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  • Local |Government, Politics | May 08, 2014

    Dole plans visits to area cities

    Former Sen. Bob Dole plans to visit a number of cities next week during the second of several trips to Kansas this year. All visits are free and open to the public. “I’m looking forward to returning to Kansas for the second time this

  • Obituaries | May 08, 2014


    Phyllis D. (Wahwasah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was a retired cook for the Manhattan Senior Center. Services will be Monday, May 12, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home. A complete obituary will

  • Men's Basketball | May 08, 2014

    Wildcats vs. Vols in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team will travel to Tennessee as part of the second annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Thompson-Boling Arena, the two leagues announced Wednesday. The game will be one of 10 contested between the two leagues for the second

  • Arts, Leisure | May 08, 2014

    Shakespeare and more in theater recital


    All the world is a stage. You may be right, Mr. Shakespeare, but this weekend, several area stages are presenting a variety of shows and entertainment. Tonight, at UMB Theater in the Beach Museum of Art, K-State theater juniors and seniors present “A Recital of

  • General Activities | May 08, 2014

    Hole-in-one at Stagg Hill

    Ron Tacha had a hole-in-one at Stagg Hill Golf Club on May 1, putting the ball in from 167 yards out on the par-3 No. 7hole. The feat was witnessed by Neil Horton, Mark Knackendoffel and Kelly Briggs during the Knight of Columbus Tournament.

  • Rowing | May 08, 2014

    Dykmann named Big 12 Rowing Newcomer of the Year

    Noelle Dykmann, a mainstay and the lone freshman on K-State’s 1st Varsity 8 this season, was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year by the league’s coaches on Wednesday, becoming the first-ever K-State rower to earn the honor. Rowing alongside Meggie Murray, Lisa Angell, Brittany

  • Manhattan High School | May 08, 2014

    MHS JV tennis wins at league meet

    The Manhattan High JV boys’ tennis team won the Centennial League meet, edging Emporia by three points for the team title at Hayden on Tuesday. Manhattan scored 36 points, beating out second-place Emporia at 33 points. Rural was third with 32 points. At No. 1 singles, freshman Abdul Naeem

  • Editorials | May 07, 2014

    Congratulations, MHS forensics team

    Usually when we congratulate a group of high school students for winning a state championship, their triumph is an athletic feat. Given the strong traditions at area high schools in multiple sports, hardly a season goes by that one team or another doesn’t prevail.

  • Local |Business | May 07, 2014

    2 local teachers drive away winners

    Two USD 383 teachers found themselves taking home new cars Tuesday night after being honored for their work as teachers. Cindi Nivert, a Manhattan High School teacher, won a 2014 Nissan Versa as Kansas First News’ Teacher of the Year and Ogden Elementary School third grade teacher

  • Columns | May 07, 2014

    Academic freedom invaluable

    We, the students, faculty and staff of Kansas State University, oppose the implementation of the Social Media Policy to be considered at the May 2014 meeting of the Kansas Board of Regents. The original policy, unveiled in December 2013, was seriously flawed as well as unnecessary; the

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