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  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | January 21, 2015

    Manhattan native to appear on ‘Anderson Cooper 360’

    A Manhattan native is scheduled to appear on Anderson Cooper’s television show Wednesday night to discuss what police can legally seize in traffic stops. Glen Downey, now an attorney in Des Moines, represents two men in a federal civil rights lawsuit in Iowa. Downey

  • Local |Education | January 21, 2015

    Three file for Riley County school board seats

    Three people filed on Tuesday to run for seats on the Riley County school board, and they said the April 7 election could give the district a fresh start. Randy O’Boyle of Manhattan, USD 378 school board incumbent; Shane Allen of Leonardville; and Kyle Bohnenblust of

  • Editorials | January 21, 2015

    State of the Union is still too partisan

    President Barack Obama articulately expressed his political aspirations during his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Surveys indicate that the audience outside the Beltway gave him decent marks. Yet it is the audience inside the House chambers that will make or break his agenda.

  • Men's Basketball | January 21, 2015

    Cats cold down stretch in loss to Cyclones


    AMES, Iowa — With less than four minutes to play and the game tied at 69, Kansas State’s Marcus Foster got a long rebound and ran up the court, dishing it to Jevon Thomas for what looked like an easy layup. But Iowa State’s Abdel

  • Manhattan High School | January 21, 2015

    MHS girls get season sweep of Great Bend

    After scoring a combined 129 points the last time Great Bend and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team played in December, Tuesday’s return game at Great Bend was much different. Manhattan was forced to overcome a slow start offensively, as much of the team struggled

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Rock Creek boys rout Iola in opener

    At Burlington, Rock Creek won its tournament opener at the Burlington Invitational Tuesday night, 67-32. The Mustangs took a 13-point lead after the first quarter and a 39-22 lead at halftime, despite 29 first-half fouls between the two teams. The Mustangs led 60-31 after the third

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Hillsboro 51,  Riley County 40

    At Hillsboro, a slow start cost the Falcons in its opening game at the Trojan Classic against the host-team Trojans. Riley County trailed 30-9 at halftime before cutting into the lead by outscoring the Trojans 13-0 in the third quarter to make it an eight-point

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    BV-Randolph 42, Clifton-Clyde 34

    At Onaga, Blue Valley outscored Clifton-Clyde 13-4 in the fourth quarter to turn a one-point deficit into a victory in the first of two consolation games at the Twin-Valley League tournament this week. Haydn Budenbender scored a game-high 18 points to pace the Rams, who play

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Wamego girls win

    WAMEGO 47, TONGANOXIE 9 At Tonganoxie, Wamego showed why it’s the top seed at the Tonganoxie Invitational this week, dismantling the host Chieftains in the tournament opener for both teams. The Red Raiders led 28-3 at halftime before cruising through the second half to its semifinal

  • Area Schools | January 21, 2015

    Riley County 54, Holcomb 43

    At Hillsboro, the Falcons led 24-15 at halftime and maintained their lead throughout the second half in an opening round win at the Trojan Classic. Riley County led by as many as 14 in the third quarter and seemingly had an answer for every Holcomb bucket

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