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  • Local |Business | October 24, 2013

    EMS to purchase new equipment

    Riley County Emergency Management will purchase equipment to provide better communication for all emergency services. The department will add a voter repeater radio amplifier because the Riley County Police Department and other emergency services have experienced difficulties with their portable radios. The problems have been

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 24, 2013

    K-State named 8th fittest campus

    K-State is the eighth fittest college in the United States, according to the Active Times. The fitness website ranked the top 50 colleges based on athletic facilities and team sports participation, campus dining and quality of student life. K-State earned its high ranking for the Chester

  • Movies | October 24, 2013

    Unanswered question: Why was ‘Carrie’ remade now?


    Both before and after I watched Kimberly Peirce’s re-make of the movie “Carrie” I wondered Why? Why make another, not all that different version of the hit 1976 movie based on Stephen King’s novel? And why now? The story itself is told fairly well

  • Local |Education | October 24, 2013

    School board will begin exploring bond issue

    USD 383 will begin exploring a bond issue after discussion Wednesday during the school board’s fall retreat. The retreat involved discussion on how to approach renovation needs at College Hill Preschool and Manhattan High east campus – continuing talks from the previous months. The board received

  • Arts, Leisure | October 24, 2013

    Quirky comedy next Purple Masque show

    The second production in Kansas State University’s 2013-2014 Purple Masque Theatre season will be “Rx.” The play will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2. The Purple Masque Theatre, a part of the K-State Theatre program, is in East Stadium. Written by

  • Men's Basketball | October 24, 2013

    Cats want more from Spradling

    Will spradling.phatch

    When Angel Rodriguez announced his decision to transfer from Kansas State last April, Will Spradling knew what it meant for him. With Rodriguez, Spradling had mostly been a spot-up shooter for the Wildcats, playing point guard sparingly. With Rodriguez sidelined by injury last season, Spradling

  • Volleyball | October 24, 2013

    KSU volleyball loses at Baylor in four sets

    WACO, Texas — The Kansas State volleyball team won the first set at Baylor on Wednesday, but the Wildcats lost to the Bears in four games (25-18, 27-29, 20-25, 20-25) in the Ferrell Center. The Wildcats (14-6, 2-5 Big 12) trumped the Bears (10-13, 2-5) in hitting

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    K-State greeks get an early start on homecoming window art

    Jenny Dolezal and Becky Brady of Gamma Phi Beta sorority kept glancing at their phones, waiting for 10 am. They arrived early Tuesday for the start of the Paint the ’Ville, a homecoming tradition during which Greek campus organizations to paint the windows of Aggieville businesses.

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 23, 2013

    Oklahoma company gives $70M to KSU

    The KSU Foundation recently received a gift valued at $70 million — its largest gift ever — for the College of Engineering. Dolese Bros. Co., an Oklahoma City-based producer of construction materials, gave $70 million each in stock to the foundations at K-State, Oklahoma State and the University of

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 23, 2013

    Commander: Budget woes affecting Legion


    The American Legion exists to help veterans, and recent budget debates have made that mission more difficult, the organization’s national commander said. Dan Dellinger, the top officer of the American Legion, spoke at Post 17 in Manhattan Wednesday morning. Dellinger said the organization offers crucial

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