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  • Men's Basketball | February 08, 2015

    Tre Harris has big day off the bench

    After Texas’ Isaiah Taylor connected on his second free-throw attempt with 3:40 left in the first half, the Longhorns led by 11 points and it looked like a rout was on in Bramlage Coliseum Saturday afternoon. But that didn’t happen. Freshman guard Tre Harris, who found

  • Women's Basketball | February 08, 2015

    Cats can’t finish rally, lose at OU

    Kindred Wesemann remained dialed in from the field Saturday, but it was not enough to carry Kansas State to a victory in Norman, Okla. Wesemann scored a game-high 21 points and had five 3-pointers, but Oklahoma was able to hold on for the 66-58 win over

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Indians take 2nd at Manhattan Invitational

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    Most of the year, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team holds small, midweek meets that feature anywhere from two to four opposing teams. But at its annual Manhattan Invitational on Saturday, the Indians hosted 15 other teams featuring strong teams from across the state, with

  • Manhattan High School | February 08, 2015

    Indians take 2nd at league meet

    The Manhattan High wrestling team took second place at the annual Centennial League meet, finishing behind rival Junction City by eight points. Held this year at Seaman, the Indians scored 185 1/2 team points, but the Blue Jays won with 193 1/2 to take the league crown while Emporia

  • Local |Business | February 08, 2015

    Williams’ 2005 Landon Lecture touched on importance of anchors’ ‘moral authority’

    “NBC Nightly News”  anchor Brian Williams, who started his broadcasting career in Kansas, once gave a Landon Lecture on the trustworthiness of news anchors. Williams spoke at K-State on May 3, 2005. Though he was raised in New York, he later went to Washington, and his

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2015


    Alice Mary Stockwell, 98, died Feb. 5, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. They said she died in the Manhattan home on 17th Street that she loved and helped design, and where she conducted her real estate business for over 50 years. The

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2015


    Lester Goehring, 92, of Manhattan, died at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Mr. Goehring was born on Feb. 8, 1922, at the Goehring Homestead in rural Westmoreland, the son of Arthur and Anna Goehring. He

  • Obituaries | February 08, 2015


    Don K. Appleton, 78 of Green, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born on Feb. 7, 1936, in Green, the son of Charles H. and Lula A. (Whitaker) Appleton. On Oct. 12, 1967, he was married to Dreda Lister Sterrett in Green

  • Editorials | February 08, 2015

    Fort Riley is too valuable to lose

    In a letter to the editor Friday, several local attorneys urged residents to attend a public meeting Monday afternoon that will help determine the future of Fort Riley. We add our voice to theirs and to those of civic leaders who also will attend, if

  • Columns | February 08, 2015

    Former Wildcat Brown recalls time in Manhattan, NFL

    Larry Brown played football at Kansas State for two seasons (1967-68) under Vince Gibson. After finishing college in 1969, Brown played under Vince Lombardi for the Washington Redskins from until he retired in 1976. During the 1972 season, Brown was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and

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