• Manhattan High School | March 26, 2014

    MHS swim team readies up for opener

    As the spring sports’ season gets underway, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team will stay busy this week. The Indians start their season today, with a diving competition in Emporia before the rest of the team travels to Emporia for the swim events

  • Editorials | March 26, 2014

    A poor alternative to alternative energy

    The Kansas Senate took a step backward Tuesday when members voted 25-15 to repeal worthwhile renewable energy standards for electric utilities. The law senators hope to appeal was passed in 2009 and requires that utilities operating in this state be able by 2014 to produce 15 percent of

  • Letters | March 26, 2014

    Kansas’ natural heritage is under attack in Legislature

    To the Editor: Bills in the Kansas Legislature are reversing decades of conservation of our natural heritage. House Bill 2118 proposes to reverse state law protecting our plants and animals, including 60 endangered or threatened birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Senate Bill 276 would make it illegal for

  • Letters | March 26, 2014

    Constitution a good source for new NSA regulations

    To The Editor: I think I can help the president craft a new regulation that will reduce to approximately zero the prospect of improper snooping by the NSA. I suggest regulatory language along the following lines: “The NSA shall not collect information related to American

  • Obituaries | March 26, 2014


    David Mackintosh, 89, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Gallatin, Mo., died March 20. David was born in Manhattan to David Leslie Mackintosh and Constance Sybil Mackintosh.  He attended schools in Manhattan and graduated from Kansas State University with a veterinary medicine degree in 1949.  David served

  • Obituaries | March 26, 2014


    Allie Jane (Mortimer) Cragg, 91, died peacefully at her home in Manhattan on Sunday. Jane was born Dec. 13, 1922 to William Noah and Etta Jane Mortimer in Manhattan.  The family lived in the Keats/Riley area and Jane graduated from Keats High School and went on

  • Obituaries | March 26, 2014


    Eva Agnes Cote, 91, of Concordia, died Tuesday at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia. She was born on Nov. 3, 1922 in Vermillion, S.D. to Joseph and Clarine (LaBarge) Hubert. Eva married Paul Eugene Cote on Feb. 2, 1943 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Aurora. She

  • Obituaries | March 26, 2014


    Bonnie L. Carlton, age 83, of Manhattan, died March 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 4, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Victor R. and Virginia M. (Bell) Lewis. Bonnie has been a Manhattan resident since 1964, and her childhood

  • Obituaries | March 26, 2014


    Werner Carl Wilheim “Herb” Herbertz, 82, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice House.  He was retired after 26 years from the U.S. Army as a Master Sgt. and owner of the Veterans Painting Service for 15 years.  He was noted for his elaborate

  • Women's Basketball | March 26, 2014

    Mittie: Lehning won’t be joining staff

    Mittie jacket.phatch

    Leti Romero and Kindred Wesemann came to Kansas State because of the bond the two created with the coaching staff, especially former point guard Shalee Lehning, whose name hangs from the rafters of Bramlage Coliseum. Now, the soon-to-be sophomore guards are moving on in their

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