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  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | June 06, 2013

    Aggravated assault in Ogden

    An Ogden man reported that he was threatened by an armed man in the 400 block of Spruce Alley early Thursday morning. Officer Matthew Droge said the 26-year-old victim’s name is being withheld due to the nature of the crime, but said the man reported

  • Baseball | June 06, 2013

    Matthys named Freshman All-American

    Jake Matthys, the Kansas State record-holder for wins and saves by a freshman, has been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team, Collegiate Baseball announced Wednesday. Matthys is the sixth Wildcat to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2006 and the first pitcher since James Allen

  • Movies | June 06, 2013

    What’s new on home viewing media this month?

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    This month several of the more heavily-advertised films of the spring will be stocked on the New shelves at the video store. They include a me-too sort of road comedy called “Identity Thief.” The special effects-heavy movies for the month are about fantasy worlds, but

  • Track & Field | June 06, 2013

    Wait makes history for K-State on Day 1

    EUGENE, Ore. — The first day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships saw one Wildcat do something no pole vaulter has done in more than 30 years. Back-to-back Big 12 champion Kyle Wait entered the NCAA Championship ranked No. 7 in the field and looking to improve

  • Triangulate | June 06, 2013

    Perk Reitemeier- Captain of the 1951 Final 4—Team makes K-State’s All Century Baseball Team

    Look Magazine featured Perk Reitemeier and members of his Lafayette Indiana high school basketball team in a 1947 issue.  Reitemeier, a six foot guard- was an all around star and was also listed as a pitcher and 3rd baseman.  A business owner affiliated with

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 05, 2013

    City reaches agreement on auditorium renovations

    City commissioners approved an amendment to the contract with Bruce McMillan Architects for the final design of the City Auditorium renovations Tuesday. But the agreement came with a caveat. Commissioners voted 4-1, with Karen McCulloh dissenting, to move forward with the renovations after checking with

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 05, 2013

    Commission to tackle pool policy in work sessions

    City commissioners have decided to hold two work sessions to give the Parks and Recreation Department guidance on how to charge and admit people into the pools. During a pre-meeting discussion Tuesday night, commissioners told city administrators they wanted to hold a work session June 11

  • Local |Education | June 05, 2013

    Wamego school district not likely to drop controversial test policy

    Following four months of committee study of the district’s controversial grading policy, Wamego USD 320 board members are likely to impose some stricter standards for the policy’s execution. But the specifics of those changes are still being discussed, and may not be determined until

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 05, 2013

    K-State grad student wins fellowship to study declassified Russian documents

    A look into the past will give insight to the future, according to Kansas State University’s newest David S. Boren Fellow. Tony Demchak, doctoral student in history, Twinsburg, Ohio, has been awarded a 2013 David S. Boren Fellowship to explore archives in St. Petersburg and

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 05, 2013

    Obama threatens to pull NBAF funds

    President Barack Obama has threatened to veto an appropriations bill that includes money for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF). A statement of administration policy on the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act said Obama’s senior advisors would recommend that he veto the


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