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  • Letters | May 09, 2013

    Kansas’ two senators are among ‘servants of the NRA’

    To the Editor: In recent weeks, both of my Kansas senators have responded to my letters relating to gun violence.

  • Women's Basketball | May 09, 2013

    Koehn’s 3-point show goes viral


    There was no trick photography, no gimmick or illusion. It was only Laurie Koehn doing what she’s always done best — make 3-pointer after 3-pointer. The former Kansas State guard went viral Wednesday when a video showing her make 132 of 135 3-pointers in five minutes was

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2013

    Rural sweeps Indians on senior day

    With one more doubleheader to make up on Friday, Wednesday’s home doubleheader with Washburn Rural wasn’t quite the last home stand for the Manhattan High softball team. But the Indians still opted to honor its senior class between games, with the undefeated Junior

  • Manhattan High School | May 09, 2013

    MHS boys golf takes 5th in Lawrence

    In its last tuneup before regional competition next week, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fifth as a team in a crowded field at Alvamar in Lawrence on Wednesday. With 24 teams competing, Manhattan coach Brad Ficke was pleased with the way his team finished

  • Tennis | May 09, 2013

    Two Wildcats make All-Big 12 tennis team

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team was rewarded Wednesday with a pair of student-athletes on the All-Big 12 singles and doubles teams in an announcement by the league office. Honored for the second straight season were junior Petra Niedermayerova and senior Karla Bonacic. Niedermayerova also

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 08, 2013

    More details emerge in Schuster hearing

    TOPEKA — Foreign bank accounts, multiple passports and property throughout the United States and overseas were under inspection during a detention hearing for the Manhattan physician accused of authorizing illegal prescriptions to hundreds of patients. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag argued Tuesday that Michael Schuster, 53,

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 08, 2013

    Commission OKs $64,400 sculpture for roundabout

    Sculpture 655.phatch

    City commissioners unanimously approved a proposal for a “Peace offering on the Blue” sculpture atop the roundabout at Fourth Street and Bluemont Avenue Tuesday night. Mayor John Matta said $20,000 was committed by the last commission to cover installation of the sculpture, with leftover funds — if

  • Local |Business | May 08, 2013

    Wamego teacher calls winning car a ‘dream’


    After patiently waiting for her moment, Jill Tanner finally received what she was seeking. Tanner, a special education teacher at Wamego Middle School, won a 2012 Toyota Yaris at the eighth annual Little Apple Toyota car giveaway for teachers Tuesday. She attended the giveaway since it

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 08, 2013

    Woman halts Amherst changes single-handedly

    A local resident won a one-woman campaign to halt a proposed change to the Amherst-Seth Child intersection Tuesday. Jolene Hill, whose home at 2009 Amherst Ave. is close to the intersection, objected to a city proposal to seek a grant that would have added a southbound

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 08, 2013

    Brown: supporting Latinos strengthens our communities

    K-State has shown how meeting the needs of Latinos can make a group stronger, said Sarita Brown, president and co-founder of Excelencia in Education, during a keynote address at Kansas State University’s Semillas de Excelencia Learning Communities Banquet and Awards on Wednesday. “Latinos are

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