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  • Federal jury convicts JC man of murder

    A Junction City man was convicted of murder in federal court Thursday, officials said. Marcus D. Roberson, 32, was found guilty of killing a woman four years ago to keep her from giving information to law enforcement officers about his drug .

  • Local Radio Shack, Staples spared in spate of closures

    In a week when two popular restaurants reopened in Manhattan, the future of two retailers came into question. For all the excitement about upgraded locations for both McDonald’s and KFC fast food establishments, suddenly there was worry on the .

  • Indians end season with 63-60 OT loss Mhs bb topeka1.phatch

    While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse. Facing Topeka High in Thursday’s Class 6A sub-state semifinal, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team .

  • Rock boys roll past Rossville

    SILVER LAKE — Inside, outside, take your pick. The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team can beat you in a variety of ways. Thursday night’s sub-state semifinal against Rossville was no different, as the No. 1-seed Mustangs routed the No. 4-seed .

  • Valley Heights boys advance to Saturday’s final

    BLUE RAPIDS — Out of sync and out of rhythm, the Valley Heights boys’ basketball team stumbled out of the gates against the Linn Bulldogs before pulling away in the second half for a 61-47 victory in Thursday’s Class 1A-Div. .

  • St. Marys girl reports van following her

    ST. MARYS — An 11-year-old girl reported she was chased by a white van in St. Marys around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, but she managed to run home. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office was notified about the incident, in which .

  • Cats’ four seniors reach home finale

    Coming off a run to the Elite Eight in 2010, Kansas State signed a promising recruiting class that included three freshmen. On Saturday, a class of four seniors, including two from that freshmen group — Shane Southwell and Will Spradling — will play .

  • South Carolina suspends former K-State coach Martin Martincolor.phatch

    South Carolina coach Frank Martin was suspended one game for harsh language aimed at his players during a loss to No. 1 Florida and won’t be with the team when it plays at Mississippi State on Saturday. Gamecocks athletic director .

  • MHS boys fall to Trojans in OT

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost a heartbreaker at home to Topeka High in overtime Thursday night in the sub-state semifinals, 63-60. Manhattan had the chance to tie in the final seconds, but two costly turnovers in the final .

  • Fake Patty’s Day challenges familiar

    We hope celebrants at this year’s Fake Patty’s Day — that’s Saturday, by the way — don’t do something so dumb, like trying to drive while drunk or picking a fight in a crowded bar, that it gets .

  • Businesses gearing up for Fake Patty’s

    Manhattan and Aggieville businesses are ready to go for Saturday’s Fake Patty’s Day, as thousands of college students and assorted partiers from around the region celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early. And so, fortunately, are five different law .

  • Morton hired as new Northview principal

    The USD 383 Board of Education announced Wednesday night that Cleion Morton has been hired as the new principal at Northview Elementary School. Morton is currently the principal at Mill Creek Valley Middle School and Junior High in Paxico, and has .







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