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  • Movies | June 11, 2013

    The most horror-ible thing was the girl with the cellphone


    The new horror film “The Purge” is a modest success, more like “Sinister” than like “Fright Night,” but without either one’s supernatural element. What is causing the problem for the middle class family of four in the new film is a nationwide social experiment.

  • Track & Field | June 11, 2013

    Five Wildcats named track All-Americans

    Following last week’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Oregon, the USTFCCCA has announced its 2013 All-America Teams and five Kansas State Wildcats have been recognized for their successful seasons. Senior high jumper Erik Kynard, junior pole vaulter Kyle Wait and junior long jumper

  • Local |Education |Kansas State University | June 10, 2013

    Advance turnout at 180 in USD 378 vote

    About 180 persons had voted in advance as of Monday morning in the USD 378 bond election. County clerk Rich Vargo reported the turnout Monday, noting as well that polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in four locations Tuesday: Keats, Riley Centre, Leonardville

  • Neighbors | June 10, 2013

    Community service: Corrections officer feels he’s giving back

    Neigh 6-10.phatch

    The patrol officers get the glory of the chase, but the lesser-seen corrections officers keep order in the jail while the justice system runs its course. For eight hours a day, Jess Wickizer keeps watch over about 80 inmates housed at the Riley County Jail. For

  • General Activities | June 10, 2013

    Ben Lowman wins KGA Championship

    Manhattan’s Ben Lowman used a final round 4-under-par 68 to come from behind and win the 19th KGA Public Links Championship on Sunday at Auburn Hills Golf Course in Wichita. Lowman, who recently finished up his senior year on the Creighton University golf team, finished

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 10, 2013

    Stem cell advances may help injured horses recover faster, live longer

    Now, there is potential for a revitalized life of once elite performance horse stricken by injury and other disabling conditions. Adult stem cells, which have the ability to differentiate into almost any type of cell, have offered development of medical treatments for a wide range

  • Obituaries | June 10, 2013

    Illene Bender

    Illene Almina Bender, 89, died Wednesday in Avon, Ind.

  • Arts, Leisure | June 10, 2013

    Columbian’s ‘9 to 5’ thoroughly entertaining


    There’s a thoroughly entertaining production of the stage-musical “9 to 5” running at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego the next couple of weekends. As a first nighter I was entertained and surprised a bit. The surprise came from the way the 2008 show, based on the huge

  • Obituaries | June 10, 2013

    Capitola Woodman

    Capitola Felina Woodman, 89, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Thursday at the Fayette Caring Center in Fayette, Mo.

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 10, 2013

    City to tackle pool rules

    City commissioners will dive into the thorniest question of summer — which (if any) adults can walk into the pool area without paying — at their work session Tuesday evening. The question landed on commissioners desks after members of the public raised heck about policy changes put

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