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  • Baseball | February 12, 2015

    Conlon ready to lead young Wildcats

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    Shane Conlon has seen it all in his time with the Kansas State baseball team. The senior first baseman has seen plenty of good times in a Wildcat uniform. And some bad — like last season when K-State was picked to win the Big 12, but finished

  • Tennis | February 12, 2015

    KSU tennis ends losing streak

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team put an end to its five-match losing streak with a 5-1 win over Missouri State on Wednesday at Body First Tennis and Fitness Center in Manhattan. K-State secured the early 1-0 lead, by winning the doubles point with

  • Local |Fort Riley | February 11, 2015

    Fort to limit visitor access

    Fort Riley soon will require criminal background checks for visitors who don’t have military ID cards. Beginning April 1, people without official Department of Defense identification cards will need temporary visitor passes or long-term access badges to enter the Army post. But to receive passes

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 11, 2015

    Flat revenue could put pressure on mill levy

    The city will have a harder time maintaining a flat mill levy due to slowed growth of other revenues streams, according to finance director Bernie Hayen’s comments Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission. The work session was used to help prepare for the 2016 budget

  • Local |Education | February 11, 2015

    Special ed could face cuts

    USD 383 special education programs could face large cuts for next year as the district prepares to trim its budget between $2 million and $4.3 million. Based on a three-tier recommendation, the district could choose to cut special education by $461,000, $726,000 or $979,000 or make larger cuts elsewhere.  The

  • Local |Business | February 11, 2015

    New exhibit explores romantic practices of prairie chickens


    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is providing an up-close look at the mating rituals of prairie chickens. A new exhibit, “Save the Last Dance: A Prairie Ballet” opens Saturday and will be open until May 17. It features photographs

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    Indians edge unbeaten T-Birds, 55-53

    Both Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights are well-versed in winning close games this season. So it was no surprised when Tuesday’s showdown among top Centennial League teams went down to the wire, with Manhattan doing just enough to edge the Thunderbirds, 55-53. The win

  • Manhattan High School | February 11, 2015

    MHS girls have no trouble vs. T-Birds

    Few teams have had much luck slowing down the inside-out tandem of Jazz Sweet and Blaize Burgess this season. Add the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to the list of successful squads. Manhattan High’s Gigi McAtee pressures Shawnee Heights’ Jazz Sweet on Tuesday night

  • Area Schools | February 11, 2015

    Wamego sinks Irish at buzzer

    WAMEGO — Tied, with 40 seconds remaining Tuesday night against Chapman, Wamego’s Lanie Page was alone well beyond the arc when she buried what would have been the go-ahead bucket. Wamego’s Lanie Page pulls up for a shot against Chapman Tuesday night in Wamego. Page

  • Area Schools | February 11, 2015

    Red Raiders ease past Chapman

    WAMEGO — Red Raiders’ head coach Troy Hemphill wasn’t pleased with his team’s enthusiasm in his team’s 59-34 win over Chapman Tuesday night. Still, Wamego did what it needed to get the victory. Wamego’s Eli Miller puts up a shot against Chapman

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