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  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    Indians prep for Friday’s district opener

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    If win-loss records told the whole story, Friday night’s matchup between Manhattan High and Topeka High at Bishop Stadium would be more about playoff seeding than playoff inclusion. The other teams in the district, Lawrence Free State and Washburn Rural are both either at

  • Manhattan High School | October 16, 2014

    MHS’ Fraley, Lei prep for state tennis tournament

    For the third year in a row, Manhattan High girls’ tennis players Kristen Fraley and Cathy Lei will end the year together at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka. And much like every year, how the weekend will go depends on the way the

  • Editorials | October 16, 2014

    The political threat to redbelly snake

    We doubt many Kansans have encountered redbelly snakes — in the wild or in zoos. There aren’t all that many of them. That helps explain why conservationists want the snakes, which are on the list of threatened species in Kansas, to keep that designation. Earlier

  • Editorials | October 16, 2014

    Worth the wait

    Congratulations to the Kansas City Royals, the 2014 American League champions. And congratulations to the team’s countless long-suffering fans, who at work, in sports bars and in living rooms in this community as well as in Kansas City, were thrilled to watch the Royals sweep

  • Columns | October 16, 2014

    Kansas’ future compromised

    Troubles in the Kansas budget have quite worrisome implications for our state’s future. Kansas revenue dropped precipitously after the implementation of dramatic tax policy changes, causing budget problems that already affect Kansas classrooms and other state services, but the profound effect is yet to

  • Letters | October 16, 2014

    Paid endorsement: Kobach has misused office; Schodorf will serve Kansans

    To the Editor: “There is real voter fraud going on in Kansas and across America. Ironically, the perpetrator is the Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach…” (Michael A. Smith,  Wichita Eagle, Oct. 9. Kobach created a new Kansas voting system that he claimed would stop

  • Local |Education | October 16, 2014

    Staff sheds tears of joy for Ogden Elementary’s Blue Ribbon

    Some Ogden Elementary faculty and staff shed happy tears as they were recognized by the Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday for being a National Blue Ribbon School. Ogden Elementary won Blue Ribbon status for closing achievement gaps in reading and math scores on Sept. 29. “Heartiest

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 16, 2014

    Magic show, experiments part of local chemistry week events

    Kansas State University has several events planned to observe National Chemistry Week. National Chemistry Week, a week focused on how chemistry supports everyone and contributes to quality of life and the nation’s economy, is Oct. 19-25. It is an annual outreach program that is

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 16, 2014

    Spend more time picking health insurance, specialist says

    Consumers spend more time picking out a television than picking out health insurance - and that could be a costly mistake, says a Kansas State University community health specialist. “According to a recent consumer report, people spend about 15 minutes choosing a health insurance plan, which

  • Obituaries | October 16, 2014

    WAYNE L. BAIROW

    Wayne L. Bairow, 78, of Westmoreland, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his home following an extended illness. He was born on Aug. 22, 1936, east of Westmoreland, the son of William F. and Viola Repp Bairow. Wayne was a farmer along with raising cattle. He also worked as the


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