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  • Obituaries | April 12, 2013

    Irma Damman

    Irma Lee Damman, 70, of Clifton died Thursday in rural Clifton.

  • Football | April 12, 2013

    Waters, Sams working to replace Klein


    Curry Sexton lights up when you ask him about catching passes from quarterback Jake Waters. The Kansas State receiver was aware of Waters’ eye-popping numbers at Iowa Western a year ago, but he didn’t fully understand just how accurate the junior college transfer was

  • Baseball | April 12, 2013

    Speer still adjusting to college

    The adjustment from high school baseball to college wasn’t the easiest for Kyle Speer. But the former Manhattan High product and current Kansas State outfielder said he is gradually becoming more comfortable at the next level. Now, the sophomore just needs to get healthy,

  • Area Schools |Manhattan High School | April 12, 2013

    MHS battles tough weather in Wamego

    Playing relatively close to home at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High boys’ golf team battled through tough conditions all day on Thursday. The meet, hosted by Washburn Rural, was held in Wamego because the Junior Blues couldn’t find an open course in

  • Arts, Leisure | April 12, 2013

    Trumpeter’s ‘luminous’ tone pleases McCain crowd


    English trumpet virtuoso Alison Balsom together with the highly polished sixteen-member Scottish Ensemble played a substantial program of works dating from the early baroque to the present (2011!) for an appreciative gathering of some 500 this past Tuesday evening in McCain Auditorium. It was actually the Ensemble

  • Editorials | April 12, 2013

    Jonathan Pollard can stay in prison

    If Jonathan Pollard has fallen off your radar, you’re not alone. From time to time, his name pops up when the Free Jonathan Pollard movement gets reenergized. And Mr. Pollard’s name came up during President Barack Obama’s trip to Israel last month,

  • Columns | April 12, 2013

    Who can challenge Brownback?

    Opening a newspaper must be depressing for Gov. Sam Brownback of late. Bad news abounds.  The Hutchinson News’ editor scathingly eulogized the State of Kansas in a recent editorial, laying blame at the feet of Brownback’s conser-vative agenda, while others have jumped on

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 11, 2013

    Questions remain about when, if NBAF money will come

    Now that President Barack Obama has included $714 million for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in his proposed fiscal year 2014 budget, the question is how likely that money is to be available, and when. The facility is slated to replace Plum Island Animal Disease

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 11, 2013

    Prosecutors allege shooter targeted 2 male neighbors

    New details emerged Wednesday in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Manhattan apartment complex, including allegations that the suspected gunman may have been targeting his two male neighbors. Matthew Wilson, 43, made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday in front of District Judge

  • Arts, Leisure | April 11, 2013

    Rock out at local events


    However you rock out, you’ll be able to do it this weekend with a variety of live musical acts. Aggie Central Station has alternative blues singer Mike Borgia and The Problems at 10 tonight and Andy Frasco with Eric Himan at 10 p.m. Friday. Frasco

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