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  • Daily ‘ritual’ pays off for spelling bee winner Spelling1.phatch

    A daily ritual of spelling practice paid off for eighth-grader Emily Keeley when she won the Riley County Spelling Bee on Saturday at Manhattan High School. Keeley, who is homeschooled, beat 13 other contestants to claim the title after 31 rounds by .

  • Tre Harris has big day off the bench

    After Texas’ Isaiah Taylor connected on his second free-throw attempt with 3:40 left in the first half, the Longhorns led by 11 points and it looked like a rout was on in Bramlage Coliseum Saturday afternoon. But that didn’t happen. Freshman .

  • Cats can’t finish rally, lose at OU

    Kindred Wesemann remained dialed in from the field Saturday, but it was not enough to carry Kansas State to a victory in Norman, Okla. Wesemann scored a game-high 21 points and had five 3-pointers, but Oklahoma was able to hold on .

  • Indians take 2nd at Manhattan Invitational Hayden 200im.phatch

    Most of the year, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team holds small, midweek meets that feature anywhere from two to four opposing teams. But at its annual Manhattan Invitational on Saturday, the Indians hosted 15 other teams featuring strong teams .

  • Indians take 2nd at league meet

    The Manhattan High wrestling team took second place at the annual Centennial League meet, finishing behind rival Junction City by eight points. Held this year at Seaman, the Indians scored 185 1/2 team points, but the Blue Jays won with 193 1/2 to take .

  • Williams’ 2005 Landon Lecture touched on importance of anchors’ ‘moral authority’

    “NBC Nightly News”  anchor Brian Williams, who started his broadcasting career in Kansas, once gave a Landon Lecture on the trustworthiness of news anchors. Williams spoke at K-State on May 3, 2005. Though he was raised in New York, he later .


    Alice Mary Stockwell, 98, died Feb. 5, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died in the Manhattan home on 17th Street that she loved and helped design, and where she conducted her real estate .


    Lester Goehring, 92, of Manhattan, died at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Goehring was born on Feb. 8, 1922, at the Goehring Homestead in rural Westmoreland, the son of .


    Don K. Appleton, 78 of Green, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born on Feb. 7, 1936, in Green, the son of Charles H. and Lula A. (Whitaker) Appleton. On Oct. 12, 1967, he was married to .

  • Fort Riley is too valuable to lose

    In a letter to the editor Friday, several local attorneys urged residents to attend a public meeting Monday afternoon that will help determine the future of Fort Riley. We add our voice to theirs and to those of civic leaders .

  • Former Wildcat Brown recalls time in Manhattan, NFL

    Larry Brown played football at Kansas State for two seasons (1967-68) under Vince Gibson. After finishing college in 1969, Brown played under Vince Lombardi for the Washington Redskins from until he retired in 1976. During the 1972 season, Brown was named the NFL’.

  • TCU 1st, OSU 3rd in Big 12 baseball poll

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Defending champion Oklahoma State is picked to finish third in Big 12 baseball, while Oklahoma is picked to finish fifth in a poll of the conference’s head coaches. TCU is picked to win the regular season conference title .


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