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  • Women's Basketball | January 07, 2015

    No. 5 Baylor routs K-State, 74-44

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    Baylor entered Tuesday’s game averaging nearly 90 points a game. Kansas State held the fifth-ranked Bears to just 74. The problem, however, is that it doesn’t mean very much when you can’t score yourself. K-State did have a lead in this one, though — albeit

  • Men's Basketball | January 07, 2015

    K-State needs Foster to be successful


    During Kansas State’s three-game losing streak, Marcus Foster was held to two or less points twice. And in the most recent game, against Oklahoma State, he came off the bench and scored zero points in 14 minutes. K-State coach Bruce Weber knows if his team

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS boys edge Seaman, stay undefeated

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team went back and forth with the Seaman Vikings Tuesday night, but got just enough in the fourth quarter to pull out the road win, 69-62, and stay undefeated. The game was tied with 1:51 to play, but Manhattan got

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    MHS girls fall to Seaman on the road

    TOPEKA — A rough start to the second quarter doomed the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team in a 72-63 loss to Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the team’s first of the season. The Indians played mostly even for three of the four quarters, but

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2015


    DEBRA DECKER Debra “Debbi” (Blenn) Decker, 57, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015, at her home in Westmoreland. The family provided the following information. Debbi was born on July 8, 1957, in Westmoreland, to Galen and Carol (Simkins) Blenn. After she graduated high school from Westmoreland, she became a truck driver

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2015


    Elrean E. Filby, 94, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at her son’s home in Overland Park. The family provided the following information. Elrean was born June 20, 1920, in Lindsborg, the daughter of Carl Johan and Tyra (Lindblade) Hedin. She graduated from Lindsborg High School

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2015


    Darlene N. Larson, 83, of Olsburg, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. The family provided the following information. She was born on Aug. 4, 1931, in Olsburg, the daughter of Homer and Lillie (Norman) Samuelson. She grew up in Olsburg and graduated from Olsburg

  • Obituaries | January 06, 2015


    Hector Cruz, 66, died on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Hector was born on Dec. 7, 1948, in New York City, the son of Marcelo and Ida (Comacho) Cruz. Hector joined the United States Army and was

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 06, 2015

    Moran says passing budget a priority for next Congress

    Making a budget will be a priority for the 114th Congress when it starts its session Tuesday, said U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran. ‘I’m pretty certain that we will be doing a budget,’ Moran said. ‘Haven’t done a budget in the four years

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | January 06, 2015

    Up to 200 oppose Westar line plan

    Citing a substantial list of residents opposed to rerouting Jeffrey Energy Center power lines, Pottawatomie County Commissioners Monday asked Counselor John Watt to investigate the status of the proposal. Commissioners said as many as 200 county residents had signed a petition or sent letters in opposition

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