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  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS girls rout Hays to open Classic

    MCPHERSON — With no regular contributors standing taller than 5-foot-11, it’s not every night the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a size advantage over its opponent. In Thursday afternoon’s opener at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic, Manhattan used a strong rebounding edge to defeat

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS bowlers take first at Junction City

    The Manhattan High bowling teams went 2 for 2 on Thursday in Junction City, capturing a pair of first-place finishes at the Blue Jays’ triangular. The girls’ team rolled a season-high team score of 2,310 to defeat Junction City, which had a 2,084 in what turned out to be

  • Area Schools | January 31, 2014

    Rock Creek beats Jackson Heights

    In the consolation semifinals of the 37th annual Hiawatha Girls Invitational, Rock Creek used a strong third quarter to wipe out a three-point halftime deficit and defeat Jackson Heights, 38-35, on Thursday. The Mustangs led 34-28 going into the fourth quarter, where they held on

  • Local | January 31, 2014

    Hunger Dialogue planned for February in Wichita

    Leaders and activists in the fight against hunger will convene in downtown Wichita in February to generate strategies and action plans for ways that college campuses can combat hunger. The 2014 Hunger Dialogue is Feb. 25-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event brings together individuals

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 31, 2014

    Finalists named for scholarship

    Kansas State University has named 12 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship, presented by Kansas Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 23. The competition rewards students who are making

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 31, 2014

    Scholarships for distance students reach record figure

    Kansas State University’s Division of Continuing Education has awarded $26,400 in scholarships to distance education students across the country for the spring 2014 term. This is the largest amount of scholarship funding the division has awarded for a single semester. Dave Stewart, associate dean of continuing

  • Obituaries | January 31, 2014


    Jack C. Glover, M.D., 84, died Sunday at his home in Farmington, N.M. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 29, 1929, in Topeka. He was the son of Otis B. Glover and Anona Cain Glover. He was united in marriage

  • Editorials | January 31, 2014

    Agencies’ response to needs impressive

    Sometimes it isn’t just problems that snowball. Sometimes it’s solutions — or at least the effort to provide solutions. So it was Wednesday and Thursday at the First United Methodist Church on Poyntz Avenue, when several dozen of this community’s organizations that exist

  • Columns | January 31, 2014

    Brownback digging us into debt

    Rhetoric soared as Gov. Sam Brownback delivered his State of the State address in mid-January, but words can not mask the grim conditions ahead for Kansas as a result of his actions on state finance. The governor repeatedly invoked God, as well as “a Big

  • Movies | January 31, 2014

    ‘I, Frankenstein’ will pass the time, if you don’t think too much


    Remember the 1950s crime novel “I, the Jury”? Mickey Spillane had more publicity muscle shots taken than has Vladimir Putin during the time his Mike Hammer was the hero of relatively unsophisticated American readers. Now we get a movie called “I, Frankenstein,” based on a “

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