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  • Local |Government, Politics | May 23, 2013

    City pools appear ready for on-time first dips Saturday

    Pool.phatch

    City employees have been working hard all week gearing up for the opening of pool season on Saturday, but not without a few hitches. “There is always trouble when the pools sit for nine months, said Kelly Cook, recreation supervisor. “Hopefully, they can fix all

  • Local | May 23, 2013

    American Red Cross blood donors to receive pork

    Blood donors participating in the Manhattan Community Blood Drive May 28-29 at the Porttorf Hall in CiCo Park, 1710 Avery Ave., will receive a special thanks from Kansas pork farmers. The Kansas Pork Association (KPA) is teaming up with the American Red Cross as part of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 23, 2013

    Owner of gun found by school is located

    Officials said they have located the owner of the gun found in late April near Manhattan High School. School resource officer Brian Swearingen emailed parents Wednesday to inform them that he is “confident” police have located the owner following an investigation, but he said the

  • Local |Education | May 23, 2013

    Students win math contest

    Amanda Arnold Elementary has some math whizzes among its students. Shawn Meng, a fourth grade student, placed first out of 2,177 U.S. students participating in his grade level in the Math Kangaroo competition. Math Kangaroo is an annual grades 1-12 international mathematics competition. Participants had 75

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 23, 2013

    K-State faculty receive recognition for dedication to students, research

    Kansas State University’s colleges are honoring faculty members for excellence in teaching, research, service and advising. The honorees and their awards include: • College of Agriculture: Jennifer Bormann, associate professor of animal sciences and industry, and Brian Briggeman, associate professor of agricultural economics, are the

  • Obituaries | May 23, 2013

    Rex Strifler

    Rex L. Strifler, 82, of Salina died Tuesday in Salina.

  • Editorials | May 23, 2013

    A ‘great victory’ for Wichita

    Wednesday was a banner day for Wichita and for all of Kansas, courtesy of news that the U.S. Air Force had chosen McConnell Air Force Base as its primary active duty base for a fleet of new KC-46A refueling tankers. This new generation

  • Letters | May 23, 2013

    USD 378 bond issue reflects flawed priorities

    To the Editor: Much has been said by the USD 378 school board about the “safety and security” of the students in the district. The proposed bond issue would spend vast amounts of money building storm shelter-grade facilities at the high school and securing the building

  • Manhattan High School | May 23, 2013

    Brooks signs with Underwood, SFA

    Manhattan High grad Connor Brooks knows all about the kind of coach he signed to play for when he signed with Stephen F. Austin this week. After two years of junior-college basketball at Northern Oklahoma-Enid, Brooks will be reunited with former Kansas State associate head

  • Manhattan High School | May 23, 2013

    MHS boys ready for state meet

    Track boys mhs.phatch

    The Manhattan High boys’ track team may struggle to finish high in the team standings at the Kansas state track meet this weekend in Wichita, but that won’t stop it from trying to bring home some individual championships. Perhaps the Indians’ best chance comes


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