Wednesday, September 2, 2015


  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    Raymond C. Karsmizki

    Raymond “Ray” Karsmizki, 85, of Manhattan, died Monday, at Meadowlark Hills Sloan Household.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    James G. Ekart

    James “Jim” Ekart, 64, of Manhattan, died Friday, at his residence at Lake Elbo in Pottawatomie County.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    William V. ‘Bill’ Hanson

    Bill Hanson,73, of Manhattan, died at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    Billie Ann Baldock

    Billie Ann Baldock, 80, of Alma, died Sunday at the Alma Manor. She was a long-time resident of the community.

  • Obituaries | August 27, 2013

    June Day

    June E. Day, 94, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Manhattan High School | August 27, 2013

    MHS takes second to open season

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team got the fall season started Monday with a second-place team finish at Lake Shawnee in Topeka. The Indians shot 361 as a team to take the runner-up spot behind Washburn Rural. Manhattan had three girls medal in the top 10, with

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 27, 2013

    Odd mixture: A competition followed by a talk on creationism

    Eighteen boards. Eighteen handshakes. Eighteen moves. Monday’s chess challenge started simply enough for Jonathan Sarfati, former New Zealand national chess champion (1987-1988). He made his way around the U-shaped area in the K-State Union, playing 24 members of the K-State Chess Club simultaneously, one move

  • Movies | August 27, 2013

    Cate Blanchett is the best thing about ‘Blue Jasmine’


    When I tell friends about a movie, I usually find myself recalling the events of the story. Maybe that usually doesn’t work when the film in question was directed by Woody Allen. Take, for example, his new one, showing now at our local twelve-plex. “

  • Manhattan High School | August 27, 2013

    Manhattan sends 3 to national golf programs

    Whether it’s for a college scholarship or even a paying job, filling out applications is typically a tedious process that oftentimes doesn’t pay off. In the case of three Eagle-level participants in The First Tee of Manhattan, taking the time to apply for

  • Letters | August 27, 2013

    Can we restore memorial so it is used as intended?

    To the editor: Following the Second World War, communities throughout the country deliberated on the type of memorials to build to honor those soldiers who served. On Sept. 12, 1945, the Kansas City Times wrote, “Any memorial must be one of utility, with resistance to anything that

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