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  • Manhattan High School | October 04, 2014

    Indians finish 1st, 2nd at Junction City Invitational

    After two straight weeks of running at meets featuring talented teams from around the Midwest region, not just the state of Kansas, the Manhattan High cross country team returned to its usual level of competition and finished first in the boys’ varsity race and second

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | October 04, 2014

    Corn prices drop as crop has record-breaking year

    Corn prices dove to a five-year low this week, driven lower by heavy supplies of the grain. On Tuesday, the USDA released its quarterly grain stockpile report, showing a whopping 1.236 billion bushels of corn leftover from last year. Meanwhile, as farmers begin harvesting this year’

  • Manhattan High School | October 03, 2014

    Manhattan routs Chargers, 42-7

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High football team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West Friday night at Hummer Sports Park, routing the Chargers 42-7 in a game that was never close. Topeka West moved the ball more effectively than Highland Park a week

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    Fans mark Snyder’s upcoming 75th during radio show

    Bill.phatch

    Bill Snyder, dressed in a black suit, strolled into a Big 8 Room full of Topeka Catbackers before his radio show Thursday and smiled warmly. Through the windows of the Vanier Football Complex, workers were taking practice equipment off of the field in the stadium that

  • Local |Government & Politics | October 03, 2014

    Law-enforcement cost low compared with peer counties

    RILEY — Riley County commissioners began their month-long road tour at the Riley Centre Thursday morning. The four-city road trip also will include stops in Ogden, Randolph and Leonardville so other communities can see their county commissioners in action. In Riley, county budget and finance officer

  • Local | October 03, 2014

    Frankfort damaged by storm

    A Thursday morning storm caused a power outage and extensive damage to the city of Frankfort in Marshall County. Marshall County Sheriff Daniel Hargrave said all of the power was on by late Thursday night after a morning windstorm struck the city. Generators provided some

  • Local |Business | October 03, 2014

    Crisis Center receives $330,000 in grant funds

    Manhattan’s domestic violence shelter, The Crisis Center, will receive nearly $330,000 in state grant money for fiscal year 2015. Gov. Sam Brownback’s office announced the list of recipients of the state grant appropriations on Wednesday with the money totaling about $4 million statewide for 25 domestic violence

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 03, 2014

    KHI news service editor to give Huck Boyd lecture

    Jim McLean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. His topic will be “

  • Editorials | October 03, 2014

    Afghanistan has a new opportunity

    It’s been quite a week for Afghanistan. On Monday, Afghanistan experienced a peaceful transition of power which, if not a first, was still remarkable. The next day, that country and the United States signed the Bilateral Security Agreement, which also was a notable achievement.

  • Letters | October 03, 2014

    ‘Goofy’ election law exposes problems with partisanship

    To the Editor: Kansans have not always voted as blockheads and only for their party’s candidates. This pri-marily Republican state has elected Democrats for governor —women, at that. Also, Sens. Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum worked with both parties as they put the people


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