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  • Tennis | June 08, 2014

    Niedermayerova named Academic All-American

    One of the final honors of a storied career was announced this week, as K-State’s Petra Niedermayerova garnered her second straight Capital One Academic All-America Division-I Women’s At-Large First Team award, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Niedermayerova,

  • Rowing | June 08, 2014

    Rowing’s Weaver named Academic All-District

    Junior rower Abby Weaver added yet another accolade to a very successful 2013-14 campaign, as she was named to the Capital One Academic All-District VII At-Large First Team this past month. A fixture on the Wildcats’ 2nd Varsity 8, Weaver is the first Wildcat rower to

  • Football | June 08, 2014

    Three Wildcats recognized by preseason publications

    K-State wide receiver Tyler Lockett, defensive end Ryan Mueller and offensive lineman B.J. Finney each garnered preseason accolades, as several national publications have released their preseason All-America teams. Lockett, a senior from Tulsa, Okla., was named to the first team by Sporting News and

  • Editorials | June 08, 2014

    Will ball drop be an old acquaintance?

    It’s hard to imagine the Little Apple New Year’s Eve, complete with the apple drop from Varney’s Book Store, happening anywhere except Aggieville. It’s harder though, to imagine this event, which began in 2003 and annually draws thousands of people to Aggieville,

  • Columns | June 08, 2014

    Competence is essential, too

    By and large, scholars, politicians and pundits pay attention to left-right ideologies when they think about politics, and there’s good evidence that much of American politics is organized along a broad liberal-conservative spectrum.  The commonplace story of Kansas politics is that this left-right

  • Letters | June 08, 2014

    Campaign for welcome sign on bridge pier nears goal

    To the Editor: We’ve raised $47,750 in donations and pledges toward our goal of $50,000 for the “Manhat-tan Welcomes You” sign for the east bridge pier. We have re-ceived 118 donations from individuals, couples and businesses, all of whom will have their names placed on a smaller

  • Letters | June 08, 2014

    Women should stand up against rapes in colleges

    To the Editor: I have been watching and reading about sexual assaults in the military, in high schools and in so many colleges. They’re happening in Harvard, at K-State and all over our country. I was watching television and a woman was saying, “We

  • Local |Business | June 08, 2014

    Entrepreneurs build crop spray technology, give to community

    The population estimates are in. Census Bureau data show the most recent estimates of population change in Kansas counties, with a pattern of urban growth and rural population loss — except for a few counties that have bucked the trend. For example, the northernmost tier of

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 08, 2014

    Vet students build dog houses

    This idea is definitely for the dogs — and all for a tail-wagging cause. College of Veterinary Medicine students at Kansas State University recently assembled and painted doghouses in the Homes for Hounds event to raise funds for two area nonprofit animal welfare organizations: Helping Hands

  • Obituaries | June 08, 2014

    Lila Jones

    Lila J. Jones, 81, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 22, 1932, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Harold Robert and Gladys Alberta (Conklin) Morgan.  She graduated from Bancroft High School

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