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  • Local |Education | January 26, 2014

    MHS alum earns audio engineer certificate

    Phillip Cattell received his professional audio recording engineer certification on Jan. 10 from The Institute of Audio Engineering Arts, located at BRC Audio Productions in Kansas City, Kan. He completed a six-semester curriculum including studio and location recording, audio for video and film, mastering, musical instrument

  • Local |Education | January 26, 2014

    Area students make Iowa State dean’s list

    Mary E. Gevock of Manhattan; Joshua Seuk Kim of Junction City;  and Maggie Lanigan of Randolph made the fall 2013 Dean’s List at Iowa State University. Students named to the Dean’s List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on

  • Arts, Leisure | January 26, 2014

    Bernadette Peters, drag show and Kansas Day

    TODAY Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room. C.L. Hoover Opera House

  • Arts, Leisure | January 26, 2014

    ‘Everybody’s Hero’ condensed but relevant


    West Liberty, Ohio is a town of less than two thousand a bit northwest of Columbus. It is rare for a professional theater troop to call rural America home. Mad River Theater Works of West Liberty is one of those few. On Sunday Jan. 19, Mad

  • Columns | January 26, 2014

    There’s plenty of blame for Benghazi tragedy

    In the days after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Americans were promised a full investigation and assured that those involved would be brought to justice. When the possibility of a cover-up was raised, President Barack Obama and the State Depart-ment

  • Manhattan High School | January 25, 2014

    MHS wrestling team finishes 2nd at BVNW invite

    After back-to-back team titles at the Blue Valley Northwest Husky Wrestling Invitational, the Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Overland Park looking for a three-peat. Instead, the Indians battled some adversity, seeing a couple of injuries slow them down while taking second in the team

  • Men's Basketball | January 25, 2014

    K-State men lose to Iowa State, 81-75

    AMES, Iowa — The 22nd-ranked Kansas State men’s basketball team used a ferocious comeback in the second half Saturday, but fell short in the end, losing 81-75 to No. 16 Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State used a 12-2 run late in the first half

  • Manhattan High School | January 24, 2014

    Hays defeats Manhattan boys in TOC semis

    DODGE CITY — It was close, but not enough Friday night, as the Manhattan High boy’ basketball team could not overcome a poor third quarter, losing to Hays, 42-36, in the 71st Annual Tournament of Champions semifinal at United Wireless Arena. Manhattan will play in the

  • Manhattan High School | January 24, 2014

    MHS girls squeak past Emporia

    EMPORIA — Just weeks after routing Emporia by 26 at home, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team squeaked out a 50-41 overtime win against the Spartans in the return game. Manhattan led 34-32 in the final seconds of regulation and could have expanded its lead, but instead

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 24, 2014

    Lab honors brothers who had passion for engineering, KSU


    When things you hold dear are taken away, it’s easy to become bitter and secluded. For Kassim and Sorkel Alkhatib, it wasn’t things taken away. It was worse. It was two sons — suddenly gone. In the spring of 2012, Weesam and Shwan Alkhatib, both

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