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  • Wakefield 61, BV-Randolph 59, OT

    At Randolph, Wakefield got just enough from its boys in overtime to get a road win over the Blue Valley Rams. Blue Valley scored 26 points in the fourth quarter in forcing overtime, but were outscored 7-5 in the extra four-minute .

  • Rossville 60, Frankfort 44

    At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Rossville through the first quarter, keeping the game tied at 15, but found themselves down by seven at halftime and trailing by 15 heading into the fourth quarter. Frankfort (2-10, 0-6 Twin Valley) got 21 points .

  • Valley Heights 62, Linn 29

    At Linn, the Valley Heights boys pounded the Linn Bulldogs, leading 38-16 at halftime and continuing the rout in the second half. Valley Heights (11-2, 6-1 Twin Valley) was led by Charles Musil and Elijah Smith with 15 points each, with .

  • Council Grove 55, Wamego 54

    At Council Grove, the Red Raiders led by four with a minute to play at Council Grove, but came up short in the final seconds against the Braves, with Council Grove hitting a 3-pointer and knocking down a pair of .

  • Presentation on Mandela’s legacy scheduled at K-State

    Like many who dedicate their lives to a social cause, Linda Biehl’s story is personal. She believes in justice through peace and reconciliation — called restorative justice — and not retribution. So did her daughter, Amy Biehl, who was killed in .

  • ‘God of Carnage’ on K-State stage

    K-State Theatre will kick off the spring semester with “God of Carnage,” a dark comedy by Yasmina Reza, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6-8 and Feb. 13-15, and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, all in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Kansas .

  • Diversity lecture planned at KSU

    Jay Siebenmorgen, design principal at the global architecture firm NBBJ, will deliver the annual College of Architecture, Planning & Design’s Diversity Lecture as part of Kansas State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Week. The lecture will be .


    Carrol Paul Umscheid, 79, of Topeka, died Monday at his home. He was born in Flush on March 12, 1934. He graduated from Flush High School in 1954.  He joined the U.S. Air Force in Enid, Okla. in July 1954, stationed at Vance .


    Violet Lawson-Blanck, 81, of Manhattan, died on Monday to be united with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She had been a resident of the Via Christi Village in Manhattan since late August of 2013. The family provided some of the .

  • Family greatly appreciates countless search efforts

    To the Editor: We sincerely appreciate the efforts of all the men, women and children who were involved with or aided in the search for Jane Peterson last week. We are very fortunate to live in such a great community. .

  • After Super Bowl parties, countless will still be hungry

    To the Editor: This coming Sunday is called Super Bowl Sunday. Two-thirds of the nation will be somewhat bummed out because their team should be playing but is not. Half of the remainder will be happy with a victory; half .

  • K-State hangs on to beat Texas Tech, 66-58

    After leading by 12 at halftime, the Kansas State men’s basketball team had to rally late to hold off Texas Tech in a 66-58 win on Tuesday night at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (15-6, 5-3 Big 12) used a 16-4 run .


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