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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 01, 2014

    Soldier accused of killing infant appears in court

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of killing a child born last year made his first appearance in Riley County District Court Wednesday afternoon. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared via video from the Riley County Jail. District Magistrate Judge Sheila Hochhauser reviewed the charges filed against him of

  • Golf | September 30, 2014

    Green wins Nicklaus Invitational

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kansas State sophomore Matt Green went wire-to-wire to claim first place at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational with a three-round score of 3-under-par 210 at the Ohio State University Golf Club-Scarlet Course on Monday. Green’s first place finish is the 30th individual victory in

  • Manhattan High School | September 30, 2014

    Indians take 3rd at league golf meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took third place at the Centennial League tournament Monday at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in Topeka, finishing behind Washburn Rural and Hayden. The Indians shot a 354 to take third, while the Junior Blues ran away with the team standings

  • Area Schools | September 30, 2014

    Wamego runs at Rim Rock

    The Wamego cross country teams competed at the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday, with the girls’ team taking sixth place (302 points) among 37 teams in the blue race, with the boys’ team taking 10th place (385 points) among 45 teams. In the girls’ race, Allison Seufert took 13th

  • Area Schools | September 30, 2014

    EMS volleyball loses first match

    The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team suffered its first defeat of the season against Shawnee Heights.  The Eagles fell 25-20 in the first set, as Shawnee Heights did a good job of keeping EMS out of rhythm and from getting on a

  • Area Schools | September 30, 2014

    AMS/EMS host cross country meet

    Both Manhattan middle schools co-hosted the Manhattan Middle School Invitational cross country meet at Anneberg Park last week, with more than 350 athletes participating. In the eighth-grade girls’ race, Eisenhower won with a team score of 10, with Anthony taking third place with a 35. Anthony took fourth

  • Golf | September 30, 2014

    K-State women within striking distance in Columbia

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — The 36th-ranked Kansas State women’s golf team sits in second place — just three shots back of host school Missouri — after play on Monday at the Johine Imes Invitational at the par-72, 6,234-yard Club at Old Hawthorne. The Wildcats carded an 8-under par 280

  • Area Schools | September 30, 2014

    Anthony volleyball competes at quad

    The eighth-grade Anthony Middle School volleyball team competed in a quadrangular meet on Thursday. The ‘A’ team opened the evening defeating the host team, Shawnee Heights, 25-15, 25-16. Brooklyn Cink led the team with four kills. Garrin Williams had two aces. The second match against

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 30, 2014

    Local man arrested on murder charge

    Riley County police arrested a Manhattan man for first-degree murder and child abuse on Monday, but additional details aren’t being released. According to a police report, officers arrested 22-year-old Alexander McConnell, 1300 Marlatt Ave. Apt. 204, at 3:50 p.m. Monday while he was on Fort Riley.

  • Local |Business | September 30, 2014

    Bridge bid nearly $350K less than estimate

    Ebert Construction Co., Wamego, was the apparent low bidder Monday for construction of a new bridge on Flint Rock Road, northeast of Louisville. Ebert’s bid of $650,948 was one of three considered by the Pottawatomie County Commission for construction of a 213-foot span 1.5 miles south


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