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  • Obituaries | February 25, 2014


    Howard LaVern Langvardt, 79, of Chapman, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Howard was born on Nov. 11, 1944, in Junction City. He was the son of LaVern Roland Langvardt and Ethel Marie (Norman) Langvardt. Howard graduated from Junction City High School and immediately

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Police investigating three vehicle fires

    The Riley County Police Department is investigating a series of fires that occurred in the wee hours this morning on Moro Street. At around 2:10 a.m., the RCPD and the Manhattan Fire Department found a vehicle on fire on the 800 block of Moro Street. Around

  • Women's Basketball | February 25, 2014

    Young Wildcats look to cage Jayhawks


    Neither Kansas team has had the season it wanted to have this year. The Kansas State women are six games under .500, ninth in the Big 12 and likely to miss the postseason for just the second time in the last 13 seasons. The Jayhawks, coming off back-to-back

  • Golf | February 25, 2014

    K-State women’s golf ties for 9th in Arizona

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Following a season-low score on Sunday, the Kansas State women’s golf team nearly duplicated that feat Monday as the Wildcats fired a 4-over-par 292 to finish in a tie for ninth at the Westbrook Invitational held at the par-72, 6,269-yard Westbrook Village Golf

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    Wamego girls still No. 1

    The Wamego girls’ basketball team continues to pull down the top spot in the Class 4A Division I state rankings, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. Riley County’s girls are No. 2 in 3A, while Valley Heights’ girls are No. 2 in 1A Division I.

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    MCC women win league tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo. MCC (24-4) defeated Faith Baptist, 73-37, on Friday — a game the Crusaders were leading by 26 at halftime. Four players scored in

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    Blue Valley 3-on-3 basketball tournament

    The Blue Valley Business Professionals of America, athletic department and booster club will be hosting the 14th Annual Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 15 at Blue Valley High School.  Games will start at 8 a.m.  There will be separate divisions for girls

  • Area Schools | February 25, 2014

    Manhattan Wildcats take first in MAYB tourney

    The Manhattan Wildcats sixth grade boys’ basketball team took first place in the Salina MAYB tournament this past weekend.  Manhattan defeated the McPherson Heat, 46-43 in the tournament championship.  The Wildcats defeated the Salina Spurs, 43-28, in the quarterfinals and the Cardinal Crew, 40

  • Editorials | February 24, 2014

    Ehlers’ courage continues to inspire

    World War II, which began more than 70 years ago, sometimes seems like ancient history. Yet more than 16 million Americans were in uniform during that titanic struggle, and fewer than 10 percent are still alive. They’re dying at the rate of 670 a day, or were in 2011,

  • Columns | February 24, 2014

    Kansas brand being tarnished

    The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce had its annual meeting Friday evening. It is clear that the investment in economic development that began in the 1980s is now paying big dividends. Great strides have been made in Manhattan and other com-munities in Kansas. Manhattan’s list

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