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  • January 10, 2014

    Wyatt Thompson named Kansas Sportscaster of the Year

    For the second time in three years, the Voice of the Wildcats Wyatt Thompson has been named the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Thompson, who is in his 12th year as the play-by-play voice of the Wildcats, last

  • Area Schools | January 10, 2014

    Central Christian upends MCC men, 94-80

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Thursday night and lost, 94-80, to Central Christian College in McPherson.  Central shot 59 percent from the field, while the Crusaders connected on only 39 percent of their shots which enabled the Tigers to

  • Track & Field | January 10, 2014

    KSU track and field resumes action in Lawrence

    The K-State track and field team will be in Lawrence today for the Bill Easton Classic — the team’s first road meet of the indoor season — in Anschutz Sports Pavilion. It will be the second straight season the Wildcats will be competing in an indoor

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 09, 2014

    Manhattan man found dead at CiCo

    A 56-year-old Manhattan man found dead at CiCo Park in an apparent suicide Tuesday has been identified. Riley County police believe Tom Ellis, 721 Osage St., died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. A rifle was found at the scene. Ellis’ body was found around noon in

  • Local |Business | January 09, 2014

    Value of new construction high as building permits at 10-year low


    Due to a steep drop in the construction of new apartment complexes, the number of building permits issued in Manhattan in 2013 fell to its lowest level in a decade. At the same time, some large projects meant that the amount of property value constructed was

  • Local |Education | January 09, 2014

    Board OKs gun policy change

    The USD 383 school board accepted a first reading of a policy revision Wednesday that allows employees with concealed carry permits to keep a firearm in their vehicle. Superintendent Bob Shannon called it a “substantial revision.” “The law does not allow the board to deny an

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 09, 2014

    Soldier killed by vehicle

    A Fort Riley soldier died after being struck by a vehicle at the base on Tuesday. Spc. Ryan T. Christensen, 29, of Layton, Utah, was a petroleum supply specialist with the Company A, 101st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 09, 2014

    Three K-State grad programs gain recognition from student guide

    Three Kansas State University graduate programs have received recognition by, a student-rated guide. The website ranks the College of Arts and Sciences’ sociology graduate program No. 20 and the political science graduate program No. 23. The College of Veterinary Medicine’s graduate program is No. 24

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Darlene Y. Crabb, 75, of Keats, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. She was born on July 1, 1938, in Topeka. She was the daughter of Clarence and Dorothy (Griffin) Crawford. On June 16, 1957, at Frankfort, she was

  • Arts, Leisure | January 09, 2014

    John Denver tribute band, MAC watercolor exhibit


    There’s an unusually limited number of events on tap this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t worthwhile things to see and do.  For instance, you can guarantee there will be sunshine on your shoulders this weekend by checking out the John

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