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  • Area Schools | January 28, 2013

    Marysville tops Rock Creek girls in OT

    The Marysville girls squeaked out a 58-55 overtime win in the third-place game of the Hiawatha Invitational, defeating Rock Creek in a back-and-forth affair Saturday night. The Mustangs (5-8, 3-3 Mid-East) trailed by two at halftime, but outscored the Bulldogs 19-7 in the third quarter

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    It’s T-shirt weather, but just for a day

    You may be tempted to break out shorts and T-shirts today, but get ready to put them away again by mid-week. The temperature could approach 70 degrees this afternoon - certainly an anomaly in January, but not unheard of, said state climatologist Mary Knapp. “We’ve

  • Local |Traffic | January 28, 2013

    A home-based view of the street

    Is traffic backed up on Fort Riley Boulevard? Is there snow on Seth Child Road? Now, drivers can find out without leaving home. As part of the overall network of traffic signals in Manhattan, the city has been installing cameras at various intersections to give

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    Cole: More mental health push needed

    The executive director of Pawnee Mental Health Center told county commissioners Monday that while Gov. Sam Brownback’s decision to retain $12 million in his proposed budget for mental health services represents a positive step, there remains more to be done to improve mental health services

  • Local | January 28, 2013

    Water damage at Eighteen63

    Manhattan Fire Department firefighters responded to significant water damage at Eighteen63, a bar in Aggieville, early Saturday morning after a sprinkler alarm sounded. According to officials, the alarm was activated at approximately 3:40 a.m., because of a broken sprinkler head in the lofts above the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 28, 2013

    Multiple vehicle burglaries reported

    There were several vehicle burglaries reported Friday morning in the northeast part of Manhattan that reportedly occurred overnight between Thursday and Friday. Five vehicle burglaries were reported in the 2900 block of Northwing Drive. Officer Matt Droge said the incidents resulted in a total loss of $726.

  • Neighbors | January 28, 2013

    How Steve Shields changed life in senior facilities

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    Steve Shields moved to Manhattan 20 years ago to attend Kansas State University, but that’s not what kept him here. He said the desire to live here was based on a moment of clarity. His mother became ill and needed to go to a nursing

  • 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.

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