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  • June 12, 2013

    K-State scores high marks in latest APR

    All of Kansas State’s 16 athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard for the third straight year, as the NCAA released its latest Division-I APR data from the 2011-12 academic year. K-State scored record-high marks across the board for

  • Local | June 12, 2013

    KDOT promotes heat stroke awareness in vehicles

    Officials of the Kansas Department of Transportation have issued a reminder about the dangers associated with leaving children in vehicles when the temperature climbs during the summer. Officials said a program called Safe Kids Kansas is working to increase awareness and urge caregivers to never

  • General Activities | June 12, 2013

    Salina takes twin bill from Manko Jrs.

    The American Legion Manhattan Manko junior 17ers struggled Tuesday night against the Salina Hawks at Norvell Field. Manhattan lost the doubleheader in a pair of run-ruled games, 14-6 and 24-5. “You just got to play with some passion and some pride,” 17ers coach Dan Rumsey

  • Obituaries | June 12, 2013

    Capitola F. Woodman

    Capitola FiLena Woodman, 89, died June 6, 2013 in Fayette, where she had lived since 2006.

  • Obituaries | June 12, 2013

    Betty Launchbaugh

    Betty Launchbaugh, 77, of Manhattan, died June 11, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | June 12, 2013

    John Berger

    John Joseph Berger, 61, of Manhattan died Sunday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | June 12, 2013

    Vehicle fire reported

    The Manhattan Fire Department received a report at 2:19 a.m. Sunday of a vehicle fire at 1117 N. 11th St. Deputy Chief Ryan Almes said the fire originated around the rear axle under the car. He said the car was leaking fuel and the fire spread

  • Obituaries | June 12, 2013

    Randall Becker

    Randall Wayne Becker, 61, longtime resident of Manhattan died Saturday in Manhattan.

  • Letters | June 12, 2013

    Investments in education provide immense returns

    To the Editor: Recent debate on immigration reform centers upon statements in two think tank reports, one by the Cato Institute, the other by the Center for Immigration Reform. The CIR report notes the percentage of immigrant families accessing public aid, while the Cato report

  • Editorials | June 12, 2013

    Standards should serve students well

    It’s refreshing to learn that the debate over evolution and intelligent design didn’t dominate the discussion leading to the Kansas Board of Education’s approval Tuesday of new science standards for public school students. Not that the topic has completely gone away. It


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