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  • Baseball | March 01, 2013

    KSU baseball opens at home Saturday

    The Kansas State baseball team will open its home schedule this weekend with a three-game series against Oakland at Tointon Family Stadium. The series, originally scheduled to be Friday through Sunday, was rescheduled to be one game on Saturday at 1 p.m., and a doubleheader

  • Area Schools | March 01, 2013

    Hammel retiring from Riley County

    Riley County boys’ basketball coach Kelly Hammel is retiring as both teacher and coach at the end of the current school year. The longtime coach spent 32 years at Riley County, 26 of those as the head boys’ coach. Hammel was an assistant for five years before

  • Football |Manhattan High School | March 01, 2013

    K-State offers Dimel

    Not surprisingly, Manhattan High’s Winston Dimel has received a scholarship offer from Kansas State to play football. The junior’s recruitment is being handled by Sean Snyder, not his father, Dana Dimel, who co-coordinates the offense for the Wildcats. After missing time with injury,

  • Editorials | March 01, 2013

    Kobach doesn’t need more power

    We’d like to credit Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for cracking down on voter fraud… but we can’t. True, since he took office in 2010, there’s been hardly a stir of voter fraud. Then again, it was rare before he took office,

  • Arts, Leisure | March 01, 2013

    Youth ensembles to perform

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony Youth Ensembles will present their spring concerts at 3 p.m. Sunday at Washburn University’s White Concert Hall. Three youth ensembles will perform: the Debut Orchestra, conducted by Carolyn Sandquist; the Youth Philharmonic, conducted by Carolyn Rich Voth; and the Youth

  • Columns | March 01, 2013

    America’s leadership lacking

    I was in the process of drafting a letter when I read the article by Arthur F. Loub. He covered, with ability, several of my concerns. Now I would like to revert to the past and touch on some of the causes of our most

  • Triangulate |Men's Basketball | March 01, 2013

    Dr. Bruce Holman’s decision opens the door for “Tex” Winter


    Bruce Holman was born on March 1, 1922 in Sedgwick, Kansas.  Morice Fredrick Winter was born in Wellington Texas on February 25, 1922.  Holman’s father died six months before Bruce was born. Winter’s father died when Winter was age ten. The new arrivals in Kansas

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2013

    MHS girls cruise past Derby, 53-35

    Outscoring Derby in every quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team cruised past the Panthers in the sub-state semifinals Thursday night at MHS, 53-35, earning a game against Wichita Heights for a shot at the state tournament. The game was a rematch from Nov. 30, when

  • Local | February 28, 2013

    Airport tower on sequester chopping block


    Within the next few weeks, city officials expect to learn whether the control tower at Manhattan Regional Airport will be among 100 closed nationally by the FAA as a result of sequestration cuts. A list released this week by the Department of Transportation identifies the 200 airports,

  • Local |Education | February 28, 2013

    Board discusses technology equity

    USD 383 principals and the school board discussed themes of equity and progress during site council reports Wednesday. Wednesday’s reports were the second and final site council reports of the year, the first having been received in November. The reports give principals the opportunity to

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