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  • Ostermann’s big quarter leads Tribe Mhs30.phatch

    There have been times this season when transfer Robbie Ostermann has struggled to adjust to a new school and life in Kansas. Tuesday night, he looked comfortable. The junior scored a career-high 17 points — 14 of which came in the game-turning third .


    Alma Ruth Rowlands 96, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills in Manhattan. Her family provided some of the following information. She was born Alma Ruth Crippen, Feb. 28, 1917, to Clarance and Annie (Mitchell) Crippen in Rago. A foster child at 18 months, Alma .


    Charles W.  Sanders, 79, of Pea Ridge, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark. He was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Aug. 31, 1935. Charles served his country in three branches of the U.S. .


    Margie Ann (Collins) Young, 83, of Eudora and formerly a longtime resident of Lawrence, died Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Her family provided some of the following information. Margie was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Junction City, the daughter of Kenneth Brice .

  • Blackman selected to enter hall of fame Rb headshot.phatch

    Former Kansas State All-American Rolando Blackman was among eight individuals announced Tuesday to the 10th class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Blackman, a two-time First-Team All-American from 1977-81, is joined in the 2015 Hall of Fame class with .

  • Hot-shooting Indians beat Trojans, 58-46

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball used a big night from junior Robbie Ostermann to pull away in the second half against Topeka High, winning 58-46 and avenging their only Centennial League loss of the season. Ostermann scored a career-high 17 points, .

  • MHS girls beat Trojans, 51-31

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start to defeat Topeka High, 51-31, Tuesday night at the MHS gymnasium. The Indians saw their first-half lead get trimmed to two points in the second quarter, but ended the period .

  • Is Hy-Vee breaking its deal? Wonder1

    Q: At the time that Hy-Vee was built in the north-end redevelopment project, the space between Hy-Vee and PetCo was left undeveloped. This was because Hy-Vee hoped the Kansas Legislature would approve liquor sales for grocery stores, and Hy-Vee would .

  • K-State prepping for home rodeo this weekend Rodeo team a1.phatch

    The Wildcat rodeo team has been busy preparing for its home event this weekend. The 59th-annual K-State Rodeo is Friday-Sunday at the university’s Weber Arena. Coach Doug Muller said the cowgirls and cowboys were pulling out all stakes in .

  • Technology upgrades, Bluemont report on agenda

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider spending $324,859 on technology equpment Wednesday. The district is looking to replace a set of switch systems, which look like boxes that are used to physically connect multiple devices for communication between the district’s .

  • Lyle Lovett to perform at prairie symphony event

    Symphony in the Flint Hills has announced that Lyle Lovett will perform at the 10th annual signature event in June. Lovett, a four-time Grammy award-winning country music artist, is returning to the Flint Hills for a second time on June 12. .

  • Soldier to serve sentence after completing duty

    A Fort Riley soldier who is guilty of aggravated assault will not face jail time until his military duties are complete, a judge ruled Tuesday morning in Riley County District Court. Sgt. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of .


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