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  • Area Schools | February 24, 2014

    11 area wrestlers make state tourney

    Around the Flint Hills, 11 wrestlers advanced to the state tournament on Saturday, with Rock Creek sending four, Riley County sending three and Wamego sending three. For Rock Creek at the Sabetha regional, a rough start on Friday meant the Mustangs advanced only one wrestler into

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 24, 2014

    K-State management researcher studies performance review effects

    A critical job performance evaluation can have a negative effect on any employee, a Kansas State University researcher has found. By studying how people view positive or negative feedback, Satoris Culbertson, assistant professor of management, has determined that nobody — even people who are motivated to

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 24, 2014

    Las Vegas casino hospitality leader to speak at KSU Shugart Lecture

    Cynthia Kiser Murphey, president and chief operating officer of New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, will present the 40th annual Shugart Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 10, in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall at Kansas State University. The lecture is

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2014


    Jim Lee Currie, 87, of Manhattan, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born March 27, 1926, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Local | February 23, 2014

    Thrills plus tradition at 56th K-State Rodeo


    Rodeo has always been a part of Sage Henderson’s life. Henderson’s father had participated in rodeos and passed on the life to his daughter. ‘There are pictures of me at two or three on horses,’ Henderson said. Henderson, a senior pre-veterinary student from

  • Local |Education | February 23, 2014

    USD 383 gets tax surprise

    About a quarter of USD 383’s employees didn’t have enough state tax withheld last year because of an error by the district. Associate Superintendent Bob Seymour said the district notified about 300 employees about the error, which started Jan. 1, 2013. “We really feel bad about it,”

  • Local | February 23, 2014

    Taking stock of poverty

    An initial event to help to quantify and address poverty in the community has its organizers thinking about their next moves. Everybody Counts took place for a 24-hour period at the end of January to serve those experiencing poverty through more than 40 service providers. During

  • Local |Business | February 23, 2014

    Weis, Willich honored at chamber meeting

    A real estate broker has been named Manhattan’s citizen of the year for 2013. Linda Weis was honored Friday night at the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting and banquet. The Lud Fiser Citizen of the Year Award, originally started in 1967, recognizes individuals

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 23, 2014

    Phillips, Hogan to run for Kansas House seat

    Two candidates have filed their candidacy in the race for the Kansas House of Representatives. Incumbent Tom Phillips will run for re-election in the Republican race, while Manhattan resident Dan Hogan will run for the Libertarian nomination. Phillips’ first term began in 2012. He currently serves

  • Women's Basketball | February 23, 2014

    No. 13 WVU routs K-State women, 61-40

    West Virginia used a pair of huge runs in the first half to create all the separation it needed on Saturday to cruise to a 61-40 rout of the Kansas State women’s basketball team at Bramlage Coliseum. (Kansas State’s Ashlynn Knoll scores in

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