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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Education | October 25, 2013

    Student, faculty member involved in altercation

    The Manhattan High School principal sent a notice to parents Thursday about an incident between a student and an employee. Principal Greg Hoyt told parents via email that an altercation occurred at MHS East Campus in the school’s restroom Wednesday. Officer Matthew Droge of

  • Editorials | October 25, 2013

    Getting by on $174,000 a year

    There is grumbling among some members of Congress who don’t think they earn enough money. Their poster child, as Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik pointed out, might be Rep. Phil Gingrey, a Georgia Republican. Rep. Gingrey reportedly griped at a party caucus that

  • Columns | October 25, 2013

    Kansans pay for governor’s bet

    If you are an employee in Kansas, you are paying Kansas income taxes. If you own a business, starting this year you are not paying Kansas income taxes on your business income. This includes manufacturers, retailers, doc-tors, lawyers, farmers and others whose business income is

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    Indians’ O-line makes improvement during season


    For much of the early part of the season, the Manhattan High Indians’ offense struggled. The offense was unable to sustain long scoring drives and the normally-powerful rushing attack was resulting in more punts than touchdowns. While defense always comes first at Manhattan High, the

  • Manhattan High School | October 25, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Blue Jays, 5-0

    With one final game in the regular season before the playoffs begin, Manhattan head coach Frank Alonso wanted his team to come out with a playoff mentality. After taking care of business against Junction City with a 5-0 win, consider that mission accomplished. “Our forwards

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Arts and Sciences honors three with alumni awards

    Three distinguished alumni of Kansas State University’s College of Arts and Sciences received alumni awards from the college at a ceremony Thursday. Evan Stewart, a 1965 graduate in mathematics, and Steve Physioc, 1977 graduate of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, received

  • October 25, 2013


    Kathleen Ann (Place) Miller Floyd, 53, of Ogden and a longtime resident of the area, died October 18 at the Salina Regional Hospital after a hard battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 14, 1960 to Earl and Nina (VanWhy) Place

  • Obituaries | October 25, 2013


    Denise Maurine Parker, 59, of Topeka, died October 18. The family provided some of the following information. Denise was born in Topeka on Feb. 22, 1954. She was the daughter of Thomas and Doris (DeVolld) Hart. She grew up in Westmoreland and graduated from high school there. She attended

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 25, 2013

    Men’s choir marks 125 years this weekend

    The oldest student organization at K-State is celebrating its 125th anniversary this weekend. The Men’s Choir, previously known as the KSU Men’s Glee Club, was founded in 1888. A 125th Anniversary Alumni Choir and the precent K-State Men’s Choir will perform at 3 p.

  • Football | October 25, 2013

    West Virginia has growing pains, but still dangerous

    Geno Smith and Tavon Austin play on Sundays now, but that doesn’t mean the Kansas State football team is taking West Virginia lightly. While the two were clearly game-changing athletes for the Mountaineers, their replacements have held their own this year, even if the

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