• Indians to face pass-happy Chargers Mhsfootball.mercury

    For the second consecutive week, and perhaps the last time this season, the Manhattan High football team will play against its opponent as the overwhelming favorite to win. Manhattan hosts Topeka West at Bishop Stadium Friday night at 7 p.m. .

  • Indians take 7th in Lawrence

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished in seventh place at the Lawrence High Invitational at Eagle Bend Golf Course on Wednesday. The Indians fired a 368 to take seventh, finishing 32 strokes behind Shawnee Mission East, which won the tournament. Washburn .

  • Career politicians still struggle in poll

    It’s hardly surprising, given the black eye that Islamic terrorists have given Islam, that a majority of Americans say a Muslim should not be elected president. But it is at least a little gratifying that 49 percent of those responding .

  • What Putin wants…

    What Russian President Vladimir Putin wants he gets — or takes. Well after he sent Russian troops — and tanks, helicopters and fighter jets — to Syria, Russia’s Parliament approved the move. The vote was unanimous, of course. The vote apparently was .

  • Via Christi’s services for rape victims inadequate

    To the Editor, The availability of services for survivors of rape and child sexual abuse was the topic of a recent “I Wonder” column. The column reports that Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is seeking a part-time nurse to add .

  • ‘Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ weird, entertaining Christopher.conner1

    An age diverse crowd braved parking congestion and sidewalk detours to gather at McCain Auditorium Saturday for Troika Entertainment’s presentation of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. With music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Lyrics “Joseph” .

  • SPARK Week planned to showcase undergraduate research at K-State

    Undergraduate research at Kansas State University will be in the spotlight during SPARK Week, Oct. 5-9. SPARK stands for Students Promoting the Advancement of Research at K-State. The week of events showcasing work by undergraduate researchers, how students can get .

  • Kristin Chenoweth, ‘Legally Blonde,’ ‘Shrek’ and more

    Broadway shows are in abundance in the area this weekend. Wickedly talented Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth will sing a mix of Broadway and movie tunes as part of the McCain Performance Series. See Broadway’s sweetheart, known .

  • K-State recognizes MHS teachers for their military service

    Some Manhattan High teachers received a surprise visit during second period Wednesday morning. Ed Chandler, economics and U.S. history teacher; David Jordan, AP European history teacher; Pat McKiney, social studies teacher; and Eunice Rivera, English as a second language .

  • Hartford Hill to add 500 to 600 homes to city’s west side

    Construction on a major new development project in Manhattan is set to begin next year. Plans for the 320-acre site — located northwest of Grand Mere and Colbert Hills and previously used for grazing land — include around 212 acres of low- to .

  • County right to seek repeal of tax lid

    Here’s hoping members of the Riley County Commission remain committed to seeking repeal of the local property tax lid that the Kansas Legislature approved in June. That action was an unnecessary provision in a bill raising sales and cigarette .

  • MHS soccer beats Wichita South, 5-0 Mhssoccer18.mercury

    Playing at Bishop Stadium against Wichita South, recent history would suggest the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team would beat its opponent handily on Tuesday evening. That was eventually the case in a 5-0 Manhattan win, but the pesky Titans kept .


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