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  • MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule. With seven duals in three days, featuring bouts against the defending Class 6A state champion Garden City Buffaloes as well as the current No. 1 in Class 5.

  • Wicked Marathon named state championship race

    Race officials with the Body First Wicked Marathon got an early Christmas present recently when the Kansas chapter of the Road Runners of America named the Wamego race as its official state championship event. The marathon, which debuted in 2014, will .

  • A shortcut to the budget shortfall

    You’ve got to give Gov. Sam Brownback at least a little credit. He’s come up with a set of proposals to offset a projected shortfall of $279 million in the next six and a half months, and he’s .

  • Celebrate with psalms with Reformed Presbyterians

    To the Editor: In the King James version of the Bible, the letter of James gives this instruction: “Is anyone happy? Let him sing psalms! (5:13). Perhaps no one takes this charge more literally than the Reformed Presbyterian Church, which is .

  • A fable of governance

    To the Editor: A Kansas hiker stumbled across the deadly viper, s. brownbackius, as he climbed the first hill of the Flint Hills. The snake called out to the hiker, “Please carry me to the top of this hill.” The .


    Lee Oliver Hinkle, 91, Greenleaf, died at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Survivors include his children; Diana Ellis and husband Buck of Auburn, Ronnie Hinkle and wife Lori of Waterville and Roger Hinkle and wife LaVerna .

  • Holiday performances, carriage rides and more

    Area stages are ringing in the holiday season with some classic holiday cheer. An entirely local cast of children in grades three through eight will bring the holiday classic, “Babes in Toyland,” to life at the Manhattan Arts Center. Mother .

  • Fourteen Wildcats named to All-Big 12 teams

    Led by Special Teams Player of the Year Tyler Lockett and Offensive Lineman of the Year B.J. Finney, Kansas State had 14 players named to the All-Big 12 teams as the conference office announced the coaches’ selections on Wednesday. Lockett — a .

  • K-State awaits busy weekend

    After navigating a sporadic first six games without a blemish, first-year head coach Jeff Mittie leads the Kansas State women’s basketball team to Wichita for its first true road test of the season Friday night. Wichita State (5-2) welcomes .

  • MHS students teach, learn with live animal demonstrations Bird2.phatch

    A Greater Sulphur-crested cockatoo named Sammy is helping some Manhattan High School students with their public speaking skills this year. No, Sammy isn’t teaching vocabulary (he can only say “what”), but he travels to USD 383 schools with his student .

  • Commission suggests changes to rec survey

    The Manhattan City Commission provided suggestions on Tuesday about additional questions for a Parks and Recreation survey. In a joint work session with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, commissioners reviewed a draft of a community survey intended to help .

  • MHS scholars bowl team qualifies for ‘Quest’ Scholarsbowl.phatch

    Manhattan High School’s scholars bowl team will appear on local TVs early next year. Ben Broxterman, Luke Wuri, Ben Lindsey and Joshua Schwartz qualified to be on Washburn University’s “Quest” after an audition competition Saturday. Coach Ted Dawdy .


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