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  • MHS golf 2nd at Emporia

    Playing at the Emporia Invitational, a portion of the Manhattan High boys’ golf team took second place behind Washburn Rural on Monday afternoon. Manhattan shot a 346 as a team, finishing 13 strokes behind the Junior Blues but ahead three strokes ahead .


    Mary M. Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. She was born June 28, 1929, in Dwight. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502. http://.

  • K-State students don’t cram for finals, they review

    To the Editor: How dare you headline in a huge font the front-page picture of a K-State student at her desk as “CRAMMING.” Our students at KSU prepare carefully for all their finals and do not wait until the last .

  • KSU Gardens Iris Day a hit, and a prelude to annual sale

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who dodged the rain showers and toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the .

  • KSU students part of first-place team in Innovation Challenge

    Kansas State University students Ashley Coleman, junior in computer science, Colby, and Miriam Cox, junior in information systems, Manhattan, are members of the first-place winning team in the recent ConocoPhillips Innovation Challenge. The challenge is a two-day event in Bartlesville, .


    Norma Jane Lindsey, 83, of Leonardville, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Feb. 26, 1932, in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas Henry and Stella (Liddell) Stewart. She married Clarence .


    Tyrone Muller, 49, of Clay Center, died of natural causes Saturday, May 9, 2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 2, 1965, in Germany, the son of Carl and Gisella Muller. Complete obituary information and service times are pending and will be announced by .

  • Residents truly delivered with 10,896 pounds of food

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for redistribution .

  • Ex-Wildcat Guthridge dies at 77

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina’s head coach, has died. He was 77. The school announced Wednesday that Guthridge — who played basketball at Kansas State from 1957-60 under .

  • Mail-in election to begin

    Mail ballots go out Wednesday asking USD 383 voters whether to increase the school board’s taxing authority. The mail-in election will decide whether to raise the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education’s local option budget (LOB) authority by 3 percent of the .

  • Board to weigh additional staff cuts

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider possibly notifying more administrators that USD 383 intends not to renew their contracts. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave., in the .

  • Pool parties on hold as city addresses lifeguard shortage

    The Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation isn’t yet taking reservations for pool parties because of a lack of lifeguards. Angie Sutton, parks and recreation community relations director, said officials had hired only 69 certified lifeguards for City, CiCo and .


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