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  • Library’s ‘Good Books Club’ ready to roll with discussions and more Janet.ulrey.librarian

    The “Good Books Club” is off and running. If you have a desire to join great book discussions with other book lovers, come talk about books with us! This fall we are launching a monthly Thursday night book discussion series. .

  • ‘Other Story’ shows layered self-portrait

    “The Other Story” is aptly named. First and foremost it’s the story of Nicholas Kolt, a 29-year-old best-selling author. He’s an arrogant celebrity who is hooked on himself and Twitter and is supposed to be writing his next .

  • Indians rout Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — Despite the efforts of two talented Topeka West players, it was business as usual for the Manhattan High football team against the Chargers, with the Tribe winning handily Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, 42-7. After thoroughly dominating Highland .

  • Valley Heights wins district opener, 33-28

    At Valley Falls, the Valley Heights Mustangs rallied in the fourth quarter to win their district opener against Valley Falls, 33-28. The Mustangs (2-3) started with a 21-6 halftime lead, but fell behind 22-21 after Valley Falls scored 16 unanswered points .

  • Wamego 14, Clay Center 6

    At Clay Center, one week after suffering its first NCKL loss since 2011, Wamego got in another close one on Friday at Clay Center. The Red Raiders managed to come away with the win, beating Clay Center on the road, 14-6. .

  • Axtell 62, Frankfort 28

    At Frankfort, things didn’t turn out too well for Frankfort in its district opener, as a powerful Axtell team rang up 62 points in a 62-28 win over the Wildcats. The Wildcats got 93 rushing yards out of Jase Suther, who .

  • Pike Valley 58, Blue Vlley 20

    At Pike Valley, the Blue Valley Rams were denied their first win of the season in a district contest on Friday, losing to Pike Valley, 58-20. The Rams (0-5) will be seeking their first win of the season next week .

  • Indians finish 1st, 2nd at Junction City Invitational

    After two straight weeks of running at meets featuring talented teams from around the Midwest region, not just the state of Kansas, the Manhattan High cross country team returned to its usual level of competition and finished first in the .

  • Corn prices drop as crop has record-breaking year

    Corn prices dove to a five-year low this week, driven lower by heavy supplies of the grain. On Tuesday, the USDA released its quarterly grain stockpile report, showing a whopping 1.236 billion bushels of corn leftover from last year. Meanwhile, as .

  • Manhattan routs Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, routing the Chargers 42-7 in a game that was never close. Topeka West moved the ball more effectively .

  • Fans mark Snyder’s upcoming 75th during radio show Bill.phatch

    Bill Snyder, dressed in a black suit, strolled into a Big 8 Room full of Topeka Catbackers before his radio show Thursday and smiled warmly. Through the windows of the Vanier Football Complex, workers were taking practice equipment off of the .

  • Law-enforcement cost low compared with peer counties

    RILEY — Riley County commissioners began their month-long road tour at the Riley Centre Thursday morning. The four-city road trip also will include stops in Ogden, Randolph and Leonardville so other communities can see their county commissioners in action. In Riley, .







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