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  • Columns | October 18, 2013

    Harvest is a busy time on farms

    Agriculture gets into your bloodstream the way any passion stirs your heart. You breathe it in and it somehow enriches, excites and sustains you. Daily contact with farming and livestock places you in a world unlike any other. It is one that offers an outdoor

  • Volleyball | October 18, 2013

    Cats look to find momentum vs. Texas Tech

    The Kansas State volleyball team hopes to create a little momentum Saturday night when the Wildcats host Texas Tech at 7 pm in Ahearn Field House.  To do that, K-State would need to snap its current two-match losing skid and break out of a funk

  • General Activities | October 18, 2013

    Thunder boys basketball to have tryouts Sunday

    Manhattan Thunder sixth grade boys basketball team will be conducting a tryout on Sunday, Oct. 20 at City Auditorium from 3-5 p.m. The tryout is open to anyone interested. For more information, contract Cameron Banning at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)

  • Baseball | October 18, 2013

    Hill named ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year

    For the second time in his career, Kansas State baseball head coach Brad Hill was named American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Diamond Midwest Region Coach of the Year. In addition to 2013, Hill was named the ABCA Midwest Region Coach of the Year in 2009. This year’

  • Tennis | October 18, 2013

    Three Wildcats pick up wins at ITA Central Regional

    The K-State tennis team opened the ITA Central Regional in Norman, Oklahoma, with four freshmen competing in the Qualifying Draw. The group of Iva Bago, Livia Cirnu, Riley Nizzi and Maria Panaite went a combined 3-4 in singles match play with each athlete, aside from

  • Football | October 18, 2013

    Chris Harper cut by 49ers

    Former Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper was waived by the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday. Harper, who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks and released during training camp, has been inactive since signing with the 49ers.

  • Area Schools | October 18, 2013

    Wamego boys win NCKL cross country meet

    Wamego boys win NCKL cross country meet The Wamego boys’ cross country team won the NCKL title by 25 points on Thursday in Abilene. The Red Raider girls took second place in a race that was dominated by Clay Center. The boys finished with 30 points, while

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 17, 2013

    Local federal parks, offices open again as government shutdown ends

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    Everyone’s back to work. For now, at least. With Congress passing a last-minute bill to raise the debt ceiling and end the partial government shutdown — pending another battle over the budget — federal employees in Manhattan returned to work Thursday. “We’re thrilled,” said Heather

  • Local |Education | October 17, 2013

    District looks to close ACT gap

    Carol Adams, executive director of teaching and learning, told the USD 383 school board Wednesday that work is needed to close the achievement gap between white and minority students. Adams used the ACT as an example of where the district could set goals. The average scores

  • Local |Agriculture | October 17, 2013

    Regulations lag for use of drones in farming

    The same drone technology that is used for military strikes in the Middle East is also being adapted by farmers here in Kansas. Unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones, were the topic of a conference Monday through Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan.

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