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  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    Hayden nips MHS boys

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night. After trailing by 10 heading into the fourth quarter, Manhattan rallied almost all the way back in the fourth quarter, cutting the

  • February 25, 2014

    Cats finally win on the road, beat Tech 60-56

    LUBBOCK, Texas — It looked like the Kansas State men’s basketball team was slowly, but surely headed to its seventh straight road loss on Tuesday. But somehow, the Wildcats found a way in a 60-56 win at Texas Tech. Trailing 42-34, a technical foul on

  • Manhattan High School | February 25, 2014

    MHS girls beat Hayden

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play. With a showdown looming against fellow undefeated league opponent Seaman on Friday,

  • Movies | February 25, 2014

    Movie ‘Endless Love’ strictly for 12-year-old girls

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    Bob Walkenhorst wrote, “Some things are classic/Some things are just old.” The new movie “Endless Love” is a very simple romance, so straight-forward a cliché that it would be irritating except that after the first reel most viewers really won’t be paying attention.

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 25, 2014

    Women, children focus of first health board meeting

    The Riley County Board of Health held its inaugural meeting Monday night — although attendees didn’t exactly get to see a host of new faces. The Riley County Commission now officially serves as the Board of Health, as well — same people, different role. On Monday

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | February 25, 2014

    Officials learn about Amber Alert system

    The inner workings of the Amber Alert system were explained at Monday’s intergovernmental luncheon in a discussion prompted by last week’s abduction of 10-year-old Hailey Owens of Springfield, Mo. Riley County Police Department director Brad Schoen said Amber Alert is a federal system

  • Local |Business | February 25, 2014

    Appraised values up by $1 million in Pottawatomie County for 2014

    WESTMORELAND — The appraised value of property in Pottawatomie County increased by about $1 million in 2014, according to Lois Schlegel, county appraiser. Schlegel gave county commissioners an overview Monday of the appraised values of land and buildings, as well as an update on residential home sales and

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Pair injured in armed robbery

    Two Kansas State University students were robbed at gunpoint in their home Monday night. At 8:50 p.m., Riley County police responded to the home of Matthew Mckernan, 21, and Joshua Martin, 20, who were reportedly robbed by three men. The two were roommates living at 1520 Jarvis Drive.

  • Local |Education | February 25, 2014

    Online education on retreat agenda

    The USD 383 school board will discuss the district’s online education future during its winter retreat at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The district’s contract with K12 Inc., the online education provider for the district’s iQ Academy Kansas, expires June 30.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 25, 2014

    Hearing continued for shootings suspect

    WESTMORELAND — A man accused of shooting at police outside the Quality Inn and Suites in Manhattan in December 2013 will have a continued hearing in Pottawatomie County District Court. Dustin Monroe of Wamego was scheduled to appear for a status hearing today, but his attorney, Lora


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