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  • Wesley Tarwater

    Wesley Tarwater, 90, of Lincoln, Neb., died May 6, 2014.  He was born in St. Joseph, Mo., to Everett and Bertha Tarwater. Wes served in the Navy after graduating high school. He then worked for over 25 years at Motor Inn, Manhattan for .

  • Indians sending entire tennis team to state

    It’s been a long time since the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team sent all six varsity players to the Class 6A state tournament. After a solid day at regional tennis in Topeka, the Indians will do just that after .

  • Wildcats unable to finish comeback Dejected.phatch

    The Kansas State baseball team wanted to avoid a repeat of Friday night’s events — a game in which Wildcat head coach Brad Hill said his team “just gave in late.” The Wildcats responded on Saturday, but it wasn’t .

  • Twiss, Petry PR in Wildcats’ final home track meet

    The Kansas State track and field team wrapped up its home slate Saturday with the Wildcat Open. K-State’s final meet before the Big 12 Championships, the Wildcats’ effort was highlighted by personal-best efforts from Erica Twiss in the long jump .

  • Cowboys ease to Game 1 rout of Wildcats Ou2.phatch

    A dominating performance by Oklahoma State pitcher Jon Perrin, and some early offense from the Cowboys, dashed any hope of the Kansas State baseball team making up ground in the Big 12 standings on Friday night, as the Wildcats lost 8-0 .

  • MHS softball sweeps Scots on senior day Csmith.phatch

    Manhattan High softball coach Scott Mall planned to start each of his five seniors in Game 1 of Friday’s doubleheader sweep against Highland Park, but ended up only starting four. Senior Aubrey Jung, his top starting pitcher all season long, .

  • MHS girls win at Salina track meet

    The Manhattan High track and field team took it easy on Friday at the Salina Central Invitational, but still managed to come up with a team win. While the boys’ team has finished higher in most meets this year, it .

  • MHS baseball cruises to sweep

    The Manhattan High baseball team took care of Highland Park with ease on Friday afternoon in Topeka, winning a pair of five-inning games by the score of 11-0 in each. In Game 1, the Indians took advantage of four Highland Park .

  • ‘Japan’ discusses strategy, motives of Pearl Harbor attack

    History, usually is written by the winners. So Eri Hotta’s new book exploring the circumstances and rationale behind that nation’s attack on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 is a refreshing, as well as insightful, perspective. Even younger Americans .

  • ‘Forever Girl’ slowed by overthinking protagonist

    This is a new book by the prolific and wildly popular author of the “Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency” series set in Botswana, the “Isabel Dalhousie” and “44 Scotland Street” series set in Scotland, and the “Portuguese Irregular Verbs” series set in .

  • Back to reality: Books that tackle serious teen issues Keri.mills

    Many of you probably think that all Young Adult literature is fluff, with love triangles, mean girls, vampires, and overwrought drama. While there is plenty of fluff to go around, there are a number of books dealing with serious issues .

  • State history, day by day

    With his third episode of the “On This Day” series of daily devotionals, Paul Barkey has once again produced a truly fine and wonderfully readable blend of Scriptural meditations, historical people, events and episodes with his own thought-provoking commentary and .


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