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  • Books | May 19, 2013

    An Idaho family encounters controversy over its ‘wetland’

    In this thirteenth installment of C.J. Box’s Joe Pickett novels Box puts together a thought-provoking read that moves with the speed of wildfire roaring through dry timber. The story is based on a real incident in which a family in Idaho named Sackett

  • Books | May 19, 2013

    Rosenbaum gives philosophical, theological basis for revenge

    The case for revenge is a hard one to make. Our religious principles condemn it. We tend to associate it with crime, not justice. The recent murders of two prosecutors in Texas by a man they convicted is a good example. In law school, we

  • Books | May 19, 2013

    Let the library help you get your fingers dirty this summer


    Get ready to “Dig into Reading” all summer at the library for our summer reading theme. Story times and clubs will be focusing on underground animals, dinosaur fossils, gardens and worms, construction trucks and more. June 29 is International Mud Day, so this year our Saturday

  • Books | May 19, 2013

    ‘1356’ tackles The Hundred Years’ War, church and nobility

    “Go with God, but fight like the devil.” So says a character in Bernard Cornwell’s new book, “1356.” The Hundred Years’ War between England and France is in its 19th year. While Edward IV, Prince of Wales, leads the English army in ravaging the French

  • Books | May 19, 2013

    Diary entries point to conspiracy in historical thriller

    Although Lincoln is named in the title, the story of “The Lincoln Conspiracy” actually deals with those involved in the events related to his assassination. As with President Kennedy and other significant leaders, some believed their deaths to be part of a conspiracy rather than

  • Baseball | May 19, 2013

    Meyer, Flattery lead Cats past OU

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    After securing its first-ever Big 12 title Friday night with a win over Oklahoma, the threat of a let-down loomed over Saturday’s game for the Kansas State baseball team. This game would have no league title implications, no fanfare and a smaller crowd. It didn’

  • Manhattan High School | May 19, 2013

    Kohlmeier leads young golf team to state meet

    Of the six varsity golfers from Manhattan High heading to the Class 6A state golf tournament on Monday, five qualified for state last season. Oddly enough, the group’s lone senior, Drew Kohlmeier, will be the only Indian making his state debut at Meadowbrook in

  • Manhattan High School | May 19, 2013

    Indians sweep team titles at regional track

    Among the three biggest meets of the season, team standings mean the least at regionals. That didn’t stop the Manhattan High track and field team from relishing team wins by both the boys’ and girls’ teams Friday at the Class 6A regional at Wichita

  • May 19, 2013

    K-State graduates 56 student athletes

    Kansas State University held its spring commencement exercises on Saturday and among those receiving degrees were 56 current or former Wildcat student-athletes. Highlighting the 56 graduates on the weekend were 14 members of the K-State football team , 12 men’s and women’s track and field athletes, six members

  • Baseball | May 19, 2013

    Wildcats edge Sooners 6-5 in 9th for league title


    Just two outs away from a Big 12 title, the large contingent of fans at Tointon Family Stadium let out a collective groan when Jake Matthys gave up the game-tying solo home run in the top of the ninth. The groans didn’t last, though. The 18

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