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  • Local |Education | May 17, 2013

    Morris girls set to graduate from MHS on Sunday

    Moris quints.phatch

    The little miracles of Manhattan have grown up and will be a part of the Manhattan High graduation ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum. The Morris girls — Holly, Jordan, Mallory and Kasey —are part of the first recorded quintuplets born in Kansas. They

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 17, 2013

    K-State gets the OK on new residence hall

    K-State received approval this week on plans to build a new residence hall ­£ the first built there in almost half a century. The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a plan for a new 450-bed, 129,036-square-foot residence hall in the Kramer Complex on Claflin

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 17, 2013

    KSU faculty vote for pay resolution

    Kansas State faculty and unclassified employees filled Forum Hall to near its 575-person capacity Thursday to discuss pay grievances. The heart of the argument was K-State’s average faculty salary of $73,810. That figure ranked last among the peer institutions as well as the Big 12 Conference,

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 17, 2013

    Commissioners to hire consultant for urban plan

    City and county commissioners agreed Thursday to hire an outside consultant to complete a $335,000 update to the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan. Karen Davis, director of community development for the city, told attendees at a joint city-county meeting that three studies are proposed. The city

  • Local |Business | May 17, 2013

    Gas prices up across Midwest

    Gas prices inched precariously close to $4 a gallon in Manhattan on Friday.  The recent hike may be due in part to an influx of visitors in town for area graduations, but problems at several oil refineries were causing sharp increases across the Midwest, where

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 17, 2013

    String of thefts in Pottawatomie County

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a series of possibly related thefts from construction sites located between Manhattan and Wamego. Sheriff Greg Riat said the thefts started around April 20 at a construction site north of Highway 24 on Green Valley Road. The

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2013

    Allen Janke

    Allen Webster Janke, 79, of Manhattan died Wednesday at Good Shepherd Hospice House.

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2013

    Lola Hedrick

    Lola Dale Selders Hedrick, 95, of Junction City died Sunday at her home in Junction City.

  • Obituaries | May 17, 2013

    Robert Zender

    Robert G. Zender, 89, of Lincoln, Neb., died Wednesday in Lincoln, Neb.

  • Manhattan High School | May 17, 2013

    Indians edge Blue Jays to advance

    Mhssoccer jube.phatch

    JUNCTION CITY — For the first time all evening, the otherwise raucous crowd at Al Simpler Stadium fell silent. The Manhattan High and Junction City girls’ soccer teams had been trading penalty kicks to determine which team would advance to the state quarterfinals next week in


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