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  • Local |Government, Politics | October 30, 2013

    Wolf capitalizes on Obama connection

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    Political affiliation is thicker than blood. Milton Wolf, a Tea Party candidate running against U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., in the 2014 primary, ripped into President Barack Obama during a Tuesday appearance at K-State. It has been widely publicized that the super-conservative Wolf is Obama’

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2013

    Indians rout Titans in playoff opener


    Tuesday’s playoff-opening matchup against the Wichita South Titans had all the makings of a trap game for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team. With a matchup against Washburn Rural looming at 6 p.m. on Thursday, the Indians first needed to take care of business

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2013

    Gray, Maier ready to key Indians’ run

    Manhattan High senior forwards Eric Gray and Peter Maier have been playing the same position, on the same teams, for the last six years. Not surprisingly, when one of the two isn’t out on the soccer pitch, it changes the way the other plays

  • Manhattan High School | October 30, 2013

    Schartz continuing Manhattan High football legacy

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    When Joe Schartz came to Manhattan in 2004, he knew what he was getting into. Hired to round out the varsity staff after serving as offensive coordinator in Dodge City for three seasons, the current Manhattan High football coach had seen first-hand how good the Indians

  • Editorials | October 30, 2013

    Let’s ensure safety of trick-or-treaters

    Although more money is being spent this year on adult Halloween costumes than on children’s costumes — $1,22 billion to $1,02 billion —  trick-or-treating remains a children’s activity. We hope that never changes. We also hope that adults again do their part to make sure the

  • Editorials | October 30, 2013

    A thriftier Halloween

    It doesn’t seem from a drive around town that area residents have cut back on Halloween spending. If anything, there are more decorations, from inflatable jack-o-lanterns, ghosts and other creatures to spiders and webbing, zombies and tombstones in people’s yards. How many parties

  • Columns | October 30, 2013

    One doctor’s tale of two states

    Hello, Kansas! I am a pediatrician from Rhode Island and am very proud to tell you that my daughter attends your fabulous veterinary school. (Go Wildcats!) She has been having won-derful experiences at K-State, but now, because she lives in Kansas, she is about to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 30, 2013

    Architecture students honored for success in their careers

    The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, at Kansas State University is recognizing five alumni for their success 10 years after their graduation from the university. The honorees are Manjula Boyina and Diwakar Vadapalli, both from Anchorage, Alaska; Elena Vossman Scott, Summit County, Colo.;

  • Arts, Leisure | October 30, 2013

    Columbian Theatre show will honor area art teachers

    During the month of November, Wamego’s Columbian Theatre will recognize local/area art instructors for their dedication to art education by featuring their artwork in the Swogger Art Gallery. Opening on Nov. 1, the Area Art Instructors Gallery will display multiple disciplines from abstract to

  • Obituaries | October 30, 2013


    Kathleen Helen Suther, 83, of Westmoreland, died Monday at the Westy Community Care Home. She was a longtime resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Kathleen was born March 31, 1930, in Leavenworth. She was the daughter of Eugene and Alice Lundy Retter.

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