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  • Snyder impressed by Swoopes’ growth Swoopescolor.phatch

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder says Tyrone Swoopes has come a long way since being named Texas’ starting quarterback in Week 2 this season. The big sophomore, after all, has had to learn on the fly for the Longhorns, who went .

  • Police to begin testing cameras

    Riley County police will start testing body cameras on Nov. 5. There will be 11 cameras assigned to various officers within the Riley County Police Department, Capt. Tim Hegarty told the Riley County law board on Monday. The cameras will be worn .

  • Work aims to improve road’s safety

    Riley County commissioners approved plans to improve the safety of Wildcat Creek Road after residents in the area voiced concerns recently. On Monday, commissioners approved dust mitigation efforts for the road during the spring and summer months. The measure also .

  • Preschool, adult education discussion on retreat agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will focus on preschoolers and adult education during a retreat meeting Wednesday. Board members will discuss the district’s preschools and adult education programs. The retreat will give school board members a chance to talk about .

  • K-State students to face new admissions standards

    Incoming freshmen next year will face different admissions standards than current students to get into K-State and the five other Regents universities. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the changes to qualified admissions standards five years ago to go in .

  • Cossey appears in Ogden attempted-murder case

    Two victims in an attempted murder and robbery case testified Tuesday in Riley County District Court during a preliminary hearing for a man accused of stabbing one of them. Johnny Cossey, 38, is charged with first-degree attempted murder, two counts of .

  • Residential, vacant lot sales at all-time high

    Homes and vacant lots in Pottawatomie County have sold in record numbers this year. Through the first nine months of the year, residential and vacant lot sales have already eclipsed last year’s totals, Appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners .

  • Columbian looks back with ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ G.w.clift1

    It isn’t difficult to understand why the staff of Wamego’s Columbian Theatre would choose to stage “Meet Me in St. Louis.” The musical makes all sorts of references to the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904, which was .

  • Music beautiful, complex, baffling

    The McCain Performance Series recently hosted a musical collaboration. String quartet ETHEL opened the set with the Marcelo Zarvos composition “Arrival.” The exuberant opening created a fairly high expectation for the evening. Two founding members of ETHEL, Ralph Ferris on .

  • Woman held after chase

    ST. MARYS — The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman who it says led officers on a slow-speed chase and ran into a police car. Deputies say the chase began Sunday night after authorities received a call about .

  • Seaton: Never been a suffering Royals fan Ned seaton

    A lot of the stories you read about the Kansas City Royals these days include the term “long-suffering.” As in “Long-suffering Kansas City Royals fans are finally rewarded for their patience as their team prepares for the World Series.” I .

  • MHS soccer pounds Chargers, 7-0 Mhssoccer5.phatch

    In a dominant win over Topeka West Monday night at Bishop Stadium, something happened to the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that hadn’t happened in 15 years under head coach Frank Alonso. The team had a goal come off the .







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