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  • Local |Education | January 25, 2015

    FHCS scholar’s bowl team wins first

    The Flint Hills Christian School junior varsity Scholar Bowl team defeated Rossville in a final match to claim the first place trophy at the 2015 FHCS Scholars Bowl Junior Varsity Invitational on Thursday.  Twelve teams participated in the tournament including FHCS, Rossville, Abilene, Cair Paravel (2

  • Local |Education | January 25, 2015

    MHS thespians win award

    Manhattan High School Thespian Troupe #941 was awarded the Gold Honor Troupe Award at the Kansas Thespian Conference in Wichita January 8-10, the highest category. The award was based on the following categories and was presented in a troupe notebook by historian Levi Jones, a senior:

  • Local |Education | January 25, 2015

    Southwestern College recognizes local students on dean’s list

    WINFIELD —  Southwestern College in Winfield and at Southwestern College Professional Studies announced top scholars with the release of the dean’s honor roll for the fall 2014 semester. Full-time students who earned grade point averages of at least 3.70 (4.0 equals an A) were eligible for the

  • Gardening | January 25, 2015

    Edible landscaping outside can improve a home’s value

    Greggeyestone1

    The home with an attractive landscape will allow for a higher selling price and sell faster, according to the real estate industry. Some benefits to a well-designed community include fostering pride and economic development. Outdoor space becomes an extension of the living space for residents.

  • Columns | January 25, 2015

    Is Obama really getting tough with Iran?

    Based on the comments of President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron at a joint press conference Jan. 16, any action by Congress to even suggest new sanctions will lead the Iranians to withdraw from negotiations on a deal involving Iran’s nuclear weapons

  • Local |Business | January 25, 2015

    Brooks Yamaha has new owner

    Clifton Raub is the new owner of Brooks Yamaha Inc. on the east side of Manhattan at 8070 U.S. 24. Monty Peterson sold the business to Raub on Jan. 2. The store, which has been in business since 1973, primarily sells and services powersports and outdoor power equipment.

  • Columns | January 25, 2015

    Governor puts Kansas at risk

    In 1983, President Ronald Reagan stood before the press at the White House and held up a report titled “A Nation at Risk.” Eighteen months in the making and written by members of the National Commission on Excellence in Education at the behest of the secretary

  • Men's Basketball | January 25, 2015

    Cats have no problem with Pokes

    Nino.phatch

    It’s been a long time since the Kansas State basketball team didn’t have to grind out to the finish of a game. But on Saturday, the Wildcats’ fortunes finally changed. With a strong defensive performance and three players in double figures, K-State beat

  • Local |Business | January 25, 2015

    Infrared camera monitors health of crops, plants from the clouds

    Where are your data? These days, I am told that my data are in what the techies call “the cloud” —wherever that is. Today, in the conclusion of a two-part series, we’ll learn more about a company which is gathering agricultural data by going

  • Women's Basketball | January 25, 2015

    No. 3 Bears cruise past Cats, 68-46

    For a while Saturday morning, it was a game in Waco, Texas. The Kansas State women trailed No. 3 Baylor by just nine points early in the second half, but the Bears used a 13-1 run to silence any Wildcat threat and cruise to a 68-46


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