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  • Men's Basketball | January 21, 2015

    Gipson, Williams have big nights in loss


    AMES, Iowa — For just the fourth time this season, Kansas State seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams scored in double figures on the same night. Gipson and Williams combined for their highest total on Tuesday, adding 37 points in the Wildcats’77-71 loss at Iowa State.

  • Manhattan High School | January 20, 2015

    MHS girls dominate 2nd half in win at Great Bend

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won its second meeting of the season with Great Bend, 51-33, on the road Tuesday night. The Indians got off to a quick start, leading 11-2, but foul trouble allowed the Panthers to get back into the game by

  • Local |Education | January 20, 2015

    Board to consider College Hill upgrades

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider accepting a bid to make the entrance to College Hill Preschool more secure. USD 383 administrators will recommend the board accept a $174,769 bid from Cheney Construction in Manhattan at a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. The project is the first of

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | January 20, 2015

    Is Manhattan one of the most hung-over cities?

    Q: Why was Manhattan the fourth most hung-over city, according to Business Insider? A: Step aside, old men. I’ll handle this. Business Insider rang in the new year with a count of the 25 most hung-over cities in America. This year, Manhattan came in at

  • Local |Education | January 20, 2015

    After 36 years with USD 383, Seymour retiring on July 1

    USD 383 Associate Superintendent Robert Seymour has submitted his letter of retirement, effective July 1. Seymour began his career with USD 383 in August of 1979 and worked for the district for 36 years. “Working for the district has been a great opportunity, and I’ve always loved the roles

  • Local |Education | January 20, 2015

    Rock Creek admin finalist for Auburn-Washburn job

    Rock Creek Superintendent Darrel Stufflebeam is a finalist for the head education administrator at Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437. The USD 437 school board is reviewing applications for the successor of retiring superintendent Brenda Dietrich. Superintendent of Rock Creek USD 323 for the past 10 years, Stufflebeam earned his

  • Editorials | January 20, 2015

    Don’t tax cigarettes to help with shortfall

    Other than the fact that he doesn’t go far enough, Gov. Sam Brownback deserves a little credit for his proposal to make further income-tax cuts contingent on revenue projections. Not surprisingly, some conservative legislators and lobbyists don’t think much of the idea because

  • Editorials | January 20, 2015

    What will we fight over when world runs out of oil?

    To the Editor: In 1886, Karl Benz patented the first car powered by a gasoline engine; thus began our love affair with oil. Today, every man woman and child in the United States is responsible for the consumption of more than three gallons of oil every

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2015


    Mary Florine “Flo” (James) Olds, 100, of Manhattan, formerly of Arkansas City, died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home,

  • Obituaries | January 20, 2015


    Edward Lind Fosha, 85, of Leonardville, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 19, 1929, at the family farm, north of Riley. He was the son of Edward Fred and Maline (Lind) Fosha.

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