Sunday, October 4, 2015


  • Local |Government, Politics | October 02, 2015

    Officials work to complete Wildcat Creek grant application

    So how, exactly, do local officials ask the federal government for upwards of $40 million — and hope someone is paying attention? “They want to be wowed,” said Chad Bunger, Manhattan community planner and one of the principals in putting together a grant application to the U.

  • Local | October 02, 2015

    Researcher: Imprinting likely cause of fowl pairing


    Sometimes birds of different feathers flock together, too. A duck and a goose often seen at Anneberg Park wander near Jerry Dishman Fishing Lake with a migrating flock of Canada geese. The friendship is likely the result of a psychological phenomenon called “imprinting.” Diane Dodson

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | October 02, 2015

    How did previous businesses get water at I-70/K-177?


    Q:I seem to remember way back that there was a gas station and restaurant at the intersection of I-70 and K-177. Now there’s a mobile home site. Where did they get their water? A:Your question, obviously, refers to recent statements from members

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 02, 2015

    DHS announces $100K for NBAF ideas

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is offering up to $100,000 for the best ideas to ensure the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility reaches its full potential as a research lab. Officials this week announced the “Think and Do Challenge,” a prize competition that seeks

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015

    Indians win third straight, beat Emporia


    Even after two straight wins and a flurry of goals in its last two games, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer coaching staff wanted to see more team play from the Indians in the weeks to come as the team gears up for the postseason. Thursday’

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015

    Indians win Hutch Invite

    Playing for the third time this week, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team won the 18-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park on Thursday. The Indians capped the long week with their best finish in the team standings, taking first place with a 349 team score. Winfield

  • Manhattan High School | October 02, 2015

    MHS girls’ tennis wins dual at JC

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took a short trip to Junction City for a dual against Junction City, defeating the Blue Jays, 6-3, on Thursday. Playing without its top two seniors, the Indians got wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles, while also winning four

  • Editorials | October 02, 2015

    Will we ever stop mass murders?

    If you’ve watched even a modest amount of television the last couple of years, you might have seen the commercial in which a woman opens a card to read, “Your heart attack arrives in two days.” It’s an ad for aspirin, which has

  • Letters | October 02, 2015

    Peace Auditorium jubilee was a memorable occasion

    To the Editor: A big thank-you goes to all the performers who made the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, “Remembering the 101,”  such a wonderful event. The youngest performers came from Northview Elementary School. They were the Jammin’ Northstars, a 40-member choir directed

  • Movies | October 02, 2015

    ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ a sequel better than the original

    This week the long awaited, by my daughter anyway, sequel to the 2012 Adam Sandler animated flick “Hotel Transylvania” arrived in Manhattan. With the exception of Keegan-Michael Key replacing CeeLo Green as Murray the mummy, the lead voice actors remain the same. Adam Sandler voices Dracula,

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