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  • Kansas tax policy is unfair

    Did you get a paycheck last week? If you did, quite likely your employer withheld money from it to cover your obligation to pay state income taxes. Sorry, but you are part of the group that funds state government. Do .

  • Former city attorney to remain in custody

    WICHITA—Bill Raymond, the former city attorney for Manhattan who is facing federal charges of distributing child pornography, will remain in custody until further notice. Clad in handcuffs, legcuffs and a pale blue prison jumpsuit, Raymond sat with a sullen .

  • Athletic scholarships change lives

    The gathering of friends at a tailgate party; the sounds of the band that fill a stadium or arena; the excitement on campus when the home team wins; and the pride one feels in their alma mater’s victories. These .

  • Junction City beats Manhattan with OT field goal 8.mercury

    Manhattan High’s 17-14 overtime loss to Junction City was hard to stomach for the Tribe players Friday night in almost every aspect, except for one silver lining. The Indians might see Junction City again if they advance to the .

  • Quantum Health and Wellness opens

    Quantum Health and Wellness Center recently opened at 227 Blue Earth Place, suite 209. It provides comprehensive healthcare integrating bio-identical hormones with nutrition, exercise, weight loss and float therapy to de-stress, improve sleep and detox and also to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. .

  • Putin goes to Syria while Obama goes in circles

    President Barack Obama’s foreign policy amazes me. Every time in the last six years I think we have reached bottom, he finds a new low.  That is the case with his latest response to Iran’s and Russia’.

  • Falcon run game pushes back St. Marys Rileyco10.mercury

    RILEY — Even with a late push by St. Marys in the fourth quarter, the Riley County defense and running game kept the Falcons in control for the entirety of their 31-14 win. The win marked two in a row for .

  • Lei, Bieker advance to state tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team qualified both its singles players for the Class 6A state tennis tournament next weekend at the College Boulevard Activity Center in Olathe. Both Cathy Lei and Lexi Bieker advanced through the bracket in singles, .

  • Indians take fifth at home invitational 4.mercury

    Six of the eight volleyball teams at the Manhattan Invitational are ranked in the latest Kansas Volleyball Association rankings, including the Indians. The Tribe entered the tournament as the five seed and ended up there at the end of the .

  • Manhattan High cross country competes at Haskell Invite

    The Manhattan High cross country teams traveled to Lawrence for the Haskell Invitational on Saturday, with the boys’ team taking fourth and the girls’ in fifth. The meet provided some of Manhattan’s JV runners with the opportunity to run .

  • Mustangs lose in upset bid of Silver Lake

    FLUSH — For one half, everything seemed to go right for Rock Creek against Silver Lake. But in what was truly a tale of two halves the Eagles, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A, turned it on in the second half to .

  • Pike Valley 74, Frankfort 50

    At Pike Valley, Pike Valley outscored Frankfort 24-0 in the fourth quarter to win a shootout 74-50 on Friday. Adam Kenworthy threw four touchdown passes and ran for another, while Ryan Kraushaar caught three touchdown passes. The lead went back .


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