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  • Horne sentenced to 6 years in prison

    After two trials, a Manhattan man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than six years in prison following a February conviction of charges stemming from an attempted robbery in October of 2012. Levertis Horne, 23, was sentenced by Judge John F. Bosch .

  • Board to discuss legislation for financial literacy course

    The USD 383 school board Wednesday will discuss a Kansas legislative bill that aims to make students more financially literate. Introduced in January, House Bill 2475 initially mandated a personal financial literacy course in grades 11 or 12, but the Committee on Education recommended .

  • Still no suspects in Pawnee arson

    Authorities provided no further information about an arson at Pawnee Mental Health Services on Saturday. At 6:35 a.m. that day, Manhattan Fire Department firefighters found a fire that started inside a wall at Pawnee and extended to some grass nearby. .

  • MHS swim team readies up for opener

    As the spring sports’ season gets underway, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team will stay busy this week. The Indians start their season today, with a diving competition in Emporia before the rest of the team travels to .

  • A poor alternative to alternative energy

    The Kansas Senate took a step backward Tuesday when members voted 25-15 to repeal worthwhile renewable energy standards for electric utilities. The law senators hope to appeal was passed in 2009 and requires that utilities operating in this state be able .

  • Kansas’ natural heritage is under attack in Legislature

    To the Editor: Bills in the Kansas Legislature are reversing decades of conservation of our natural heritage. House Bill 2118 proposes to reverse state law protecting our plants and animals, including 60 endangered or threatened birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles. Senate Bill 276 .

  • Constitution a good source for new NSA regulations

    To The Editor: I think I can help the president craft a new regulation that will reduce to approximately zero the prospect of improper snooping by the NSA. I suggest regulatory language along the following lines: “The NSA shall not .


    David Mackintosh, 89, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Gallatin, Mo., died March 20. David was born in Manhattan to David Leslie Mackintosh and Constance Sybil Mackintosh.  He attended schools in Manhattan and graduated from Kansas State University with a veterinary medicine .


    Allie Jane (Mortimer) Cragg, 91, died peacefully at her home in Manhattan on Sunday. Jane was born Dec. 13, 1922 to William Noah and Etta Jane Mortimer in Manhattan.  The family lived in the Keats/Riley area and Jane graduated from Keats .


    Eva Agnes Cote, 91, of Concordia, died Tuesday at Cloud County Health Center in Concordia. She was born on Nov. 3, 1922 in Vermillion, S.D. to Joseph and Clarine (LaBarge) Hubert. Eva married Paul Eugene Cote on Feb. 2, 1943 at St. Peter’s .


    Bonnie L. Carlton, age 83, of Manhattan, died March 24, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Feb. 4, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Victor R. and Virginia M. (Bell) Lewis. Bonnie has been a Manhattan .


    Werner Carl Wilheim “Herb” Herbertz, 82, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Hospice House.  He was retired after 26 years from the U.S. Army as a Master Sgt. and owner of the Veterans Painting Service for 15 years.  He .


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