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  • Manhattan High School | September 06, 2013

    MHS volleyball to open season Saturday in Olathe

    Despite fielding a talented team last season, Manhattan High volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht knew something was missing. Last year, the Indians saw their season end abruptly with an upset loss to Junction City at sub-state. That loss exemplified what was lacking in a season full

  • Football | September 06, 2013

    Cats say they have renewed confidence


    Perhaps Daniel Sams said it best this week. Then again, maybe it was Bill Snyder and what he said first. Kansas State’s coach publically scolded his team following the Wildcats’ 24-21 loss to North Dakota State last Friday night. Snyder said he wanted to

  • Football | September 06, 2013

    Sams pushes for more playing time


    In the course of one play last Friday, Daniel Sams may have changed his entire season outlook. The Kansas State quarterback came onto the field in the third quarter in place of starter Jake Waters to convert a third and short, and ended up in

  • Football | September 06, 2013

    Reeling Wildcats look to slow speedy Cajuns


    North Dakota State’s experience and toughness were tough to deal with in Week 1. In Week 2, Kansas State has to face a team built on speed, and it won’t be any easier. Fresh off the season-opening loss to the Bison, the Wildcats will take

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2013

    East campus, preschool to be topics at retreat

    The USD 383 school board will focus its fall retreat on the conditions of the Manhattan High east campus and College Hill Preschool. Board members decided to focus on those topics during their regular meeting Wednesday. The retreat will continue discussions regarding the two buildings that

  • Local |Education | September 05, 2013

    Fort Riley named top middle school in nation

    Fort Riley Middle School has been named the top middle school in the country — the first time a school on a military installation has received the honor. The National Association of Middle School Principals announced this week that it had selected Fort Riley Middle School

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 05, 2013

    Holeman wary of tax bill

    Riley County commissioners are preparing to fight a measure likely to resurface in the 2014 Kansas Legislature that would reshape operations of the Court of Tax Appeals, jeopardizing county tax receipts in the process. County counselor Clancy Holeman told commissioners that the bill, which was introduced

  • Arts, Leisure | September 05, 2013

    BMX show, barbecue among events at K-State Family Day

    Extended members of the K-State Family will be here this weekend to celebrate the annual K-State Family Day. Families and the public can enjoy a day of activities on and around campus. Activities begin at 9 a.m. Saturday. Stop by the K-State Student Union for

  • Local |Business | September 05, 2013

    Riley ranks among fastest growing counties in nation

    Riley County was recognized as the 15th fastest growing county in a recent nationwide study. The study was conducted by a group at, a comparison website based in San Francisco. Divya Raghavan, a senior analyst at NerdWallet, said the study considered employment, population

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 05, 2013

    ‘That’s what she said’: Lessons from TV

    Educators seeking to explain supply and demand to economics students need look no further than fictional Princess Unicorn dolls. Dan Kuester, director of economic undergraduate studies at Kansas State University, says a popular TV show may open the door to understanding numerous economic principles. Kuester,

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