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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 02, 2014

    Body found in Tuttle Cove Friday

    A body was discovered Friday afternoon in the Tuttle Cove area of Tuttle Creek Lake, according to Pottawatomie County sheriff Greg Riat. There was no immediate identification of the person. The body was taken to Kansas City for an autopsy by a forensic pathologist. Jane

  • Books | March 02, 2014

    Friends learn about themselves, others on Muir Trail

    Elizabeth Dodd Contributing writer When three young women, just finished with college, set out to hike 240 miles of California’s John Muir Trail in 1993, they travel in a wilderness with very few other women backpackers.  Instead, author Suzanne Roberts and her friends Dionne and

  • Books | March 02, 2014

    A last visit from varied Gold Star mothers

    “A Star for Mrs. Blake” is a charming story of a group of women who would never have met unless their sons had not been killed in World War I. They were brought together because Congress passed a law in 1929 that allowed the mothers of

  • Books | March 02, 2014

    Disease epidemics create common string through past


    When Army cook Albert Gitchell reported to sick call at Fort Riley on March 4, 1918, little did anyone suspect that the world was in the midst of an epidemic that would kill nearly five percent of the world’s population. The influenza pandemic of 1918 to 1920 (called

  • Books | March 02, 2014

    K-State graduate releases second book of art, poetry

    K-State grad Mark A. Chapman is probably best known in Manhattan as a significant donor to his alma mater, but his second book of poetry and images provide evidence that in addition to being a businessman and philanthropist, he is a solid writer and artist.

  • Local |Business |Agriculture | March 02, 2014

    Land-lease agreements adjust to changing ag market landscape

    VALLEY FALLS — “The best deal for the farmer, and the best deal for the landowner.” That should be the ultimate objective of land-leasing agreements, according to Kevin V. Dhuyvetter of the K-State Department of Economics — but it’s far from that simple. Many variables play

  • Men's Basketball | March 02, 2014

    Wildcats outlast Cyclones, 80-73

    Every time Kansas State did something positive on Saturday, Iowa State seemed to answer. Whether it was the Cyclones coming back from an early 11-point deficit in the first half, or closing the gap to tie the game at 69 with two minutes to play, 15th-ranked

  • Manhattan High School | March 02, 2014

    Indians finish 6th at state wrestling

    WICHITA — Kian Clemens and Austin Chauncey followed similar paths to state championships Saturday at Wichita’s Hartman Arena. Each finished third a year ago at state, each came in riding a lengthy win streak and each faced off against a Wichita Northwest Grizzly to win

  • Track & Field | March 02, 2014

    K-State men finish 3rd at Big 12

    AMES, Iowa — The Kansas State men’s track and field team finished third at the Big 12 Indoor Championships on Saturday for the second straight season. K-State’s women were fifth. “In terms of the team placing, we far surpassed really what I thought we would

  • Women's Basketball | March 02, 2014

    Wildcats’ late rally falls short vs. Cowgirls

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Trailing by 13 points at half, the Kansas State women’s basketball team recovered to take a late four-point lead, but the Wildcats could not hang on, losing to No. 15 Oklahoma State, 67-62, at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Leti Romero and Ashlynn Knoll led K-State with 19

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