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  • Columns |Football | September 16, 2013

    Kinder: Mr. Brown, say hi to Mr. Solich

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    If history truly does repeat itself, then Mack Brown may be without a job very soon. The longtime Texas football coach is struggling these days to explain away the Longhorns’ two straight losses they’ll carry into Saturday’s game against Kansas State in Austin.

  • Football | September 16, 2013

    Nelson has two TDs in Packers’ win

    Former Kansas State receiver Jordy Nelson is off to a hot start for the Green Packers. The Riley native caught two more touchdowns Sunday, giving him three already this season. The former All-American caught three passes for 66 yards overall, helping the Packers beat the Washington

  • Columns |Football | September 15, 2013

    Guggisberg: Defense still lacking consistency


    If the loss to North Dakota State alarmed some fans two weeks ago, Saturday night’s 37-7 win over lowly UMass should put them in full-on crisis mode. Let’s start with the obvious. This defense can’t stop anybody — not for four quarters, anyway.

  • Columns | September 15, 2013

    Putin makes Obama look like an amateur

    Having studied Russia for more than 50 years, I never thought I would say that a Russian leader has outsmarted a United States president. Unfortunately, that is no longer the case. When it comes to foreign policy, the most important element behind any leader is credibility.&

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 15, 2013

    A day of fun for 2,000 high school musicians


    High school bands from around the state and elsewhere converged at Kansas State University Saturday to participate in the annual Band Day parade and football game performance. More than 2,000 musicians from nearly 30 high schools as close as Manhattan High and as distant as Peculiar, Mo.

  • Local |Traffic | September 15, 2013

    Motorists barged through Band Day parade


    Riley County police had a hard time keeping traffic off the Band Day parade route Saturday. The parade, which began at Triangle Park, looped around City Park along 11th Street, Poyntz Avenue and 14th Street and back to Triangle Park, was frequently interrupted by motorists

  • Manhattan High School | September 15, 2013

    Late touchdown, defense carries Indians past Emporia

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    Manhattan High head football coach Joe Schartz knew his defense would have to put together a special performance for the Indians to win Friday night against Emporia. Even he couldn’t have predicted this. Despite scoring only six points in a forgettable offensive effort, Manhattan

  • Gardening | September 15, 2013

    For best taste, cure sweet potatoes and winter squash before eating


    Many vegetables you harvest are eaten right out of the garden. Two exceptions are winter squash and sweet potatoes. These crops need to “cure” to give time for sugars and flavor compounds to develop. When prepared straight from the garden, they will be watery and

  • Local | September 15, 2013

    Former local baker vying for $1 million

    Kellie White, former Westmoreland resident, and daughter of Marjorie Conklin and the late Gary Conklin, was recently named one of 60 semifinalists in the freshly redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.  Only 33 recipes will make it through to the next round. White, currently of Valley Park,

  • Area Schools | September 15, 2013

    St. Marys’ ground game too much for Valley Heights

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    ST MARYS — When a little guy and a big guy get in a fight, it doesn’t always end well for the little guy. That’s exactly what happened to Valley Heights on Friday, as the Mustangs got in a couple punches, but ultimately lost

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