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  • Manhattan High School | March 09, 2014

    MHS girls state bound with win over Firebirds

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to the state tournament. The Indians beat a scrappy Lawrence Free State team 48-39 in Friday’s sub-state final to advance to state for the second time in three years For

  • Manhattan High School | March 09, 2014

    MHS girls take 8th at state

    The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team, competing against some of the state’s best competition, finished in eighth place in Thursday’s Class 6A state bowling tournament in Wichita. Manhattan finished with a 2,058 pin total, finishing ahead of only Wichita East. Olathe North won the

  • Baseball | March 09, 2014

    K-State hangs on to beat Iowa in home opener

    What Kansas State lacked in offense on Friday, it made up for in the field and on the mound. The K-State baseball team scored three runs in the first inning in its home opener at Tointon Family Stadium, and needed big performances on defense and

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Harold D. Callahan, 87, died Feb. 5, 2014, at his home in Randolph. He was born on June 24, 1926 in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Dennis Callahan Sr. and Mary S. (Smerchek) Callahan. A visitation for Mr. Callahan will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 1p.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Bruce William James,  75, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 27, 1938 in Arlington, Va., the son of William and Carrie (Pearson) James.  After graduating high school,

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Joan Catherine (Newcomer) Sistrunk McNeil, 84, of Manhattan, died Friday,Jan. 10 , 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills nursing home. The family provided the following information. They said she was a beloved wife, sister, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother, who passed on to her heavenly home after a lengthy

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Mary Louise Schlagel Pelton, 88, of Pittsburg, (formerly of Goddard), died March 7, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. The family provided some of the following information. In her 88 years, Mary was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, continually sharing her love, faith and wisdom. Mary

  • Obituaries | March 09, 2014


    Mary E. Chadwell, 96, of Powhattan, died Tuesday evening, March 4, 2014, at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Hiawatha. Mary was born near Hiawatha, March 19, 1917, one of four children of Frank and Estelle McConnell Loyd and had lived all of her life in Brown County.  As a

  • Editorials | March 09, 2014

    Funding inequities must be addressed

    The Kansas Supreme Court took a couple of important steps Friday in its long-awaited school finance ruling. First, justices unanimously found school funding to be unconstitutionally inequitable. Appropriately, they ordered the Kansas Legislature by July 1 to boost funding for the state’s poorer districts enough

  • Letters | March 09, 2014

    Businesses, volunteers key to Troop 223’s chili fiesta

    To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 223 had a very successful chili feed on Saturday, Feb. 15. The chili feed is an effort to raise money to help provide funds for the scouts’ camping, summer camps and high adventure programs. The funds also help provide equipment for

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