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  • ‘The Music Man,’ gallery openings and more

    Ben Hopper Contributing writer This weekend, ya got trouble, with a capital T, just down the road in Wamego. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “The Music Man,” the Tony Award-winning show written by Meredith Wilson and set in River Bend, .

  • Cats fall flat in loss to Frogs

    FORT WORTH, Texas — Coming off an emotional win over Oklahoma, it seemed like the Kansas State men’s basketball team might be steering the ship back in a positive direction. On Wednesday, it all went back the other way in .

  • Wildcats suffer road loss at Texas

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team is showing just how difficult it is to beat a team twice in a season. For the second straight game, the Wildcats failed to finish off a season sweep of an opponent, as .

  • Jones earns 2nd weekly Big 12 honor

    Kansas State’s Akela Jones was named Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Female Athlete of the Week for a second time this February on Tuesday, earning the accolade for her showing last weekend at the Tyson Invitational. Jones’ performance in .

  • Police expect 4 times normal number of arrests for event

    Riley County police expect this year’s Fake Patty’s Day Celebration, which will take place on March 7, to be similar to last year. What does that mean, exactly? For the last three years, during the 35 hours surrounding Fake Patty’.

  • ‘Stealth’ antennas approved for Bluemont Hotel

    If things go correctly, you won’t see the city’s latest move, but you will experience the change. After the Manhattan City Commission’s approval Tuesday, U.S. Cellular will install three pairs of “stealth” telecommunication antennas near the .

  • Board members at odds about agenda policy

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board meeting turned into a policy dispute after two hours of smooth discussion on Tuesday afternoon. Board chair Robert Boyd accused board member Wynn Butler of breaking Kansas statute 19-4430 when Butler sent an .

  • Wamego commission denies citizens’ building code petition

    An issue between the Wamego City Commission and property owners will appear on a ballot question nearly a year after the point of contention was created. Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday not to accept a petition that proposed eliminating the requirement .

  • Committee hears proposed athletic, activity cuts

    A USD 383 budget committee discussed the future of officials, games, coaches, field trips, choreographers while considering recommendations to trim the district’s budget. The USD 383 Budget Advisory Committee discussed potential cuts in the district’s athletic and activity programs at .

  • MHS girls finish season sweep of Trojans Mhs5.phatch

    Behind another night of stifling defense, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got the season sweep over Topeka High Tuesday night in a 51-31 win. The victory keeps Manhattan atop both the Centennial League standings as well as the sub-state .

  • Page out in Wamego at season’s end

    Wamego girls’ basketball coach Jim Page’s contract will be terminated at the end of this season, according to a report by Topeka’s WIBW. Page was suspended for Tuesday night’s game at Clay Center. On Wednesday morning, USD 320 .

  • Final play of middle school game goes viral

    A last-second shot that got stuck on the back iron in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game has gotten national attention. Video of the play, which occurred Monday night in St. Marys, has been picked up on the .





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