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  • Area Schools | February 15, 2014

    Wamego 48, Abilene16

    At Abilene, the Red Raiders took a 20-point lead to halftime and kept pouring it on the second half, routing Abilene to stay unbeaten. Lanie Page led Wamego with 18 points, with Allison Seufert chipping in 13. Wamego (16-0, 6-0 NCKL) hosts Clay Center on Tuesday.

  • Area Schools | February 15, 2014

    Rock Creek 45, St. Marys 39

    At St. Marys, the Mustangs overcame a two-point halftime deficit to take a five-point lead into the third quarter and hold on for the win. Individual scoring was not available. Rock Creek (4-12, 2-6 Mid-East) travels to Chapman.

  • Area Schools | February 15, 2014

    Riley Co. 58, Wabaunsee 52

    At Alma, the Falcons overcame a slow start and a five-point first-quarter deficit with a strong second quarter, outscoring the Chargers 25-16 to take a four-point halftime lead. Riley County took an eight-point lead to the fourth quarter and held on for the win. Madison

  • February 15, 2014

    Olympian with Kansas ties honors late father

    Katie uhlaender1

    Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia. An American woman is competing in the Olympic event called the skeleton. This woman isn’t just representing America, she is especially representing rural Kansas. Katie Uhlaender is the young Olympian with the Kansas connection. She must have gotten her interest

  • Men's Basketball | February 15, 2014

    Cats lose in two OTs at Baylor

    WACO, Texas — The Kansas State men’s basketball team crumbled on the road again on Saturday, losing 87-73 in two overtimes at Baylor. The Wildcats (17-8, 7-5) blew a nine-point lead at halftime, and then blew a 10-point lead in the second half, leading to

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    T-Birds beat Indians, 69-58

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t get over the hump against Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night, capping a long week with a 69-58 loss to the Thunderbirds. In their first game following the resignation of coach Tim Brooks, Manhattan got off

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS girls ease past Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night. Shawnee Heights cut the Manhattan lead to six midway through the third quarter but couldn’t sustain the momentum into the

  • Local |Business | February 14, 2014

    It’s all hands on deck for local florists on Valentine’s Day

    Betsy baddeley.phatch

    They’re just like Santa’s elves working behind the scenes, but it’s not Christmas, of course. Florists in Manhattan flower shops have been working like mad this week to make sure people receive bouquets of roses, teddy bears and boxes of chocolates for

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 14, 2014

    Sherow enters House race

    Jim sherow.phatch

    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow is officially in the race for the U.S. House 1st District seat. After starting an exploratory committee last month, he released a statement Friday stating he filed paperwork for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan.,

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 14, 2014

    Ott named public works director

    Robert Ott has been promoted to director of Public Works for Manhattan effective immediately. City manager Ron Fehr said Friday that Ott will be responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing all facets of operations, budget and personnel within the Department of Public Works, which

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