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  • Area Schools | January 22, 2014

    BV-Randolph 46, Frankfort 43, OT

    At Washington, the Rams beat Frankfort in a closely-matched game that ended in overtime in the first consolation game for both teams at the Twin Valley League tournament. Game information and individual scoring were not available. Frankfort wraps its tournament week with a game against

  • Men's Basketball | January 22, 2014

    Texas beats K-State at buzzer, 67-64

    AUSTIN, Texas — There was just 1.9 seconds left on the clock, and not much time for Texas to do more than catch the ball and hurl it toward the basket. And that’s exactly what the Longhorns did — to win the game and shock No. 22 Kansas

  • Men's Basketball | January 22, 2014

    Cats’ normally steady ‘D’ falls short

    AUSTIN, Texas — Throughout the season, Kansas State has made a living on playing good defense and getting clutch offense when it needed it most. On Tuesday against Texas, that recipe for success didn’t fall into place, as the Longhorns defeated the 22nd-ranked Wildcats, 67-64,

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2014

    MHS girls outlast Washburn Rural

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed undefeated in Centennial League play with a 33-27 win over Washburn Rural. The Indians hit 3 of 4 crucial free throws — two from Par McNair and one from Darby Price — to build up a lead in the final minutes that

  • January 21, 2014

    City commission approves regional transit board

    City commissioners on Tuesday voted 3-2 to support the creation of a regional transportation board with commissioner Wynn Butler and mayor John Matta dissenting. They also approved by a vote of 5-0 a resolution authorizing city officials to use the excess taxes collected from the

  • January 21, 2014

    Longhorns beat No. 22 K-State at buzzer

    AUSTIN, Texas — Texas forward Jonathan Holmes made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from the corner to beat No. 22 Kansas State, 67-64, on Tuesday night at the Frank Erwin Center. K-State, which had its two-game win streak snapped with the loss, got a shot to fall from Shane

  • Local | January 21, 2014

    Cold and colder: Fronts causing fickle temps


    Most Kansans know the old saying that if you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute because it will change. This week is no different, except that changes will range from cold to really, really cold. Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp said

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | January 21, 2014

    Yet another regional entity?

    Is there a new organization in the region? Delegates to the leaders’ retreat organized by the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce last weekend saw action items in the official program and slides displayed during presentations — all referring to the Flint Hills Economic Development District. You

  • Columns | January 21, 2014

    An evening conversation: are we hooked?

    Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Here’s an interesting theory you hear more and more often these days — the idea that we’ve all become slaves to technology, that we’ve lost all touch with the old-fashioned way of life. Fascinating notion, eh? I thought about it and decided to

  • Local |Education | January 21, 2014

    Board to make 2014-15 budget plan

    The USD 383 school board will start “far in advance planning” for the 2014-15 budget during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. Budget director Lew Faust said he would show a projection of next year’s budget authority to the school

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