Tuesday, October 6, 2015


  • Cross Country | February 26, 2013

    K-State women’s cross county named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

    Following a strong 2012 season, the Kansas State women’s cross country team earned academic honors as well by being named a USTFCCCA 2012 Division-I Cross Country Women’s All Academic Team. The Wildcat women were one of 200 schools to earn All-Academic honors. Out of those 200 schools, 30

  • Area Schools | February 26, 2013

    Fifth grade Wildcats win basketball tourney

    The Manhattan Wildcats fifth grade basketball team won a tournament in Wamego this past weekend. The Wildcats beat the Wamego Red Raiders 35-18, the Riley County Falcons 41-20, and the Seneca Bulls 47-13. Wildcats players include Jake Cox, Ben Hulsmeyer, Aiden Lee, Mitch Munsen, Brett

  • Volleyball | February 26, 2013

    Fritz announces Wildcat volleyball camps, clinics

    K-State head volleyball coach Suzie Fritz has announced the dates for Wildcat volleyball camps this spring and summer. Wildcat volleyball camps will again offer a Junior Wildcat Spring Clinic for children in grades K-5 scheduled for March 9. Another Junior Wildcat Clinic will be June 8. Fritz

  • General Activities | February 26, 2013

    Marlins compete at Missouri Valley Championships

    Members of the Manhattan Marlins recently attended the Missouri Valley Division-II West Championships in Lee’s Summit, Mo., last weekend. Jordan DeLoach took second in the 100-yard freestyle and third in the 100 backstroke. Kelly Wichmann was seventh in 200 free, first in 100 breast, second in200 breast,

  • Movies | February 26, 2013

    ‘Dark Skies’ is a horror movie with a couple of differences


    What scares you in a horror movie? They rarely do more than make me flinch with sudden loud noises. I haven’t been frightened by a scary movie in a while, perhaps not since I saw “The Last Exorcism” in 2010 or perhaps it was when

  • Editorials | February 26, 2013

    Karzai remains a fickle partner

    Hamid Karzai is Afghanistan’s president, and until that changes, U.S. and other coalition forces have to take his demands seriously, even if they’re not sure what he is up to. His most recent demand came Sunday; it was an order that U.

  • Letters | February 26, 2013

    MHS’s nine state BPA entrants deserved better

    To the Editor: Nine Manhattan High School students had prepared for a year to compete at the State Business Professionals of America con-ference last week in Wichita.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 26, 2013

    Woman reports rape at party

    Riley County detectives are investigating the reported rape of a woman who told police that she woke up to a man having sex with her during a house party. Officer Matthew Droge said the victim, a woman in her 20s, reported the rape Monday morning

  • Local |Education | February 26, 2013

    USD 383 to receive site council reports

    The USD 383 school board is holding a second and final meeting to receive site council reports at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. Every year, site council reports give principals the opportunity to share with their school’s accomplishments and needs to the

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 26, 2013

    Dec. broke property tax records

    The month of December was a “record-breaker” for property sales in Pottawatomie County. “Basically, the whole year was a record-breaker,” Appraiser Lois Schlegel told Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday. There were 78 property sales in December, well above any December in the previous three years, according to

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