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  • Local |Education |Business | February 19, 2015

    Board approves bid for tech upgrades

    The computer network at Manhattan-Ogden schools should run more smoothly in the near future. The Manhattan-Ogden school board approved a $324,859 bid from Alexander Open Systems in Topeka to upgrade the district’s network equipment. The equipment is a set of of switch systems, which look

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 19, 2015

    Man charged with homicide plans to apply for diversion

    A Rossville man accused of causing the death of a Manhattan bicyclist in June plans to apply for a diversion. On Wednesday, Derik Kesler, 33, represented by his counsel Tom Lemon, Topeka, didn’t enter a plea in Riley County District Court on a misdemeanor charge

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 19, 2015

    Student charged in drug bust appears in court

    A K-State student made her first court appearance on Wednesday in connection with a drug bust earlier this month in which police seized more than $170,000 worth of drugs and cash. Katherine Nguyen, a junior in biological systems engineering, 918 Osage St., represented herself in front of

  • Area Schools | February 19, 2015

    Page’s dismissal was ‘student and parent driven’

    The decision to terminate the contract of Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page was “student and parent driven,” USD 320 school board president Richard Weixelman said Wednesday. Page, who was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center, will be allowed to coach the Red

  • Manhattan High School | February 19, 2015

    Dedication pays off for Indians’ Hayden


    Grant Guggisberg .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/, '&#'));while (--j >= 0)if (el[j].getAttribute('data-eeEncEmail_mXPpDhPEZP'))el[j].innerHTML = out;/*]]>*/ When Xavier Hayden made up his mind to walk away from all other

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | February 19, 2015

    KSU student from China wins design competition

    Lanting Su, a fourth-year architecture student at Kansas State University, is receiving a $5,000 scholarship as the winner of a College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, competition sponsored by Manko Window Systems in Manhattan. Su, from China, was the competition judges’ top selection for

  • Movies | February 19, 2015

    ‘50 Shades’ is fairly hot stuff, but unreal


    There was something vaguely silly in the release of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the film version of E L James’ best-selling novel. Somehow the idea of young women being attracted in very large numbers to what old-timers might think of as 70s “soft-core” while the

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015


    Nell Ann Adams, 87, of Enterprise, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Enterprise Estate Nursing Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1927, in Pearl and was the daughter of Henry and Leola (Taylor) Rutz. Nell Ann graduated from Chapman High School in 1945. She married Edmond Adams on July 27, 1946, and together

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2015


    Susan Olive Urban, 76, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. She was born on July 28, 1938, in Wapello County, Iowa, to Samuel and Olive (Davis) George. Susan graduated from Manhattan High School in 1956. Susan worked at Glendale Samaritan and Banner Thunderbird hospitals and retired after 26 years of service. Susan will

  • Editorials | February 19, 2015

    Little likely to come from summit

    We’re not among those who are inclined to try to discredit President Barack Obama’s pursuit of the war on terror because he won’t use phrases like “Islamic terror” or “radical Islamic fundamentalists.” Our sense is that is simply how he operates. He’

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