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  • August 28, 2014

    Leverett, Jones fighting hard for open RB spot

    Ask Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder who he thinks will win his wide-open position battle at running back this fall, and he will probably point to his only senior. DeMarcus Robinson has paid his dues sitting behind three-year starter John Hubert and will

  • Manhattan High School | August 28, 2014

    MHS begins soccer season with lofty goals

    Behind a strong senior class and a pair of standout senior forwards, the Manhattan High soccer team put together a 2013 season to remember, going further in the playoffs than any team in program history and ending with a 2-0 loss in the Class 6A state

  • Editorials | August 28, 2014

    Green space to be awash in purple

    Professional football teams may have been playing preseason games for several weeks now, and college and high school teams are making final preparations for their season-openers. But nothing, at least in Manhattan, heralds the onset of a new football season quite like the Purple Power

  • Letters | August 28, 2014

    ‘Sticker Shock’ part of effort to prevent underage drinking

    To the Editor: On Saturday Aug. 23, the Manhattan Area Risk Prevention Coalition (MARPC) conducted Sticker Shock in our community. MARPC’s mission is to reduce risky behaviors through prevention education, community collaboration, life skills training and programming. Sticker Shock is part of a national project

  • Letters | August 28, 2014

    Who will be responsible for preventable tragedies?

    To the Editor: With every gun incident involving a child that hits the news, my passion and determination to protect my three children grow stronger. It is imperative that gun owners be properly educated and held responsible for the storage, use and maintenance of their

  • Obituaries | August 28, 2014


    Robert Glen Cox, 80, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided the following information. Robert was born on March 1, 1934, in Corning, the son of Terrance and Wilma (Ward) Cox.  After he attended Seaman High School, he was

  • August 28, 2014


    Kimberly S. “Kim” Nations, 37, of Ogden, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Kansas University Medical Center. The family provided the following information. Kimberly was born May 8, 1977, in Manhattan, the daughter of Ward D. and Sharon R. (Falder) Nations.  Kim had been a lifetime area resident and

  • Obituaries | August 28, 2014


    Lucile M. “Lu” Fleming, 77, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on June 26, 1937, in Wheaton and had been a lifetime area resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616

  • Obituaries | August 28, 2014


    G. Earl Slagle, 88, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Earl was born on Dec. 23, 1925, in rural Beeler, the son of Vern and Ivy (Prose) Slagle. During World War II, Mr. Slagle served

  • Arts & Leisure | August 28, 2014

    Purple Power, live comedy and more coming up


    Purple, get ready to roll! Roll to City Park for the annual Purple Power Play in the Park Thursday and Friday nights. Thursday features the K-State Tap Dance Ensemble, Bates Dance Studio, and Rusty Rierson and Band. Friday features the MHS Pops Choir, Washington Dance

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