Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | March 30, 2014

    MHS wrestlers compete at national tourney

    Three Manhattan High wrestlers made the trip to Virginia Beach, Va., over the weekend to compete at the National High School Coaches Association’s National Wrestling Championships against some of the nation’s top wrestling talents. Seniors Kian Clemens and Austin Chauncey, each fresh off

  • Track & Field | March 30, 2014

    K-State has solid weekend on the track

    The Kansas State track and field team finished a busy week of competition at the Texas Relays and ESU Spring Open with multiple personal-best performances and meet records set. On the weekend, the Wildcats had eight top-five finishes, three first-place finishes and two ESU Spring

  • Books | March 30, 2014

    K-Stater chronicles women caught in civil war

    In 1995 Jocelyn Viterna (as an undergraduate at Kansas State University) made her first trip to El Salvador as part of a delegation from the Manhattan Alliance for Peace & Justice and its sister-city relationship with El Papaturro. That experience led to Viterna’s future research

  • Books | March 30, 2014

    ‘The Ascendant’ thrills with cyber conflict, adventure

    Garrett Reilly is a bright twentysomething who works in one of the financial firms on Wall Street. He’s arrogant, obnoxious, reserved, loves making money, drinking alcohol, smoking pot and chasing skirts, and hates the military. The latter is because his older brother, whom he

  • Books | March 30, 2014

    Celebrate 50th year of ‘Dr. Who’ with other time-travel tales


    Doctor Who just celebrated its 50th anniversary last year and is still going strong. If you or your teens are Dr. Who fans, here are some ‘young adult’ books you might enjoy: “TimeRiders” by Alex Scarrow   Liam, Madeline, and Saleena were each saved from

  • Books | March 30, 2014

    ‘Burn’ shows complexity

    Julianna Baggott’s “Burn” — final book in her best-selling Pure trilogy — is not the kind of book you can’t put down. It’s the kind of book you must put down, but only because you need to process the complexity of the world and

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 30, 2014

    Students organize open house focused on K-State stories

    A group of Kansas State University students is weaving together a tale of fun and exploration at this year’s All-University Open House. On Saturday, April 5, the yearlong work of the event’s core coordinating committee will pay off with a celebration to remember. Students

  • Obituaries | March 30, 2014

    William ‘Dan’ Poling

    William “Dan” Daniel Poling, 58, of Wamego, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Wamego Health Center. Dan was born on July 30, 1955 in Tampa, Fla. He was the son of Don and Carol Weaver. Dan loved playing guitar and listening to music and enjoyed cooking. He is survived

  • Obituaries | March 30, 2014

    Mary Ann Stewart

    Mary Ann (Winter) Stewart, 73, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at the Shawnee Mission Medical Center.  Services are pending with Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later.

  • Obituaries | March 30, 2014

    Ben Moore

    Benjamin F. “Ben” Moore , 79 of Manhattan died Wednesday, March 26, at his home. Ben served 30 years in the U.S. Army, which included two tours in Vietnam.  He obtained the rank of command sergeant major before retiring at Fort Riley in 1984. Following retirement, Ben earned

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