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  • Local |Education | January 05, 2015

    Survey: Manhattan High state’s 37th best school

    Manhattan High School is one of the state’s best public schools, according to a recent study. The Niche 2015 Ranking of the “Best Public High Schools in Kansas” tabbed MHS as the 37th best, just above Lawrence High School and below Piper, a school in

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 05, 2015

    Man gets 5 years in prison for role in July robbery

    An Ogden man on Monday was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in an aggravated robbery last July. Timothy Holmes, 43, pleaded no contest to aggravated robbery and intimidation of a victim or witness. As part of his plea negotiations, Judge David Stutzman

  • Obituaries | January 05, 2015

    MARY DAWSON

    Mary E. Dawson, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Mary was born Aug. 28, 1932, in Oklahoma City, the daughter of John F. and Neola (Wands) Query. She attended schools in Oklahoma and graduated from Copan High School in 1950. After high school, she attended Oklahoma State University until

  • Editorials | January 05, 2015

    Ebola thrives, though alarm has quieted

    Miraculously, Ebola hasn’t turned out to be as deadly as public health officials feared. Last fall the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention worried that by now there could be some 1.4 million cases of the virus. But the fact that cases haven’

  • Letters | January 05, 2015

    Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’

    Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’ To the Editor: This is in response to the two letters to the editor Sunday from global warming practitioners. First, Mr. Hayes points to the NOAA showing that nine of the last 10 hottest years have occurred since 2001. Yet

  • Letters | January 05, 2015

    Grants support beating of ‘global warming drum’

    To the Editor: This is in response to the two letters to the editor Sunday from global warming practitioners. First, Mr. Hayes points to the NOAA showing that nine of the last 10 hottest years have occurred since 2001. Yet Steven E. Koonin, who was undersecretary for

  • Letters | January 05, 2015

    KSU pride, intensity, honor on display at Alamo Bowl

    To the Editor: There may have been a winner and a loser in the Alamo Bowl, but it’s hard to distinguish which was which on Friday night. K-Staters everywhere felt a surge of pride every time our guys were on the field. They played

  • Movies | January 05, 2015

    Movie crowd unlikely to get more than the basics from ‘Into the Woods’

    G.w.clift1

    As American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim nears 90 years of age, adults in the entertainment business are in a rush to get him properly memorialized. As there is a musical play of his that re-tells the stories of several well-known fairy tales, it seems natural

  • Football | January 05, 2015

    Cats bid farewell to seniors, look ahead

    Lockettcolor.phatch

    In just a few months the Kansas State football team will be back at it, preparing for spring ball, and doing so riding a two-game losing streak to end the 2014 season. It wasn’t the end to the season the Wildcats wanted on Friday night —

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 05, 2015

    K-State men spiraling out of control

    Cut047joel.phatch

    Back in December, I wrote that the Kansas State men’s basketball team didn’t need to hit the panic button yet. Now it feels like that’s well overdue for the Wildcats. K-State is now 7-7 this season after dropping three straight games, and


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