• Manhattan High School | December 04, 2012

    MHS opens at home tonight

    Fans that didn’t make the trip to Derby on Friday will get several chances to see the Manhattan Indian girls’ and boys’ basketball teams play this week. Manhattan kicks off its three-game homestand this week against the Word of Life Fire, before hosting Dodge

  • General Activities | December 04, 2012

    Manhattan CC Club runs at national meet

    Five members of the Manhattan Cross Country Club competed Saturday at the Cross Country Coaches National Youth Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. Luke Wichman led the contingent with a seventh-place finish in the 11-year-old division. Wichman’s time was 11:31.9 for 3,000 meters. Harris DeNoble placed 62nd

  • Area Schools | December 04, 2012

    MCC men win in OT

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team came away with a 77-69 overtime victory over Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo., on Saturday. In the first half, MCC struggled from the floor, not scoring its first points until five minutes into the first half.

  • General Activities | December 04, 2012

    Thunder win tourney

    The Manhattan Thunder won the Voodoo Dolls Classic Basketball tournament on Sunday in Alma. The sixth-grade Thunder went undefeated in pool play, beating the Wamego Raiders 29-14 and the Wabaunsee Chargers 42-10. In the championship game, the Thunder beat the Capital City Kings 30-14. The

  • Football | December 04, 2012

    Rob Johnson helps Redskins beat Giants

    Former Kansas State defensive end Rob Jackson had three tackles and a sack in primetime action for the Washington Redskins on Monday, as they beat the New York Giants 17-16. The sack gave the linebacker 2.5 sacks on the season, as he has 26 tackles and two

  • Football | December 03, 2012

    Klein named Heisman Trophy finalist

    Only one player in Kansas State history has made the trip to New York for the Heisman Trophy presentation. Now Michael Bishop has company, as quarterback Collin Klein was named a finalist for the game’s most prestigious award on Monday night. One of three

  • Local |Football | December 03, 2012

    Big demand likely for K-State’s trip to the Jan. 3 BCS game to face Oregon


    Tickets formally went on sale for Kansas State’s third appearance in the Fiesta Bowl, with expectations that more than 40,000 Wildcat fans would probably be heading to Phoenix for the Jan. 3 game against Oregon. The Wildcats were formally invited Sunday night, one day after clinching

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 03, 2012

    Tax break idea alarms the county

    “There are a lot of creative ideas floating around in Topeka,” County Counselor Clancy Holeman told Riley County commissioners Monday. Holeman’s reference was to the idea that the 2013 Kansas Legislature might exempt large corporations from state and county property taxes that are levied against

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 03, 2012

    Sculpture rebids are sought

    A request to re-open submissions for the Fourth Street and Bluemont Avenue roundabout sculpture is the only item on the general agenda for city commissioners Tuesday night. The Arts and Humanities Advisory Board sought submissions Oct. 18-Nov. 7. At the November meeting, the board, which is

  • Local |Agriculture | December 03, 2012

    Farm Bureau opens 94th annual conference here

    The 94th annual Kansas Farm Bureau convention will bring together more than 1,000 Farm Bureau members from Kansas at the Manhattan Convention Center and Hilton Garden Inn through Wednesday. The annual conference opened Monday with workshops, public policy issues and meetings tailored to county leaders. Morning

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