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  • Local |Business | October 11, 2013

    Farmers State Bank sues Samarrai

    Farmers State Bank has filed two lawsuits against developer Mark Samarrai of Manhattan and his companies, claiming he owes in the neighborhood of $2 million, according to court documents.  Farmers State Bank on Friday filed the suits in Riley County District Court.The first suit

  • Local | October 11, 2013

    Bobcat kitten, prairie dogs, birds also on display at Sunset Zoo

    While it will be a several weeks before Vladamere and his lady leopard are on display, the zoo has recently acquired other animals that are on view to the public. Among the newcomers is a pair of sun conures, which look like orange and yellow

  • Obituaries | October 11, 2013


    Eileen Schinstock, 86, of Manhattan, died Thursday at her residence in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Nov. 4, 1926, in Ford County. She was the daughter of Carl W. and Anna Maria (Lobmeyer) Weiss.  She attended her freshman year of

  • Obituaries | October 11, 2013


    Terri Lisa Sours, 51, of Lawrence, died Monday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Terri was born in Medford, Ore., on Aug. 25, 1962, to Benjamin Franklin Sours and the late Patricia Ann (Webster) Sours. In 1981, Terri graduated from high school in

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    K-State bracing for juggernaut Baylor


    When Baylor opened its season by piling up 69 points on Wofford, no one batted an eye. But after that, they just kept scoring more, and gaining even more yards. Against Buffalo and Louisiana-Monroe, the Bears set school records with 70 points and 781 yards of offense, in

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Picking up the pieces after another loss, Wildcats work to avoid 0-3 start in Big 12

    Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said it best following last Saturday’s loss at Oklahoma State. “We’ve had a lot of tests,” he said. The longtime Wildcats coach is so right. K-State, now five games into the season, seems to have more questions now

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Bears’ Seastrunk living up to bold Heisman statement

    WACO, Texas — Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk boldly proclaimed that he would win the 2013 Heisman Trophy, or at least get very close. Seastrunk has never shied away from that statement he made 10 months ago. He is now backing it up with his performance on the

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    Bryant enjoys life in the Little Apple

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    After growing up in Dallas, Marquel Bryant was ready for a change of pace. The redshirt-sophomore, now a starter along Kansas State’s defensive line, was looking to get out of the big city. He chose Manhattan, trading away a metro-area population of 1.1 million for

  • Football | October 11, 2013

    UTSA to back out of next season’s game

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie said Friday morning through his regular letter to fans that UT-San Antonio intends to opt out of its scheduled football game with the Wildcats next season. UTSA will have to pay a cancellation fee of $500,000, unless K-State chooses to

  • Volleyball | October 11, 2013

    Wounded K-State volleyball team seeks balance vs. OU

    The Kansas State volleyball team has seen its share of adversity during its tough opening run of Big 12 matches.  Saturday’s match at Oklahoma will mark the end of a five-game stretch that has pitted the short-handed Wildcats against four of the conference’s

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