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  • Local | January 29, 2013

    Residents argue for shorter detours

    Rural Westmoreland residents believe safety is worth added expense. About 10 residents appealed to Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday to take measures to avoid long detours when the Wilson Creek Bridge on Westmoreland Rd. is replaced this spring. Those options, however, would be expensive, and could boost

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 29, 2013

    Officials want more information-sharing

    Area officials were inspired to further discussions and to increase information-sharing during the monthly intergovernmental luncheon on Monday. “This organization needs to be used more for regional growth and regional planning,” said Mayor Loren Pepperd. “It’s got to communicate more on what each individual

  • Local | January 29, 2013

    Record high temp recorded Monday

    Monday’s high temperature was a balmy 75 degrees - a new record in Manhattan for the day and for the month. According to information from the K-State Weather Data Library, the previous record high was 70 degrees in 1911. The previous record high for the month was 74

  • Local |Education | January 29, 2013

    Smoke sets off alarm at school

    Bergman Elementary students were evacuated Tuesday morning when smoke from a burnt-out HVAC unit motor set off the alarm, said Principal Lori Martin. A problem with the motor caused the school’s library to fill with smoke and set off the fire alarm, but there

  • Men's Basketball | January 29, 2013

    Cats look to end losing skid

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    More often than not, when Kansas State hosts Texas during basketball season, it’s a big-time game. This isn’t your average Longhorns team. Texas (9-10, 1-5 Big 12) starts three freshmen and two sophomores, and has played the season without it’s best returning player,

  • Football | January 29, 2013

    Nash wanted to play for Coach Snyder

    There were a lot of reasons for Devon Nash to sign with Kansas State, but when it came down to it, all the defensive end wanted was to play for head coach Bill Snyder. “Bill Snyder is the deal-breaker,” said Nash, who signed with K-State

  • Manhattan High School | January 29, 2013

    Indians look to bounce back against Rural

    After a disappointing couple weeks for the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team, it’s back to the grind tonight at Washburn Rural. The Indians will try and regroup after going 1-3 in their last four games, while also suffering their first loss at home to

  • Manhattan High School | January 29, 2013

    MHS’ Murph wins home bowling tourney

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    For the second time in a week, the Manhattan High bowling teams hosted a meet at Little Apple Lanes. This time around, Manhattan’s performance dipped a little as the competition got tougher. The boys’ team took second and the girls’ finished third out of

  • Local | January 29, 2013

    Bike Across Kansas announces route

    Registration is now open for the 2013 Biking Across Kansas (BAK) bicycle tour across the State of Kansas. The 39th year of the largest bicycling event in Kansas history-a 507-mile ride across the State- begins on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Biking Across Kansas is an eight-day tour originating

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 29, 2013

    Stith awarded fellow status by family relations council

    Sandra M. Stith, director of the marriage and family therapy program at Kansas State University, has been awarded fellow status by the National Council on Family Relations. An internationally recognized expert on family violence and the treatment of intimate partner violence, she holds the Vera

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