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  • Manhattan High School | February 19, 2014

    MHS girls rout Blue Jays, clinch top seed


    For a brief couple of minutes in the first quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team looked like it might have its hands full against Junction City. It didn’t last long. Manhattan started slow, but finished in a big way, routing the visiting Junction

  • Area Schools | February 19, 2014

    Eisenhower MS edges Anthony

    Eisenhower Middle School beat Anthony Middle School 38-31 Tuesday night to repeat as the Little Apple boys’ basketball champion in a game played at Eisenhower. Eisenhower led by three at halftime, but Anthony cut the lead to one heading into the fourth quarter. The Eagles

  • Editorials | February 19, 2014

    Let’s not encourage spanking

    We’ll concede that a legislative proposal to allow spanking powerful enough to leave red marks or even bruises might be well intended, but the idea ought to be swatted away. The bill, introduced by Rep. Gail Finney, a Wichita Democrat, would allow corporal punishment

  • Columns | February 19, 2014

    We don’t need vulgar chant

    In finishing his opinion piece about the “F-Bomb” chant at the recent K-State-KU basket-ball game, Jon Ungerer wrote, “I’m proud of my university AND its students and I hope this nonstory can just stop now.” I’m not aware of the buzz it took

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 19, 2014

    KSU epidemiologist helping cats stay healthy

    A Kansas State University epidemiologist is helping cats, pet owners and soldiers stay healthy by studying feline tularemia and the factors that influence its prevalence. Ram Raghavan, assistant professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and collaborative researchers have found that a certain combination of climate,

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 19, 2014

    K-State to host business, hospitality career fair

    Kansas State University students have the opportunity to meet with more than 100 employers at the 2014 Business & Hospitality Career Fair. Employers attending the fair will discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students.  The fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday,

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | February 19, 2014

    Chinese dance company to appear at McCain

    Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series will present “Dynasties and Beyond” by the Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in McCain Auditorium. “Dynasties and Beyond” uses dance techniques from ancient Chinese dynasties to remote regional cultures and from court dances

  • Obituaries | February 19, 2014


    Robert Earl Hoerner, 89, of Manhattan died Tuesday at his home. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 20, 1924, in Manhattan. He was the son of the late Helen (Thompson) and George F.C. Hoerner.  Robert was a farmer in

  • Area Schools | February 19, 2014

    Falcons rally to beat Council Grove

    At Riley, playing a tough game against one of the area’s better girls’ basketball teams, Riley County topped Council Grove 72-58 on Tuesday. The Falcons (16-1) opened to a slow start, trailing 21-14 after the first quarter. Council Grove (15-3) extended its lead to 39

  • Area Schools | February 19, 2014

    Rock Creek 45, Chapman 37

    At Chapman, Rock Creek picked up its fifth win of the season Tuesday, beating Chapman 45-37. The Mustangs (5-11) led 7-2 after the first quarter and 20-8 by halftime. The Irish (1-14) tried to get back in the game in the third quarter, cutting the

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