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  • Local | September 14, 2014

    Friday weather sets record

    After 138 years, Manhattan has a new weather record for Sept. 12. According to Kansas State University’s Weather Data Library, Friday’s high of 56 shattered the previous record of 63 set in 1876. Sept. 12’s record high of 107 was set in 1956. The record low of 38 was set in 1959.

  • Editorials | September 14, 2014

    Battle against ISIS must be fought

    If defeating or destroying ISIS were a matter of pitting 30,000 of our best troops against the 30,000 or so members in the upgraded estimate of the Islamic State’s strength, Americans could be confident not only of victory but of a conflict that would be considerably

  • Manhattan High School | September 14, 2014

    Al-Soltani forces three turnovers, MHS beats Seaman

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    TOPEKA — Linebacker Adam Al-Soltani had one heck of a game for Manhattan High on Friday. The Indians’ offense chipped in with a couple big plays too. Al-Soltani forced three turnovers and scored twice, as the MHS defense dominated in the red zone on the way

  • Football | September 14, 2014

    Unlike national trends, K-State fans, students showing up in record numbers

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    When John Currie took over the Kansas State athletic department in June of 2009, the new athletic director was faced with the daunting task — among many — to get people back to football games. That summer only 25,000 season tickets had been sold for the Wildcats’ season opener

  • Local |Business | September 14, 2014

    Iconic district celebrates anniversary, takes look back at area

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    Next weekend, a center of Little Apple culture and commerce will celebrate 125 years of existence. With its combination of dining and retail options and a thriving bar scene, the Aggieville business district appeals to a wide variety of people. Fittingly, the all-day ‘birthday party’ on

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2014

    Wamego crushes Jeff West on the road

    At Meriden, Wamego opened out to a 42-0 lead before Jefferson West could answer in a 42-20 win on the road. The Red Raiders (2-0) led 21-0 after the first quarter and extended the lead to 34-0 by halftime. Wamego led 42-0 going into the

  • Volleyball | September 14, 2014

    Wildcats win Saluki Invite

    CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Kansas State volleyball team picked up its seventh straight win on its way to a first-place finish at the Saluki Invitational after beating IPFW 3-1 (25-20, 28-26, 19-25, 25-20) on Saturday at SIU Arena. Freshman Kylee Zumach and sophomore Brooke Sassin powered

  • Manhattan High School | September 14, 2014

    MHS girls win Emporia invite

    Without a race winner, the Manhattan High girls’ cross country team used consistent finishes and a close pack time to claim the team title at the Emporia Invitational. The Indians finished with 37 points and a pack time of 37 seconds between their first five finishers — all

  • Books | September 14, 2014

    The library is here to help guide you through your learning adventure

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    Wikipedia tells me that lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.” To me, it means becoming your own teacher, which I think is a wonderful and worthy thing to do. But why would a person

  • Books | September 14, 2014

    ‘Wilder Rose’ has plenty of ‘zippiness’

    For die hard “The Little House on the Prairie” fans, Susan Wittig Albert has given us some great insight into the largely untapped information from correspondence between Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Using these letters, Rose’s unpublished diaries, and adding


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