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  • Columns | March 10, 2014

    ‘Now, for the rest of the story’

    Not long ago Gov. Sam Brownback was in Washington, D.C. boasting at a national political conference that when he took office, Kansas was broke, with just $876.05 in its bank account, but that through his leadership the state now had $700 million in reserve. Given the

  • Arts, Leisure | March 10, 2014

    K-State one-act opera performances top-notch


    Last weekend, K-State’s School of Music, Theater, and Dance produced an evening of operatic entertainment in Chapman (formerly Nichols) Theater. The auditorium is a nearly perfect place to see a show. The program featured a couple of very attractive one-act operas. And the productions

  • Arts, Leisure | March 10, 2014

    Irish-music group sounds terrific at McCain


    This past Friday evening, aka Fake Patty’s Eve, the McCain Performance Series entertained a good-sized, very enthusiastic audience with a vibrant concert by the traditional Irish music group Danu. Danu’s Irish idiom may indeed be traditional, maybe also in some senses even authentic,

  • Men's Basketball | March 10, 2014

    Foster named second-team All-Big 12

    Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team and to All-Newcomer Team on Sunday, while junior Thomas Gipson and senior Will Spradling were selected All-Big 12 honorable mention. Big 12-champion Kansas earned two of the six major awards, as freshman Joel Embiid

  • Baseball | March 10, 2014

    K-State baseball rallies to sweep Iowa

    The Kansas State baseball team combined for a season-high six extra base hits as they rallied to turn a five-run deficit heading into the bottom of the sixth inning into a 12-8 win over Iowa Sunday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium. The win completed a

  • Court Calendar | March 09, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 10, 2014 9:00 – JWG 9:00   Cameron, Germy   Status (14 CR 59 Dom Batt)  JJC   III 9:00   Dreckman, Bryce   Status (11 TR 1456 DWS [1st], Dr. w/Hab. Viol., Exp. Reg., etc.)  JWG   III 9:00   Fleury, Kenneth   Status (14 CR 37 Battery)  BKD   III 9:00 &

  • Women's Basketball | March 09, 2014

    Deb Patterson fired as K-State women’s basketball coach


    Deb Patterson would light up this season whenever she was asked about the potential of her young Wildcats, rarely passing on the chance to praise the growth of a group of talented freshmen led by All-Big 12 selection Leti Romero. But potential wasn’t enough was

  • Local |Business | March 09, 2014

    Smaller crowds make for quieter Fake Patty’s Day

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    Aggieville was looking a little green on Saturday for Fake Patty’s Day, an alcohol-focused event in which thousands of college students flock to the area in an early celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But the annual event was slow during the day, in

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    USD 383 officials weigh in on SAT changes

    Some USD 383 officials say planned changes to the SAT college entrance exam seem to be a step in the right direction. The College Board announced its plans to alter major aspects of the test last week. “With what limited information that has come out, it

  • Local |Education | March 09, 2014

    Area students place in regional bee

    Four area students placed in the top 10 at the regional spelling bee in Topeka on Saturday afternoon. Ricky Hu a sixth-grader at Marysville Elementary came in second at the competition, which took place at Seaman High School. Genevieve Archer, an eighth-grader at St. Mary’s

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