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  • Area Schools | November 08, 2012

    MCC’s Sanders named ‘Coach of the Year’

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team received several awards at the NCCAA National Awards Banquet in Kissimmee, Fla., including the naming of head coach Lauren Sanders as national Coach of the Year. Sanders picked up her 200th career victory in the Central Regional Tournament at

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2012

    Democrat pulls upset of conservative GOP nominee


    The mood was cautiously jovial at Kite’s Bar and Grill Tuesday evening among local Democrats as state Senate election results trickled in. But the crowd became more and more enthusiastic as it became clear that Democratic candidate Tom Hawk would win the race. 

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2012

    City OKs water rate hike

    City commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a first reading of an ordinance raising water and sewer water rates by 3 percent next year. Commissioner Jim Sherow summed up the motivations to reduce the rate increase to 3 percent from the initial 4 percent proposal when he said it

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2012

    Carlin, Phillips win; sales tax extension gets big nod

    The area’s two House incumbents held on to their seats Tuesday on a night in which extension of a controversial half cent sales tax won what turned out to be an easy approval. Reps. Sydney Carlin, a Democrat, and Tom Phillips, a Republican, both

  • Local |Government, Politics | November 07, 2012

    GOP pair sweep to victory on County Commission

    The winds of change were blustery in the Riley County Commission race Tuesday evening. Republicans Ron Wells and Bob Boyd clinched 2nd and 3rd district seats, respectively, beating out their Democratic challengers. Boyd beat Scott Seel 3,738-2,200, a margin that translated to 63-37 percent. Wells

  • Arts, Leisure | November 07, 2012

    MAC crew up to the task of ‘Becky’s New Car’


    The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s second production of the 2012-2013 season, Steven Dietz’s 2008 sitcom Becky’s New Car, debuted last Friday in MAC’s Grosh Performance Hall. Final performances this week: November 8, 9, 10 (evenings), and 11 (afternoon). If MAC Theatre’s last offering (All My

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 07, 2012

    Child rapist given 2 life terms

    A Manhattan man convicted of 21 sex offenses against two minor girls was sentenced Wednesday to two consecutive life terms in prison. John Goodpasture Jr., 43, was convicted in August of rape, aggravated indecent liberties and criminal sodomy against a 10- and a 13-year-old girl for offenses

  • Movies | November 07, 2012

    ‘Silent Hill Revelation’ has video game feel


    There is an inexplicable temptation to create movies based on video games. While the link between “Silent Hill Revelation” and its namesake game series originated by Konami in 1999 is tenuous, the story does center on the same protagonist as the Silent Hill 3 game. Adelaide Clemens

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Join Veterans for Peace for Veterans Day Parade

    To the Editor: If you’d like to honor those who serve (but not endorse ever-burgeoning war spending), and if you mourn 18 U.S. veteran suicides every day as we do, then join Veterans for Peace at 8:30 a.m. this Friday, Nov. 9, in the Sears

  • Obituaries | November 07, 2012

    Vearl M. Webb

    Vearl M. Webb Jr., 74, of Manhattan, died Nov. 5.

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