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  • Movies | May 19, 2014

    ‘Million Dollar Arm’ has some assets, but are they enough?

    The problem with Disney’s new film “Million Dollar Arm” is that it is so very shallow. Dive into this and you’ll skin your nose. And then the film’s story—even if it is, as it claims, based on actual events—is so

  • Baseball | May 19, 2014

    Texas tops KSU 9-8 to end Cats’ season

    The Kansas State baseball team erased a three-run deficit in the bottom of the eighth to help force extra innings, but two solo home runs by No. 19 Texas in the top of the 10th ended the Wildcats’ rally, resulting in a 9-8 loss on Sunday

  • Golf | May 19, 2014

    Robbins named new men’s golf coach

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    Grant Robbins has been named the men’s golf coach at Kansas State, athletic director John Currie announced Sunday. A 15-year coaching veteran whose resume includes three coach-of-the-year honors in two conferences, with six teams advancing to NCAA play and the 2012 Conference USA Championship at

  • Track & Field | May 19, 2014

    Twiss, Field headline final day of Big 12s

    LUBBOCK, Texas — The Kansas State track and field team capped off its Big 12 Championship meet weekend on Sunday with the women finishing fifth and the men sixth on the Texas Tech campus. K-State’s individual efforts were highlighted Devin Field’s Big 12 title in the

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2014

    JESSE SETTLER

    Jesse Rhoderick Settler, 91, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Jesse, a man who experienced the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl and the flood of 1951, was born on Aug. 14, 1922, in Council Grove, the son of the late Jesse and Lilly (Rice)

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2014

    VIRGINIA CRIDER

    Virginia Janice Crider, 85, of Topeka, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Brewster Place in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in Pocatello, Idaho, the daughter of James Melvin and Mary Valera (Hunt) Heskett. In 1967, she was married to Lawrence

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2014

    GLADYS FORST

    Gladys M. Forst, 88, of Marysville, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Cambridge Place in Marysville. The family provided some of the following information. Gladys was born Jan. 18, 1926, to Anthony “Tony” and Elizabeth (Heinen) Wilhelm in Kelly. She attended grade school in Kelly and graduated from St. Peter &

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2014

    JOHN KNOST

    John Hugh Knost, 88, of St. George, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. John was born on May 21, 1925, in Grove Springs, Mo. Graveside inurnment services with military honors to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Kensington Gardens Cemetery in

  • Obituaries | May 19, 2014

    JAMES TOWNSEND JR.

    Col. James Brerton Townsend Jr., 91, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. A full obituary will be published at a later date. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan.

  • Local |Education | May 18, 2014

    Manhattan High celebrates its 100th graduating class

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    Manhattan High School Class of 2014 students will receive their diplomas today, and this class is special. This class is the 100th in Manhattan to graduate from a fouryear high school program, marked by the creation of the old high school — now the west half of


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