• Axtell 46, BV-Randolph 0

    At Axtell, the Rams trailed 36-0 after the first quarter before Axtell called off the dogs the rest of the game. Blue Valley was shut out for the fourth time this season. The Rams (0-8) host Frankfort (4-4) in next .

  • Valley Heights 48, Republic Co. 6

    At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs scored early and often against Republic County, winning big in a rout. Game information and individual statistics were not made available. Valley Heights (4-4) takes a two-game winning streak into its regular-season finale against Jackson .

  • Westar Energy supports AMS 2015 Wind Challenge

    Westar Energy Corporations representative, Cynthia McCarvel, presented a $1,000 check to the Susan B. Anthony Middle School STEM teachers and STUCO president, Parker Wilson, in support of the upcoming AMS wind challenge in February. Lisa Bietau, Stacy Harris, Jeff Eckelberry and .

  • Lower heating costs loom

    Natural gas prices are nearing one-year lows as U.S. production continues at a breakneck pace, building supplies ahead of winter. Last year’s unusually cold and long winter drained US gas inventories to a ten-year low, which buoyed prices .

  • Action Pact hires two in Action Pact Design

    Action Pact hired Holly Higgs and Scott Cady in Action Pact Design (APDesign) in September. Higgs joins Action Pact as a design coordinator in its interiors division. She will coordinate interior design for the Manhattan office, and will act as .

  • Sink, Gordon and Associates hires CPA

    Russell E. Shipley, CPA has joined the Manhattan office of Sink, Gordon and Associates LLP as a senior audit manager. Shipley is a graduate of Kansas State University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a .

  • Don’t let weeds put you in a bind Greggeyestone1

    Now is the best time to control many broadleaf weed species. The spring bloomers like yellow dandelions, lavender henbit and blue speedwell are eradicated with broadleaf herbicides along with good horticulture practices. Healthy plants out compete most weeds. One weed .

  • In Merkel, Putin meets his match - a bit late

    Earlier this month at the Europe-Asia forum in Milan, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a number of world leaders. None of these meetings was more important than his discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  If nothing else, this .

  • Free State beats Indians, 35-14

    The Manhattan High football team lost its second game in as many weeks, dropping its senior night matchup with Lawrence Free State, 35-14. The loss, paired with a win by Topeka High over Washburn Rural, would eliminate Manhattan’s chances .

  • Halloween no longer a minor occasion

    Spending — big spending — on Halloween isn’t a new phenomenon. It’s been growing since adults a number of years ago began to get serious about getting in on the fun. And if the calendar and projected spending this year .

  • Enjoy yourself Sunday at Teen Town Reunion

    To the Editor: During the 1940s, ’50 and ’60s, the Manhattan Lions Club sponsored a dance and social activities called Teen Town on Friday nights for Manhattan and Luckey High School students. I attended Teen Town in the 1950s, and my .

  • Please remember to vote; it is easy and rewarding

    To the Editor: It’s time to vote! We’re now seeing much attention to the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.  And it is more important than ever that voters take the time to participate — and vote! Decisions .





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