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  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Clerks say it’s mostly men slogging on late gift search

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    A serious and perhaps panicky stream of men are expected to come out and shop in the last few days before Christmas, according to several Manhattan merchants. Women? Not so much. This has to be considered a very unscientific study, but store employees at Manhattan

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 22, 2013

    Retired: City staff celebrates with Zilkie

    Ironically, he claims to have no plans. Steve Zilkie, Manhattan’s senior planner, held his retirement party at City Hall on Friday. Zilkie has been a planner with the city since 1984. Assistant director for planning Eric Cattell said Zilkie has had a hand in developing

  • Local |Business | December 22, 2013

    Family moves to Habitat home just in time for holiday joy

    OGDEN – A family of three moved into their brand new home last week, just in time for Christmas. Nikki Crabtree and her two children Kennedy, 6, and Kaleb, 3, have a home to decorate for the holidays, thanks to the Manhattan Area Habitat for Humanity. The Crabtree

  • Men's Basketball | December 22, 2013

    Wildcats net upset of Zags, 72-62

    WICHITA — Saturday’s game between Kansas State and No. 21 Gonzaga was billed as the second meeting between two heavyweight contenders, complete with corner introductions from a “ring announcer.” The Wildcats came out with flurry of punches in both the first and second half, and after

  • Women's Basketball | December 22, 2013

    K-State women fall at Hampton in 2OT

    HAMPTON, Va. — The Kansas State women’s basketball team used a pair of late comebacks in regulation and the first overtime, but it wasn’t enough on Saturday. Hampton edged the Wildcats in the second overtime to come away with an 86-75 victory at the

  • Football | December 22, 2013

    Nine Wildcats earn honors from Phil Steele

    Nine Kansas State football players — including All-America selections Tyler Lockett, Ryan Mueller and Ty Zimmerman — earned postseason honors from Phil Steele on Friday. Lockett and Mueller each earned Second-Team All-America accolades and Zimmerman was named to the fourth team, while all three picked up First-Team

  • Baseball | December 22, 2013

    K-State baseball ranked 28th to start season

    Coming off its first conference title in 80 years and first trip to a Super Regional, the Kansas State baseball team earned its highest preseason ranking ever on Friday — checking in at No. 28 in Collegiate Baseball’s Fabulous 40 NCAA Division-I poll. It is the first time

  • Manhattan High School | December 22, 2013

    MHS takes 12th at Flatwater Fracas

    This weekend’s trip to Grand Island, Neb., was the final opportunity to get bouts in before the holiday break, and the Manhattan High wrestling team made the most of it. The Indians finished in 12th place in the 32-team Flatwater Fracas, which features some

  • Area Schools | December 22, 2013

    Valley Heights’ boys stay undefeated

    BLUE RAPIDS — For the first time all season, the undefeated Valley Heights boys’ basketball team was tested. But it was still able to hold off Doniphan West, 62-58, to win its fifth straight game. Leading the entire way, Valley Heights (5-0) seemed to have the

  • Area Schools | December 22, 2013

    Mustangs run past Doniphan West, 64-42

    BLUE RAPIDS — TheValley Heights girls blitzed the visiting Doniphan West Mustangs from beginning to end for a 64-42 victory on Friday night to stay undefeated. Mustangs’ sophomore Brandi Roepke led all scorers with 28 points, while junior Sidney Blackburn finished with 23 to combine for 51 of Valley


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