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  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Free water to schools was an ethical, not a legal, issue

    To the Editor: I am disappointed in the City of Manhattan’s determined course to deny free water service to schools and churches.  This seems to me more of an ethical issue, rather than a legal one.  When the city decided to pursue

  • Letters | January 23, 2013

    Eating meat, getting sick

    Dear Editor: The flu epidemic has invaded 48 states, overwhelming medical facilities, exhausting vaccine supplies, and killing 29 children and thousands of seniors. Both the problem and solution to this disaster hinge on how we relate to animals raised for food.

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2013

    MHS boys to host Emporia Thursday

    While the girls’ team opens its tournament in McPherson, the boys’ team will host the Emporia Spartans in a rematch from a 62-52 loss in December. For head coach Tim Brooks, seeing his team rebound after a largely disappointing trip to McPherson last week is

  • Manhattan High School | January 23, 2013

    MHS draws Valley Center in tourney

    This week at the Mid-America Classic in McPherson, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team will be in a similar spot as the boys’ team last week. Just like the boys’ team, the Indians earned the No. 4 seed in the tournament, giving them the most balanced

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2013

    Rowena DeBolt

    Rowena Bell DeBolt, 92, died Jan. 12 at Homestead Assisted Living in Manhattan where she lived.

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2013

    Elaine Bruns

    Elaine R. Bruns, 86, died Sunday at her residence in Zapata, Texas.

  • Obituaries | January 23, 2013

    Caroline Schmidt

    Caroline Rita (Dreiling) Schmidt, 84, of Hays died Thursday at Hays Medical Center.

  • Men's Basketball | January 23, 2013

    McLemore, KU hold off Wildcats

    Ksu no 13.phatch

    Kansas didn’t need both of its stars on the floor to do damage Tuesday night. With Jeff Withey on the bench in foul trouble, the Jayhawks’ freshman Ben McLemore helped third-ranked KU avert a Kansas State comeback attempt to win 59-55 at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Men's Basketball | January 23, 2013

    McGruder struggles in loss to Kansas

    24 guarding rodney.phatch

    Rodney McGruder was last week’s Big 12 Player of the Week. Unfortunately for 11th-ranked Kansas State, he seemed quite average on Tuesday night against rival Kansas. McGruder had been on a tear through the first four Big 12 games this season, averaging a league-best 21.5 points per

  • Football | January 23, 2013

    Cats adds another JUCO commitment

    Kansas State added another commitment to the 2013 recruiting class on Tuesday, as defensive tackle Chris Brown announced he intends to play for the Wildcats. Brown was originally recruited by K-State in 2010 before attending Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College. He committed to Washington State, but when the

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