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  • Young Shelley stepping in among injured secondary

    There weren’t many positives to take from Kansas State’s 55-0 loss to Oklahoma last Saturday, but those searching for something good to focus on need not look further than cornerback Duke Shelley. The true freshman had six tackles .

  • New roof gives Iraq War veteran peace of mind

    Dave Sterling was the 24th U.S. soldier to return from the Iraq War an amputee. In 2003, he had been deployed a little more than six months when he was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade during an ambush outside the .

  • Shannon to step down next July

    The superintendent of Manhattan-Ogden schools plans to retire at the end of the school year. Bob Shannon, the USD 383 superintendent since August 2005, told school board members at their Wednesday night meeting of his intent to retire from his position July 1. .

  • House conservatives back Ryan, opening door to a new speaker

    WASHINGTON — Backed by a majority of the House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Paul Ryan seems all but assured of becoming the next House speaker, an ascension Republicans hope would end a month of political pandemonium that has made Congress and the .

  • Board approves online registry

    In the near future, USD 383 parents will be able to register their children for school online but when isn’t yet certain. The school board unanimously approved buying an online registration system from Infinite Campus for $21,862. The system is estimated .

  • Author details father’s Cold War experience in Soviet captivity Speaker.mercury

    With Hollywood bringing the 1960 U-2 incident to life in theaters this week, a Cold War expert shared a more personal account of the event at K-State’s Alumni Center Wednesday evening. Steven Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” tells the story .

  • School briefly evacuated after report of gas smell Tr.mercury

    Faculty evacuated Theodore Roosevelt Elementary because of a reported a gas leak about 10 a.m. Thursday, principal Andrea Tiede said at the scene. “We don’t have any students here today because of conferences, so count your blessings,” Tiede said .

  • Fort Riley’s ghost tours to showcase post’s history

    Anyone looking for a spooky experience this Friday can head over to Fort Riley, where residents and visitors will have an opportunity to learn about the post’s rich history and its buildings most ancient occupants. The annual Fort Riley .

  • Indians essentially in must-win game on Friday

    After a difficult loss to Topeka High last week to start district play, the Manhattan High football team is fully aware of the importance of Friday’s game at Lawrence Free State. A loss to the Firebirds doesn’t eliminate .

  • Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in .

  • It’s a beautiful time of year

    A few days ago the wind was strong and gusting. For the next couple of days, rain is in the forecast. Neither circumstance is ideal for enjoying the brilliant colors that nature brings us at this time of year, though .

  • How free is speech on campuses?

    The University of California Board of Regents last month scrapped its proposed “principles against intolerance,” developed in response to several anti-Semitic incidents on campuses, including the defacement of a UC Davis Jewish fraternity house with swastikas early this year. The .


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