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  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    MHS girls hand Hayden first loss

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road. Manhattan’s Savannah Roberts hit the winning free throws after being fouled under the basket with 3 seconds left in

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 14, 2014

    Answer on NBAF: Yes

    The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) got over a significant hump Monday as Congressional negotiators included $404 million for the project in a $1.012 trillion spending bill. The House and Senate still need to vote on the bill this week, but U.S. Sen. Jerry

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Indians face big road test at Hayden

    While the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got its toughest test of the season against Shawnee Heights last Friday, the girls’ team won in a rout. The girls’ test comes tonight with a trip to play undefeated Hayden on the road at 6:15 p.m. The

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | January 14, 2014

    Commission supports mortgage tax

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County has joined a growing number of counties opposing elimination of the mortgage registration tax in Kansas.  The county commission Monday gave its unanimous approval to a resolution opposing the elimination of the tax, which imposes a fee of .26 percent on all mortgages

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Schuster to change plea in federal court

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan doctor accused of illegally distributing prescription painkillers scheduled a change of plea hearing this week. Dr. Michael P. Schuster, 53, will appear in federal court on Thursday, said Jim Cross, spokesman for U.S. prosecuting attorney Barry Grissom. Prosecutors allege Schuster left pre-signed

  • Editorials | January 14, 2014

    Uh… this isn’t our airport…

    It was bizarre, and a little humorous, last November when an Atlas Air 747 Dreamliner carrying cargo from New York City’s JFK International Airport to McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita missed the mark — by about 10 miles — and landed instead at Col. James Jabara Airport.

  • Columns | January 14, 2014

    An evening conversation: Paying it forward

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    EVERY SO often, people who put words together for a living will say: “Boy, that story was so good, it just wrote itself.” We don’t mean that literally. Well, hardly ever. Our chat tonight is one of those, the kind I’ve only had

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2014

    JAMES BRANT

    James “Jim” Chesney Brant, 81, died Wednesday at South Wind Hospice in Pratt. The family provided some of the following information. He was born May 27, 1932, in rural Pratt County to Charles C. and Zoe D. (Thompson) Brant.  He married Dorris Stapleton on Sept. 1, 1953 in Wichita.&

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Frankfort woman sentenced in fraud

    TOPEKA — A former Marshall County insurance agent convicted of stealing customers’ premiums was sentenced in federal court Monday. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Monica Smart, 49, of Frankfort, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $160,000 in restitution. Smart pleaded guilty to

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2014

    GARY HANKINS

    Gary L. Hankins, 62, of Junction City, died on Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, 203 N. Washington St. in Junction City. Funeral services


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