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  • Editorials |Manhattan High School | March 02, 2015

    A championship weekend for MHS

    Congratulations abound after a memorable weekend for Manhattan High School athletes. One of them is now a state champion and others are enjoying Centennial League titles. The state champion is Mason Wallace, a sophomore. He might weigh just 132 pounds, but he’s mighty big on

  • Local | March 02, 2015

    Release at Tulane the latest breach at high-level lab

    Officials at a high-security Louisiana lab still have not determined the cause or the extent of a release of a potentially deadly type of bacteria. Investigators say there is no risk to the public. But the incident, which occurred at the Tulane National Primate Research

  • Arts & Leisure | March 02, 2015

    Brazilian jazz on tap in Topeka


    TOPEKA — The eighth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo (pronounced Fig-a-reed’-do) and Stan Kessler’s Sons of Brasil from Kansas City. While the concert is primarily for current members of the

  • Arts & Leisure | March 02, 2015

    MAC farce gives audience a chance to have fun


    The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s lightsome farce, “The Fox on the Fairway,” debuted to a well-filled Grosh Performance Hall this past Friday evening. Three more shows this week: Friday and Saturday evening and a Sunday matinee finale. This is

  • Local |Government & Politics | March 02, 2015

    County to have final health plan meetings

    The final Riley County Community Health Improvement Plan meetings will take place in northern Riley County this week. County Health Department Director Brenda Nickel told county commissioners Monday that the last scheduled CHIP meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the VFW building in Randolph.

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015


    Richard A. Huffman, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Clay Center to Alfred and Lyla (Bell) Huffman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Huffman; and grandson, Mark Huffman. He is survived

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015


    Glenna Louise Wilson, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born at the family farm home, Haven Hollow, in the Blue Valley Community near Manhattan on May 2, 1923. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen

  • Obituaries | March 02, 2015


    Lawrence J. Andersen, 85, of Randolph, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 21, 1929. He was the son of Wiggo and Frances (Lyons) Andersen. Lawrence grew up in Kansas, but

  • Letters | March 02, 2015

    Hold fans as accountable as players and coaches are

    To the Editor: Perhaps it is time to make “the greatest fans” accountable to the same standards of maturity and decency that are required of the athletes and coaches that the fans are supporting. Unacceptable crowd behavior could be punished in the same manner as

  • Women's Basketball | March 02, 2015

    Saying goodbye bittersweet for Texada, Woods


    Haley Texada and Ashia Woods have laughed together, been in trouble together, won and lost together and matured together. On Tuesday, the two senior starters — along with Heidi Brown — will be recognized as part of senior night when Kansas State hosts West Virginia in the

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