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  • Men's Basketball | January 07, 2014

    Cats ranked No. 25 in new AP poll

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team has won nine in a row, including a 74-71 victory over then-No. 6 Oklahoma State this past weekend. On Monday, the Wildcats were rewarded, earning their first Top 25 ranking of the season, checking in at No. 25 in the Associated

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2014

    Undefeated Wamego still atop rankings

    In the latest version of the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings, the Wamego girls’ basketball team continued its run atop the Class 4A D-I poll, coming in at No. 1 for the fifth consecutive time. The undefeated Riley County girls came in at No. 2 in Class 3

  • Area Schools | January 07, 2014

    MCC women win two

    The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games last weekend at the Cookson Hills Classic in Oklahoma. The Crusaders defeated Johnson University 65-57 in the first game. MCC led at halftime 34-25. The game pitted MCC’s quickness against the inside muscle

  • Local | January 06, 2014

    Cold temps short of record


    It’s cold, but not that cold. The high on Sunday was a frigid 11 degrees Fahrenheit and the overnight low was minus-10. But those temperatures didn’t even get close to the records. Kansas State University Research and Extension climatologist Mary Knapp said the coldest

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Kobach letter: RCPD finds no voter fraud

    Prompted by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Riley County police recently investigated five cases of possible voter fraud. They found no evidence of wrongdoing. Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson and Riley County Police Director Brad Schoen said Monday that the investigation was prompted by

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Sherow considers run against Huelskamp

    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow is considering running against U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., for the 1st District seat in Congress. Sherow, K-State history professor and city commissioner from 2007 to 2012, officially formed his exploratory committee on Jan. 1. Huelskamp is up for reelection in November.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Commissioners approve wages

    County commissioners approved 2014 wages and salaries for all county employees and elected officials at their regular Monday meeting. In other business, they decided to table bids received for a portable radio contract for the county fire department and EMS. Commissioner Ron Wells said they tabled

  • January 06, 2014

    Weather this cold can be dangerous

    In this part of the country, we like to laugh about the weather — like whatever Mother Nature cares to throw at us, it’s no big deal. That’s a great attitude in some ways, since living here means that we will, indeed, endure all

  • Neighbors | January 06, 2014

    Campbell finds passion in helping youth


    A local youth leader uses her own experiences as a young person to help guide Manhattan’s future. Junnae Campbell, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan, leads an organization that serves around 690 kids daily and about 2,000 yearly at the club’s

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 06, 2014

    Army Corp of Engineers: Levee needs raised

    Dam the levee. It needs to be raised. City commissioners plan to hear a presentation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on raising the levee at their regular meeting Tuesday night. When the levee was constructed, it was supposed to hold up to 110,000

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