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  • Area Schools | February 01, 2014

    Wabaunsee too much for Falcons, 58-49

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    RILEY — Some hot shooting by the Wabaunsee Chargers helped put an end to Riley County’s two-game winning streak as the Falcons lost at home, 58-49, on Friday night to their Mid-East League foe. The Falcons (4-8, 1-5 MEL) got 12 points from junior Trace Nelson

  • Manhattan High School | February 01, 2014

    MHS girls win Mid-America Classic

    MCPHERSON — In a hard-fought game, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won the 19th annual Mid-America Classic with a 44-37 win over the host McPherson Bullpups Saturday night. Manhattan got a pair of big 3s from Caroline Ballard to keep the Bullpups at bay, with

  • February 01, 2014

    Cats lose on road at WVU, 81-71

    Despite having a chance to take the lead with 2 and 1/2 minutes to play, the Kansas State men’s basketball team came up short with an 81-71 loss to West Virginia in Morgantown, W.V. The Wildcats trailed 39-31 at the half, but just like they

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS girls rout SM South in semifinals

    A day after routing Hays in the opening round of the Mid-America Classic in McPherson, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team advanced to Saturday’s tournament championship with a 66-35 win over Shawnee Mission South. The Indians led 39-16 at halftime and 52-26 heading into

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 31, 2014

    Jury selection under way in robbery case

    Jury selection for a Manhattan man accused of aggravated robbery began today in his second trial. After his initial trial resulted in a hung jury, Levertis L. Horne, 22, is scheduled to undergo six days of a second. He is facing two counts of aggravated robbery,

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | January 31, 2014

    Why is chamber retreat in Overland Park?

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    Q: We have some fiscally conservative city and county commissioners, yet they chose to spend the weekend retreat in Overland Park rather than in Manhattan. What’s the justification for going to OP rather than staying in town? Did taxpayers pay their expenses?

  • Local |Business | January 31, 2014

    More than 200 exhibitors registered for festival

    Wamego is gearing up to be host to the state’s largest traveling festival in May. The 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival, which moves to a new city every two years, will be May 3 and 4 in 2014 and May 2 and 3 in 2015. It will take place in

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 31, 2014

    Brierwood house fire causes $150,000 in damage to home

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    A house fire caused more than $100,000 to a Manhattan home Monday afternoon. The fire in a single family residence caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to the house and an estimated $50,000 to its contents. The occupants were not home at the time of the fire. When

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS suspends boys’ basketball coach

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    When the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team takes the court at Emporia Saturday night, it will do so without head coach Tim Brooks. Brooks confirmed Friday morning that he has been suspended pending the results of an internal investigation, with an update to his status

  • Manhattan High School | January 31, 2014

    MHS girls rout Hays to open Classic

    MCPHERSON — With no regular contributors standing taller than 5-foot-11, it’s not every night the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team has a size advantage over its opponent. In Thursday afternoon’s opener at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic, Manhattan used a strong rebounding edge to defeat


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