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  • Officials: City Hall addition plan moving forward

    Planning continues for the proposed Department of Parks and Recreation expansion project, city officials said Thursday. In June, the Manhattan City Commission provided verbal support for the $1.8 million project, which would move the department from 1101 Fremont St. in City Park .

  • Ogden man held for 4 felony counts

    An Ogden man was bound over on four felony counts after a preliminary hearing Friday for his role in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery in July. Timothy Holmes, 43, will face two counts of aggravated robbery and one count of .

  • MHS junior wins car for perfect attendance Dsc09748.phatch

    After a year of perfect attendance, a Manhattan High School student won a drawing and received a car as a reward for his efforts. Colton Joyce, a junior, was one of 24 students who qualified to enter a drawing to win .

  • City’s growth rate impressive

    It ought to be obvious to anyone driving around Manhattan that our city has been growing. Homes — entire neighborhoods —are being built and restaurants and other businesses continue to open or expand. A population of 50,000 once seemed distant, yet Manhattan .

  • Is Brownback’s legacy Stegall?

    Gov. Sam Brownback recently intervened to ensure that Judge Caleb Stegall was on the short list of nominees for a Kansas Supreme Court appointment. This was an unusual step. Brownback then chose Stegall over the other nominees, even though he .

  • MHS tennis takes 2nd at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team got its season off to a solid start Thursday afternoon, taking second place among four teams at the Junction City quadrangular. Both Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley, playing at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively, .

  • Martin hoping to lead by example B8.91513.mhsfb.td.phatch

    Growing up playing football, Chris Martin’s natural position on offense was quarterback. It wasn’t until sophomore year the coaching staff at Manhattan High moved him to running back, which quickly turned into a starting gig on varsity as .

  • Indians ready for season-opening tournament

    After missing out in 2012, the Manhattan High volleyball team got back to the Class 6A state tournament in 2013, sending Lisa Kinderknecht’s first group of four-year players out on a positive note. With a large group of seniors graduating, the 2014 .

  • Football’s better than this month’s new DVDs G.w.clift1

    It is probably just as well that football and the McCain series are starting up again, as the movies scheduled for release on home viewing media aren’t going to entertain large groups. This has been a year when films .

  • University establishes Confucius Institute

    The Confucius Institute at K-State will be the 102nd Confucius Institute in the U.S. and the second institute in Kansas. Confucius Institutes promote, enhance and elevate understanding of the Chinese language and culture, as well as create exchanges between .

  • ALDEN SPARMAN

    Alden Bryce Sparman, Sr., 87, of Plano, Texas, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Plano. The family provided the following information. Alden was born Aug. 12, 1927, in the May Day area in Riley County to Henry Albert and Marghertia (Telford) Sparman. Alden attended Oklahoma .

  • WINIFRED E. BECK

    Winifred E. Beck, 86, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Newman Hospital in Emporia. The family provided the following information. Winifred was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Manhattan, the daughter of George F. and Alice O. Griffiee Taylor. Winifred attended Manhattan High School and graduated .





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