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  • Volleyball | November 12, 2013

    Johnson recognized for defense


    Kansas State middle blocker Taylor Johnson was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. The junior led the Big 12 with 18 blocks last week, including a career-high 10 at Texas Tech on Nov. 6. Johnson added eight blocks on Nov. 9 against West Virginia, helping the Wildcats

  • Area Schools | November 12, 2013

    FHSC Warriors win tournament

    The FHSC Warriors won the boys 14-and-under division of Heartland Soccer Invitational in Overland Park last weekend.  The Warriors went 4-0 in the tournament and shut out three of their opponents.  In pool play, the Warriors defeated FC Roar 2-0, Menace West 5-3

  • General Activities | November 12, 2013

    Cross country club takes fourth

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club placed fourth among the best teams in a seven-state region at the Nike Heartland cross country regionals for high school runners Sunday this past weekend in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The squad was comprised of the seven runners who one

  • Football | November 12, 2013

    Fan Appreciation Day highlights TCU game

    Kansas State has announced details for Saturday’s sold-out Fan Appreciation Day game against TCU to thank fans for their support throughout the season. The 2:30 p.m. game, which will be televised nationally on FSN, is expected to be K-State’s 12th-straight sellout at Bill

  • Local | November 11, 2013

    Families, residents turn out to honor veterans


    Manhattan went all out for the Veterans Day Parade. Flags lined Poyntz Avenue on Monday morning as hundreds turned out to watch or participate in the proceedings. Brent Niedergall, who is stationed at Fort Riley, wasn’t in the parade, but he brought his 4-year-old

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 11, 2013

    Eight stories of war, told by one man

    It’s only appropriate that a play portraying veterans comes to Manhattan around Veterans Day. Stephen Lang, an award-winning playwright and screen and stage actor, will perform his one-man show, “Beyond Glory,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in McCain Auditorium. “It’s a tip of the

  • Neighbors | November 11, 2013

    For store clerk, poems a way to cope with sadness, stress


    Samantha “Sam” Price has written more than 600 poems. “I love to write,” she said. “I’ve been writing since I was about 14.” Price, 24, grew up in Hutchinson but moved to Manhattan about three years ago to attend Kansas State University. She majored in agronomy, but

  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    An evening conversation: salute

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    Most of us, the lucky ones, think of being veterans the way you’d recall getting a college degree or landing that first big job. We served our country, it said thanks, life moved on. Maybe we have friends from our time in the military,

  • Editorials | November 11, 2013

    Americans won’t miss transfats

    Now that the US Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to eliminate transfats from Americans’ diets, about all there is to say is the sooner the better. Chances are we’ll not only live longer, we’ll also live a little better. The FDA

  • Columns | November 11, 2013

    Honor Kapaun, ‘forgotten war’

    This Veteran’s Day, I want to thank all of those who have warn the uniform in service to our nation. Every Nov. 11 we come together to honor their service and their sacrifice. And most important, to thank them. For Korean War veterans, this year

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