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  • Women's Basketball | February 18, 2014

    K-State women can make up ground down final stretch


    The Kansas State women may be second-to-last in the Big 12 right now, but have a chance in the final five regular season games to make up some ground before the league tournament next month. Beginning Wednesday night at TCU, the Wildcats (10-14, 4-9 Big 12) will

  • Men's Basketball | February 18, 2014

    Cats focus on TCU after loss at Baylor


    On the white board in the Kansas State Basketball Practice Facility, the message was simple. The only way to overcome hard luck, is with hard work. K-State (17-8, 7-5 Big 12) has dealt with plenty of hard luck this season, especially on the road. But time

  • February 18, 2014

    Steps taken to protect sports officials

    TOPEKA — In 40 years as a baseball umpire, Mike Holmes has seen plenty of abuse. “I’ve had Coca-Colas thrown in my face by irate mothers of 13 year olds,” Holmes said. Holmes was at the state Capitol on Monday to testify in favor of House Bill 2532,

  • Local | February 17, 2014

    Disc golf’s ‘Ice Bowl’ may live up to name


    Golfers might have to pack up their equipment for the winter, but the same doesn’t hold true for the Disc Fanatics of Kansas. The local disc golf club will host its annual Ice Bowl, along with a ribbon, cutting to inaugurate the new expansion

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 17, 2014

    City-university agreement on agenda

    City commissioners plan to finalize the 2014 city-university fund agreement during their Tuesday night legislative session. The commission approved the funding during last year’s budget session. Tuesday’s meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. in City Hall, will include a rundown of how much each

  • Neighbors | February 17, 2014

    Maintenance man honored with street name


    He’s a man who’s lived in the Manhattan area his whole life, and he’s so humble that no one would know he deserved a street named after him. John Pride, 68, is a maintenance man who’s worked for Countryside Parks (formerly Countryside

  • Editorials | February 17, 2014

    Common Core is worth keeping

    We wonder sometimes what gets into members of the Kansas Legislature. Take state Rep. Willie Dove, a Bonner Springs Republican and member of the House Education Committee. He thinks Kansas students will benefit if the Legislature kills Common Core reading and math standards along with

  • Letters | February 17, 2014

    Bed quota for immigrant detainees is wasteful, unjust

    To the Editor: Every day the federal government keeps 34,000 immigrants locked up in detention because Congress has mandated an immigration detention bed “quota.” This means that no matter how many immigrants are actually in the system or what the real national security needs are at

  • Letters | February 17, 2014

    Thanks for making Troop 75 spaghetti dinner a success

    To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 75 had a successful annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 2. This dinner is our main way to raise money for scouts to put into their camp accounts, purchase sup-plies for campouts and rank advancements, and provide funds for community projects.&

  • Arts, Leisure | February 17, 2014

    ‘Addams Family’ brings Valentine’s Day fun to McCain


    Valentine’s Day was a happy occasion this year, at least for the crowd in K-State’s McCain Auditorium. There we saw a musical version of “The Addams Family.” The characters, originated by Charles Addams in a series of New Yorker cartoons, became more widely

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