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  • Obituaries | October 13, 2014

    JAMES B. MORRIS, SR.

    James Byron Morris, Sr, 77, of Manhattan, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on July 3, 1937, in Darlington, S.C., the son of James Franklin Morris and Anna Mary Hicks. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by

  • Neighbors | October 13, 2014

    Georgia native represents Flint Hills with pride

    It’s the accent that gives Jerri Hager away. Hager, development officer at the Flint Hills Discovery Center, is an Atlanta native, something that’s noticeable in her speech. “I really tried hard the first few months I was here to not let my accent

  • Golf | October 13, 2014

    K-State women win team, individual titles in Denver

    DENVER — With individual winner Olivia Eliasson leading four players that finished in the Top 10, the Kansas State women’s golf team came away from the Ron Moore Women’s Intercollegiate with its second team title of the season by carding a 13-over 877 — including a third-round

  • Football | October 13, 2014

    Nelson, Packers edge Dolphins, 27-24

    Former All-America wide receiver Jordy Nelson helped the Green Bay Packers narrowly defeat the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, 27-24. Nelson hauled in nine passes for 107 yards, including a 9-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers in the first quarter. The former Riley County standout has caught 43

  • Football | October 13, 2014

    K-State/Texas scheduled for 11 a.m.

    The Big 12 and ESPN announced Monday that Kansas State’s Oct. 25 Homecoming contest against Texas will kick off at 11 a.m., and be televised nationally by either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.

  • Equestrian | October 13, 2014

    KSU equestrian wins again at home

    The No. 4 Kansas State equestrian team sustained its home winning streak on Saturday morning at Timbercreek Stables, defeating Alabama in a Hunt Seat head-to-head matchup, 10-1. In Equitation over Fences, K-State secured the discipline with a 5-1 advantage. Sophomore Alexis Graves carded a score of 80

  • Area Schools | October 13, 2014

    EMS 7th graders defeat Anthony

    In seventh-grade action, the Eisenhower volleyball teams finished the regular season with wins over Anthony on Thursday. The A team got the day started with a two-set win over the Tornadoes, 25-12, 26-24. In the first set, EMS made several spectacular plays including a one-armed,

  • Arts & Leisure | October 12, 2014

    Parade of Homes, hog-kissing contest, Pinterest party

    TODAY Flint Hills Area Builders Association Parade of Homes Tour, 1-4 p.m.   For information, visit flinthillsbuilders.com.   The Facing Project, 2 p.m. Featuring stories of those in Manhattan who have faced hunger and book release. For more information, contact Lori Kniffin at 785-532-6085

  • Local | October 12, 2014

    Star Wars-themed event encourages Jedi-like reading skills

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    “I want to do it one more time,” said Kaiser Wymer, 7, on Saturday morning. Several children uttered variations of that phrase after going through the Jedi Training Academy outside of the Manhattan Public Library. The academy was part of Star Wars Reads Day, a national

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 12, 2014

    Author of controversial prairie burn study let go

    A researcher at Konza Prairie Biological Station who published a controversial article about prairie burns has learned that his contract won’t be renewed. Gene Towne, Kansas State University biology research associate and the Konza Prairie Biological Station fire chief, wrote about a 20-year study


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