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  • February 03, 2014

    Commission dodges ‘Fieldhouse’ question

    The quest to get more funding for the “Fieldhouse Project” continues after the Riley County Commission deferred another request for the local parks project. Gail Urban, who leads the group pushing to upgrade area sports facilities, asked the commission on Monday if it would reconsider

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | February 03, 2014

    MAHP and hotel split top agenda

    The city commission agenda for Tuesday evening might not matter if there’s so much snow in the area that the whole event has to be postponed. Assuming the show goes on as the scheduled, commissioners will discuss a request from the Manhattan Area Housing

  • Movies | February 03, 2014

    ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ part history, part horror movie


    The feel-bad movie of 2013 has arrived in Manhattan, re-issued now that it has been nominated for a number of awards, including eight Oscars. The movie is “Twelve Years a Slave,” made by the British director Steve McQueen and starring the British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. The

  • Local | February 03, 2014

    Winter striking again

    Brace for a wicked winter snow. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for Tuesday, but K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said people should expect it to stay cold and snowy for the rest of the week. She said that the storm could drop as

  • Neighbors | February 03, 2014

    Couple loves to share designs


    Every business needs its hook. For Box Lab, Chris and Marci Spaw decided to have several hooks. One of them comes into play when people walk into the architecture firm on 407 Poyntz Ave. The showroom offers a look at what people could put into their

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 03, 2014

    K-Staters contribute to stem cell book

    A team of researchers from the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has just closed the book on an important chapter on stem cell research. The team, headed by associate professor Masaaki Tamura, contributed “Umbilical Cord Matrix

  • Obituaries | February 03, 2014


    John W. “Jack” Jahnke, 99, of Riley died Monday at the Brewster Place in Topeka. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Obituaries | February 03, 2014


    Fern Dee Lindahl, 98, died Saturday in Watsonville, Calif. The family provided some of the following information. Fern was born Sept. 7, 1915, in Munden to Will and Frances (Griffeth) Strnad. She grew up in Munden and graduated from Munden High School in 1933. She accepted Jesus Christ as

  • Women's Basketball | February 03, 2014

    Lehning’s story connects with recruits

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    Kindred Wesemann still remembers the first time she saw Shalee Lehning. An eighth grader at the time, the small point guard recalls that moment being the first time she really believed that her dream of someday playing college basketball could really come true. “It was

  • Men's Basketball | February 03, 2014

    Road wins hard to come by for Wildcats


    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber had a timely comparison for the way his team has played on the road this season following the Wildcats’ 81-71 loss on Saturday at West Virginia to open February. “It’s Groundhog Day for us,” Weber quipped. “We keep repeating

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