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  • Editorials | November 12, 2013

    Philippines reeling

    Our country has had its share of storms from the sea, with Superstorm Sandy barely a year ago and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 among the most destructive. In recent days the Philippines has reeled from another monster, Typhoon Haiyan. It’s been described as the strongest

  • Letters | November 12, 2013

    Support of local businesses was invaluable to CBI class

    To the Editor: Mrs Borck’s Community Based Instruction class would like to thank the following individuals and businesses for allowing us to work at or tour their businesses during the first quarter of this school year. Community Based Instruction is a special education program

  • Letters | November 12, 2013

    ‘Resenter’ has much to learn about old people

    To the Editor: Recently another newspaper printed the most bitter letter I’ve ever read. It was a long letter that listed all the wrongs the writer felt others were doing. The culprits he listed were our president, all Democrats and all liberals. And “old

  • Arts, Leisure | November 12, 2013

    ‘Memphis’ on McCain stage

    The hit Broadway musical “Memphis” will be performed at 7 pm Friday at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “Memphis,” inspired by actual events, is set in the underground dance clubs of 1950s’ Memphis. It features a radio announcer who wants to change the world and

  • Obituaries | November 12, 2013


    Nevin “Rocky” Rockwell, 85, of Manhattan,  died Monday at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville. Additional obituary information will be announced by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Movies | November 12, 2013

    ‘Thor 2’ will please fans of superhero movies


    Chris Hemsworth returns to the role of Thor in the Marvel Studios film “Thor 2: The Dark World.” Accepted back into Asgard, Thor’s task of returning peace to the nine realms is nearly complete. Still, he does not seem to be fully accepting his role

  • Local | November 12, 2013

    Tell us: Where were you?

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    Each generation of Americans has a moment, an event so stunning or horrific that people remember exactly what they were doing when they heard the news — and how they reacted. For our oldest citizens, it likely was the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the “Day

  • Men's Basketball | November 12, 2013

    Cats look to improve vs. Eagles


    Since practice opened, Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber has said his team would need consistency and leadership from its upperclassmen, especially its seniors. In last Friday’s season-opening game against Northern Colorado, the Wildcats got neither. And as a result, K-State lost 60

  • Women's Basketball | November 12, 2013

    Romero earns first Big 12 honor


    Kansas State’s Leti Romero garnered the first Big 12 Freshman of the Week honor this season, following her debut in a Wildcat uniform over the weekend. Romero is the first K-State recipient of this honor since the 2010 season and the 18th time a Wildcat has

  • November 12, 2013

    Mueller named to Hendricks watch list

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    Kansas State junior Ryan Mueller — the nation’s leader in sacks — was one of 18 players nationally and three from the Big 12 named to the mid-season watch list on Monday for the Ted Hendricks Award, an honor given to the nation’s top defensive end. Mueller’

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