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  • Indians soccer whips Chargers

    Playing an opponent the Indians beat handily at home earlier this month, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team managed to repeat its dominant performance, winning 7-0 in a road game at Topeka West on Friday evening. Manhattan took a 5-0 .

  • Keep an eye on moisture level Greggeyestone1

    Watering was the one thing I was hoping to not have to write much about this year. Last year, my focus was on the best watering practices. We ended last year about on target for moisture and had a decent .

  • Manhattan High boys’ tennis cruises at Salina meet

    Playing in a six-team round robin in Junction City, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team managed to parlay its strong finish in Salina on Thursday into a perfect day on Saturday afternoon. The Indians finished the day 20-0 in matches, .

  • Fort Riley commissary recalls ground beef

    Fort Riley issued a warning Saturday cautioning patrons who purchased 80-percent lean ground beef Friday after 1 p.m. at the post commissary. Employees discovered metal flecks inside the grinder while they were disassembling it for cleaning and warned officials. “We .

  • IRMA JEAN FALLON

    Irma Jean “Irmie” Fallon, died Saturday, April 19, at the age of 85 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House following an extended illness with Alzheimer’s disease.  Irmie was born on the family farm near Manson, Iowa on Jan. 29, 1929, to parents .

  • JOHN LEWIS SCHLESENER

    John Lewis Schlesener, 78, of Herington, died Wednesday at Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born May 28, 1935, in Boise City, Okla. the son of Norman Charles and Helen Ruth (Johnson) Schlesener. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday at 11 a.m. .

  • Wamego native inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

    BATON ROUGE, La. —  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi announced that Sara Glotzbach of Wamego, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Glotzbach was .

  • Bergman students win science fair

    Three Bergman Elementary School fourth graders won first place among fourth to eighth grade Earth and Space Science category competitors in the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair this month. Ashi Wickramasundara, 10, Jecca Park, 10, and Elise Girard, 9, were the team .

  • ‘Romeo and Juliet’ ballet, Flint Hills Day and more

    TODAY    Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.   McCain Performance Series. “Romeo and Juliet.” Moscow Festival Ballet, 4 p.m. Shakespeare’s tragic tale told with the beauty and splendor of .

  • Situation in Ukraine grows more dangerous

    The situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate, and resolving the crisis in a manner that will serve Ukrainian, Russian and American interests is increasingly difficult. A couple of things are clear. First, Russian President Vladimir Putin holds the key cards. .

  • Monroe’s attorney: Plea bargain imminent

    WESTMORELAND — A plea agreement is likely between prosecutors and Dustin Monroe, the Wamego man involved in a December shooting incident at the Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan, his lawyer said. On Friday in Pottawatomie County District Court, Monroe, 33, waived .

  • Looser gun laws won’t make us safer

    Once there was reason to believe that Americans collectively would come to our senses about guns and gun violence. If nothing else, maybe the shock of mass murders would jolt us into productive actions. Such tragedies have made household words .





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