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  • Track & Field | January 18, 2015

    K-State track wins triangular with KU, WSU

    Kansas State track and field used a big performance by both the men’s and women’s squads to defeat Kansas and Wichita State in the KSU-KU-WSU Triangular at Ahearn Field House. The Wildcats combined to score 261 points, with Wichita State finishing second at 217 points

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 18, 2015

    Wichita woman dies in I-70 accident Saturday morning

    A Wichita woman died Saturday morning after a single-vehicle accident on the Riley County portion of I-70. Alexis D. Champ, 18, died after crashing her 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 about 1.3 miles east of Deep Creek Road on I-70, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. Champ was driving eastbound

  • Arts & Leisure | January 18, 2015

    Shatner’s world, ‘Circle Mirror’ and more

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    SUNDAY MLK Sermon by the Rev. Jim Spencer, 10:30 a.m. College Avenue Methodist Church. MLK Sunday Supper: A community Conversation, 4:30 p.m. Engage in dialogue about the topic of community needs and civic leadership. Open to the public, RSVPs required. Manhattan Christian Fellowship Church. MONDAY &

  • Local |Education | January 18, 2015

    MHS debate team wins state championship

    DERBY —  A Manhattan High School debate team posted a 13-1 record and won the 2015 Kansas 6A championship Saturday. Senior Peter Sang and junior Nathan McClendon went undefeated in their portion of the four-speaker debate contest. They were joined by seniors Angel Zelazny and Niroop

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Business | January 18, 2015

    At least 20 pickup trucks damaged at retreat hotel

    OVERLAND PARK — At least 20 pickup trucks were broken into early Saturday morning in a hotel parking lot where many local people were staying for a regional leaders’ retreat. At least 20 vehicles — all pickups — were found with their driver’s-side windows shattered in the parking lot

  • Area Schools | January 18, 2015

    Page scores 27 in Wamego’s win over Marysville

    At Marysville, Wamego got a big performance out of senior Lanie Page on Friday night in a 57-43 win over Marysville. Page scored 27 points and knocked down three 3-pointers as the Red Raiders (9-0) took a 28-14 lead at halftime and coasted to the finish.

  • Area Schools | January 18, 2015

    Silver Lake 54, Riley County 47

    At Silver Lake, a bad third quarter plagued Riley County in a 54-47 loss to Silver Lake on Friday. The Falcons (4-5) trailed just 27-24 at halftime, but were held to five points in the third quarter as the Eagles pushed their lead out to 39

  • Obituaries | January 18, 2015


    Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957, a daughter of Barbara Ann (Smith) Hall, of Manhattan and the late John Boatwright. The family provided the following information. She was the general manager

  • Obituaries | January 18, 2015


    Herbert J. Watts, 101, died Jan. 16, 2015, in the Lindsborg Community Hospital, Lindsborg. The family provided the following information. He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  He was born March 10, 1913 near 3 p.m. in a snowstorm in the farm house near Minneapolis, KS. His

  • Area Schools | January 18, 2015

    Wamego 72, Marysvile 45

    At Marysville, Eli Miller had a nice night for the Red Raiders as one of four players in double figures in a 72-45 win at Marysville. Wamego (7-2) swung the game in their favor in the third quarter, turning a 31-23 halftime lead into a 54

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