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  • Movies | February 14, 2014

    ‘Monument Men’ doesn’t accomplish the tasks films should


    The new movie “Monuments Men” is a bit of a disappointment. It is about art and about Americans in the Second World War and the cast includes Cate Blanchett and Bill Murray. So we had some reason to hope. The idea is that half a

  • Editorials | February 14, 2014

    Leadership matters

    Kansas State University students needn’t wonder whether they can aspire to positions of leadership. Among notable graduates are Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Another is Richard B. Myers, the retired Air Force general who is a former chairman of the

  • Columns | February 14, 2014

    Senate tinkers with fundraising

    Few developments have disrupted American democracy more than the party primary.  Forcing internal party disagreements into the open, stripping parties of their right to nominate candidates, encour-aging outside groups to take over the parties’ electoral roles and forcing divisions within parties are all byproducts

  • Women's Basketball | February 14, 2014

    One of K-State’s best teams reunites to celebrate school’s first Big 12 title

    Everything changed the day Laurie Koehn decided to become a Wildcat. The sharp-shooting guard from Hesston was the first big-get for Kansas State coach Deb Patterson. With Koehn in the fold, Patterson knew the chances of landing Clay Center’s Nicole Ohlde, and then a

  • Men's Basketball | February 14, 2014

    K-State still looking for road wins


    Baylor might be the Big 12’s sleeping giant. Before the season started, Kansas and Oklahoma State were picked to finish tied for the conference title. Baylor was picked third. When Kansas State (17-7, 7-4) heads to Waco, Texas, on Saturday to play Baylor (15-9, 3-8) ,

  • Manhattan High School | February 14, 2014

    Brooks resigns as basketball coach

    The Tim Brooks era at Manhattan High is over. MHS athletic director Mike Marsh said Brooks chose to resign in a statement Friday morning. “At this time, Coach Brooks has chosen to resign his position as basketball coach at Manhattan High,” he said. “I want

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | February 13, 2014

    Bremen man killed in crash

    A Bremen man died after a two-vehicle collision two miles west of Marysville on Wednesday. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol crash report, around 6:40 p.m. Craig A. Moehlenbrink, 48, was struck by Sherilyn K. Pacha, 48, of Herkimer, after she failed to yield the right of

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 13, 2014

    K-State professor involved in lead intoxication research

    The Nile is a river in Egypt. Sometimes that river is polluted with industrial waste, such as lead, which can cause detrimental effects on local sheep and goats via the water supply. Kansas State University’s Ronette Gehring is an associate professor of clinical pharmacology

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 13, 2014

    K-Stater finalist in competition

    Sara Gasser, a senior majoring in interior design at Kansas State University, was one of five finalists in NEXT, a design competition for students throughout the United States and Canada. Gasser, Shawnee, presented her project to design professionals during an all-expense-paid trip to Grand Rapids,

  • Obituaries | February 13, 2014


    Ronald L. Davies, 79, of Manhattan, formerly of the Wamego and St. George area, died Tuesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Ron was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Minot, N.D., and attended the Minot schools. He

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