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  • March 09, 2014

    When will lawn mowing begin?


    My grass normally needs cut for the first time of the season around April 1. This is for my cool-season grass. The buffalograss which is a warm-season grass is typically a month later. This winter has not been typical. I won’t predict when the mowing

  • Columns | March 08, 2014

    Obama’s cuts would diminish our military

    There are at least two points of view on President Barack Obama’s decision to cut the U.S. military. Some observers contend that this is a normal process in the aftermath of a major war. Fewer men and women in uniform will be needed,

  • Men's Basketball | March 08, 2014

    Cats drop home finale to Baylor, 76-74

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team had its senior day spoiled on Saturday in a 76-74 loss to Baylor in Bramlage Coliseum. It was the first home loss in Big 12 play for the Wildcats (20-11, 10-8) and the Bears (21-10, 9-9) became the first

  • Manhattan High School | March 07, 2014

    MHS girls beat Free State, return to state

    It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to state. The Indians beat a scrappy Lawrence Free State team 48-39 in Friday’s sub-state final to advance to state for the second time in three years. After trailing in

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Eagles turn back Falcons’ comeback

    SILVER LAKE — Turnover problems and a swarming Silver Lake defense prevented a gritty third-quarter comeback from earning the Riley County boys’ basketball team an upset win in Thursday’s Class 3A sub-state semifinals, as the Eagles escaped with a 46-40 win. With Riley County trailing 27

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2014

    Wamego girls beat Ottawa, 49-26

    At Baldwin, the undefeated and top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team endured a tough night shooting the ball by Kaylee and Lanie Page, but still beat Ottawa, 49-26, in Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I semifinal. The Red Raiders (21-0) will match up with Hayden (17-4) in

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Students earn Goldwater Scholarship nominations

    Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Thuy Cao, Garden City; Max Goering, McPherson; Brendan Heffernan, Olathe; and Christine Spartz, Ellington, Conn. Established by Congress in 1986 to honor Sen. Barry M. Goldwater from Arizona, the scholarship

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Sabbatical leave granted to 47 KSU faculty members

    Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 47 faculty members during the 2014-2015 school year. The purpose and length of each leave varies, with some faculty members using the time for research projects in the U.S. or internationally, to teach at other institutions or

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 07, 2014

    Paraguayan professor to speak

    Clotilde Benitez, professor and head of the human ecology department at the National University of Asuncion in Paraguay, will give the keynote address Saturday at the meeting of Kansas Paraguay Partners at Kansas State University. The lecture, which marks the group’s 50th anniversary, will

  • Obituaries | March 07, 2014


    Donald Wayne “Don” Area 86, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Collins House. He was born July 16, 1927, in Olsburg. He was the son of Babe and Alice (Axelton) Area.  Don graduated from Randolph High School. He served for 4 years in the U.S. Navy

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