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  • Arts, Leisure | March 20, 2014

    Learn about spring’s ‘Glowing Hills’


    Hey, it’s the first day of spring. Many area farmers and ranchers are out and about, getting ready for springtime chores. One of those is burning pasture land. Discover how fire can be a helpful tool and learn the history behind the beautiful glow

  • Women's Basketball | March 20, 2014

    Mittie arrives, eager to get started

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    Jeff Mittie knows exactly what his record was a year ago — TCU’s first year in the Big 12 — and believes he knows how he got it turned around this past season. While the Horned Frogs were seventh in the Big 12 this season at 8-10 — earning

  • Baseball | March 20, 2014

    Wildcats top Air Force, win 12th straight


    For the third time in the last five games, the Kansas State baseball team shut out its opponent, as the Wildcats beat Air Force 4-0 on Wednesday at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State (13-7) ended its first set of home games this season with a two-game

  • Movies | March 19, 2014

    ‘Moms’ Club’ predictable, routine, but easy to like


    I don’t know about you, but when I go through the supermarket check-out line, I see magazine covers featuring celebrities I’ve never heard of. But as a moviegoer, I know the name Tyler Perry. Lots of people do. Heck, I know a guy

  • Editorials | March 19, 2014

    Be prepared for spring storms

    Today, we’re reliably told, is the last full day of winter. Our guess is that it isn’t ending soon enough for a lot of folks. The arrival of spring on Thursday doesn’t mean we can’t still get another snowstorm, of course,&

  • Local |Business | March 19, 2014

    Magazine names Kite’s among top college bars in nation

    Business Insider magazine has named Kite’s Bar and Grill as one of the 31 best college bars in the United States. Rusty Wilson, owner of Kite’s, said this is the most prestigious award the bar has won, although Kite’s previously has received recognition

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 19, 2014

    McKenith pleads guilty to murder


    A Manhattan temporary resident accused of helping kill 68-year-old John Burroughs Jr. in September 2013 pleaded no contest on Wednesday. James McKenith, 33, was found guilty by Judge Meryl Wilson of first-degree murder after his plea in Riley County District Court. McKenith, along with his mother, Christina

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 19, 2014

    Residence hall at K-State Salina gets proper name

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    SALINA — The building known only as Residence Hall for the last 20 years at Kansas State University Salina now has a proper name: Schilling Hall. The change comes after several students expressed their confusion over the literally named Residence Hall, saying an actual name would make

  • Columns | March 19, 2014

    An evening conversation: Oops

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    By now you’re probably aware that Rep. Tim Huelskamp, our very own congressman, pretty much goofed while trying to give away some basketball tickets. What he did, in the name of college hoops and his own campaign war chest — was create a lottery. Just

  • Women's Basketball | March 19, 2014

    Mittie named K-State women’s basketball coach

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    Kansas State athletic director John Currie promised to move quickly in his national search for a new women’s basketball coach. Currie did just that, announcing Tuesday in a press release that Jeff Mittie has taken over the program just 10 days after Deb Patterson was

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