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  • Manhattan High School | November 06, 2013

    MHS soccer beats Dodge, makes state

    On a cold, blustery Tuesday night in western Kansas, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made history. With a 1-0 win over Dodge City in the Class 6A quarterfinals, the Indians advanced to state for the first time in school history. The game was a

  • Letters | November 06, 2013

    DAR honored to support America’s military veterans

    To the Editor: The Daughters of the American Revolution supports veterans of the United States and their military service. Our national defense has been supported by these fine men and women during their military service. The freedom our country has today is the result of

  • Arts & Leisure | November 06, 2013

    Pianist to entertain at jazz series

    TOPEKA — The fourth concert in the Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 45th season of jazz will feature pianist, composer, arranger Bill Mays, backed by Todd Strait on drums and Bob Bowman on bass.  The concert will be Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Downtown

  • Movies | November 06, 2013

    ‘Last Vegas’ is sometimes funny ... sometimes not


    It seems like an odd occasion for a movie comedy: Members of the post- WWII Baby Boom generation are aging. As we reach our sixties and, gulp, seventies, we recall our pasts and confront our mortality. That’s pretty much the idea that inspired the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | November 06, 2013

    Is NBAF still happening? Slowly, and almost surely


    Q: Is NBAF really going to get built?

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | November 06, 2013

    City approves change to airport design

    Airport graphic a8-5.phatch

    City commissioners approved a change to the design of the passenger terminal expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport Tuesday night. The change order will nick the city for an additional $197,875. “It’s circumstance that brings us here, not poor planning,” said airport director Peter Van

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Education | November 06, 2013

    Local school under lockout after dispute

    A Manhattan elementary school has been in a lockout since Friday, locking its front door and keeping children inside for recesses, district officials said. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School, 312 N. Juliette Ave., has locked its front door for the last several days because of a domestic

  • Local |Business | November 06, 2013

    Area power plant ranked 12th in nation for CO2 emissions


    A recent report ranked Jeffrey Energy Center in St. Marys as the 12th most polluting plant in the nation based on carbon dioxide emissions. In light of reports like this and pressure from the Environmental Protection Agency, Jeffrey and many other power plants are searching

  • Local |Business | November 06, 2013

    Gas drops below $3 a gallon in Manhattan

    Gas prices dipped below $3 in Manhattan on Tuesday, the lowest they’ve been in at least a year. The change marks a downward trend across the country that experts say is related to low crude oil prices, less travel and a light hurricane season. The

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 06, 2013

    Don’t fence me in: City denies proposal following debate

    Politics trumping law? City attorney Bill Raymond told commissioners Tuesday night that their decision to deny the building of a fence came down to politics, not legality. Commissioners spent two hours listening to renters and home owners along the south side of Arbor Heights Drive

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