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  • Manhattan High School | November 03, 2013

    Indians’ volleyball season ends in pool play

    It wasn’t the storybook ending the team was hoping for, but the Manhattan High volleyball team had no reason to hang their heads after a tough series of matches at the Class 6A state tournament in Topeka on Friday. The Indians lost all three

  • Football | November 03, 2013

    Receivers making big catches for KSU

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    With the clock winding down in the first half and Kansas State looking to add one more score before halftime, Daniel Sams tossed up a pass hoping somebody would make a play. Sams was flushed from the pocket, ran to his right and then he

  • Women's Basketball | November 03, 2013

    KSU women close exhibition slate with 73-65 victory

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    A strong second half by senior forward Katya Leick helped the Kansas State women’s basketball team overcome some frigid first-half shooting to finish off its exhibition schedule with a 73-65 win over Alaska-Anchorage.  Leick scored 18 of her game-high 24 points in the second half,

  • Men's Basketball | November 03, 2013

    Freshmen lead Cats past Gorillas

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    When the Kansas State men’s basketball team needed a spark on Friday, the Wildcats constantly turned to their fresh faces. Three of K-State’s four freshmen combined to score 38 points, as the Wildcats topped Pittsburg State 75-54 in an exhibition game at Bramlage Coliseum.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 03, 2013

    Islamic center leaders say they want to show openness, increase awareness

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    Leaders at the Islamic Center of Manhattan are working to build a better understanding of their religion and address its misconceptions. The center, at 1224 Hylton Heights Road, had an open house recently with one intention being for non-Muslims to learn about Islam. With about 500 members,

  • Books | November 03, 2013

    Area woman tells her adoption story

    Ann Carter, a single, career woman, tells us what she experienced over a period of 14 years beginning with considering, at age 43, adopting a child; at age 46 actually adopting one; then two years later, a second toddler; and then rearing them. She does this by showing

  • Books | November 03, 2013

    Boys compete to be prince

    “The False Prince” is a young adult novel, but it’s entertaining enough that a larger audience would like it. The protagonist, 14-year-old Sage, is an impish orphan in the kingdom of Carthya. He is taken against his will from his orphanage by a man

  • Books | November 03, 2013

    Burke’s latest novel moves back north

    There are many readers who regard James Lee Burke as the finest novelist of our time, and with two Edgars to his credit, he is certainly one of the giants in mystery fiction. Burke has definite ties to Kansas as he taught at Wichita State

  • Books | November 03, 2013

    Picture books open children’s imaginations

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    Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week is November 17-23, highlighting the importance of reading aloud to young children daily.  Our library was honored to be chosen as the site for the statewide kick-off with a special storytime on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. First Lady Mary

  • Gardening | November 03, 2013

    Properly store, maintain irrigation system for winter

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    The hard freeze brings the end to the annual plant garden. Perennials and woody plants have stopped growing but still may need some care. Watering for the most part is done unless it turns off dry. Recent plantings will need their moisture monitored through the


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