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  • Local |Kansas State University | May 03, 2013

    KSU expert says Chechnya’s history could provide context to Boston terrorism

    A Russian military history expert at K-State said Thursday that Chechnya’s history can contribute context to the Boston Marathon bombing. David Stone, K-State’s Pickett chair for exceptional faculty and professor of military history, said he didn’t see a direct link between the

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 03, 2013

    K-State Baja SAE breaks top 20

    Kansas State University Salina’s Baja SAE team broke the Top 20 for the first time ever at the international Tennessee Tech Baja SAE competition in Cookeville, Tenn., April 18-21. The event host was Tennessee Technological University. The K-State Salina team was among the 100 teams from

  • Local |Business | May 03, 2013

    Monthly sales tax revenues up for first time this year in April

    Manhattan sales tax revenues edged upward for the first time in 2013 during April. Sales tax revenues were $779,560 for that month, about $2,100 more than was collected during the same month in 2012. Finance director Bernie Hayen said grocery and car sales were the driving factors for the

  • Obituaries | May 03, 2013

    Joenne Stanesic

    Joenne Stanesic, 80, a longtime resident of Junction City died April 27 at the Kay Pogue Hospice Center in Salina.

  • Editorials | May 03, 2013

    How convenient for North Korea

    It’s possible that Kenneth Bae, a 44-year-old U.S. citizen of Korean descent, was up to something nefarious when North Korean authorities arrested him late last fall. Maybe, as the North Koreans asserted this week in announcing his sentencing to 15 years of hard labor,

  • Columns | May 03, 2013

    Facing mental health challenges

    May is National Mental Health Month. Pawnee Mental Health Services has provided community mental health services to individuals in 10 counties in north central Kansas for more than 56 years. The issue of mental health has recently received increased attention due to widely pub-licized events. Most recently

  • Letters | May 03, 2013

    Kansas reaps many benefits from investing in higher ed

    To the Editor: In recent weeks, Gov. Sam Brownback has been touring college campuses in support of public higher education.

  • Baseball | May 03, 2013

    Young arms have Cats in title chase

    23 ksu pitcher.phatch

    The Kansas State baseball team gets more headlines for its hot-hitting offense, but the Wildcats go into this weekend’s series at Texas just two games out of second and 2 1/2 back from first-place Oklahoma in the Big 12, much to the credit of its pitching. At 32

  • Track & Field | May 03, 2013

    Cats travel to Big 12 track meet

    Pole vault.phatch

    If you see Cliff Rovelto smiling in Waco, Texas, this weekend, it’s for good reason. The Kansas State track and field coach believes his Wildcats could make the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships an exciting race to the finish. K-State’s men’s

  • Manhattan High School | May 03, 2013

    MHS soccer routs Highland Park, 10-0

    Cold temperatures and precipitation earlier in the day didn’t stop the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team from traveling to Topeka to play Highland Park on Thursday afternoon. The Indians won in a rout, 10-0, while getting the opportunity to play some younger players and

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