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  • January 18, 2013

    TMP-Marian 52 Riley County 35

    At Hillsboro, the Riley County Falcons dropped their second game at the Hillsboro Trojan Classic on Thursday, falling into the seventh-place game at the tournament. The Falcons held their own in the first quarter to a 13-10 deficit, but it was 26-17 by halftime and 36

  • Manhattan High School | January 18, 2013

    MHS bowling teams compete at Topeka West Invitational

    With a pair of young teams, Manhattan bowling coach Chris George knows it’s an uphill battle to develop consistency at every meet. The Indians traveled to the Topeka West Invitational Thursday at Westridge Lanes, with the boys’ team getting third and the girls’ finishing

  • Manhattan High School | January 18, 2013

    Girls’ basketball to host Emporia

    While the boys’ team plays in McPherson this week, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team hosts a rematch against Emporia tonight at 7:30 p.m. Manhattan won the first matchup 36-33 in Emporia in December. “I’m sure we’ll see much of the same we

  • Manhattan High School | January 18, 2013

    JV wrestling defeats Topeka Seaman

    The MHS JV wrestling team traveled to Topeka for a dual against Seaman, winning 112-102, despite going 20-20 on the day in individual matchups. Going undefeated on the day were Caleb Gorman, Dalton Jueneman, Schandon Mercado, Anthony Renteria, Erick Sanchez, Sterling Shimp and Blake Wewer.

  • Football | January 17, 2013

    Michael Smith leaving K-State for Arkansas

    Kansas State has lost another assistant football coach. Longtime assistant and former Wildcat receiver Michael Smith is the second coach to leave Bill Snyder’s staff in the last five days, following Joe Bob Clements’ departure for Oklahoma State. Smith, who coached receivers at K-State,

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | January 17, 2013

    School aid proposal is frowned on

    Despite different party affiliations, local legislators united in concern Wednesday about funding for K-123 education. Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed two-year budget, presented to lawmakers Wednesday, calls for the base state aid per pupil to remain at $3,838 in FY 2014 and then increase to $3,852 in FY 2015.

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 17, 2013

    Pepperd says he won’t run

    Mayor Loren Pepperd said Thursday that he has decided not to seek a second term on the City Commission. Pepperd, who was elected to a four-year term in 2009, cited the demands of his real estate business measured against the time required to serve on the

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 17, 2013

    Sales tax not yet in effect

    Some area merchants have been overcharging customers on sales tax, not realizing that the continuation of the half-cent tax that voters passed in November doesn’t go into effect until April 1, said Riley County Treasurer Eileen King. King said that counties must tell the state

  • Manhattan High School | January 17, 2013

    Indians swim to home victory


    With wins in eight of 12 events, the Manhattan boys’ swim team came out on top Wednesday afternoon in a three-team meet at the Kansas State Natatorium. The Indians beat out Newton and Emporia for first place with 244 points. Newton was second and Emporia finished third. “

  • Local | January 17, 2013

    Union’s protest at medical center ends after 3 days


    A local labor union apparently called a quiet end to three days of picketing activity in front of a business at the Manhattan Medical Center Thursday morning. The owner of the business isn’t sure why he was targeted in the first place. Since Monday,

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