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  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS girls ease past Shawnee Heights

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night. Shawnee Heights cut the Manhattan lead to six midway through the third quarter but couldn’t sustain the momentum into the

  • Local |Business | February 14, 2014

    It’s all hands on deck for local florists on Valentine’s Day

    Betsy baddeley.phatch

    They’re just like Santa’s elves working behind the scenes, but it’s not Christmas, of course. Florists in Manhattan flower shops have been working like mad this week to make sure people receive bouquets of roses, teddy bears and boxes of chocolates for

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 14, 2014

    Sherow enters House race

    Jim sherow.phatch

    Former Manhattan mayor Jim Sherow is officially in the race for the U.S. House 1st District seat. After starting an exploratory committee last month, he released a statement Friday stating he filed paperwork for the seat held by U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan.,

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 14, 2014

    Ott named public works director

    Robert Ott has been promoted to director of Public Works for Manhattan effective immediately. City manager Ron Fehr said Friday that Ott will be responsible for planning, directing, managing, and overseeing all facets of operations, budget and personnel within the Department of Public Works, which

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | February 14, 2014

    Questions on the future of air service in Manhattan


    Q: Allegiant Air proved to be a poor match for Manhattan, but expanded air service would benefit the region. How did Allegiant dropping Manhattan hurt our chances of attracting another airline? Will Topeka’s new service impact those efforts? What is being done to woo

  • February 14, 2014

    Third person arrested in case of missing woman

    JUNCTION CITY — A third suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a woman Junction City police believe was killed after she went missing on Monday. Larry Lamathis Anderson, 25, Manhattan, was arrested Thursday in connection with the apparent homicide of Amanda Clemons, 24, Junction

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 14, 2014

    Power Play to remain at City Park in 2014

    Purple Power Play will stay at City Park. In 2013, construction work on Poyntz Avenue required that the event be moved temporarily to City Park. After much deliberation, the board of directors decided to keep the celebration at the park for 2014 football season, according to a

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    MHS’ Nowlin invited to Shrine Bowl

    Manhattan High senior Brandon Nowlin, a talented player on both sides of the ball for the football team this fall as well as a dedicated thrower during track season, will get one more chance to put on a Manhattan High football helmet for a game.

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Two Manhattan High soccer players sign

    Two members of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that finished as the best team in school history and the state runner-up in the fall signed letters of intent Thursday afternoon. Jonathan Turnley and Alex Richt each signed up to continue their soccer careers into

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Indians gear up for Thunderbirds

    Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall doesn’t want to see history repeat itself. A year ago, Manhattan beat Shawnee Heights on the road without much trouble before losing the second matchup in February to a team that was much improved. After beating the

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