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  • January 08, 2014

    Learfield Sports names account executive

    Learfield Sports recently named K-State alum Jeff Bloomer account executive for its K-State Sports Properties (KSSP) entity, the multimedia rights holder for K-State Athletics Bloomer returns to his alma mater from Florida, where he was an account manager with Genesis Communications of Central Florida, and

  • Women's Basketball | January 08, 2014

    $1 tickets to K-State women’s basketball game

    All tickets and select concession items are only $1 when the K-State women’s basketball team hosts Iowa State on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. for the annual “Pack the House” game. The Wildcats captured consecutive Big 12 titles in the NCAA “Pack the House” initiative in the 2011

  • Movies | January 08, 2014

    Performances better than plots in new crop of DVDs


    I’ve been working on my annual list of the worst movies I saw the previous year. In the process,  I’ve revisited some of movies that will be available for the first time this month on home viewing media. Some of the films,

  • January 08, 2014

    Man found dead at CiCo Park in apparent suicide

    Riley County police are investigating an apparent suicide at CiCo Park today. Police responded to a report of a deceased person at the park around noon. Patrol vehicles went to the west side of the park where a man was dead at a picnic table

  • Men's Basketball | January 07, 2014

    Wildcats defeat TCU, 65-47

    FORT WORTH — The Kansas State men’s basketball team ran its winning streak to 10 games on Tuesday with a 65-47 win over TCU in Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. The Wildcats (12-3) led 31-21 at the half, and after the Horned Frogs cut the lead to three points

  • January 07, 2014

    City commission endorses levee raise

    City commissioners Tuesday unanimously approved an endorsement letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a plan that will raise the levee to what it was originally designed to withstand during a flood. They also voted 5-0 to approve all the items on

  • Local |Business | January 07, 2014

    Outage leaves thousands in cold

    Thousands of Manhattan residents endured a stretch without power Monday night because of a Westar equipment failure. Westar Energy spokesperson Shane Batchelder said that 1,462 customers — business and residential — lost power in the north and northwest part of town after a piece of equipment failed on

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 07, 2014

    DOD grants $16M to replace Fort Riley school

    The Department of Defense on Monday awarded the Geary County school district a $16 million federal grant to replace Fort Riley Elementary School. The planned building will address the capacity and facilities needs of the current school and will be able to acommodate 500 students. “These new

  • Local |Government, Politics | January 07, 2014

    Ruffled feathers over chickens

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County has no authority over chickens. That was the conclusion of county counselor John Watt Monday in response to a letter received by Pottawatomie county commissioners. The letter, written by a county resident, asked commissioners to do something about a neighbor’s chickens,

  • Local |Education | January 07, 2014

    Board to consider gun policy

    The USD 383 school board will consider loosening its stance on concealed weapons during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. A proposed board policy revision says that a handgun can be stored in an employee’s own locked vehicle on school

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