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  • Obituaries | June 05, 2013

    Ann Russin

    Ann Marie Olson Russin, 54, of Blair, Neb., and formerly of Axtell died Sunday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.

  • Obituaries | June 05, 2013

    Lowell Renz

    Lowell E. Renz, 75, of Post Falls, Idaho, died May 27 in Post Falls, Idaho.

  • Baseball | June 05, 2013

    Wildcats prepare for Super Regional


    After wrapping up the first regional title in school history on Sunday, the Kansas State baseball team used Monday — it’s day off — to do what it has all season. The Wildcat players relaxed, hung out together and watched the final regional games on Monday

  • General Activities | June 05, 2013

    Topeka Stars beat Manko seniors, 6-4

    After eight consecutive innings without a run, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers almost pulled off an impressive comeback in Topeka Tuesday night. Hosted by the Topeka Stars, the two teams opted into a single nine-inning game instead of a doubleheader. Eight innings later,

  • Baseball | June 05, 2013

    K-State baseball camp schedule changed

    Due to Kansas State’s berth in the NCAA Super Regional at Oregon State, Wildcats’ head coach Brad Hill has announced date changes to the 2013 Junior Wildcat Camp next week. The camp, which was originally scheduled for June 10-12, will now be June 24-26 at

  • General Activities | June 05, 2013

    BD Sting takes third

    The Manhattan Optimist BD Sting 16-and-under softball team played in the Cap City Showdown this past weekend in Topeka, finishing third. The Sting won all three games on Saturday, and then dropped the first game Sunday morning to finish pool play at 3-1, good for

  • June 05, 2013

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Brandon Pitts had a hole-in-one on June 2 at Stagg Hill Golf Club. Pitts used an 8-iron from 143 yards out on No. 17. He made the shot during the Budweiser Open tournament. It was witnessed by Hunter Ray, Kevin Hall and George Kirshy.

  • Area Schools | June 05, 2013

    Miller named Student-Athlete of the Year

    Rock Creek High School’s Jacob Miller has been named the McDonald’s/KMAN Student-Athlete of the Year. This local award is given to one graduating student-athlete and is based on participation in varsity sports throughout high school, involvement in other extracurricular activities, academic achievement

  • Arts, Leisure | June 05, 2013

    Diary: London, Copenhagen, Oslo, Dublin


    The only reason we travelers keep traveling is that the satisfactions gained outweigh the ordeals imposed. In these days of so much virtual existence, when we’re being told that a ballet, opera, symphony concert or dramatic production transmitted to and experienced in a movie

  • Editorials | June 05, 2013

    A close call for Common Core

    We’d ought to be delighted that the Kansas Legislature rejected a proposal to halt the implementation of Common Core education standards in Kansas public schools. Instead, we’re relieved, and worried that the level of support the issue received means the standards are not

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