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  • Advisory committe near decision on cuts

    USD 383’s 60-member Budget Advisory Committee is close to a decision on proposed budget cuts. The committee met Tuesday afternoon for a weekly meeting, and after hearing presentations from USD 383 departments for the past month, each member will rank proposed .

  • Commission moves forward with bridge patching

    Pottawatomie County commissioners agreed to move forward with patching the Belvue Bridge deck with a polymer material in hopes of keeping the span viable until a new bridge can be constructed. In a test last Wednesday, county crews patched 170 square .

  • Falcons roll to easy 65-37 win 1.phatch

    RILEY — Last week, junior Alex Sager said he hoped his hot shooting from Riley County’s win against St. Marys in the regular-season finale would carry into the postseason. So far, it has. Sager again led the Falcons in scoring .

  • Staged readings planned for student-written plays

    Staged readings of plays by two Kansas State University master’s students in drama therapy will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Nichols Hall’s Mark A. Chapman Theatre at Kansas State University. Admission is free. “Catcalls” .

  • Blue Valley’s rally comes up short

    RANDOLPH — As it has much of the season, too many early mistakes cost the Blue Valley-Randolph boys’ basketball a chance to rally in the second half of its Class 1A-Div. II sub-state basketball game against Wetmore on Tuesday night. The .

  • Two arrested on multiple charges

    Riley County Police made two arrests Tuesday, in connection with a series of motor vehicle thefts and burglaries that occurred recently in the Manhattan area. Jeremy Michael Spaur, 30, and Nicole Ann Holt, 20, both of 717 Riley Lane, were placed under arrest .


    Elizabeth “Betty” (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, in her home, after a short battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Betty was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. .

  • K-State rallies to beat West Virginia

    Haley Texada scored nine points in a span of six minutes to key a 17-3 run and lead Kansas State to a dramatic 59-55 come-from-behind victory over West Virginia on senior night Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum. It was K-State’s .

  • Cats’ Green 10th at Louisiana Classics

    LAFAYETTE, La. — The Kansas State men’s golf finished 13th at the 30th Annual Louisiana Classics Tuesday afternoon at the par 72, 6898 yard Oakbourne Country Club. K-State carded a 7-over par 295 in the final round to finish the event at 26-over 890. .

  • Board sends beer proposal to city commission

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider beer sales at Twin Oaks Sports Complex during its March 24 meeting with support from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Streeter Enterprises, the concessionaire for the parks and recreation concession stands, is proposing selling 3.2 .

  • Man guilty in October kidnapping, robbery cases

    A judge found one of four men involved in a double kidnapping and aggravated robbery guilty after the man pleaded no contest to his charges on Monday afternoon. Kenneth Mallett, 22, was found guilty of kidnapping two people in two separate .

  • Officials still waiting on autopsy in death of 25-year-old inmate

    The cause of death of an inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail last Wednesday remained undisclosed early this week, pending a final autopsy report. Mark Malick, special agent in charge with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, said the investigation into .


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