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  • Men's Basketball | February 26, 2014

    Wildcats rally for rare road victory


    LUBBOCK, Texas — It’s easy to admit now, but Kansas State’s Marcus Foster thought it was going to happen again. After all, the freshman guard had seen it six straight times on the road already. “I was thinking, ‘here we go, it’s going

  • Women's Basketball | February 26, 2014

    Three years, one season: Leick’s career is winding down


    Three regular season games or six days. No matter how one wants to look at it, that’s what remains in the Kansas State career Katya Leick waited so long to get started. The Wildcat senior will play her final game at Bramlage Coliseum on

  • Football | February 26, 2014

    K-State lands early QB commitment

    Seeing no need to drag out the recruitment process any longer, dynamic Hays High quarterback Alex Delton chose Kansas State on Tuesday, giving the Wildcats their first commitment of the 2015 signing class. “I’m very comfortable with them,” Delton told during a January

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    Hayden nips MHS boys

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night. After trailing by 10 heading into the fourth quarter, Manhattan rallied almost all the way back in the fourth quarter, cutting the

  • February 25, 2014

    Cats finally win on the road, beat Tech 60-56

    LUBBOCK, Texas — It looked like the Kansas State men’s basketball team was slowly, but surely headed to its seventh straight road loss on Tuesday. But somehow, the Wildcats found a way in a 60-56 win at Texas Tech. Trailing 42-34, a technical foul on

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    MHS girls beat Hayden

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play. With a showdown looming against fellow undefeated league opponent Seaman on Friday,

  • Movies | February 25, 2014

    Movie ‘Endless Love’ strictly for 12-year-old girls


    Bob Walkenhorst wrote, “Some things are classic/Some things are just old.” The new movie “Endless Love” is a very simple romance, so straight-forward a cliché that it would be irritating except that after the first reel most viewers really won’t be paying attention.

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 25, 2014

    Women, children focus of first health board meeting

    The Riley County Board of Health held its inaugural meeting Monday night — although attendees didn’t exactly get to see a host of new faces. The Riley County Commission now officially serves as the Board of Health, as well — same people, different role. On Monday

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | February 25, 2014

    Officials learn about Amber Alert system

    The inner workings of the Amber Alert system were explained at Monday’s intergovernmental luncheon in a discussion prompted by last week’s abduction of 10-year-old Hailey Owens of Springfield, Mo. Riley County Police Department director Brad Schoen said Amber Alert is a federal system

  • Local |Business | February 25, 2014

    Appraised values up by $1 million in Pottawatomie County for 2014

    WESTMORELAND — The appraised value of property in Pottawatomie County increased by about $1 million in 2014, according to Lois Schlegel, county appraiser. Schlegel gave county commissioners an overview Monday of the appraised values of land and buildings, as well as an update on residential home sales and

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