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  • Men's Basketball | January 15, 2014

    Cats stifle Clark, OU in 72-66 win

    Down by six with less than 6 minutes to play, Kansas State could have crumbled. Instead, the Wildcats thrived, finishing the game on a 16-4 scoring run to beat No. 25 Oklahoma, 72-66 on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. (Kansas State freshman Wesley Iwundu shoots one of his

  • Men's Basketball | January 15, 2014

    Iwundu big in right spots for Wildcats

    When Oklahoma took a six-point lead with less than six minutes to play on Tuesday, it felt like Kansas State was slowly dying. The Wildcats had scored just one field goal in that last 11 minutes of the game and the Sooners were in the midst

  • Obituaries | January 15, 2014


    LaMoyne A. Riffel, 92, of Manhattan, died Monday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 4, 1921, in White City. She was the daughter of William G. Frohn and Julia A. Kniebel. She grew up on a

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Hayden beats MHS boys, 54-46

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost on the road, 54-46, Tuesday night to the Hayden Wildcats. After trailing most of the first half, the Indians rallied in the third quarter, tying the score and even taking a one-point lead heading into the fourth

  • Men's Basketball | January 14, 2014

    Wildcats upset No. 25 OU, 72-66

    Leaning on an outstanding night from the perimeter, the Kansas State men’s basketball team upset No. 25 Oklahoma, 72-66, on Tuesday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (13-4, 3-1 Big 12) made 11 of 21 shots from 3-point range, led by Marcus Foster who scored 18 points and made four 3

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    MHS girls hand Hayden first loss

    TOPEKA—The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team handed the Hayden Wildcats their first loss of the season Tuesday night, winning a nailbiter 51-49 on the road. Manhattan’s Savannah Roberts hit the winning free throws after being fouled under the basket with 3 seconds left in

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 14, 2014

    Answer on NBAF: Yes

    The National Bio and Agro Defense Facility (NBAF) got over a significant hump Monday as Congressional negotiators included $404 million for the project in a $1.012 trillion spending bill. The House and Senate still need to vote on the bill this week, but U.S. Sen. Jerry

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2014

    Indians face big road test at Hayden

    While the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got its toughest test of the season against Shawnee Heights last Friday, the girls’ team won in a rout. The girls’ test comes tonight with a trip to play undefeated Hayden on the road at 6:15 p.m. The

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | January 14, 2014

    Commission supports mortgage tax

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County has joined a growing number of counties opposing elimination of the mortgage registration tax in Kansas.  The county commission Monday gave its unanimous approval to a resolution opposing the elimination of the tax, which imposes a fee of .26 percent on all mortgages

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 14, 2014

    Schuster to change plea in federal court

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan doctor accused of illegally distributing prescription painkillers scheduled a change of plea hearing this week. Dr. Michael P. Schuster, 53, will appear in federal court on Thursday, said Jim Cross, spokesman for U.S. prosecuting attorney Barry Grissom. Prosecutors allege Schuster left pre-signed

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