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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 03, 2013

    Police respond to suicide at Garden Way

    At 10:44 a.m. Monday, Riley County police responded to a medical call at 1000 Garden Way, Apt. B where a male victim committed suicide. Officer Matthew Droge of the RCPD said the man died of asphyxiation. No further information is available pending notification of next of

  • Editorials | December 03, 2013

    Progress brings hope on AIDS

    Another World AIDS Day has come and gone, and the international struggle against HIV and AIDS continues. Progress, subsidized primarily by governments and private philanthropies, never seems quite fast enough, as the death toll continues to mount and more people acquire HIV. Adolescents are an

  • December 03, 2013

    Holiday parade enhances community spirit of giving

    To the Editor: Join Manhattan and the surrounding communities this Friday, Dec. 6, for the Mayor’s Christmas Spirit of the Holiday Lighted Parade and tree lighting ceremony. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. at Manhattan Town Center on Poyntz Avenue and will conclude with

  • Letters | December 03, 2013

    Thanks for participating in bank’s anniversary event

    To the editor Thank you to everyone who attended the open house event and celebration on Nov.14 and 15 in Manhattan. The celebration marked Central National Bank providing Banking Service for 129 years.  Founded in 1884, Central National Bank is a family and employee-owned bank with locations

  • Volleyball | December 03, 2013

    Pelger, Brand earn All-Big 12 honors

    Two Kansas State volleyball players were honored with Big 12 awards on Monday, as Kaitlynn Pelger was named to the All-Big 12 First Team and Katie Brand was named to the All-Big 12 Freshman Team. (Kansas State’s Kaitlynn Pelger (17) puts a shot back over the net against

  • Football | December 03, 2013

    K-State adds UTEP to 2014 schedule

    Kansas State has added UTEP to next season’s football schedule, according to K-State athletic director John Currie. The 2014 schedule hasn’t officially been released by K-State yet, but Currie announced the addition of UTEP during an interview Monday with KMAN. UTEP will replace UT-San

  • General Activities | December 03, 2013

    Jingle Bell Run set for Dec. 8

    The First Presbyterian Church in Manhattan is hosting its second annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at the church (801 Leavenworth). The run is a 5K chip-timed race and 1.5 mile fun run/walk. Awards will be given and drawings will be held,

  • Area Schools | December 03, 2013

    Eisenhower girls swept by Washburn

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost a double-overtime 40-35 heartbreaker to Washburn Rural last week. EMS is now 6-1 on the season. Cailey Perkins led the Eagle with 17 points, while Therriana Pittman and Mackenzie Pease scored six points apiece. Hana Tamura

  • Area Schools | December 03, 2013

    Anthony sweeps Abilene

    The Anthony Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team defeated Abilene 28-21 last week to improve to 4-3 on the year. Raegan Wilcoxson led the way with eight points, while Nicki Keller scored six points and grabbed five rebounds. Megan Klug had eight rebounds, while

  • Manhattan High School | December 03, 2013

    Manhattan girls No. 7 to start basketball season

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is ranked seventh in Class 6A to start the season, according to the KBCA rankings that were released Monday. Wamego’s girls are No. 1 in 4A Div. I, as they attempt to defend their state title. The Riley County

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