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  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    Students compete in Constitution Bee

    Five area students were among the 17 finalists that competed in the second annual YES for Liberty Constitution Bee was held March 3 at the KSU Alumni Center. The area students that competed included Alana and Annemarie Bucholtz of Manhattan High; Taliesin and Zebulon Hutson of Blue

  • Local |Education | March 10, 2013

    MATC open house April 18

    Manhattan Area Technical College will open its doors to prospective students and the surrounding communities with an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 18 at 3136 Dickens Ave. There will be representatives from each of the 15 technical programs available to give tours of their

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 09, 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

  • Women's Basketball | March 08, 2013

    Chambers’ buzzer-beater lifts Cats past Texas, 51-49

    DALLAS — It was a perfect ending to another record-breaking night for Brittany Chambers. Tied at 49 with 10.8 seconds remaining, Kansas State’s senior guard turned a broken play into a game winner Friday night in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship. Chambers cut to the

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 08, 2013

    Fort Riley soldier dies following training exercise in California

    A 26-year-old Fort Riley soldier died last month of after he was injured during a training exercise at Fort Irwin, Calif., a public affairs officer confirmed Friday. Army Spc. Robert Sonnenburg III, of Turner, Ore., was injured Feb. 20 during an exercise with the 2nd Armored

  • Local | March 08, 2013

    Business owner shares Fake Patty’s horror stories

    While countless citizens and out-of-towners are no doubt preparing their minds and bodies for Saturday’s drinking extravaganza known as Fake Patty’s, a local resident and Aggieville business owner has witnessed firsthand the dangers of the day and would like to offer a cautionary

  • Local | March 08, 2013

    Here’s how they ‘Fake’ it in other college towns

    To Manhattan, it’s Fake Patty’s Day. To State College, Pa., it’s State Patty’s Day. And to Champaign, Ill., it’s known simply as Unofficial. No, the contrived drinking frenzy that arrives annually the week before the real St. Pat’s is

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 08, 2013

    Impact of sequestration cuts already felt at Fort Riley

    FORT RILEY — Brig. Gen. Donald MacWillie told reporters on Friday that the impact of sequestration cuts is already being felt on post and that re-prioritization of training is already underway. At the same time, he indicated that leaders on post have been preparing for the

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 08, 2013

    2 commission candidates would block library expansion

    Two candidates in the April field for the Manhattan City Commission say they would supply a third vote to prevent expansion of the Manhattan Municipal Library. A third left open the possibility that he might, but said he would need to study the issue in

  • Local |Education | March 08, 2013

    Group hears 3 board hopefuls

    Three USD 383 school board candidates discussed their priorities during a forum sponsored by Our Manhattan Thursday evening at Manhattan Public Library. Pat Hudgins, Mitch Beims and Marcia Rozell attended the forum. Aaron Estabrook, the fourth candidate for the three available seats, was unable to take

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