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  • Obituaries | January 07, 2014

    EDITH CUTRIGHT

    Edith Mabel Gibbs Cutright, 95, of Wamego, formerly of Topeka, died Saturday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. Edith was a long-time resident of the area. Edith was born May 14, 1918, in Oskaloosa. She attended local schools and graduated in 1937 from Oskaloosa High School. 

  • Editorials | January 07, 2014

    Assessing special assessments

    We don’t yet know much about the Manhattan City Commission’s direction on the complicated subject of special assessments. But we certainly appreciate their careful, inclusive approach. As you might know, special assessments are taxes that the Manhattan city government puts on new houses.

  • Women's Basketball | January 07, 2014

    Knoll tries to lift Cats in the post

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team has more size than its had in many years with the addition of three new freshmen posts this season, yet the Wildcats have still struggled to generate much consistency in the paint. (Kansas State senior forward Ashlynn Knoll

  • Men's Basketball | January 07, 2014

    Cats ranked No. 25 in new AP poll

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team has won nine in a row, including a 74-71 victory over then-No. 6 Oklahoma State this past weekend. On Monday, the Wildcats were rewarded, earning their first Top 25 ranking of the season, checking in at No. 25 in the Associated

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2014

    Undefeated Wamego still atop rankings

    In the latest version of the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings, the Wamego girls’ basketball team continued its run atop the Class 4A D-I poll, coming in at No. 1 for the fifth consecutive time. The undefeated Riley County girls came in at No. 2 in Class 3

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2014

    MCC women win two

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games last weekend at the Cookson Hills Classic in Oklahoma. The Crusaders defeated Johnson University 65-57 in the first game. MCC led at halftime 34-25. The game pitted MCC’s quickness against the inside muscle

  • Local | January 06, 2014

    Cold temps short of record

    Cold.phatch

    It’s cold, but not that cold. The high on Sunday was a frigid 11 degrees Fahrenheit and the overnight low was minus-10. But those temperatures didn’t even get close to the records. Kansas State University Research and Extension climatologist Mary Knapp said the coldest

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Kobach letter: RCPD finds no voter fraud

    Prompted by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Riley County police recently investigated five cases of possible voter fraud. They found no evidence of wrongdoing. Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson and Riley County Police Director Brad Schoen said Monday that the investigation was prompted by

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Sherow considers run against Huelskamp

    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow is considering running against U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., for the 1st District seat in Congress. Sherow, K-State history professor and city commissioner from 2007 to 2012, officially formed his exploratory committee on Jan. 1. Huelskamp is up for reelection in November.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Commissioners approve wages

    County commissioners approved 2014 wages and salaries for all county employees and elected officials at their regular Monday meeting. In other business, they decided to table bids received for a portable radio contract for the county fire department and EMS. Commissioner Ron Wells said they tabled


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