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  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Eisenhower finishes fifth in league

    The Eisenhower eighth grade girls’ basketball team took fifth in the Centennial League tournament by beating Anthony in the consolation finals. The tournament started for Eisenhower with a loss to Emporia last Thursday, followed by a 50-31 win over Junction City on Saturday, led by

  • Baseball | December 18, 2013

    K-State announces baseball schedule

    The K-State baseball team, coming off a 2013 season in which it won its first conference title in 80 years and reached the Super Regionals for the first time, has announced its slate of 55 regular season games in 2014. The new campaign kicks off on February 14 while the

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Anthony seventh grade wins league

    The Anthony Middle School seventh grade girls’ basketball team won the Centennial League title on Saturday. The Tornadoes beat Washburn Rural 28-18 in the championship game to finish with a 13-1 final record. The roster includes Haleigh Harper, Preston Reid, Brooklyn Cink, Garrin Williams, Chloe

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Flint Hills Christian plays three games

    The Flint Hills Christian junior and senior high teams were in action on Tuesday, playing Heritage and St. Johns. The junior high girls lost to heritage 20-16, while the boys lost 47-8. The senior high boys lost to St. Johns 46-32.

  • Area Schools | December 18, 2013

    Hanover 41, Blue Valley-Randolph 28

    At Hanover, the Rams played close, but from behind all night long against the Wildcats, spotting Hanover a six-point lead after the first quarter before keeping it close in the next three. Shelby Peter scored nine points to lead the Rams, with Megan Plummer scoring

  • December 17, 2013

    Majority rules commission on Tuesday

    City commissioners voted 3-2 to keep the current appointment process of the Convention and Visitors Bureau advisory board under the control of the Chamber, but amended the board’s makeup to include a non-voting commissioner. They also required reports from the director of the CVB

  • December 17, 2013

    It could be pot luck (or not) for Kansas

    Let’s say your next-door neighbor wants to have a good time — and decides a party atmosphere ought to be available just about whenever the mood strikes him. So he rents out a spare room to four members of a rock band, and lets them

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 17, 2013

    Feds: Plot to steal rice goes back 3 years

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    A criminal complaint against a Manhattan man claims that a conspiracy to steal rice seed samples from a Junction City research facility began more than three years ago. FBI Special Agent Charles Campbell said Weiqiang Zhang of Manhattan and Wengui Yan of Stuttgart, Ark., arranged

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | December 17, 2013

    County on hook for shooter’s treatment?

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County may have to pay for part or all of the medical expenses of a 33-year-old man injured last Tuesday in a shooting incident at a Manhattan hotel. County Counselor John Watt advised county commissioners Monday the county may be liable for medical

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 17, 2013

    Law board denies seatbelt grant

    The Riley County Law Board Monday denied RCPD a state grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation for seat belt enforcement. The commissioners voted 6-1 against KDOT’s Nighttime Seat Belt Enforcement Program grant, which is awarded to local and state law enforcement agencies for


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