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  • Local |Kansas State University | November 01, 2013

    Two students chosen as KSU ambassadors

    Two students have been chosen to represent Kansas State University as the 2014 Student Ambassadors. Chance Berndt, junior in marketing and international studies, Herington, and Ava Clark, junior in industrial engineering, Overland Park, were announced as the ambassadors Oct. 26 during halftime at K-State’s Homecoming football

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | November 01, 2013

    Leaders turn out for airport expansion

    Manhattan got to take a bow Friday morning. Several state and community leaders turned out to applaud the expansion of Manhattan Regional Airport during the official groundbreaking ceremony. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran congratulated the community for making MHK the second busiest and the fastest

  • Manhattan High School | November 01, 2013

    MHS soccer defeats Washburn Rural in final seconds

    TOPEKA — Soccer is not typically known as a game of buzzer beaters. Perhaps that’s what made the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s 2-1 win over Washburn Rural that much sweeter. Manhattan midfielder Jonathan Turnley found himself with the ball streaking toward Rural’s

  • Manhattan High School | November 01, 2013

    MHS boys’ cross country team ready for title shot


    For six months now, the Manhattan High cross country team has had one goal in mind. On Saturday, the team gets its chance to turn dreams into reality. Running in the Class 6A state cross country meet at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence, the Indians

  • Area Schools | November 01, 2013

    Wamego falls to Hayden 57-14, misses playoffs

    WAMEGO — For the second time in three weeks the once high-flying Wamego Red Raiders found themselves grounded, and then run over by a traditionally dominant Class 4A juggernaut. Topeka Hayden rode a powerful rushing attack and pressured Wamego quarterback Kyler Alderson relentlessly en route to

  • Area Schools | November 01, 2013

    Falcons beat Rock Creek 35-21, earn playoff spot


    RILEY — There was no shortage of big plays in the season-finale matchup between the Riley County Falcons and the Rock Creek Mustangs on Thursday night at Hal Prichard Stadium. Ultimately, it was the Falcons who had the biggest big play of the night. Riley County’

  • Area Schools | November 01, 2013

    Blue Valley falls at Baileyville 66-32

    At Baileyville, after starting the year 5-0, the Blue Valley-Randolph Rams lost their last four games to end the season 5-4 and miss the playoffs. The Rams’ final loss came on Thursday night, falling to District champion Baileyville B&B 66-32. It was the

  • Area Schools | November 01, 2013

    Hanover tops Frankfort 68-16

    At Frankfort, the Frankfort Wildcats ended their season by losing to the second-place team in their District in Hanover. In a matchup of Wildcats, it was Hanover that scored early and often, winning 68-16 heading into next week’s state playoffs. It was a difficult

  • Editorials | November 01, 2013

    Deer add to driving hazards

    The Manhattan woman who died from injuries she suffered in an automobile accident Sunday on Interstate 70 might not have been killed by a deer, but she’d be alive today if the car she was in hadn’t encountered one. The woman, Dale Colleen Williams,

  • Columns | November 01, 2013

    Make adoption process smoother

    Gov. Sam Brownback once made adoptions a public priority. Yet few major changes to Kansas’ broken adoption system have been enacted since he declared November as Kansas Adoption Month in 2011. In Ohio, by contrast, a movement is under way to make adoption easier; Brownback would

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