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  • Obituaries | August 13, 2013

    Bernice Johnson

    Bernice Johnson, 93, of Manhattan died Sunday at Via Christi Village in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 13, 2013

    Man stabbed at lake

    A 23-year-old Manhattan man was stabbed at a lake on Sunday after a fight about the volume of the radio. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing reported to have occurred at Pottawatomie County State Lake No. 2, 8010 State Lake Road in Manhattan

  • Manhattan High School | August 13, 2013

    Allen takes over MHS boys’ tennis program

    Joyce Allen feels a little bit like Bill Snyder this week. After 10 years off the job as varsity boys’ tennis coach at Manhattan High School, Allen has accepted her old position and will resume coaching the team she led for 13 years. While she’s not

  • Editorials | August 13, 2013

    School year brings familiar hazards

    The day long awaited by many and long dreaded by a few comes Wednesday in Manhattan and some of the other area public school districts; most students in districts that don’t start the 2013-14 school year on Wednesday will be in class on Thursday.

  • Columns | August 13, 2013

    Special session will test leaders

    Gov. Sam Brownback has called a special session of the Kansas Legislature on Sept. 3. It will be the first since 1995. At issue is the so-called “Hard 50” law, allowing judges to im-pose a 50-year prison sentence without parole or probation to those convicted of crimes deemed

  • Food & Drink | August 13, 2013

    Basil pesto a great way to deliver flavor

    My Sundays are usually reserved for long stretches of time on the couch, but every once in a while I do something productive. This past Sunday, I ventured home to spend time with my mom and make a couple of batches of pesto. I have

  • Women's Basketball | August 13, 2013

    Leick’s big game powers Cats to win

    VICENZA, Italy — With another strong second-half defensive effort and interior domination by Katya Leick, the Kansas State women’s basketball team registered its second win on the team’s three-game trip through Italy with an 80-32 victory over the Vicenza All-Stars on Monday night. Leick,

  • Football | August 13, 2013

    Coleman happy to be home


    When Michael Smith left for Arkansas in January, Kansas State was left with a big hole in its coaching staff, losing one of its top recruiters and a coach who was working at his alma mater. It didn’t take long for the Wildcats to

  • I Wonder | August 12, 2013

    Downtown Hut? Hopefully open by November


    Q: It looks like they haven’t made much progress toward reopening the Hibachi Hut downtown. Is it still going to happen?

  • Movies | August 12, 2013

    New film ‘We’re the Millers’ is the same old story


    There are times when the new movie comedy “We’re the Millers” seems like a film forty or fifty years old, but with conversational cursing inserted as joke lines. And remember, we’ve already been through a stretch of Hollywood history when movies would include

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