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  • Men's Basketball | February 04, 2015

    Cats look to end road skid at Tech

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team is in the midst of another low in its topsy-turvy, roller-coaster ride of a season. The Wildcats (12-10, 5-4 Big 12) went from 7-7 in their first 14 games, to winning five straight league games to earn first place. But

  • Area Schools | February 04, 2015

    Abilene 50, Wamego 35

    At Abilene, Wamego stayed close with Abilene most of the game but couldn’t keep pace in the fourth quarter in a loss to the Cowboys. Wamego led 9-8 after the first quarter, but trailed by three at halftime and by six heading into the

  • Local |Business | February 04, 2015

    Genesis buys Max Fitness, plans new location with indoor tennis, basketball

    Genesis Health Clubs has purchased Max Fitness and plans to open a new location with indoor tennis and basketball courts and a swimming pool. Genesis Health Clubs announced Tuesday the purchase of both locations of the locally-owned Max Fitness gym at 405 E. Poyntz Ave. and 2849

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 03, 2015

    Report: Slight rise in violent crimes

    A recent report showing violent crime increased 11.1 percent in Riley County last year isn’t setting off sirens for one police official. “Really, we’re talking only about 10 more crimes in 2014 from 2013,” said Brad Schoen, Director of the Riley County Police Department. The FBI categorizes

  • Editorials | February 03, 2015

    Measles today is inexcusable

    This measles outbreak — the disease has popped up on the East Coast and upper Midwest as well as in California — is inexcusable. Measles isn’t some cute rite of passage for preschool or elementary school children. It’s a dangerous, highly contagious respiratory disease brought

  • Local |Education | February 03, 2015

    USD 383 says it has plan for possible measles outbreak

    There are no known cases of measles in Kansas currently, but USD 383 has protocols in place to contain an outbreak, a district official said. “Whooping cough comes around every so often but we’ve not seen measles so far,” USD 383 communications and safety director Michele

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 03, 2015

    Commission discusses intersection options

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday addressed several issues regarding new development in Blue Township east of Manhattan. The commission reviewed two options for a preliminary design of Harvest Road from Excel Road east to Lake Elbo Road. “They’re to the point they want to

  • Movies | February 03, 2015

    ‘The Loft’ proves to be an amusing cinematic thriller

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    For people my age there is substantial irony in the recent commercial success of European thrillers and action movies. When I was young, continental directors were too sophisticated to make anything so low as shoot-’em-ups. Hitchcock had to come to America to make the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 03, 2015

    Police release more details about worker injured at Vanier site

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    The construction worker who was taken to the hospital after a concrete form fell on him Monday morning was released from the hospital without any serious injuries. The worker was removing forms from concrete that had set at the Vanier Football Complex construction site when

  • Local |Education | February 03, 2015

    Another preschool project on tap at board meeting

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider upgrading the communications wiring system at College Hill Preschool during a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting. Last month, the school board approved spending $175,000 on Phase 1 improvements at the preschool, 2600 Kimball Ave. That project includes a new secure entrance, a ramp


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