• Regents’ draft policy well done

    Dear Board of Regents: We write to offer strong support for the joint working group’s revision of the Kansas Board of Regents’ social media policy. The revised policy is laudable in several ways.   First, it recognizes the unique and .

  • Students also benefit from project to help others

    To the Editor: For several years I have been delighted to be the recipient of a grant allowing my students and me to provide some holiday cheer for the children at the Manhattan Area Transitional Shelter. This year, as in .

  • Sponsors, public helped MHS Fashion Show succeed

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Manhattan High School’s National Honor Society hosted the first MHS Fashion Show. The show was a fundraiser for our group and had a twofold purpose. It was a way for MHS students to assist .

  • MHS softball drops two at Rossville

    In one of the team’s few non-league contests of the year, the Manhattan High softball team traveled to Rossville Tuesday afternoon, but were swept in a doubleheader, 1-0 and 7-3. In the first game, Rossville got the only run .

  • Falcons’ Vargo sisters sign at Washburn

    Riley County seniors Madison and Makayla Vargo have been playing basketball together as long as they can remember. Now, after officially signing to play on Wednesday morning to play basketball at Washburn, the twins are set to spend another four .

  • Manhattan goes 11-1 to dominate home tennis quad Camdenadams.phatch

    Any time you can win 11 matches in a quadrangular tennis meet, it’s a good day. Hosting Marysville, Highland Park and Junction City at City Park on Tuesday afternoon, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team did just that, going 11-1 .

  • MHS soccer wins at Emporia, 6-0

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team got a win over the Emporia Spartans behind a big offensive night from Kelsey Schroll Tuesday. Schroll scored three goals in the game, all in the second half, to lead the Indians to a 6.

  • ‘Rio 2’ beautifully animated, but the story is dull Christopher.conner1

    Blue Sky Studios is best known for its Ice Age franchise. This year the 20th Century Fox-owned animators are trying their first sequel without a mammoth in the lead. The captive-raised spix macaw, Blu, returns from his starring role in 2011’.


    Larry Lee Bliss, 77, died Saturday as the result of an accident on his farm in rural Geary County.  He died doing one of the things he loved best, cutting firewood up in the woods. Larry is survived by his .


    Richard D. Morris, 77, of Olathe, died Monday at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 21, 1936 in Topeka and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Salina. On Nov. 20, 1957, in Salina, he was united in marriage .

  • Edwards, Bolden bring excitement to Wildcats

    As soon as this past season ended, Marcus Foster started to get excited for next season. The Kansas State freshman, who led his team in scoring, made a bold prediction that transfer Justin Edwards would be next year’s leading .

  • Hayes filling gap for Cats’ offensive line

    When last season came to a close, Kansas State was left with two gigantic holes on the offensive line. Both tackles — Cornelius Lucas and Tavon Rooks — graduated, but the Wildcats are hoping they have the problem solved by the end .


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