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  • Area Schools | September 13, 2013

    Eisenhower Middle School opens volleyball season

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade volleyball teams opened their seasons Thursday with three matches at Shawnee Heights. EMS A team lost to Shawnee Heights in three games (25-20, 25-27, 10-15). Eisenhower A then lost a match against Seaman (25-20, 25-12, 4-15). EMS rebounded and

  • September 13, 2013

    Riley County hosts triangular

    The Riley County volleyball team hosted a triangular with Council Grove and Herington on Thursday night, coming out 2-0. The Falcons started with a win against Herington (25-16, 25-23), before completing the night with a win against Council Grove (25-22, 25-21). Riley County (5-1) hosts

  • Area Schools | September 13, 2013

    Anthony Middle School opens volleyball season

    The Anthony Middle School eighth grade volleyball team opened its season Thursday with matches against Junction City, Fort Riley and Emporia. The Anthony A team defeated Fort Riley 25-6 and 25-4. Meghan Klug had two kills and Nicole Keller had 10 service winners.  The A

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 12, 2013

    2 arrested for murder in Burroughs case

    Two people were arrested Wednesday for first-degree murder in connection with the death of 68-year-old John Burroughs, who was found dead in his trailer at Redbud Estates Sunday. Christina Marie Love, 49 — reportedly a friend of Burroughs — and James McKenith, 33, both of 530 Pierre St., No. 1, are

  • Local | September 12, 2013

    Manhattan contestant proudly shows her tattoos

    Miss kansas body art.phatch

    A Manhattan woman competing in the Miss America pageant made history Wednesday night by being the first contestant to display a tattoo. Theresa Vail, a K-State student competing as Miss Kansas, said it was not her intent to shock viewers with her display of a

  • Arts, Leisure | September 12, 2013

    Band Day, plus Snowden lecture

    Plan.your.week1

    Construction has affected many things in Manhattan this summer. The annual K-State Band Day is no exception. With the construction downtown, there are some changes to the parade route. This year, more than 2,000 high school students will participate in Bandy Day festivities. The annual parade

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 12, 2013

    County re-writes Public Building Commission bylaws

    The Riley County Commission re-wrote a draft resolution and bylaws for a proposed Public Building Commission Thursday, striking two articles that would have limited such a commission’s authority. Commissioners decided to remove an article that would have required the setting of a ceiling on

  • Columns | September 12, 2013

    Homecare & Hospice invaluable

    Homecare & Hospice recently celebrated its 35th anni-versary of service to the Manhattan community and surrounding area, and we would like to thank every staff member, volunteer and supporter who has helped us to grow during that time. Just five years ago, we had the

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 12, 2013

    K-State doctoral student honored for research

    Stephanie Pearson’s research is breaking boundaries, and now she’s got the award to prove it. Pearson, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction, New York City, is the first recipient of the newly established University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award. The $10,000 award recognizes

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | September 12, 2013

    Defendant takes stand in child sodomy trial

    A soldier being tried on charges of molesting a 7-year-old girl took the witness stand to deny the allegations Wednesday afternoon. George Ferenz, 30, who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas, is charged with attempted rape, two counts of aggravated criminal sodomy and two counts of


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