyle Lovett will perform at the 10th annual signature event in June. Lovett, a four-time Grammy award-winning country music artist, is returning to the Flint Hills for a second time on June 12. .

  • Soldier to serve sentence after completing duty

    A Fort Riley soldier who is guilty of aggravated assault will not face jail time until his military duties are complete, a judge ruled Tuesday morning in Riley County District Court. Sgt. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of .

  • MHS boys seek revenge against Trojans

    A year ago, the Topeka High Trojans beat the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team on its home floor to end its season in the first round of sub-state. On Jan. 9, the Trojans once again beat the Indians in what has .

  • MHS boys take first at Topeka quad

    Both Manhattan High bowling teams competed in a quadrangular meet at Gage Bowl in Topeka, with the boys taking first place and the girls finishing in second. The boys’ team had its strongest day of the season, rolling a 2,674 to .

  • Higher campaign limits are OK

    We wish Kansas Republicans and Democrats would find other issues to agree on as well, but we can’t fault representatives of the two political parties for wanting to increase the amount of money individuals can contribute to candidates for .

  • Is Obama even serious about confronting Islamic terror?

    To the Editor: The recent days of speeches, comments and actions from President Barack Obama and his administration regarding ISIL will go down in history as the most arrogant, delusional and incoherent period of Executive Branch communication in modern history .

  • ‘Kingsman’ another in a long line of spy spoofs G.w.clift1

    Spy movies have a historic problem. During their period of greatest popularity, the biggest (and most) movies about espionage were comedies and were usually send-ups of the spy movie genre itself. Consider all those Bond movies until about the time .


    Richard Harland “Dick” Russell, 88, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, as the result of injuries he sustained in an auto accident. Dick was born April 20, 1926, in Green. Memorial services will be held at 11 .


    Leona M. Porter, 91, died on Thursday,  Feb. 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. Leona was born on April 2, 1923, in Geary County, the daughter of John and Marie M. (O’.


    Elaine Olney died on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at her home in Manhattan. Memorial service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan..


    A memorial fund for Dorothy J. (Starbuck) Block has been established with the First United Methodist Church, Pipe Organ Renovation Fund. Donations may be sent in care of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 W. Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS, 66502 or the First United .


    M. Dean Goff, 87, of Manhattan, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..


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