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  • Skepticism about savings justified

    Kansas legislators’ caution Monday was well placed with regard to proposals from the governor’s office regarding the consolidation of all school districts’ employee health plans and centralizing school district purchasing statewide. At first glance, the proposals sound reasonable. Gov. .

  • Shepherd’s Crossing grateful for support

    To the Editor: Shepard’s Crossing held its annual meeting Jan. 30 to thank its many volunteers, member churches, partner agencies and numerous donors for making it possible to distribute $286,800 in community assistance for rent, utilities, prescription medications, and to procure .

  • KSU student’s project could treat cancer faster

    Superheroes could make cancer treatments act faster. A K-State student is developing a treatment for bone cancer that she hopes could work faster than chemotherapy- only treatment using what she calls “tiny superheroes.” Tuyen Nguyen, a doctoral student in chemistry .

  • Rock Creek teachers decertify from union

    Rock Creek teachers are going local. Teachers of the Rock Creek school district voted 43-19 on Jan. 25 to decertify from the National Education Association, a national teachers union, the group announced in a news release Monday. The move allows Rock .

  • After Huggins’ scary moment, WVU wins

    Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bob Huggins fell to his knees and clutched his chest during a scary moment just before halftime. West Virginia players picked up their coach, got him to the bench and made his job easier by .

  • Tower brings power to McCain Auditorium show

    There’s a substantial irony in the lyrics of Rock group Tower of Power’s best-known song. The band played last Thursday evening in Manhattan as part of the McCain Auditorium series and again demonstrated that popular music shows can .

  • BETTY WINTER

    Betty L. Winter, 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. She was born on July 29, 1926, on a farm near Riley. She was the daughter of Clinton Taylor and Alice L. (Busher) Scott. On Jan. 8, 1947, she was .

  • HARRIS ZIMMERMAN

    Harris Donald Zimmerman, 89, of Alta Vista, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Nov. 25, 1927, to Otto and Susanne Tobaben Zimmerman in Alta Vista, Geary County, five miles northwest of Alta Vista. Being .

  • Wildcats prep for Oklahoma State Djjohnson

    Kansas State broke its three-game losing streak on Saturday with a road win at Texas. Now, the Wildcats take on one of the hottest teams in the country when they face Oklahoma State at 8 p.m. on Wednesday on ESPNU. .

  • Cats return home as season winds down

    Four years in Bramlage Coliseum will pass in the blink of an eye. Kansas State head coach Jeff Mittie often tells that to freshmen, and now some of the Wildcats are going to feel that. “It’s natural to think .

  • MHS ‘Starcatcher’ production laudable

    We walked in silence to our car after having seen the latest Manhattan High play production, of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” I was thinking about how those islanders would turn into North American Indians in “Peter Pan” (for which “Peter .

  • Wildcats pick up third straight win

    Senior infielder Jake Scudder’s RBI single in the top of the eighth inning Sunday broke a 2-2 tie to help the Kansas State baseball claim a 3-2 victory over Ohio State at the Sunshine State Classic Series. K-State (3-1), .





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