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  • Volleyball | September 26, 2014

    Streaking Wildcats open conference action vs. Baylor

    Riding an 11-match winning streak and the second-best start in school history, the Kansas State volleyball team rolls into Big 12 play Saturday night against Baylor at Ahearn Field House. “We talk about how we played really well in the first phase of the season,” K-State

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 25, 2014

    500 Fort Riley soldiers to deploy

    Nearly 500 Fort Riley soldiers will deploy to the Mideast in late October as part of the U.S. effort to fight ISIL. The Department of Defense Thursday identified the 1st Infantry Division as the headquarters unit to deploy as part of the upcoming transition of

  • Local | September 25, 2014

    Author to lend expertise to weekend OZtoberFest events

    Painting.phatch

    WAMEGO — There’s no place like home, and for celebrated “The Wizard of Oz” historian and aficionado John Fricke, home is any place that honors the world’s most well-known farm girl from Kansas and the characters that surrounded her. This weekend, Wamego’s Oz

  • Local |Business | September 25, 2014

    Harms named Aggieville director

    Harms.phatch

    After celebrating 125 years last weekend, Aggieville has a new leader to guide the district into the future. Rod Harms is the new executive director of the Aggieville Business Association. In June, Evan Tuttle resigned from the position. Harms is president of the Civitas Group, a

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 25, 2014

    Gonzalez gets 10 years

    WESTMORELAND — Pablo Gonzalez will have much of his life ahead of him when he’s released from prison after he serves just more than 10 years for the unintentional second-degree murder of his friend, Levi Bishop. On Thursday in Pottawatomie County District Court, Judge Jeff Elder

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | September 25, 2014

    Defense questions letter in indecent liberties case

    Defense attorneys for a Fort Riley soldier found guilty of aggravated indecent liberties with a child have called into question a key piece of evidence used in last month’s trial. On Thursday, chief public defender Larry McRell, an attorney for 31-year-old Christopher Bates, said

  • Manhattan High School | September 25, 2014

    Indians looking to correct mistakes

    Mhs20.phatch

    All week in practice, Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz has preached at his team to become better football players. After narrowly defeating Hayden last week, 23-20, to stay undefeated on the year and claim a leg up in the race for a Centennial

  • General Activities | September 25, 2014

    Alma teen ready to defend title at American Royal

    Cooper.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Cooper Martin has a special place in his heart for the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo. “Defending my American Royal title is like defending my national title,” said Martin of Alma. The last 12 months have been pretty special for the high school

  • Editorials | September 25, 2014

    aTa Bus wheels go round and round

    It was gratifying earlier this week to learn that ridership on Manhattan’s bus system is rising — and rising significantly. As Anne Smith, director of the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency — aTa Bus — told Riley County commissioners, the system’s buses carried 29,881 passengers last month.

  • Letters | September 25, 2014

    We enjoyed everything about Manhattan… almost

    To the Editor: When Kansas State and ESPN moved the KSU-Auburn football game to a Thursday night, my wife and I were thrilled. With our work schedules, we knew we would not be able to take off portions of two weeks, but one was manageable.


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