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  • Football | November 07, 2014

    Cats open 4-game gauntlet at No. 6 TCU

    Bill Snyder almost called Saturday’s game monumental. Almost. After walking that statement back some, he settled on “big game.” There’s no doubt about that. In fact, it couldn’t get much bigger for both Kansas State and TCU, which enter Saturday’s game — 6:30

  • Baseball | November 07, 2014

    K-State baseball season tickets go on sale Nov. 10

    After setting attendance records at Tointon Family Stadium in 2014, K-State Athletics officials announced that season tickets for the upcoming 2015 K-State baseball season will go on sale on Monday, Nov. 10. The 29-game home schedule starts on Feb. 27 and features opponents such as Creighton, Missouri State, Nebraska,

  • Football | November 07, 2014

    K-State places two on Academic All-District Team

    Kansas State senior wide receiver Curry Sexton and sophomore fullback Glenn Gronkowski were named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District 7 first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday. It’s the first designation for each player and the first by a

  • General Activities | November 07, 2014

    Jingle Bell Run coming up

    First Presbyterian Church will host its third annual “Jingle Bell Run” on Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. There is a chip timed 5k run and a 1.5 mile fun run/walk followed by a dinner and gift certificate prizes to CoCo Bolos, Cox Brothers BBQ, among others.

  • Volleyball | November 07, 2014

    Wildcats look to get back on track at Texas

    After dropping its first road match of the season Wednesday at Iowa State, the 22nd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team is back on the road tonight for a tough contest at No. 5 Texas — beginning at 7. “We have to forget that one,” KSU senior outside hitter Chelsea

  • Arts & Leisure | November 06, 2014

    ‘Sweeney Todd,’ Buttons ‘n’ Bows, art shows and more

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    This weekend, check out an array of art and theater productions. K-State Theater will present “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The musical thriller about a 19th century London barber who goes on a murderous rampage. Todd was

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | November 06, 2014

    Barrett guilty in 2008 murder

    A jury found a Leonardville man who stabbed a pest exterminator to death in 2008 guilty of reckless second-degree murder. Howard Barrett, 58, stood trial in Riley County District Court this week, six years after the killing of Thomas James, 48, in February of that year. Barrett has

  • Obituaries | November 06, 2014

    JAMES G. FINDLEY

    James G. Findley, 91, died peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, at his home at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan from age related causes. Jim, son of the late William R. and Ruth Courtney (Gilmore) Findley, was born Nov. 17, 1922, in Sabetha and was third oldest of seven

  • Local |Education |Government & Politics | November 06, 2014

    Students vote for Brownback

    As Gov. Sam Brownback held onto his office in Tuesday’s election, he also eked out a narrow victory among local schoolchildren. USD 383 students cast their ballots in the Kids Voting Kansas event earlier this week. It’s sponsored by the school district and the

  • Local |Government & Politics | November 06, 2014

    Gay marriage ruling not likely to help local couple

    A local minister said the same-sex marriage benefits battle is ongoing even if Kansas’ constitutional ban is lifted. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree issued a preliminary injunction that will stop the state from enforcing its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage starting at 5 p.m.


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