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  • Men's Basketball | January 02, 2014

    Cats handle Colonials to extend streak

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was at a crossroads at the end of November. (Kansas State’s Shane Southwell shoots over a George Washington defender on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum). K-State was sitting at 3-3, its season needing an upswing after a dreadful

  • January 01, 2014

    K-State men defeat George Washington, 72-55

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team was at a crossroads at the end of November. K-State was sitting at 3-3, its season needing an upswing after a dreadful season-opening loss to Northern Colorado and a seventh-place showing at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. A goal

  • December 31, 2013

    Cats pound Colonials, 72-55

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to eight games on Tuesday, beating George Washington, 72-55, in a New Year’s Eve game at Bramlage Coliseum. With the win, the Wildcats conclude the non-conference schedule with a 10-3 record and open

  • Editorials | December 31, 2013

    Resolve to follow Golden Rule in 2014

    Another year comes to an end tonight, keeping all the calendar companies in business —and likely tempting most of us to make resolutions for 2014. After the ball drop, the parties, the midnight kisses and all the rest of it, what should we be thinking about

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2013

    Search continues for soldier

    The body of a Fort Riley soldier who drowned at Milford Lake has yet to be recovered a week after his death. Area authorities have been searching throughout the week for Thomas Hedrick, 31, since Tuesday morning when he drowned near Charley’s Point in the

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 31, 2013

    County to consider new conservation plan

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County Commissioners are expected to consider water conservation measures later this year for the Timber Creek Water District. Leu Lowrey, public works director, reviewed water usage figures with commissioners Monday and said he would soon be recommending conservation measures in the county-owned water

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2013

    Zhang appears in court

    A Chinese grain scientist accused of stealing rice seed samples from a development company appeared in federal court Monday. Weiquiang Zhang of Manhattan, a seed breeder at the Ventria Bioscience research facility in Junction City, was charged with conspiracy to steal trade secrets for his

  • Local |Business | December 31, 2013

    Westar: Faulty breaker the culprit for outage

    Westar has located the cause of the power outages that affected Manhattan over the weekend. Those outages, confined to the Northview area, began at about 6 p.m. on Saturday when more than 2,000 residents lost power for about four hours. Gina Penzig, corporate communications director for

  • Columns | December 31, 2013

    An evening conversation: It’s been awhile…

    Yes, I’m going to a party tonight – and thanks for asking. Unless you’re going to be listening to the same band and crowding in for precious floor space, you probably don’t care where I’m going or why. Fair enough. But there

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2013

    RCPD arrests local man for child sexual exploitation

    A Manhattan man was arrested on Monday by Riley County police after weeks of investigation regarding a complaint filed in November. Harold Heilman, 36, 2500 Farm Bureau Road, Lot 328, was arrested for sexual exploitation of a child and electronic solicitation. He is confined in the Riley County

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