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  • Local |Education | January 29, 2014

    Tech college to get sign

    Matc sign.phatch

    Manhattan Area Technical College soon should have a large sign on Seth Child Road near Dickens Avenue, pointing where the college is located. “We just wanted to let people know where we are,” said MATC president and CEO Rob Edleston. The college campus sits on 14

  • Local | January 29, 2014

    Bike Across Kansas to stop in Manhattan

    Manhattan is on the route of the 40th annual Bike Across Kansas tour. The eight-day, 550-mile ride, begins June 7 at the Kansas-Colorado border west of Elkhart and goes diagonally across the state. Overnight stops include Satanta, Spearville, Ellinwood, Salina, Wamego, Oskaloosa, and Hiawatha. The route

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Hearing set for man accused of theft

    A Wamego man charged of felony theft will have a preliminary hearing next month. Tracy Roberts, 44, a former executive officer with the Flint Hills Area Builders Association, appeared in court Tuesday afternoon in front of Judge William Malcolm. Roberts was arrested Jan. 13 on theft charges

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 29, 2014

    Man accused of Dara’s robbery to appear

    A man arrested in connection with a November armed robbery at Dara’s Fast Lane convenience store has been scheduled for a status hearing. Travis Bowman, 23, was arrested on aggravated robbery and felony theft charges after a Nov. 20 incident at the convenience store, 1816 Claflin Road.

  • Editorials | January 29, 2014

    Let’s learn from Allegiant episode

    We’re disappointed that Allegiant Air has decided to halt its twice-weekly flights to and from Phoenix and hope the city’s brief relationship with Allegiant can serve as a learning experience. Allegiant, whose last Manhattan flight will be Feb. 23, began service here with modest

  • Men's Basketball | January 29, 2014

    Bench powers Cats past Texas Tech

    When Kansas State needed baskets on Tuesday, it came from some unusual suspects. Against Texas Tech, the Wildcats’ three leading scorers for the season combined for 13 points, and K-State needed everything it could get to beat the Red Raiders, 66-58, in Bramlage Coliseum. (Kansas State

  • Movies | January 29, 2014

    Haphazard ‘Ride Along’ suffers from forgettable story


    Apparently Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 movie “Training Day” is some sort of historic touchstone for movie-makers. I have seen it referred to a couple of times recently in films. And now there’s a comedy version of the story out, and it is called “Ride Along.”

  • Men's Basketball | January 29, 2014

    No sleeves, no problem for Spradling

    It all started a week ago with Kansas State guard Will Spradling’s quiet but, efficient eight-point, four-rebound, four-assist performance against Texas in Austin. The senior made 2 of 4 from 3-point range, while committing just one turnover in 29 minutes against the Longhorns. (Kansas State Will Spradling

  • January 29, 2014

    MHS opens vs. winless Hays Thursday

    After a lackluster performance against Emporia last Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had several days to regroup and prepare for this week’s midseason tournament in McPherson. Despite still winning the game and preserving their undefeated mark in Centennial League play, the overtime

  • Area Schools | January 29, 2014

    Blue Valley girls pick up first victory of the season

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley girls took a six-point lead to halftime, but turned it on in the third quarter, leading by 15 heading into the fourth to win going away, 55-34. The victory was the Rams’ first of the season. Blue Valley (1-12, 0-6 Twin

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