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  • USD 383 not likely to change start times for teens, despite new recommendation from pediatric group

    Pediatricians might recommend teenagers get more sleep with later school start times, but the local school district does not appear to intend to change them. The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement on Monday recommending that high .

  • Dunkin’ Donuts coming to town

    Sometimes good things come in threes. Dunkin’ Donuts is coming to the Manhattan area, and franchisees Alison Leiszler-Bridges and Samantha Liby are planning to open three restaurants. Leiszler-Bridges said they hope the first restaurant will open during the first half .

  • Speaker urges students to get consent — even for kissing Speaker1.phatch

    Hundreds of Kansas State University students learned about what constitutes healthy and safe relationships Tuesday evening during an event aimed at changing cultural norms about sexual assault. The “Can I Kiss You?” program, presented by Mike Domitrz, the creator of .

  • Fans to bring Purple Power to City Park

    Purple Power Play in the Park will help ring in the new college football season on Thursday and Friday evenings at City Park. The annual event, which began in 1988, is a festival held prior to the first home K-State football .

  • Childhood poverty has its price

    We’d like to think that when Kansas legislators inquire about the increase in the number of public school students who receive free and reduced-price lunches, lawmakers’ real concern is the growing poverty in Kansas, not the possibility that school .

  • Leadership program rewarding

    As student body president of Kansas State University, I am blessed to have many wonderful opportunities. Some highlights include monthly meetings with university President Kirk Schulz, serving on the K-State Alumni Board of Directors and being on the field for .

  • McCarthys leading the way for MHS Mccarthy.phatch

    After three seasons of varsity golf and three trips to state, seniors Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy are no longer the young guns on the Manhattan High girls’ golf team. Instead, they are the veterans and co-captains on a varsity squad .

  • ROSA LEE JONES

    Rosa Lee Jones, 69, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided the following information. Rosa Lee Kleinschmidt was born in Herington on Sept. 14, 1944, the daughter of the late Clemens Karl Ernest and Esther Viola (Schlesener) .

  • EARL SLAGLE

    Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan,  died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz .

  • NELLIE F. WARDERS

    Nellie F. Warders, 85, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided the following information. Nellie was born on April 26, 1929, in Lillis, the daughter of Daniel H. and Hazel D. (Black) Burton.  Nellie went to school .

  • FREDERICK MURIEL DOZA

    Frederick Muriel Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.  The family provided the following information. Frederick was a resident of Leonardville Nursing Home and was a member of the Leonardville community since 1969.  .

  • MARIA DEMPSEY

    Maria Dempsey, 87, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on May 26, 1927 in Naternbach, Austria, the daughter of Johann and Josefa Eichlberger. Complete obituary and service information is pending and will be announced .





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