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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 30, 2015

    KSU selects 11 high school students as leadership scholarship finalists

    Kansas State University recently selected 11 high school seniors as finalists for the university’s Civic Leadership Scholarship. The finalists competed in an on-campus interview and recognition day Jan. 22. The competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity by developing projects and programs

  • Manhattan High School | January 30, 2015

    MHS bowling team competes at JC quad

    The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman. The girls’ team took third place as a team, while the boys finished in fourth. For the girls, Seaman took top honors at

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 30, 2015

    Make new year’s resolution last

    Chances are that if you made a New Year’s resolution, you’ve already failed. Only about 8 percent of Americans achieve their goal, according to research from the Journal of Clinical Psychology. But there is still hope — a few simple steps can get you through

  • Area Schools | January 30, 2015

    Horton edges Rock Creek girls

    In the consolation semifinals of the Hiawatha Invitational, Horton did just enough to defeat Rock Creek Thursday afternoon, sending the Mustangs to the seventh-place game of the tournament on Saturday. Rock Creek will play eighth-seeded Riverside in the seventh-place game at 10 a.m. The Mustangs

  • Men's Basketball | January 30, 2015

    Wildcats brace for Jayhawks

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    The last time Kansas State traveled to Lawrence, the game spiraled out of control in the first half, with rival Kansas leading 45-28 by halftime. K-State’s young group was frazzled and Marcus Foster was held to seven points as the Jayhawks cruised to the

  • Women's Basketball | January 30, 2015

    Wildcats look to end road skid

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team tackled one of its losing streaks Wednesday night, snapping a four-game skid with a win over Oklahoma State. K-State looks to halt another one Saturday afternoon when it travels to Lubbock, Texas, to face Texas Tech at 3 p.

  • Manhattan High School | January 29, 2015

    MHS girls advance to MAC semis, beat Hornets

    MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37. The Indians were never in serious danger of losing to the Hornets, leading by 13 at halftime and

  • Local |Education |Business | January 29, 2015

    Preschoolers meet native animals at FHDC on state’s 154th birthday

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    Preschoolers petted their way through the Kansas Day celebration at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Thursday. The center honored the state’s 154th birthday at its third-annual Kansas Day learning exploration with about 90 young students. The event also helped launch a new exhibition, “K

  • Local |Education | January 29, 2015

    Principals plead to keep at-risk programs

    As budget cuts for USD 383 loom, two principals at Manhattan-Ogden schools asked the board of education Wednesday night to keep their at-risk programs safe. Elementary school principals from Woodrow Wilson, Marlatt, Lee, Ogden and Northview also updated the board about their students, telling of this

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | January 29, 2015

    Commission begins accepting bids for fire station

    The Riley County Commission opened bids for a future county fire station on Thursday. The 6,000-square-foot Tuttle Creek Fire Station, 4520 Highway 13, is planned to replace the county’s current Tattarax and Tuttle Cove fire stations. Emergency management director Pat Collins said he was pleased to


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