Thursday, September 3, 2015



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  • Letters | February 09, 2014

    Doesn’t Westar get enough protection from the state?

    To the Editor: OK! Enough, already! Sixty-two households, including mine, put up some solar panels, and Westar Energy starts with the Legislature about how unfair it is to the other 689,938 Westar customers. Only five years ago, Westar and the Kansas Legislature were all for the

  • Letters | February 09, 2014

    Olympic threat will recede, but NBAF’s danger will last

    To the Editor: With the eyes of the world focused on a possible terrorist attack on the Winter Olympics in Russia, I’m reminded again of safety at the proposed bio-research lab in Manhattan. Russia has deployed 40,000 to 50,000 security personnel to deter a threat of

  • Local |Education | February 09, 2014

    ‘Placebo’ effect wins bee for Anthony 8th-grader

    Spellingbee.phatch

    The nerves felt by participants at Saturday’s Riley County Spelling Bee were not a placebo effect. “Placebo” did, however, play a part in the competition. It became the winning word when Stephanie Fu, an eighth-grader at Anthony Middle School, spelled it correctly in the 13

  • Local |Education | February 09, 2014

    Bergman teachers surprise colleague after her husband’s sudden deployment

    Wedding2.phatch

    Alaina Fennell, a speech language pathologist at Bergman Elementary, didn’t expect to be wearing a veil in front of her colleagues in the school library Friday. The day was meant to just be a faculty work day, but lunchtime turned into a surprise wedding

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 09, 2014

    Horne found guilty of robbery, battery

    A man accused in a 2012 home invasion was found guilty, the jury announced Saturday morning. A jury convicted Levertis Horne of four of the six charges against him. He was found guilty of two counts of attempted aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and aggravated battery for

  • Columns | February 09, 2014

    Situation in Ukraine is explosive

    Recent events in Ukraine are dangerous and explosive, and could lead to a collapse of the current government and a major downturn in U.S.-Russian relations.  Ukraine, once part of the Soviet Union, is now independent, although that rankles many Russians who believe, at

  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2014

    Foster leads K-State past No. 15 Texas, 74-57

    Ksumbb2.phatch

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber repeated something on Saturday that he’s said often this season. When Marcus Foster came to Manhattan, he didn’t completely know what K-State was getting. If he didn’t already know, Weber sure has a better idea now. Foster

  • Men's Basketball | February 09, 2014

    K-State defense shuts down Longhorns

    Defense2.phatch

    It’s a funny thing about the type of late-game struggles that have seemed to plague K-State coach Bruce Weber’s Wildcats recently. “If we’d done some of the little things - the energy things - then the end of the game wouldn’t

  • Tennis | February 09, 2014

    K-State tennis defeats Colorado for fifth straight win

    The 53rd-ranked Kansas State tennis team faced a former Big 12 foe on Saturday afternoon at the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center and came away with its fifth straight win. K-State registered a 4-1 victory over Colorado, giving the Wildcats their first five-match wins streak

  • Local |Business | February 09, 2014

    Blue Rapids Museum receives grant

    The Kansas Humanities Council selected The Blue Rapids Museum in Blue Rapids as a “Hometown Teams” partner site. It will receive a grant of up to $1,500 to let local community members tell their story of sports and community. The museum will join 17 museums, historical societies,


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