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  • May 18, 2014

    K-State student-athletes receive degrees

    Kansas State University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday and among those receiving degrees were 52 current or former Wildcat student-athletes. Highlighting the 52 graduates on the weekend were 15 members of the equestrian team , 10 members of the men s and women s track and field squads,

  • Manhattan High School | May 18, 2014

    Indians win league swimming meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving only won two events at Friday’s Centennial League meet in Topeka at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. The Indians still won the title, though. Scoring 417 team points, Manhattan edged Emporia (386) and Washburn Rural (372) to claim the league crown

  • Books | May 18, 2014

    ‘Exiles’ champions its setting

    “The Exiles Return” is a story about Austria, more specifically, Vienna, that begins in the spring of 1954 and ends in the spring of 1955. As its title suggests, it’s a story of individuals who fled Austria before or during World War II and, for a

  • Golf | May 18, 2014

    Wood shoots under par in final round

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kansas State senior men’s golfer Daniel Wood finished up his collegiate career on a positive note by carding a 3-under par 69 Saturday during the final round of the 2014 NCAA Columbia Regional at the par-72, 7,141-yard Club at Old Hawthorne. Wood climbed six

  • Baseball | May 18, 2014

    Texas’ Peters, Cooper no-hit Wildcats in win

    The promotion on Friday night’s Kansas State baseball game was postgame fireworks. Unfortunately, the Wildcats couldn’t create any of their own during the game. They couldn’t even get a spark. Texas pitchers Dillon Peters and Morgan Cooper combined to keep the Wildcats

  • Rowing | May 18, 2014

    K-State rowing third at C-USA

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Kansas State women’s rowing closed out what has perhaps been the best season in program history with a third-place finish at the Conference USA Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The day’s festivities were highlighted by a gold medal showing by

  • Local |Business | May 18, 2014

    Hospital hires two speech pathologists

    Mercy Regional Health Center hired Meg Vernon and Peggy Wiens as pediatric speech language pathologists. Vernon has more than seven years of experience as a speech language pathologist. In 2006, Meg earned her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin — Stevens Point in Speech Language

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    Disease affects pets, humans

    Due to recent storms and flooding, a Kansas State University veterinarian is warning of a disease that spreads through water to both dogs and people. “The most important thing about leptospirosis is it’s a zoonotic disease, so dogs can transmit the disease to people,”

  • Gardening | May 18, 2014

    Picking the best nitrogen fertilizer


    As the growing season progresses, the gardener needs to monitor their plants’ growth. The goal is to provide the basic items that the plant needs to remain healthy. Last season, the focus was on best watering practices. This season, the focus is on fertilizing with

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 18, 2014

    KSU names undergrad research award winners

    Winners of Kansas State University’s first Kirmser Undergraduate Research Awards were recognized May 7 at Hale Library. Grand prize and honorable mentions were awarded for individual freshman, individual non-freshman and group. Individual grand prize winners received $1,000. Group grand prize winners shared a $3,000 award. The awards

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