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  • Women's Basketball | August 08, 2013

    Cats’ Big 12 women’s hoops schedule is set

    Before the Kansas State women’s basketball team begins its 10-day, three-game trip to Italy on Friday, the Big 12 announced the league slate Wednesday afternoon for the 2014 season. K-State will open its 2014 Big 12 schedule on Jan. 2, against reigning Big 12 champion, Baylor. The Wildcats will play

  • Local |Education | August 07, 2013

    School board approves 2014 budget

    On a split vote, the USD 383 Board of Education Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a 2014 budget that includes a 2.095 increase in the property tax levy. Board members Curt Herrman, Dave Colburn, Pat Hudgins and Marcia Rozell comprised the majority. Board members Leah Fliter, Aaron Estabrook

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 07, 2013

    Commission allows rezoning for 15-plex

    City commissioners thumbed their noses at the planning board, and also deferred the Fort Riley Boulevard/Seth Child Road interchange project during Tuesday’s meeting. Rejecting a planning board recommendation for denial, commissioners approved the rezoning of lots at 1021 and 1027 Thurston Street by a supermajority 4

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 07, 2013

    K-State students again rank in Princeton Review list

    Life is good for Kansas State University students, who were once again named among the happiest students in the nation, according to the 2014 edition of the Princeton Review’s “The Best 378 Colleges.” The book only recognizes 15 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges and four

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 07, 2013

    City approves $131M budget for 2014

    City commissioners unanimously supported the 2014 city budget Tuesday, but only after making a couple of last-minute changes. The $131 million 2014 budget is about $9 million (6.6 percent) higher than this year. The levy will remain at its current 43.44 mill rate, but taxes for most property owners will still

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 07, 2013

    Commission to reconsider plan for Peace auditorium

    Commissioners informally agreed Monday to reconsider plans for remodeling the Peace Memorial Auditorium. The decision to reconsider a 4-1 June Commission vote to move ahead with the remodeling came during discussions preceding Tuesday’s City Commission meeting. The remodeling has been on hold since the

  • Obituaries | August 07, 2013

    Daniel Hinkin

    Doctor Daniel Hinkin, 58, died August 5, 2013, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information.

  • Obituaries | August 07, 2013

    Dean Wyant

    Dean Wyant, 75, Junction City, died Sunday, August 4, at his residence. He was a retired Command Sgt. Major with the US Army.

  • Obituaries | August 07, 2013

    Phyllis Cusic

    Phyllis Cusic, 71, Topeka, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at a local hospital.

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 07, 2013

    Mindfulness may help children focus in the classroom

    A Kansas State University child/adolescent counselor says a process used to help adults with anxiety disorders may also have a place in the classroom, helping children keep their focus on the subject at hand. Karrie Swan, assistant professor of special education, counseling and student


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