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  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Hisae Schweitzer

    Hisae “Judy” Schweitzer, 86, of Manhattan died Sunday at her residence in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 24, 2013

    Faye Havenstein

    Faye M. Havenstein,  81, a longtime resident of Manhattan died Sunday at the Meadowlark Hills-Bramlage House in Manhattan.

  • Football | June 24, 2013

    Klein starts youth passing academy

    Collin Klein might still wear an NFL jersey next season, but until then, the quarterback is trying his hand at a little coaching. Kansas State’s Heisman Trophy finalist last season announced the launch of the Collin Klein Passing Academy this past Friday — a one-day

  • Track & Field | June 24, 2013

    Kynard wins first U.S. Championship

    DES MOINES, Iowa — After arguably the greatest career in Kansas State track and field history, high jumper Erik Kynard made his professional debut Sunday and added USA Track and Field Champion to his long list of accomplishments. Kynard, who recently signed with Nike, cleared 2.28 meters (7

  • Local | June 23, 2013

    Inter-tribal powwow the center of annual Washunga Days


    COUNCIL GROVE — Washunga Days, the annual event in this historic town of 2,200 halfway between Manhattan and Emporia, is full of food, live music, crafts, a 5K run and other trappings of a typical summer festival. But the heart and soul of Washunga Days is the

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 23, 2013

    High-paid city official retires with no successor

    One of the highest paid employees retired Friday after 40 years working for the city, but city officials said they will not replace him. Gregg Gibson, the city of Manhattan’s information systems manager, was the “longest continuous employee in city’s history of employment,” said

  • Editorials | June 23, 2013

    Would Russia do its part?

    President Barack Obama deserves at least a little credit for publicly calling for another round of nuclear arms reduction talks with Russia. He’ll deserve more credit if he can deliver on his vision of a world free of nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, he’s demonstrated

  • Local |Business | June 23, 2013

    Manhattan added 5,000 jobs since 2002

    Manhattan’s job base has grown by nearly 5,000 since the start of 2002, according to new data from the state Department of Labor. Manhattan’s employment level stood at 27,176 jobs in May, according to the state data. That was up from 22,481 in January, 2002, an increase of 21

  • Letters | June 23, 2013

    It’s not always wise to carry concealed weapons

    To the Editor: In the Rudyard Kipling poem about the five blind men and the elephant, the blind men are used as symbols for the way we see the world. In the writings of Plato, the same sort of image is used in his story

  • Letters | June 23, 2013

    Peace Memorial Auditorium has been one of city’s gems

    To the Editor: I was saddened to see that the Peace Memorial Auditorium at City Hall will be taken down. There is something special about heavy burgundy or taupe curtains being opened amidst silence from an unlighted audience. Then the performer walks onto the stage

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