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  • City approves larger planes to Dallas

    Larger planes are on the way for Dallas flights to and from Manhattan Regional Airport. The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday moving forward with an air service agreement with American Airlines and the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, and .

  • Board says policies would help RCPD avoid racial issues

    After a few unintended run-ins with the law while working a graveyard shift as a janitor, Faaris Anwar’s first thought when he sees a police officer is “uh-oh.” Anwar told a story of a time he felt officers judged .

  • Presenters outline big, small cuts

    USD 383 officials across several departments offered proposals on Tuesday to trim the the district’s budget. Proposed savings range from $1,000 in the human resources division, to $135,000 in the transportation department. Presenters from individual departments gave their proposals before a recently-formed 60.

  • With purchase of Max Fitness, Genesis gets start in Manhattan Maxfitness.phatch

    Genesis Health Clubs has purchased Max Fitness and plans to open a new location with indoor tennis and basketball courts and a swimming pool. Genesis Health Clubs announced Tuesday the purchase of both locations of the locally-owned Max Fitness gym .

  • Wamego weighs petition about contractor ordinance

    If a petition opposing a recently-passed city ordinance presented to the Wamego City Commission on Tuesday is valid, commissioners have two options. The commission can either reverse course and amend the current ordinance or place the issue before voters within 90 .

  • Preliminary hearing set in November robbery case

    A Manhattan man who was shot in the face during an alleged attempted robbery in November will appear for a preliminary hearing in March. Christopher Hudgins, 19, 3416 Westbaker St., was arrested on Nov. 11 for robbery, conspiracy to commit a crime and .

  • Daveline signs with Nebraska Wesleyan

    Going into his recruitment to play college soccer, Manhattan High senior Tyler Daveline had a pretty good idea of what he wanted. His goal was to find a school in a bigger city, with good academics and a solid soccer .

  • Cowgirls hold off Wamego girls, 32-29

    At Abilene, Wamego played its second game of the season without Lanie Page, and once again lost a close matchup, falling 32-29 to Abilene Tuesday night. The Cowgirls took an early 9-3 lead against the Red Raiders and maintained it .

  • Centralia 22, Rock Creek 20

    At Flush, Centralia needed overtime to defeat Rock Creek in a low-scoring affair, leading 16-13 at halftime before scoring just six points, two in each second-half quarter as well as overtime, to narrowly defeat the Mustangs. Winter Henry led Rock .

  • Riley County 55, Marysville 42

    At Riley, the Falcons took a seven-point lead in the first quarter and led 22-16 at halftime before winning both quarters of the second half against Marysville. Riley County got a game-high 19 points from Bethany Crubel in the win, with .

  • Valley Heights 62, BV-Randolph 28

    At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of Blue Valley in a lopsided win, taking a 26-9 lead after the first quarter and cruising to victory the rest of the way, winning each quarter of the game. .

  • Troy 39, Frankfort 38

    At Troy, the Wildcats took a six-point lead to halftime and led by seven heading into the fourth quarter, but Frankfort couldn’t hold off the Trojans in a close loss on the road, as Troy outscored the Wildcats 17-9 .


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