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  • Local |Business | December 21, 2014

    As holiday nears, shoppers seeking gifts fill stores

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    The holiday spirit was in full force Saturday afternoon at the Manhattan Town Center, where hordes of holiday shoppers took a break from merry movie marathons, hot chocolate and seasonal ales to take part in one of the busiest shopping days of the year: the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 21, 2014

    RCPD defends video policy change

    The Riley County Police Department has mostly stopped using processing room videos for DUI incidents because officials say they often were detrimental to the department’s cases. RCPD director Brad Schoen said in a Aug. 18 email to Riley County commissioner Dave Lewis that the change

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | December 21, 2014

    Police give few details in death at shooting range in Ogden

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    OGDEN — Riley County police were called to investigate a death Saturday evening at at Ogden shooting range. Police and other emergency personnel responded to a call at Ogden’s Best Guns and Gun Range Saturday evening for what witnesses said was a gun-related incident inside

  • Men's Basketball | December 21, 2014

    K-State outlasts A&M comeback

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even with a less-than-dominant ending, Bruce Weber was upbeat following Kansas State’s 71-64 win over Texas A&M in its annual neutral-court holiday game at the Sprint Center. The Wildcats never trailed and led by double digits for most of

  • Women's Basketball | December 21, 2014

    Meeks leads Wildcats past Tigers, 61-38

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    Deborah Meeks hadn’t scored more than three points in a game all season until Saturday. In fact, the junior guard hadn’t even attempted more than four shots in a single game this season until Saturday. All that changed against Grambling State, as Meeks

  • Manhattan High School | December 21, 2014

    Indians take 11th in Nebraska

    After finishing in 12th place at the Flatwater Fracas in Grand Island, Neb., a year ago, the Manhattan High wrestling team improved its stock with an 11th-place finish at this year’s two-day event. The dual tournament featured a 32-team bracket of some of the

  • Editorials | December 21, 2014

    The gimmick NextDoor

    Let’s see if we get this straight: The police have pulled the plug on a program they’ve stood behind for decades because a study 20 years ago showed that it wasn’t effective. And instead the cops are hopping in bed with a venture-capital-funded

  • Books | December 21, 2014

    ‘Manhattan’ a visual history of the Little Apple’s beginnings

    Manhattan, according to Jim Sherow, is really about two things: Commercialism and social idealism. From its founding, the town has been essentially about the intersection of those two seemingly opposite strands of thought. Making money, and making the world better. Somehow, they have combined to

  • Books | December 21, 2014

    ‘All Joy and No Fun’ a thought-provoking look at modern parenting

    If you are a parent and thinking you are working much harder on parenting than your parents did but are enjoying it way less, then this impressive first book from Jennifer Senior is the book for you.  The author, a writer, wife, and mother

  • Manhattan High School | December 21, 2014

    Late surge pushes Manhattan boys past JC, 84-61

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    Manhattan High was looking for its ninth straight win over Junction City when the rivals met Friday night in Manhattan for the Centennial League opener for both teams. It didn’t come easy, but the Indians — led by senior forward Pierson McAtee’s 21 points and


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