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  • February 01, 2013

    MHS wrestling splits at Rural triangular

    The Manhattan Indians wrestling team ended its dual season with a split at Washburn Rural on Thursday. In the first match, Manhattan lost a nailbiter to Blue Valley Northwest 38-35, before coming back in the second dual and beating Rural 36-32 to end on a

  • Area Schools | February 01, 2013

    Falcons’ Chavis commits to Butler County


    After four season of leading the Riley County Falcons at quarterback, and countless honors along the way, Bryce Chavis is ready to go to the next level. The Riley County senior announced his commitment on Wednesday, choosing to play at Butler Community College next season.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 01, 2013

    ‘Wildcat birthday’ kicks off Feb. 14

    Kansas State University begins celebrating its sesquicentennial Feb. 14 with a kickoff event looking back at 150 years of colleges, academic departments and other facets of university life — topped off with the university’s signature Call Hall ice cream and birthday cake. The kickoff event is 1 to 7

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 01, 2013

    150th anniversary connects past, present and future

    Kansas State University’s 150th anniversary celebration, which kicks off in February 2013, isn’t just about honoring the university’s past. Current students are being encouraged to take part in planning and celebrating the sesquicentennial. Grant Hill, a senior in accounting and student body vice

  • Local | February 01, 2013

    Breadbasket to benefit from game-linked donations

    It may be Super Bowl weekend in most places, but among the charitable in Manhattan it’s Souper Bowl weekend. It’s a weekend when individuals are asked to donate cans of soup at grocery stores, or bring them to their local churches or schools

  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2013

    Winiecki wins bowling at Sacred Heart

    The Indian bowling team competed in the Sacred Heart quadrangular at All Star Lanes in Salina on Thursday. The girls’ team took second, shooting 2,061, just six pins shy of Junction City who won it with 2,067. Hayden finished third. The Lady Indians were led by sophomore

  • Local |Education | February 01, 2013

    School briefly evacuated over bomb threat


    A bomb threat caused an evacuation of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School this morning. A student told a staff member that another student told him that he had placed a pipe bomb inside the school. School officials called the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police

  • Arts, Leisure | February 01, 2013

    ‘Chorus Line’ getting close to losing its bounce


    McCain Auditorium’s stage hosted a dance troupe invasion this past Tuesday evening as the touring production of the long-running, award-winning Big Apple hit musical A Chorus Line came to the Little Apple. As I sat there, one among a nearly full house crowd, I

  • Local |Fort Riley | February 01, 2013

    Film on Oprah network documents GI’s recovery

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    From one Manhattan to another, Chad Ostrom, a Kansas native and now a film director and executive producer for TBG Studios in New York, has produced a show called “In Deep Shift with Jonas Elrod.” It will air as part of Oprah Winfrey’s Emmy-winning

  • Obituaries | February 01, 2013

    Hazel Gleason

    Hazel Madeline Westgate Gleason, 87, died Tuesday in Stillwater, Okla.

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