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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 08, 2013

    Federal charges filed against alleged armed robbers

    Federal charges were filed Wednesday against two men accused of robbing a Manhattan convenience store at gunpoint in February. Frank Hanson, 22, Manhattan, and Dennis Denzien, 20, Manhattan, are charged with one count of interference with commerce by means of robbery and one count of using, carrying

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2013

    Wamego advances to 4A semis

    SALINA — You could call it first-game jitters. Or perhaps it was the large crowd, or just general nervousness. Wamego coach Jim Page thought it was the amount of space behind each backboard. Whatever it was, the Wamego Red Raiders struggled to find their shot early

  • Area Schools | March 08, 2013

    No upsets in Class 2A girls first round

    Jefferson County North opened the first round of the Class 2A girls state tournament in dominating fashion Thursday afternoon, cruising past No. 8-seed Meade 62-42 at Bramlage Coliseum. The top-seeded Chargers opened the game with a 20-12 advantage after the first quarter and led at

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2013

    Meade opens Class 2A with an easy win

    The top-seeded Meade Buffaloes stayed undefeated Wednesday when they took out No. 8-seed Oswego 80-43 to open the boys Class 2A state tournament quarterfinals at Bramlage Coliseum. Meade’s 6-foot-8 senior Randy Friesen — who signed to play football at Kansas State next year — had a

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    Aviation Board selects six cadets for pilot training

    Six Kansas State University Air Force ROTC cadets have landed a key training assignment after their graduation and commissioning. The six cadets, members of the university’s Detachment 270, were selected for pilot training by the Air Force Rated Aviation Board. The board met in February

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    Schooley wins campus vote

    Eli Schooley was elected president of Kansas State University’s student body in voting that concluded Wednesday. Schooley and running-mate Jake Unruh received 2,352 votes, about 60 percent of the total cast. They defeated the team of Kyle Nuss for president and Ariel Mendiola for vice president,

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2013

    BSU gets Big 12 award for sixth year

    Kansas State University’s Black Student Union has done it again. For the sixth time in the last eight years the student organization has been awarded the Clarence Wine Award for Outstanding Big 12 Council of the Year. The Black Student Union, or BSU, received the

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2013

    Patricia Pfannenstiel

    Patricia M. “Patsy” Pfannenstiel, 83, of Hays died Tuesday at the Ellis Good Samaritan Society.

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2013

    Del Pickett Jr.

    Delmar “Del” V. Pickett Jr., 64, of Wichita died Feb. 28 in Wichita.

  • Editorials | March 07, 2013

    Vote should have been unanimous

    We’re glad the Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday authorized ATA Bus to erect bus stop signs along its fixed and Safe Ride routes, but it’s disappointing that the vote wasn’t unanimous. City Commissioner John Matta voted against the measure, saying he believed

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