Sixteen teachers in Manhattan received funding for school projects posted on the website, DonorsChoose, from US Cellular through the Calling All Teachers campaign. The wireless carrier funded $500,000 in creative and impactful classroom projects submitted by public school teachers. Locally, the teachers received a total of $12,701.42.
WAMEGO — Funeral services are Thursday for a 35-year-old Kansas soldier killed in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest Warren Robertson, of Westmoreland, died Sunday while deployed in the Logar province of Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Robertson died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked
JUNCTION CITY—The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s season came to an end in Saturday’s Class 6A state soccer championship game, with the Indians dropping a tough match to Blue Valley Northwest, 2-0. The Indians struggled to get many scoring chances against the
By Brady Bauman JUNCTION CITY—It was 30 minutes after the game was over and Manhattan boys soccer head coach Frank Alonso still couldn’t believe how well his team played. The Indians shocked top-seeded Olathe East 2-0 inside Al Simpler Stadium Friday evening and will
MAIZE — After struggling offensively most of the night, the Manhattan High football team completed a fourth-quarter comeback to force extra periods and ultimately win in the fifth overtime, 60-59. The Indians surprised everybody in the stadium with a trick 2-pt conversion trailing 59-58, with Henry
The Kansas State men’s basketball team lost its season opener on Friday, 60-58 to Northern Colorado at Bramlage Coliseum. Wesley Iwundu led the Wildcats with 14 points, while DJ Johnson finished with 12. Derrick Braden scored 16 and Tate Unruh had 14 for the Bears. It was the
As insulting as a phony apology is, it’s worse when the phony apology comes from the president of the United States. President Barack Obama’s “apology” came Thursday in an NBC News interview. He said he was sorry that millions of Americans who thought
Dale Herspring’s recent column asserting President Obama’s lack of leadership with foreign “allies” was well-timed to coincide with similar arguments by interventionists Dick Cheney, John McCain and Lindsey Graham. According to Mr. Herspring, Saudi Arabia is upset that Obama has not stopped “Iran’
It was worth the wait. After a seemingly endless build-up, a planeload of folks headed for the Arizona sunshine finally zoomed out of Manhattan Regional Airport Thursday afternoon. Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight from Manhattan to Phoenix-Mesa carried 133 generally pleased passengers off to the desert.
Manhattan Area Technical College is experiencing growing pains. MATC enrollment is increasing rapidly, yet state funding has not matched that growth. The college currently has more than 1,300 students, an enrollment increase of 200 percent in nine years. Rob Edleston, MATC president and CEO, said the college
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