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  • Obituaries | February 26, 2014


    Kenneth Wayne Meyer, 86, of Topeka, formerly of Alma, died Monday at his home.  He was a life-long resident of the area. Ken was born June 2, 1927, in Alma. He was the son of Hermann and Matilde Richter Meyer.  Ken’s father died early and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 26, 2014

    Amber Alert for Texas teen canceled in Kansas

    An Amber Alert for a missing Texas teen believed to be in Kansas was canceled Wednesday morning. Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas requested the alert for Nomei Velazquez, 15, Tuesday night. The girl had been missing since Monday. The alert went to Kansas because the girl’

  • Obituaries | February 26, 2014


    Melvin D. Johnson, 68, of Manhattan, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born Nov. 16, 1945. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Movies | February 26, 2014

    Writer/director experiments with familiar formula


    All good action movie fans know the Luc Besson formula. The French writer and director, who got his start with surprisingly Hollywood movies like “La Femme Nikita” and “The Professional,” now has a scheme for making successful shoot ’em ups based in Paris (or at

  • 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,

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