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  • Manhattan High School | October 28, 2012

    MHS cross country teams take 6th at state

    After both teams finished 10th at state cross country last season, the Manhattan High boys’ and girls’ teams set out to improve this year. With a pair of sixth-place team finishes, they accomplished their goal on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence. “The guys

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2012

    Wamego boys win at state cross country

    In the 4A race, the Wamego boys’ team capped its season with a team championship on its home course. The team scored 69 to win, five points ahead of second-place Mulvane. Jordan Routh was the top finisher in a time of 16:24.8 in seventh place. But it

  • Area Schools | October 28, 2012

    Riley County 5th at state cross country

    Brandon Mechels (17:37.0) took 19th for Riley County, with Blake Dodson (17:44.9) right behind in 23rd. Nate Elder (17:53.8) took 28th as the Falcons took fifth in the 3A boys’ race. On the girls’ side, Stacy Pachta (15:56.5) took fifth place overall to lead the Falcons. Freshman Beka Silvia (16:52.6)

  • Letters | October 28, 2012

    Modesitt, Phillips will focus on sound policy, not politics

    To the Editor: We are proud to be supporting Lee Modesitt and Tom Phillips for the Kansas House. Both Lee and Tom are smart, energetic and independent thinkers.

  • Letters | October 28, 2012

    Half-cent sales tax needed to ensure safe roads, bridges

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Riley County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, we are writing in support of the proposed renewal of the half-cent sales tax for purposes of public safety and other reasons.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 28, 2012

    Burglaries reported in rural Manhattan

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public in identifying the person or persons responsible for recent daytime burglaries in rural Manhattan in areas along Blue River Road, Junietta Road, and Moody Road. Since Sept. 29, there have been a total

  • Women's Basketball | October 28, 2012

    Chambers, White to carry load for Cats in 2012-13

    There’s no doubt the Kansas State women’s basketball team will go as seniors Brittany Chambers and Mariah White go this season. It’s their team. Chambers, a four-year starter at shooting guard, and White, who came into her own at point guard last

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 28, 2012

    KSU Salina, ExpressJet develop hiring agreement

    An agreement between K-State Salina and ExpressJet Airlines, the largest Delta Airlines regional partner, provides an opportunity for aviation students to receive a conditional offer of employment as a first officer with the regional airline. The program is open to professional pilot students who complete

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2012

    Evelyn A. Hurlburt

    Evelyn A. Hurlburt, 87, of Blue Rapids, died Friday at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids.

  • Obituaries | October 28, 2012

    Betty G. Nelson

    Betty G. Nelson, 83, of Chanute, died Wednesday at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

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