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  • MHS scores two late to beat Hayden

    With a young and talented roster, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team isn’t known for its physicality on the soccer pitch. At times on Friday evening at Bishop Stadium, the match between Hayden and Manhattan felt more like a .

  • MHS track sweeps in Salina

    As the Manhattan High track and field team prepares for the postseason, the Indians typically use the Salina Central Invitational as a final tune-up and a chance to rest tired legs. Usually, this procedure takes them out of the running .

  • Indians hand Hayden first loss in doubleheader split

    The Manhattan High baseball team has struggled with plate discipline and consistency this season, but showed just how good they could be in a split with previously undefeated Hayden on Friday. The Indians lost the opener 12-3, but played one .

  • Statewide competition awards $10K in scholarships

    A statewide student business competition organized by the Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship has awarded three high school and three college students with $10,000 in prize money for their business ideas. The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge gives students .

  • Happy Mother’s Day

    Husbands learned before they were married and children learn from about the time they begin to understand how the world works that Mother’s Day is a very big deal. It’s an important occasion whether a woman is enjoying .


    Stephani Roeder, 67, of Topeka and formerly of Wamego, died May 7, 2015, at her home following a short illness. Her family provided some of the following information. Stephani was born Sept. 5, 1947, in Topeka, the daughter of Gordon R. and Betty Sisson Bryan. .


    Barbara Jean Hanks, 79, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital. She was born on Sept. 20, 1935, in Manhattan, the daughter of Luke and Roberta C. (Brown) Starnes. Her family provided the following information. Mrs. Hanks was raised in .


    Dale Staatz, 74, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at this residence in Manhattan. He was born Dec. 2, 1940, in rural Wabaunsee County, the son of Melvin A. and Dora M. (Church) Staatz. A complete obituary with service information will be released later by the .

  • Mental health a timely issue

    May is National Mental Health Month. During May, counties and cities throughout Pawnee Mental Health’s service area will issue proclamations calling upon citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses and schools to recommit their communities to increasing awareness .

  • Iris Day, ‘Footloose,’ comedy show and more

    SUNDAY Mother’s Day.   Flint Hills Iris Society Iris Day, 1-4 p.m. View the colorful array of blooming iris and vote for your favorite. The top five irises will be announced at a later date. Members of the Iris .

  • 30 Manhattan-Ogden teachers, staff retire

    A total of 30 people have announced their retirements from USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden schools this year. The following are teachers and administration: Joyce Allen, language arts, Manhattan High School; Joseph Andrade, physical education, driver’s education; Elvera Bergsten, second grade, Amanda Arnold; .

  • Manhattan, Wamego students make all-star academic list

    Two area students made it in the Topeka Capital-Journal’s 2015 All-State Academic Team last week. They were Sachin DeYoung of Manhattan High School and Matthew Scherer of Wamego High School. DeYoung is the son of Anemarie DeYoung and Bharat Ratra. .


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