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  • Editorials | October 06, 2014

    Environmental noise on the West Coast

    We tend to agree with Seattle that it’s a good idea for residents and businesses to separate recyclables from their garbage. Similarly, California, like a growing number of cities nationwide, is wise to officially discourage the use of unrecyclable plastic bags. Seattle has passed

  • Letters | October 06, 2014

    K-State should bring back VIP parking west of stadium

    To the Editor: I was watching “College Game-day” on Saturday on ESPN; it featured tailgating at Ole Miss. It brought back good memories of when tailgating at K-State football games used to be that much fun. The current numbered parking system on the west side

  • Letters | October 06, 2014

    Visitor will long remember act of kindness at Target

    To the Editor: I do not know if your newspaper has an “Acts of Kindness” column, but I want to share an experience that I had on Sept. 28 at the Target store in Manhattan.  After a day of kayaking, I went to Target and

  • Arts & Leisure | October 06, 2014

    K-State production of odd play is laudable

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    You can’t be 20 on Sugar Mountain, and eventually this idea gets some discussion in Martha Sheiness’s early seventies play “Monkey Monkey Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here?” But first the quirky script, which got a good production last weekend in

  • Local |Business | October 06, 2014

    Discovery Center exhibit features KSU garments

    A flapper dress in startling red and a child’s dress sewn from chicken feed sacks illustrate the swing from the Roaring ‘20s to the Great Depression. Both are part of “Flint Hills Forces II: Our Town, Our Fort, Our University 1917-1963,” an exhibit at

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 06, 2014

    Johnson Center will present lecturer

    The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University will present the inaugural Jefferson Science Fellow Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the president’s office, at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in 221 Ackert Hall. It will be part of the weekly Division of Biology seminar series, but

  • Obituaries | October 06, 2014

    ROBERT BARR

    Robert John Barr, 76, of Olsburg, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born on Feb. 25, 1938, in Bloomington, Wis., the son of Allan and Jeanette (Smith) Barr.  He grew up in the Bloomington area where he attended local schools and graduated

  • Men's Basketball | October 06, 2014

    Wildcats’ Foster ready for spotlight this season

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    When Kansas State sophomore Marcus Foster was named to the All-Big 12 preseason team last week, he was happy with his accomplishment, but he also knew what it meant. More often than not, those five guys picked before the season starts often struggle to hold those

  • Football | October 06, 2014

    Nelson highlights Cats in Week 5

    The Green Bay Packers only had to throw to Jordy Nelson once in their demolishing win over the Minnesota Vikings last Thursday. Nelson caught one pass for 66 yards and a touchdown in the 42-10 win, and didn’t have to do much work for his

  • Area Schools | October 06, 2014

    Wamego CC competes at Newton

    The Wamego cross country teams competed at the Newton Invitational on Saturday, with the girls taking seventh and the boys finishing fifth. Tessa Seeberger led the girls’ team with a 22nd-place finish, while Alexis Pettay was 26th. Elise Wolf took 31st, Kaydra Schmidt was 41st,


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