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  • Local |Kansas State University |Government & Politics | August 01, 2014

    3 new Regents named

    Gov. Sam Brownback on Friday made three appointments to the Kansas Board of Regents. The new board members will join six other regents in overseeing the state’s public higher institutions: Kansas State University, University of Kansas, Pittsburg State University, Fort Hays State University, Wichita

  • I Wonder |Local |Government & Politics | August 01, 2014

    How can a Wichita candidate run in the 1st District?

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    How can candidate Bryan Whitney run for the 1st District Congressional seat if he lives in Wichita? Isn’t Wichita in the 4th District?

  • Local |Government & Politics | August 01, 2014

    Advance voting turnout on target

    Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo said advance voting for Tuesday’s primary elections is going smoothly. Turnout so far has been good, he said, despite the fact that only two local primary elections are contested. As of Wednesday night, Vargo said 1,009 people have participated in

  • Editorials | August 01, 2014

    CIA badly overreaches

    We can think of five CIA employees — two lawyers and three individuals involved with information technology — who ought to be fired and perhaps face criminal charges. Also, President Barack Obama ought to consider whether to replace CIA Director John Brennan. And apart from those personnel

  • Letters | August 01, 2014

    Thanks for helping to make Riley County Fair memorable

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Riley County Extension staff, thanks to all who helped make the Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo a success in 2014. The Riley County Fair is always a good community gath-ering, and this year’s fair was great.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 01, 2014

    Researcher uses special methods to identify pathogens

    He calls himself the bug hunter, but the target of his work consists of viruses that can only be found and identified with special methods and instruments. Benjamin Hause, an assistant research professor at the Kansas State Univesity Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently published an article

  • Obituaries | August 01, 2014

    LOUISE WINTER

    Louise M. Winter, 92, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Louise was born on Feb. 23, 1922, in Shields, the daughter of George and Maude (Kackley) Maddy.  Louise earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees

  • Football | August 01, 2014

    K-State 21st in preseason coaches’ poll

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    For the second time in the last three seasons, Kansas State was ranked 21st in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll released Thursday morning as the Cats were one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the season’s initial top 25. The Wildcats were also ranked 21st

  • Men's Basketball | August 01, 2014

    Cat’s Harris to travel to Europe

    Kansas State incoming freshman Tre Harris will gain valuable international experience August 11-19, as he will travel with the Global Sports Academy to Belgium, Germany, England and the Netherlands. Harris and the Global Sports Academy will spend seven days playing five games against various club

  • Golf | August 01, 2014

    K-State men’s golf Named GCAA All-Academic team

    For a fourth consecutive season, the Kansas State men’s golf team has been honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as an All-Academic team, the organization announced. K-State was one of 92 Division I programs honored by the GCAA by obtaining a team


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