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  • K-State heading to the Texas Bowl

    Kansas State football knows its bowl destination now. The Wildcats will face Texas A&M in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl on Dec. 28 in Houston. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. Head coach Bill Snyder is “honored” to have .

  • Mascot’s fate rests with 7 on board

    After almost a year of hearing opinions on the use of Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot, the seven Manhattan- Ogden board members will be tasked with making a decision on its future. The board held a five-and a- half .

  • Mayor’s parade lights up Manhattan in ‘magical’ fashion

    The streets of Manhattan lit up Friday evening as bicycles, fire trucks, bands and trains paraded through town. The 15th annual Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade made its way from the Manhattan Town Center to Triangle Park .

  • This fight can bring us long-term harm

    I attended the school board forum Wednesday night at Manhattan High School to listen to student and citizen input on the proposal to change the school’s symbol. After listening to all sides, I do not envy the school board .

  • Better, perhaps, but not yet good

    It’s not good when one of the highlights of Kansas’ most recent monthly revenue report is that the state whittled $1.3 million off a projected shortfall of about $350 million. Then again, just about any positive number these days is good .

  • Club news

    Ashland Boosters 4-H Club To start off the November meeting, Claire Larkins called the meeting to order. Carmen Mallon led the 4-H pledge and flag salute. Kylie Classen led the Ashland Boosters in the song ‘Happy Birthday’ for Mathew Kelly’.

  • MCC to add men’s, women’s tennis

    Manhattan Christian College athletic director Shawn Condra announced the addition of men’s and women’s tennis in 2017-18. Todd Courbot will be the head coach for the men’s and women’s tennis programs. Courbot was a four-year varsity .

  • Valley Heights beats Riley County

    If you left after the first quarter of Riley County’s game against Valley Heights, you probably wouldn’t have envisioned the end result. Valley Heights beat Riley County, 53-40, after a game that was tightly contested for much of .

  • K-State beats St. Louis on the road

    Three Kansas State basketball players recorded double-digit points as the Wildcats trounced St. Louis, 84-53, on the road. D.J. Johnson, a St. Louis native, recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead all scorers. He also added two .

  • Levi Smith named chair of Riley County Democrats

    Levi Smith is the new chair of the Riley County Democratic Party. The local party held a reorganization meeting Thursday to elect new leaders. Smith, 24, ran against Riley County commissioner Ron Wells for his seat in November, losing 54.2 percent to 45.61 .

  • Trump adviser points to Kobach as source of unsupported voter claims

    The Wichita Eagle President-elect Donald Trump got his unsubstantiated talking point about millions of illegal voters from the top election official in Kansas, according to a Friday interview with Trump’s senior adviser. The president-elect ‘has been talking to different .

  • K-State to help farmers weather ag economy downturn

    WICHITA — Kansas farmers who are facing some hard decisions due to another down year for farm income and a pessimistic outlook for 2017 are getting help from agricultural experts at Kansas State University. The school will hold a series of eight .


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