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  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2014

    Indians looking to correct mistakes


    All week in practice, Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz has preached at his team to become better football players. After narrowly defeating Hayden last week, 23-20, to stay undefeated on the year and claim a leg up in the race for a Centennial

  • General Activities | September 25, 2014

    Alma teen ready to defend title at American Royal


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cooper Martin has a special place in his heart for the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. “Defending my American Royal title is like defending my national title,” said Martin of Alma. The last 12 months have been pretty special for the high school

  • Editorials | September 25, 2014

    aTa Bus wheels go round and round

    It was gratifying earlier this week to learn that ridership on Manhattan’s bus system is rising — and rising significantly. As Anne Smith, director of the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency — aTa Bus — told Riley County commissioners, the system’s buses carried 29,881 passengers last month.

  • Letters | September 25, 2014

    We enjoyed everything about Manhattan… almost

    To the Editor: When Kansas State and ESPN moved the KSU-Auburn football game to a Thursday night, my wife and I were thrilled. With our work schedules, we knew we would not be able to take off portions of two weeks, but one was manageable.

  • Letters | September 25, 2014

    K-State fans’ support was amazing, as always

    To the Editor: On behalf of our players, coaches and support staff, I want to thank all K-State football fans so very much for your expected, yet amazing, support last Thurs-day evening. As always, you were truly special and greatly appreciated.  Although we didn’

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 25, 2014

    Spiders moving inside

    This is the time of year when the Kansas State University entomology department receives a lot of calls. The question most asked: Why am I getting so many spiders in my house? “Insects move inside the house seeking warmer temperatures,” said Jeff Whitworth, assistant professor

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2014


    Larry A. Hageman, 59, of Delia, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, from cancer. He was born Dec. 20, 1954 in Manhattan. On June 4, 1983, he married Elaine Marie Sunnenberg in Leonardville. She survives. He is also survived by daughters Stephanie Sanderson and her husband Matt, Ankeny, Iowa, and Carina Smith and

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2014


    Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. She will lie in state after 4 p.m.  Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys, where there will be a prayer service/rosary recited at 5

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2014


    James Riat, 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City, Iowa. He was born on June 27, 1928, in rural Belvue. On Aug. 11, 1973, James married Arvella (Rahjes) Baker. She preceded him in death in 2013. James is survived by his children: Ann (Rob) Riat of

  • Obituaries | September 25, 2014


    Florence “Elaine” (Worrel) Medeiros, 81, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the Midland Care Hospice in Topeka. Elaine was born Jan. 9, 1933, in Wamego, the daughter of Clarence E. Worrel and Violet Ruth Holey Worrel. She was raised in Zeandale and graduated from Manhattan High School. Elaine

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