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  • Women's Basketball | December 05, 2014

    K-State women grind past UT-Arlington

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    Seeing their first game action in nine days, the Kansas State women’s basketball team overcame just about everything in a 45-41 gut-check victory against UT-Arlington Thursday night at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (5-0) shot 31 percent from the field — seven percent (1-13) from behind the

  • Men's Basketball | December 05, 2014

    Edwards trying to regain his confidence

    With all the high expectations he carried into this season, Justin Edwards seems happy to see November come to a close. After scoring 11 and 15 in the first two games of the season, Edwards scored nine points in the final four games of the first month

  • Volleyball | December 05, 2014

    Wahl: Plenty of Husker ties to Cats’ NCAA run

    Kansas State volleyball coach Suzie Fritz said one of the biggest things for a team heading into the NCAA tournament is getting it to believe it can win. “There is no special formula you can pour on them,” Fritz said. Perhaps someone did pour a

  • Local |Business | December 04, 2014

    Residential, commercial values continue climbing in county

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    Home prices and commercial property prices are up in Riley County. County appraiser Greg McHenry told county commissioners Thursday morning the median sale price for homes in November was $175,000, compared with a price of $164,500 during the same time last year. The average sale price for 2014

  • Local |Education | December 04, 2014

    Board pushes election changes

    Manhattan Ogden school board members on Wednesday asked area legislators to work with their fellow lawmakers to retract a requirement for school districts to hold elections with mail-in ballots separately from other elections. The measure was put in House Bill 2506, which passed in April and

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 04, 2014

    State’s high court to hear ex-soldier’s appeal

    A former Fort Riley soldier convicted of first-degree murder and criminal discharge of a firearm will appeal Dec. 9 to the Kansas Supreme Court. Daniel Parker, who was 25 at the time of the incident, was convicted for an incident in which a bullet fired from his

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 04, 2014

    K-State announces fall graduation ceremonies

    Fall commencement ceremonies will be Dec. 12 and 13 at Kansas State University.  The university will award more than 1,350 bachelor’s degrees, nearly 400 master’s degrees, nearly 60 doctoral degrees and 12 associate degrees. More than 200 students are earning their degree through K-State Global Campus distance education programs.

  • Local |Education | December 04, 2014

    Committee to study school budget for cuts

    The school district will create a budget advisory committee to evaluate cuts for the next fiscal year in anticipation of decreased state school funding. In November, estimates from the state’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group predicted a $279 million shortfall from original projections for the current

  • Editorials | December 04, 2014

    Roundabout is a good choice

    It’s good to see that members of the Manhattan City Commission are not just open to the possibility of a roundabout at the intersection of Anderson Avenue and Scenic Drive but leaning toward that type of traffic method. Apart from the safety advantages of

  • Letters | December 04, 2014

    Many contributed to success of Veterans Day forum

    To the Editor: The staff at Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the distinguished group of Vietnam veterans who participated in the Veterans Day forum at the Wareham Opera House on Nov.11. We appreciate the time and effort of Beryl Adams, Orris Kelly, Mike


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