• Local |Kansas State University | January 28, 2013

    Cats on parade. . . and then for sale


    The Wildcat March, featuring 30 artistically decorated wildcat sculptures, will start Feb. 14 as part of Kansas State University’s 150th anniversary celebration. The creations will be on display throughout the community and on campus until October. Planning for the nine-month sesquicentennial celebration started two and a

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2013

    Wilma Trumpp

    Wilma Trumpp, 86, of Clay Center died Sunday at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka.

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2013

    Jeanne Powell

    Jeanne Elizabeth Powell, 87, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | January 28, 2013

    Ross Davenport

    Ross J. “Bill” Davenport, 89, died Monday in Manhattan. There will be no funeral services but Bill’s children and grandchildren, as requested by him, would like for relatives and friends to join them on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Keats

  • Football | January 28, 2013

    Prized quarterback visits K-State

    One of the nation’s top quarterbacks recently visited Kansas State for an official visit, as National Signing day quickly approaches on Feb. 5. Southlake (Texas) Carroll quarterback Kenny Hill — rated the No. 4 QB in the nation by Rivals — visited the Wildcats on Jan. 19 as he

  • Tennis | January 28, 2013

    K-State tennis defeats Harvard, 5-2

    BOSTON — The 64th-ranked Kansas State tennis team closed a successful weekend in the northeast on Sunday with a 5-2 win over No. 73 Harvard at the Murr Center. This the first 2-0 start for the Wildcats since the 2011 season and the fourth 2-0 start in the

  • Area Schools | January 28, 2013

    Saturday’s high school basketball scores

    Girls BAILEYVILLE B&B 48, BLUE VALLEY 35 At Randolph, B&B (12-3, 4-2 Twin-Valley) led 24-13 at halftime and never looked back against Blue Valley (1-12, 0-6) on Saturday. Erica Sudbeck scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Falcons, while Brittany Pfaff and Kim

  • Manhattan High School | January 27, 2013

    Olathe South edges MHS girls in tourney final

    McPHERSON — The last time Manhattan High met Olathe South on the basketball court, the Indians struggled in a 61-40 loss at the 2012 state tournament. The rematch at the Mid-America Classic championship game was quite a bit more competitive, though the Indians fell 51-48 to the

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 27, 2013

    Manhattan, Ogden create map for road’s development

    Anticipating growth along the K-18 corridor, planners have put together a document on how and where to develop the area between Manhattan and Ogden. The plan is a joint project among the cities of Manhattan and Ogden, along with Riley County. Eric Cattell, the city’

  • Local |Education |Kansas State University | January 27, 2013

    Solving environmental problems with model cities


    Throngs of sixth, seventh and eighth graders gathered in Rathbone Hall on Saturday for an annual engineering competition that challenges students’ imaginations and creativity by building model cities that solve current environmental problems. This year, 34 schools participated in the regional Future City Competition at Kansas

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