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  • Gardening | September 15, 2013

    For best taste, cure sweet potatoes and winter squash before eating


    Many vegetables you harvest are eaten right out of the garden. Two exceptions are winter squash and sweet potatoes. These crops need to “cure” to give time for sugars and flavor compounds to develop. When prepared straight from the garden, they will be watery and

  • Local | September 15, 2013

    Former local baker vying for $1 million

    Kellie White, former Westmoreland resident, and daughter of Marjorie Conklin and the late Gary Conklin, was recently named one of 60 semifinalists in the freshly redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest.  Only 33 recipes will make it through to the next round. White, currently of Valley Park,

  • Area Schools | September 15, 2013

    St. Marys’ ground game too much for Valley Heights

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    ST MARYS — When a little guy and a big guy get in a fight, it doesn’t always end well for the little guy. That’s exactly what happened to Valley Heights on Friday, as the Mustangs got in a couple punches, but ultimately lost

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Hope defeats Frankfort 60-36

    At Hope, the Lions were too much for Frankfort on Friday, as the Wildcats lost 60-36 on the road. Frankfort trailed 16-8 after the first quarter, and it was already 38-14 by halftime. Both teams went back-and-forth in the second half, scoring 22 points a piece.

  • Area Schools | September 14, 2013

    Centralia shuts out Riley County

    At Centralia, playing against one of the top Class 2-1A teams in the state, the Riley County Falcons got all they could handle against Centralia, losing 38-0 on the road. The loss was the second for Riley County this season, with the schedule remaining

  • Manhattan High School | September 14, 2013

    MHS boys’ cross country wins at Emporia

    The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team continued its strong start to the season on Saturday with a first-place finish at Emporia. The Indians won with a team score of 21 by putting four runners in the top five, led by Chris Melgares (1st, 16:09.7). Behind him

  • Football | September 14, 2013

    Wildcats run to blowout victory

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    If Kansas State was looking for a confidence boost before opening Big 12 play next week, the Wildcats found it against Massachusetts Saturday night. The Wildcats survived a sluggish start to the game and then cruised to a blowout 37-7 victory at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

  • Volleyball | September 14, 2013

    Cats topple Cal with 3-2 win

    BERKELEY, California — For the K-State volleyball team, it has become a matter of not if, but when. On Saturday, in the Holiday Inn Invitational finale and facing its toughest opponent so far this season, the Wildcats picked up after a first set loss to come

  • September 14, 2013

    History, whimsy are waiting to be discovered in Concordia, Belleville

    NOTE: This piece is the second in a series of four weekend getaways outside of the Manhattan area. Some places open themselves up for visitors; others take a little work to discover. The town of Concordia, for instance, has a motto: “We build community!” Its

  • Golf | September 14, 2013

    KSU men’s golf opens season in Columbia, Mo.

    The Kansas State men’s golf team will open the 2013-14 season as it travels to Columbia, Mo., Monday and Tuesday to compete in the Regional Preview at The Club at Old Hawthorne. The event will consist of 36 holes on Monday and 18 holes on Tuesday,

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