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  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | August 16, 2013

    Regents’ tuition plan shot down

    Members of the Kansas Board of Regents concluded a two-day retreat Friday by informally prioritizing restoration of legislatively imposed spending reductions. Regents are expected to ratify a full legislative agenda next month. There were reports that Regents toyed with the idea of offering to keep

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 16, 2013

    Police warn residents following rape report

    The Riley County Police Department and the Kansas State University Police Department are cautioning the public about walking alone at night after a sexual assault was reported in the early morning of August 11 in the area of the university campus. The victim in this case

  • Local | August 16, 2013

    New bench honors man who loved City Park

    Every morning, no matter the weather or temperature outside, Bill Michel could be found walking around City Park or the linear trail. In the afternoons, he would huddle together with a group of retired men drinking coffee and discussing any and all the news buzzing

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 16, 2013

    KSU professor named crop science fellow

    Kansas State University agronomy professor Dan Sweeney has been named a Crop Science Society of America Fellow for 2013. He will be honored at the annual Crop Science Society of America meeting in Tampa, Fl. in November. The Fellow designation is the highest recognition bestowed by

  • I Wonder | August 16, 2013

    Will we have new channel?


    Q: Will the new Fox Sports One channel be available on Cox cable here in Manhattan?

  • Editorials | August 16, 2013

    Messiahs becoming more common

    If you’re not familiar with Martin DeShawn McCullough, don’t feel bad. He’s just seven months old, lives in East Tennessee and doesn’t do a lot of communicating yet. Besides, he’s probably busy learning to walk, trying to talk and adjusting

  • Local |Kansas State University | August 16, 2013

    KSU offers new online education courses

    Promoting effective K-12 teaching is the focus of new online course work offered by the College of Education at Kansas State University. This collection of courses, called Effective Practice: Teaching in Today’s World, will provide K-12 teachers and paraprofessionals with the knowledge and skills

  • Arts, Leisure | August 16, 2013

    Symphony planning auditions

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony will hold auditions for the coming season on Wednesday, September 4, at Washburn University.  The symphony has openings for French horn and section violin, viola, and bass.  Registration deadline is Aug. 26. The Topeka Symphony performs a seven-concert season.  Detailed

  • Obituaries | August 16, 2013

    Coleen Kinney

    Coleen Ruth Kinney, 82, died Thursday at her home in Blue Rapids.

  • Football | August 16, 2013

    Wildcats looking for depth in backfield


    Though quarterback Collin Klein and running back John Hubert shared the bulk of the carries a year ago, Angelo Pease was the unsung hero for Kansas State when it needed it most. Sometimes Pease simply spelled Klein and Hubert. Other times, he was used to

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