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  • Area Schools | October 05, 2014

    Axtell 62, Frankfort 28

    At Frankfort, things didn’t turn out too well for Frankfort in its district opener, as a powerful Axtell team rang up 62 points in a 62-28 win over the Wildcats. The Wildcats got 93 rushing yards out of Jase Suther, who returned a kickoff 68 yards for

  • Area Schools | October 04, 2014

    Pike Valley 58, Blue Vlley 20

    At Pike Valley, the Blue Valley Rams were denied their first win of the season in a district contest on Friday, losing to Pike Valley, 58-20. The Rams (0-5) will be seeking their first win of the season next week when they play Linn at

  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2014

    Indians finish 1st, 2nd at Junction City Invitational

    After two straight weeks of running at meets featuring talented teams from around the Midwest region, not just the state of Kansas, the Manhattan High cross country team returned to its usual level of competition and finished first in the boys’ varsity race and second

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | October 04, 2014

    Corn prices drop as crop has record-breaking year

    Corn prices dove to a five-year low this week, driven lower by heavy supplies of the grain. On Tuesday, the USDA released its quarterly grain stockpile report, showing a whopping 1.236 billion bushels of corn leftover from last year. Meanwhile, as farmers begin harvesting this year’

  • Manhattan High School | October 03, 2014

    Manhattan routs Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, routing the Chargers 42-7 in a game that was never close. Topeka West moved the ball more effectively than Highland Park a week

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    Fans mark Snyder’s upcoming 75th during radio show

    Bill.phatch

    Bill Snyder, dressed in a black suit, strolled into a Big 8 Room full of Topeka Catbackers before his radio show Thursday and smiled warmly. Through the windows of the Vanier Football Complex, workers were taking practice equipment off of the field in the stadium that

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 03, 2014

    Law-enforcement cost low compared with peer counties

    RILEY — Riley County commissioners began their month-long road tour at the Riley Centre Thursday morning. The four-city road trip also will include stops in Ogden, Randolph and Leonardville so other communities can see their county commissioners in action. In Riley, county budget and finance officer

  • Local | October 03, 2014

    Frankfort damaged by storm

    A Thursday morning storm caused a power outage and extensive damage to the city of Frankfort in Marshall County. Marshall County Sheriff Daniel Hargrave said all of the power was on by late Thursday night after a morning windstorm struck the city. Generators provided some

  • Local |Business | October 03, 2014

    Crisis Center receives $330,000 in grant funds

    Manhattan’s domestic violence shelter, The Crisis Center, will receive nearly $330,000 in state grant money for fiscal year 2015. Gov. Sam Brownback’s office announced the list of recipients of the state grant appropriations on Wednesday with the money totaling about $4 million statewide for 25 domestic violence

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    KHI news service editor to give Huck Boyd lecture

    Jim McLean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. His topic will be “


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