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  • Food & Drink | October 22, 2013

    Make your autumn goodies sweeter with a few new twists


    Cooler temperatures and falling leaves bring in autumn — one of my favorite times of year. Most people adore the season due to the weather, but for me, fall signifies an important part of the year because I can start baking the sweet, rich treats that

  • Obituaries | October 22, 2013


    David Lee Welch, 54, of Manhattan, died as the result of a single car accident near Green River, Utah. The family provided some of the following information. He was born July 6, 1959, in Marysville. He was the son of Robert Lee and Dorothy (Vlasin) Welch, and had

  • Men's Basketball | October 22, 2013

    Foster expected to play big role early


    On paper, it might seem tough to figure out how Kansas State has any chance of replacing the production Rodney McGruder brought to the Wildcats. McGruder scored a team-leading 15.6 points per game, and added 5.4 rebounds per contest. And of the Wildcats’ returning players, none even

  • Volleyball | October 22, 2013

    Cats’ Pelger named Player of the Week


    Staff reports Kansas State senior Kaitlynn Pelger was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. It is Pelger’s second weekly award this season, as she was named the conference’s Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 16. The two-time

  • Football | October 22, 2013

    Nelson catches fifth TD pass this season

    Josh Freeman was out to prove the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a mistake by giving up on him midseason. But in his debut with the Minnesota Vikings Monday night, Freeman’s struggles continued. Other former Kansas State players enjoyed good days in their games on

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 21, 2013

    U.S. rep. discusses shutdown

    Mike pompeo official portrait 112th congress1

    Representative Mike Pompeo isn’t trying to kid anyone. “We got into a fight. Was it the right time? No, it probably wasn’t, and so we lost,” Pompeo said of the battle over shutting down the government that engulfed Washington and then the nation

  • Local | October 21, 2013

    Fisher handed 4-H honor


    Steve Fisher has devoted his life to 4-H since he joined a club when he was 10 years old. Fisher worked in the state 4-H offices at Kansas State University for more than 30 years before retiring in 2003. On Oct. 11, he was inducted into the Nation 4-H

  • Neighbors | October 21, 2013

    Local man’s childhood love of cars grows into owning 16 classics


    Growing up as the son of a mechanic, Mark Brenner was always surrounded by cars. His love of automobiles grew as he got older, and Brenner’s success in the rental management business has given him the chance to purchase 16 classic cars. Brenner carried his

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 21, 2013

    Health dept. offers services to help with healthcare enrollment

    The Riley County Health Department has begun offering a service to help county residents enroll in the marketplace exchange in accordance with the Affordable Health Care Act. Amy Chaplin has been trained as a certified application counselor for the marketplace exchange. The position will allow

  • Local |Education |Business | October 21, 2013

    Squirrel causes power outage at MHS West

    Manhattan High School’s west campus lost power for about 30 minutes Monday morning. The power company blamed a squirrel. In an email sent to parents, Principal Greg Hoyt said power went out across campus at about 10:15 a.m. The school contacted Westar Energy; power was

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