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  • Sneed finding his feet in Big 12 play

    One of Kansas State’s most impactful players has never started.

  • Wildcats lose to No. 1 Baylor, 77-68

    Kansas State took the lead with 10 minutes left, called a timeout and a raucous crowd felt the momentum on the Wildcats’ side on Saturday against No.

  • Ice storm could cut power to area

    An ice storm warning is in effect in the area, and weather experts are advising eastern Kansas residents to prepare for power outages and avoid driving starting tonight.

  • K-State hits the road to face Oklahoma State

    At 13-4 overall and boasting a No.


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  • UP AND RUNNING Tracter

    Gary LaGrange, president of the SAVE Farm project, checks out the inside of the organization’s first tractor, a John Deere 4630. Janie Hodgson donated the tractor and $10,000 to help the organization, which teaches veterans how to farm.

  • FARM DOGS | KIRK & BLUE Farmdogs

    Kirk Junod and his companion, Blue, are inseparable. Blue is a 14-year-old blue heeler/border collie who has lived by Junod’s side in Neuchatel since she was a puppy. Blue is with Junod so much his truck has become her territory. From long rides to trips to the grocery store, Blue is included. On the rare occasions when Blue is left alone at the house, Junod likens his return as coming home to an angry wife. Blue has chickens to round up, unconditional love from Junod and sometimes ground beef for dinner, raised and butchered by Junod himself. This is the first of a series of pictures that illustrate the relationship between rural farmers and their dogs. To suggest a farmer for this series, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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    • Manhattan man’s job keeps his eyes on sky

      With new technology, we can get a bird’s-eye view of places we thought we knew, and a local man is using this ability to explore.

    • Early work demonstrates artist John Steuart Curry’s growth

      To understand the artwork of John Steuart Curry, viewers need to see his early work before he left his home state, said Elizabeth Seaton, curator for K-State’s Beach Museum of Art.

    • Animals impact history beside famous owners

      When he takes the presidential Oath of Office on Friday, Donald Trump will be a rarity in that he will not bring a pet to the White House.

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