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  • Equestrian | March 06, 2014

    K-State equestrian to host TCU on Saturday

    The sixth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team will look to finish the regular season undefeated at home on Saturday when the Wildcats host No. 9 TCU at Timbercreek Stables. Free and open to the public, the Wildcats will honor 21 seniors. The meet is set to begin at 9

  • Manhattan High School | March 05, 2014

    MHS girls rout W. Southeast

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced through to the sub-state finals with a 68-11 drubbing of Wichita Southeast at home Wednesday night. The Indians led 20-0 after the first quarter and didn’t allow a Southeast basket until the 2:56 mark of the second quarter.

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 05, 2014

    Church brings Ash Wednesday rite to campus


    Ash Wednesday was even more accessible for busy students Wednesday morning at K-State’s Bosco Plaza. Rev. Patrick Funston, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, along with campus ministry intern Taylor Mather, was on campus providing ashes for anyone who wanted them as a

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 05, 2014

    NBAF start waiting on Congress

    Once the good vibes of President Barack Obama’s proposed final $300 million for construction of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) have come and gone, there’s still the matter of getting the funding through Congress. That’s a critical matter in terms of

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | March 05, 2014

    City tackles K-18/113 interchange

    City commissioners appear ready to move forward with K-18/K-113 interchange improvements after discussions Tuesday. The commission didn’t take any action, but expressed support for turning the K-18 and K-113 intersection into a diverging diamond, which is designed to handle large volumes of left-turning

  • Local |Business | March 05, 2014

    Stormont-Vail suing county for man’s medical bill

    Stormont-Vail HealthCare Inc. in Topeka is suing Riley County for an unpaid medical bill for a person who was arrested two years ago. According to police records, the medical bill concerns care for Jason Fisher of Marysville, who was injured on Feb. 19, 2011 after he fled

  • Editorials | March 05, 2014

    NBAF no longer seems so far off

    Predicting what will be in the federal budget that Congress sends to the president is an exercise in futility. Although Republicans have found little to like in President Barack Obama’s proposals, there’s at least one item the six Republicans in the Kansas congressional

  • Letters | March 05, 2014

    Thanks to thousands, MLA book sale was a big success

    To the Editor: The Polar Vortex could not stop local citizens from their quest for a good book last weekend. Thousands braved sub-zero temperatures to make the Manhattan Library Association’s book sale the most successful ever. Children and adults alike left the library with

  • Letters | March 05, 2014

    Bergman students fortunate to have Richard for music

    To the Editor: As a parent, I understand the responsibilities of never getting a day off.  However, this year one teacher at Frank V. Bergman Elementary School has stood out to me as especially responsible in demonstrating his tireless work ethic with the children.&

  • Movies | March 05, 2014

    Even you could have written action flick ‘Non-Stop’


    OK. So Tom and Mary have just left the movie theater and have gone on to a party. There they got to talking with their old friends, John and Diane, who asked about the film. “It was the usual sort of thing,” Tom said. “So

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