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  • Rowing | March 30, 2014

    K-State rowers beat rival Jayhawks

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas State women’s rowing team used strong performances from its 1st Varsity 8 and 2nd Varsity 8 to power the Wildcats to a fourth straight victory over Kansas on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake. On the day, the two schools split the

  • Golf | March 30, 2014

    KSU women’s golf takes 8th in Arizona

    TUSCON, Ariz. — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished eighth with a three-round score of 26-over 890 following Saturday’s final round of the Mountain View Collegiate at the par-72, 6,227-yard Mountain View Golf Course. “We didn’t have the round that we wanted to

  • Local |Education | March 30, 2014

    Wamego student earns ACT scholarship from CCCC

    CONCORDIA — Joanna Lagerquist is the recipient of a $2,528 ACT scholarship from Cloud County Community College for the 2014-2015 academic year. Joanna will graduate in May 2014 from Wamego High School. She is the daughter of Dennis and Tanya (Mercer) Zieber and Bruce Lagerquist.

  • Local |Business | March 30, 2014

    Family business becomes hardware store leader

    Do you have hang-ups? No, I’m not talking about your pet peeves. I’m referring to a type of hardware called a hang-up which is useful in hanging items from acoustical ceilings. That’s one example of an item produced by an innovative company

  • Columns | March 30, 2014

    Putin is running up the score on Obama

    It is apparent that President Barack Obama does not understand foreign policy.  How-ever, Vladimir Putin does. This helps explain why Obama is ineffective and increasingly embarrassed by the Russian leader.  The events in Ukraine are only the latest in a long line of

  • Court Calendar | March 28, 2014

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, March 31, 2014 9:00 –  BCF 9:00 Ayer, Currin Status (13 CR 461 Poss MJ, etc) BCF III 9:00 Fleury, Kenneth Status (14 CR 37 Battery) BKD III 9:00 Gareis, David Status (14 CR 76 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Heilman, Harold SENTENCING (14 CR 2 Prom, Obscenity to Minor) BKD III 9:00 Hofman, Jordan Status (14 CR 15 Theft, Cr. Use

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 28, 2014

    Teachers from Ecuador bond in KSU program

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    For the hundred or so English teachers from Ecuador currently at K-State, it’s almost mandatory to stick together. How else to make it through their time in America? Pedro Espinoza, project manager for K-State’s Center for Intercultural and Multilingual Advocacy, talked to a

  • Local | March 28, 2014

    Spring cleanup to begin Monday

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    Manhattan’s annual spring cleanup is scheduled next Monday through Thursday. Residents can take the opportunity to clean up their homes and yards, with free haul-away for most items on the area’s scheduled pickup day. City crews will pick up yard waste, limbs and

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 28, 2014

    Hunger Games, K-State style, during Ag Fest

    Teams of Kansas State University agriculture students competed in the Hunger Games Thursday night. But fortunately, they weren’t killing one another — as they might have been in the Hunger Games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins, or the two recent movies starring Jennifer Lawrence. These

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | March 28, 2014

    Firecop: RCPD, MFD officials switch places

    A firefighter and a police officer will be swapping jobs Friday evening, and giving the public a play-by-play of their activities via Twitter. Officer Matthew Droge of the Riley County Police Department will switch professions with Gregg VanDeCreek of the Manhattan Fire Department from 6 p.


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