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  • May 18, 2014

    Southwest KS 4-H clubs welcome immigrant families

    “Prometo: Mi cabeza para pensar claramente, mi corazon para mayor lealtad, mis manos para mejor servicio…”  No, I don’t speak Spanish, but I have learned that those are the opening words of the 4-H pledge in Spanish. Today we’ll meet an innovative 4

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Rock Creek forensics team brings home awards from state championships, festival

    The Rock Creek Forensics Team ended one of its most successful years ever by bringing home the second place state trophy from Wichita on a May 3rd tournament. Three Mustang events won individual state championships. Chance Maginness won humorous solo acting, Jacy Johnston won oration,

  • Baseball | May 18, 2014

    Texas’ Peters, Cooper no-hit Wildcats in win

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    The promotion on Friday night’s Kansas State baseball game was postgame fireworks. Unfortunately, the Wildcats couldn’t create any of their own during the game. They couldn’t even get a spark. Texas pitchers Dillon Peters and Morgan Cooper combined to keep the Wildcats

  • Local |Education |Manhattan High School | May 18, 2014

    Bradley named to dance team

    TOPEKA — Kelsey Bradley, of Manhattan, has been named to the Washburn University Dancing Blues. The team is a group dedicated to professional, appropriate and entertaining performances that exhibit school spirit at athletic and other campus events. Bradley will be a freshman at Washburn in the

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    MATC students win state competition

    Manhattan Area Technical College competed in a statewide, hand-on skills competition last month. The air conditioning competition was held on April 18 at MATC and the welding and auto collision competitions were held on April 23 in Wichita. There were over 150 different technical trade competitions that take

  • Obituaries | May 18, 2014


    Joyce Lee (Virgin) Stamper, 77, died Thursday. Joyce was born May 16, 1936, in Lewis County, Ky.  She was the daughter of the late Alva Jack and late Mary Frances Virgin. Stamper is survived by her three daughters, Vickie L. (Alan) Riniker of Manhattan, Sheri Stamper-Berg (Ronald

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Music student earns degree from Berklee

    Dalton Harts, son of Terry and Ann Harts of Manhattan, graduated magna cum laude May 10 from the Berklee College of Music, Boston, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in electronic production and design. Berklee is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world,

  • Columns | May 18, 2014

    Obama still doesn’t have a strategy for Russia

    Our relations with Russia are both complicated and dangerous. If we are too aggressive with Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, we could end up with a war. Yet if we continue our policy of pin pricks, we risk further convincing Russian President Vladimir Putin,

  • Local |Education | May 16, 2014

    Manhattan High set to graduate class of 380 on Sunday


    The Manhattan High School class of 2014 will graduate at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum, 1800 College Ave. Principal Greg Hoyt said about 380 students will receive their diplomas during the ceremony. Commencement is expected to last a little more than two hours, he said. No

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 16, 2014

    Area officials look to future

    Area officials received information Thursday on the progress of Manhattan Area 2035, an update to the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, last updated in 2003, and the Manhattan Area Transportation Strategy. Clarion Associates, the project’s lead consultant, presented during a joint meeting with the city and

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