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  • Lockett named Walter Camp All-American Lockett, tyler - mug.phatch

    For the second time in his distinguished career, Kansas State senior Tyler Lockett has been named a Walter Camp All-American, the Walter Camp Foundation announced Thursday evening during the ESPN College Football Awards Show. With the honor, Lockett has earned .

  • County approves building panel

    Riley County commissioners moved on Thursday to formally create a public building commission (PBC). After two public forums and much discussion over several months, commissioners unanimously passed a formation resolution creating a PBC that would give the county more flexibility .

  • NBAF measure included in bill

    Under a proposed continuing resolution, the National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility would have a construction contract by May 1, 2015, from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The provision allows DHS to sign construction contracts and is a commitment that the .

  • Indians take 3rd at home opener Brady200medleyrelay.phatch

    Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet. But at a triangular meet, facing two other schools with similar programs, what .

  • MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule. With seven duals in three days, featuring bouts against the defending Class 6A state champion Garden City Buffaloes as well as the current No. 1 in Class 5.

  • Wicked Marathon named state championship race

    Race officials with the Body First Wicked Marathon got an early Christmas present recently when the Kansas chapter of the Road Runners of America named the Wamego race as its official state championship event. The marathon, which debuted in 2014, will .

  • A shortcut to the budget shortfall

    You’ve got to give Gov. Sam Brownback at least a little credit. He’s come up with a set of proposals to offset a projected shortfall of $279 million in the next six and a half months, and he’s .

  • Celebrate with psalms with Reformed Presbyterians

    To the Editor: In the King James version of the Bible, the letter of James gives this instruction: “Is anyone happy? Let him sing psalms! (5:13). Perhaps no one takes this charge more literally than the Reformed Presbyterian Church, which is .

  • A fable of governance

    To the Editor: A Kansas hiker stumbled across the deadly viper, s. brownbackius, as he climbed the first hill of the Flint Hills. The snake called out to the hiker, “Please carry me to the top of this hill.” The .


    Lee Oliver Hinkle, 91, Greenleaf, died at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Survivors include his children; Diana Ellis and husband Buck of Auburn, Ronnie Hinkle and wife Lori of Waterville and Roger Hinkle and wife LaVerna .

  • Holiday performances, carriage rides and more

    Area stages are ringing in the holiday season with some classic holiday cheer. An entirely local cast of children in grades three through eight will bring the holiday classic, “Babes in Toyland,” to life at the Manhattan Arts Center. Mother .

  • Fourteen Wildcats named to All-Big 12 teams

    Led by Special Teams Player of the Year Tyler Lockett and Offensive Lineman of the Year B.J. Finney, Kansas State had 14 players named to the All-Big 12 teams as the conference office announced the coaches’ selections on Wednesday. Lockett — a .


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