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  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. I sub-state game. Early, Linn

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 07, 2014

    St. Marys girl reports van following her

    ST. MARYS — An 11-year-old girl reported she was chased by a white van in St. Marys around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, but she managed to run home. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the incident, in which it was reported the girl

  • Men's Basketball | March 07, 2014

    Cats’ four seniors reach home finale

    Coming off a run to the Elite Eight in 2010, Kansas State signed a promising recruiting class that included three freshmen. On Saturday, a class of four seniors, including two from that freshmen group — Shane Southwell and Will Spradling — will play their final games in Bramlage

  • March 07, 2014

    South Carolina suspends former K-State coach Martin


    South Carolina coach Frank Martin was suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to No. 1 Florida and won’t be with the team when it plays at Mississippi State on Saturday. Gamecocks athletic director Ray Tanner announced the suspension

  • Manhattan High School | March 06, 2014

    MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60. Manhattan had the chance to tie in the final seconds, but two costly turnovers in the final seconds sealed the loss. The

  • Editorials | March 06, 2014

    Fake Patty’s Day challenges familiar

    We hope celebrants at this year’s Fake Patty’s Day — that’s Saturday, by the way — don’t do something so dumb, like trying to drive while drunk or picking a fight in a crowded bar, that it gets someone hurt. We similarly hope

  • Local |Business | March 06, 2014

    Businesses gearing up for Fake Patty’s

    Manhattan and Aggieville businesses are ready to go for Saturday’s Fake Patty’s Day, as thousands of college students and assorted partiers from around the region celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. And so, fortunately, are five different law enforcement agencies. “We have had

  • Local |Education | March 06, 2014

    Morton hired as new Northview principal

    The USD 383 Board of Education announced Wednesday night that Cleion Morton has been hired as the new principal at Northview Elementary School. Morton is currently the principal at Mill Creek Valley Middle School and Junior High in Paxico, and has served in that position since 2007.

  • Columns | March 06, 2014

    An evening conversation: a fine place to be

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    We are in the process of hiring a reporter. No, this isn’t a want ad — unless, of course, you’re a gifted writer/reporter with years of newspaper experience and a burning desire to follow the exploits of local law enforcement. (If you do

  • Local |Education | March 06, 2014

    Officials apologize for tax mishap

    The theme at Wednesday evening’s USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education was apology. District managers made it clear they were profusely sorry for errors made while failing to withhold Kansas tax for many employees’ paychecks. “I want to apologize to the teachers and the staff

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