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  • Local |Government, Politics | December 08, 2013

    Local group proposes complete parks overhaul

    The city commission may ultimately agree or disagree with a local group’s proposal to revamp Manhattan’s entire system of parks and sports facilities – but the report isn’t likely to be digested quickly. Yes, it’s that comprehensive, and contains several spectacular suggested

  • Local | December 08, 2013

    Two-story house saved from blaze

    The Manhattan Fire Department saved a two-story house from burning to the ground Friday night. At 10:46 p.m., the department was called to 3144 Ella Lane.  Department officials said that upon arrival, crews found a two-story residential structure with light smoke coming from the rear

  • Local | December 08, 2013

    Don’t whine! It’s actually been colder

    Obviously, it’s cold outside. In fact, weather services have predicted this will be one of the coldest weeks ever recorded during this time of the year. The forecast calls a mean temperature of 23.6 degrees for the week ending Monday, according to information gathered by

  • Football | December 08, 2013

    Wild weekend muddies Cats’ bowl picture

    Just 48 hours ago, Kansas State looked like it would more than likely be headed to the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. But after two days of college football upsets, Wildcat fans might not know where they’re headed until tonight at 7:30. With Northern Illinois’ loss

  • Women's Basketball | December 08, 2013

    Reserves lead Cats to blowout win

    Kansas State coach Deb Patterson understands how difficult it is to win without a deep bench. After Saturday, Grambling State also understands that challenge. (s State freshman point guard Kindred Wesemann drives past Grambling State’s Dominique Patrick on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. The

  • Local | December 08, 2013

    Donated fire truck completes its journey to Zambia

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    It took one year, a hundred thousand bucks and a slow boat to Africa. Yes, it was that long ago when Colin Noble decided to buy a used fire truck auctioned off by the City of Manhattan - hoping to donate it to the people

  • Columns | December 08, 2013

    Cameron: Royals unable to snag Beltran, but still have options

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals fans first were disappointed on Friday night. Then they got angry. The news that caused all the fuss was veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran agreeing to a 3-year, $45 million contract with the New York Yankees. All by itself, Beltran to the Yanks

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Lanie Page leads Wamego to win

    At Holton, Wamego junior Lanie Page scored 25 points as the Red Raiders won their second game of the season, beating Holton, 45-34. It was a closer game than Thursday’s rout of Rossville, as Holton trailed 10-8 after the first quarter, and just 18-14 at

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Riley County 60, Newton 30

    At Hays, the Falcons secured their spot in the Hays City Shootout championship game with a 60-30 win over Newton. Taylor Oliver scored 12 points on four 3-pointers, while Katelyn Thomson scored 11 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers. The Falcons led 13-5 after the first

  • Area Schools | December 08, 2013

    Valley Heights 58, Blue Rapids 41

    At Blue Rapids, Brandi Roepke scored 27 points as Valley Heights beat Centralia on Friday, 58-41. Roepke made 12 baskets, including a 3-pointer, while teammate Sidney Blackburn scored 17 points. The Mustangs led 13-11 after the first quarter, but used a big second quarter to lead 34-23 at


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