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  • Arts & Leisure | October 16, 2014

    Hog-kissing fundraiser for Meadowlark, Pumpkin Patch craft fair

    With October halfway over, fall is in the air. And with it, comes fall-themed events.  The Meadowlark Hills Foundation and Cox Cares presents HOGtoberfest, a benefit for the Meadowlark Hills Foundation’s Good Samaritan Fund. Enjoy $2 pork sliders through 9 p.m. Thursday and a

  • Volleyball | October 16, 2014

    No. 25 K-State handles TCU

    FORT WORTH, Texas — The 25th-ranked Kansas State volleyball team extended its conference winning streak to four matches on Wednesday, as the Wildcats eased to a 3-0 sweep of TCU (25-18, 25-21, 25-21) at the University Recreation Center. The Wildcats (17-2, 4-1 Big 12) hit .307 — their best

  • Local | October 15, 2014

    Manhattan Catholic leaders respond to Vatican document on accepting gays

    Local Catholic leaders gave some cautions to consider in response to a document the church released this week that seemed to indicate a shift in attitude toward gay people, divorced people and non-traditional families. Their caveats: It’s still a working document, and it doesn’

  • Local |Business | October 15, 2014

    Local firewood key to slowing beetle’s advance

    Though an invasive beetle hasn’t been found in Riley County, the Kansas Forest Service is urging residents to purchase firewood locally to help preserve area ash trees. “The emerald ash borer is a small, green, metallic beetle that was first detected in the United

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 15, 2014

    Man denied bail reduction in infant death

    A Fort Riley soldier charged with first-degree murder and child abuse was denied a request to reduce his bond. Alexander McConnell, 22, appeared in Riley County District Court via webcam on Tuesday afternoon from the Riley County Jail. His attorney, Lora Ingels, requested that his bond

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | October 15, 2014

    Pott County investigating string of thefts

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries, thefts and property damage reports in a string of incidents that began in June. According to a news release from Pottawatomie County Sheriff Greg Riat, the crimes have mostly happened in the central

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    Indians take 2nd at regional


    In what has become a regular occurrence each fall, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team will once again make a trip to the Class 6A state golf tournament next week. Tuesday’s meet was originally scheduled for Monday but was moved because of the weather.

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    Indians take two of three on senior night


    The Manhattan High volleyball team wrapped up its regular season home slate by winning two out of three matches, as five Indians were honored at senior night Tuesday. “They’re a great group,” said Manhattan head coach Lisa Kinderknecht of her seniors. “I actually had

  • Manhattan High School | October 15, 2014

    MHS soccer drops road match at Wichita Northwest

    In what head coach Frank Alonso described as a playoff atmosphere, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team lost 2-1 to a tough Wichita Northwest squad Tuesday night. “The boys played tough and carried the game to Northwest the last 50 minutes,” Alonso said. “The game was

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 15, 2014

    K-State engineering team wins second international competition

    Architectural engineering students at Kansas State University are proving they know what it takes to make a building more comfortable and energy efficient by winning the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system selection category at ASHRAE’s international design competition for the second year in a

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