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  • Letters | October 04, 2013

    To deny that people have problems is wrong approach

    To the Editor: I think everyone who looks at the issues around mental illness sees them differently. The idea that some people have expressed is that if only we could keep people who have mental problems from somehow getting firearms, then these mass killings would

  • Letters | October 04, 2013

    Motorcyclists, contributors essential to benefit’s success

    To the Editor: Our family had a very happy girl on September 21 when so many bikers gathered and rode for the Benefit for Sabrina and Jonathan Pirotte. There were more than 60 bikers, and it was quite a sight to see them all take off on

  • Letters | October 04, 2013

    Pirotte family grateful for support after accident

    To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to everyone who participated in any way in the Benefit Run for Sabrina and Jonathan Pirotte on September 21. We offer a special tribute to all the bikers who went “Cruizin’ for Team Jonathan.” Thanks to

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Unmanned systems to be highlighted at conference

    A three-day conference in October is highlighting opportunities for the state of Kansas resulting from the emerging unmanned systems industry. According to a recent national economic report, Kansas could see nearly $3 billion channeled into its economy during the next decade with such an industry. The

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 04, 2013

    Big 12 names Faculty Fellows

    Six Kansas State University assistant professors have been named Big 12 Faculty Fellows for their scholarly activities in teaching, research and service. The Big 12 Faculty Fellowship program offers faculty the opportunity to travel to other Big 12 institutions to participate in cross mentoring among universities, develop working

  • Obituaries | October 04, 2013

    Glenda Rose Haefner

    Glenda Rose Haefner, 71, of Blaine, died Wednesday at her home following an illness.  She was a long-time member of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Glenda was born Jan. 22, 1942, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Glenn and Gladys Hollenbeck Cooper.&

  • Obituaries | October 04, 2013

    Charles Herr

    Charles Samuel (Chuck) Herr, 84, of Manhattan, died Wednesday. He worked as a Historical Preservationist, a former partner and manager of Brighton Home Furnishings in Manhattan. Cremation has been chosen and the family will receive friends at their home, 3405 Claflin in Manhattan, on Sunday from 1 p.

  • Football | October 04, 2013

    Speedy Cowboys present plethora of challenges for Wildcats

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    Oklahoma State can do it all. They have a quarterback that can sling it around the yard or run, a stable of running backs with varying skill sets, and wide receivers with sure hands and the ability to go up and get any ball. And

  • Columns |Football | October 04, 2013

    Kinder: It’s time for Cats to put up or shut up

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    Just about any other year, I’d be the first to say must-wins in Week 5 of the college football season might be a little premature. But that’s exactly what Kansas State is facing this week and next if the Wildcats intend to play in

  • Football | October 04, 2013

    Lockett carrying on family legacy at K-State

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    Even as a child, Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett has never been big. It’s not surprising, then, to hear teammate and fellow Tulsa, Okla., native Dante Barnett tell the story of how he first met Lockett back in the fifth grade. The coach of


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