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  • Local |Kansas State University | September 22, 2013

    Records and momentum: Schulz praises ’12-13, but notes ongoing issues related to financing

    K-State President Kirk Schulz Friday called the 2012-13 academic year an important initial step in making KSU a top 50 public research institution by 2025. In his State of the University address, delivered at Forum Hall, Schulz said the university reached records in fundraising ($152 million), enrollment (24,378 students),

  • Local |Fort Riley | September 22, 2013

    Furloughs wrapped up on post

    Furloughs at Fort Riley originally scheduled to end on September 30 have been completed. The furloughs, which affected around 2,400 civilian employees at Fort Riley, ended on Aug. 30 after the Department of Defense reduced the number of furlough days from 11 to six. Furlough notices were issued in

  • Local | September 22, 2013

    City’s 10th annual Blues Festival draws crowd

    Singing.phatch

    PAXICO – This town might only have a population of 220, but it draws crowds from across the Midwest and beyond for its annual blues festival. Cars from Arkansas, Missouri and Colorado parked along side streets here Saturday, the crowd having filled the main street with lawn

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    Cheryl Kaskela Kitterman

    Cheryl Kaskela Kitterman, 68, died on Thursday at her home at Lake Elbo in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    F. Gene Ernst

    F Gene Ernst, 83, of Manhattan, died Sept. 5, 2013 at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church in the Courthouse Plaza. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Manhattan Art Council or

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    Minnie M. Oppenlander

    Minnie Oppenlander, 91, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    Betty Overley

    Betty Overley, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    Craig E. McLean

    Craig McLean, 62, died Friday at his home in Mayetta.

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2013

    Charles Bottorff

    Charles Bottorff, 89, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

  • Football | September 22, 2013

    Texas snaps skid, defeats K-State 31-21

    Kansas st texas1.phatch

    AUSTIN, Texas — Perhaps the Texas defense became weary hearing about all its shortcomings to start the season, because on Saturday night, the Longhorns were anything but mediocre. The Longhorns recovered two fumbles — three overall — and squashed a pair of K-State threats inside the Texas 20-yard


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