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  • Local |Kansas State University | April 21, 2013

    Open house draws an expected 20,000 to campus


    Braving the biting chill of a windy Kansas day, people flocked to campus Saturday for Kansas State University Open House. One group of students traveled from Kansas City, Kan., to explore all the academic options available. Leontra Foreman, seventh-grade math teacher from Arrowhead Middle School

  • Local |Business | April 21, 2013

    Home sales up slightly in quarter

    Manhattan area home sales rose by 1.6 percent in the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same period the prior year, according to figures released Friday by the Manhattan Association of Realtors.  Sales totaled 127 units in the first quarter, up from 125 units in 2012. Across the

  • Local | April 21, 2013

    New drive launched to fund pier sign


    There appears to be an answer to the long-running question of what to do with one of the old K-177 bridge piers next to the Kansas River: A welcome sign. A small group of Manhattan residents has gotten the necessary bureaucratic approvals and is announcing

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 21, 2013

    Access changes on post

    FORT RILEY - Fort Riley officials have made two changes that will affect access for people commuting to the post. As of April 22, hours of operation at the Rifle Range gate will be Monday-Friday, 5-9 a.m., and 4-7 p.m. Effective May 1, commercial vehicles

  • Columns | April 21, 2013

    Economy is Putin’s focus in Germany

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent visit to Germany was notable for a number of reasons. First, he shrugged off German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s expression of concern over his crackdown on non-governmental institutions. Second, his visit was an indication of how important Russia’s

  • Local |Traffic | April 21, 2013

    Woman dies Friday in K-177 wreck

    A Manhattan resident died at the scene of an accident on Tuttle Creek Boulevard on Friday. Riley County police determined that Carol Douglas allowed her vehicle to drift over the center line in the 600 block of Tuttle Creek Boulevard, where it collided with a vehicle

  • Football | April 21, 2013

    Sams wants to be a better leader


    When Daniel Sams got his chance last season, he often dazzled. The quarterback rushed for 235 yards and three touchdowns, and practically established a fan club through social media, all while backing up a Heisman Trophy finalist in Collin Klein. But with Klein gone, it’s

  • Baseball | April 21, 2013

    Cowboys rally to edge K-State, 7-6

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State scored two runs in the eighth inning to complete a four-run comeback as the Cowboys edged Kansas State, 7-6, Saturday afternoon at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. With the win, OSU improved to 27-10 on the year and 7-6 in Big 12 play,

  • Arts, Leisure | April 21, 2013

    Your calendar of events for the week of April 28

    Today 13th Annual Developing Scholars Research Symposium, 1:30-3:30 p.m. The event is come and go with remarks given at 2 p.m. Student Union Ballroom. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “The Sound of Music,” 2 p.m. Tickets: $20. Full-time students (with ID) and children, $15.Tickets can

  • Manhattan High School | April 21, 2013

    MHS softball sweeps Topeka West

    The Manhattan High softball team used a dominating performance in the first game and a comeback win in the second game to record their first sweep of the season on Friday. The Indians got off to a good start early in Game 1 to win 10-0,

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