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  • General Activities | January 28, 2014

    Royals caravan coming to Manhattan, Fort Riley

    The annual Royals Caravan begins this week with stops in cities across Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska. A “Salute to the Military” trip will be Feb. 4 when the caravan visits Manhattan and Ft. Riley. Scheduled participants include Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett, Royals

  • Golf | January 28, 2014

    Former Wildcat earns top-20 finish at Torrey Pines

    Former Kansas State standout golfer Robert Streb fired a 4-under 284 and tied for 19th place in the 2014 Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course last weekend in La Jolla, Calif. The result marked the first top-20 finish on the PGA Tour for Streb

  • Editorials | January 27, 2014

    Keeping terrorists on the defensive

    Perhaps with Americans’ attention focused on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the Super Bowl, it’s easy to overlook another military strike against our country’s sworn enemies. But there was one on Sunday in Somalia against a leader of

  • Arts, Leisure | January 27, 2014

    Kudos all around for library musicians


    This past Friday evening the elegant Hemisphere Room of the Kansas State University library hosted a presentation of highly diverse chamber music by The Flint Hills Trio of Kansas (Janie Brokenicky, soprano; David Littrell, cello; Amanda Arrington, piano) with additional support from guest artists Karen

  • Arts, Leisure | January 27, 2014

    Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ ‘quietly’ wins over audience


    Green Day’s concept album “American Idiot” hit the shelves in 2004. A decade later, the musical adaptation reached Manhattan when “American Idiot” was performed at McCain recently. The musical begins with the cast watching a montage of television clips on screens embedded in the set.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 27, 2014

    Commissioners to meet as health board

    The Riley County Commission will hold its first official meeting as the Riley County Board of Health on Feb. 24. The commission, in accordance with Kansas statute, already serves as the county board of health, but the upcoming public meeting will give commissioners a chance to

  • Area Schools | January 27, 2014

    Valley Heights girls win TVL tourney

    Playing against host-school and undefeated Washington County on Saturday night, the second-seeded Valley Heights girls’ basketball team upset Tigers, 31-28, to win the Twin Valley League tournament. In a tight back-and-forth game, Valley Heights (11-1, 5-1 Twin Valley) went to halftime tied with the Tigers

  • Area Schools | January 27, 2014

    Doniphan West 39, Frankfort 34

    In Frankfort’s final consolation game at the Twin Valley League tournament in Washington, the Wildcats took a two-point lead after the first quarter, but were outscored in each of the following three quarters to fall to Doniphan West. Ashley Joseph scored 12 points, with Maura

  • Area Schools | January 27, 2014

    Valley Heights 53, Linn 40

    In the third-place game of the Twin Valley League tournament, Valley Heights (10-2, 5-1 Twin Valley) took an 11-point lead to halftime and led by 17 heading into the fourth quarter in a game that was never particularly close. Gage Woodyard scored 13 points, with Elijah Smith

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 27, 2014

    Hundreds volunteer in search for woman

    About 475 people volunteered to help search for a missing St. George woman on Saturday, according to a count by the Riley County Fire Department. Laurie Harrison, emergency management coordinator for the fire department, said the volunteers focused search efforts for Jane Peterson, 56, around Tuttle Cove

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