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  • Football | December 27, 2012

    Cats’ Brown to play in Senior Bowl

    Kansas State senior linebacker Arthur Brown has been selected to participate in the 2013 Senior Bowl, joining teammate and fellow Wichita native Chris Harper on the North squad in the annual collegiate all-star game. The Senior Bowl is Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in

  • Manhattan High School | December 26, 2012

    Spilker embraces leadership role for MHS


    Manhattan High guard Elayna Spilker isn’t afraid of a little contact. The senior has made a name for herself over the years as a player who likes to drive the lane at any cost. Few things, whether it’s a larger opponent or a

  • Letters | December 26, 2012

    Sponsors, diners boosted Kiwanis’ pancake breakfast

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 62nd pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8, was very well attended and successful.

  • Movies | December 26, 2012

    Any movie in town is better than ‘The Guilt Trip’


    I can’t imagine that there would be much controversy over whether or not the new movie “The Guilt Trip” is a success. Moviegoers may be bored by it, irritated by it, made uneasy by it, or left utterly unmoved by it. But there was

  • Local | December 26, 2012

    Certificates, exchanges, sales bring crowds back to the stores

    Shoppers hit the stores early Wednesday searching for after-Christmas deals. At Manhattan Town Center, cars had already filled the parking area in front of the food court and were spilling over into Dillards parking by early in the morning, with some stores opening as much

  • Local |Government, Politics | December 26, 2012

    Committee picture is shuffled

    State Rep. Sydney Carlin retained her seat on the House Appropriations Committee, but otherwise the area will be represented on several new committees when the 20123 Kansas Legislature convenes next month. Carlin’s reappointment to the committee charged with making budget-related decisions was confirmed this week.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 26, 2012

    2012 was a trying year for the local judicial system

    Fortunately for the citizens of Riley County, 2012 was a relatively quiet year for violent crime. But Riley County District Court was kept busy resolving several murders from previous years, including a capital case from 2009. The year began in tragedy with the murder of Frederick Beverly,

  • I Wonder | December 26, 2012

    Lights only look used, they’re new


    Q: I wonder how much the lights that they’re putting up around City Park cost. Also, they look like the lights that used to be on the old viaduct over the Kansas River on K-177. Are they?

  • Obituaries | December 26, 2012

    Christian Yahr

    Christian James Yahr, infant son of Vicar Karl and Andrea Pfleghaar Yahr, formerly of Alta Vista, died Sunday at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

  • Obituaries | December 26, 2012

    Agnes Roe

    Agnes Louise Roe, 90, of Wamego died Sunday at the Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center in Wamego.

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