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  • Baseball | June 07, 2013

    Oregon State ready for Wildcats’ bats

    When Oregon State started looking into its Super Regional opponent, one thing became obvious very quickly. Kansas State can swing the bats. Whether it be from looking at stats, or taking in some of the action from last weekend’s regional in Manhattan, the Beavers

  • Tennis | June 07, 2013

    Niedermayerova named CoSIDA Academic All-American

    The trophies continue to pile up for Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova, as the junior was named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America Women’s At-Large First Team on Thursday afternoon. Niedermayerova, an economics major with a 3.96 grade point average, is the first Wildcat

  • Track & Field | June 07, 2013

    Bowry takes 7th at NCAA Championship

    EUGENE, Ore. — The second day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships saw more history being made by the Kansas State Wildcats. After Kyle Wait finished seventh in the pole vault on Wednesday, junior college transfer Jharyl Bowry finished seventh in the long jump

  • Football | June 07, 2013

    Four Wildcats earn preseason honors

    Kansas State placed four football players on the 2013 Phil Steele All-American team, including first-team selections B.J. Finney and Tyler Lockett, as the magazine announced its annual preseason picks for the upcoming season. Finney, a Rimington Trophy Watch List selection, was chosen as the first-team

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 06, 2013

    KSU proposes 7 percent tuition hike to offset cuts in state support


    Kansas State University is proposing a seven percent tuition raise for main campus students in the 2013-14 academic year, a portion to be used to address funding cuts. President Kirk Schulz presented the proposal to the Kansas Board of Regents on Thursday along with the

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    Flap over fieldhouse funding

    At least one Convention and Visitors Bureau board member is questioning the way the Fieldhouse Project group gained $25,000 in funding for the cost of a feasibility study from the Chamber of Commerce-based entity. Brad Everett, manager of the Hilton Garden Inn and a CVB board

  • Local |Education | June 06, 2013

    MHS East project would cost $10.9M

    It would cost the Manhattan-Ogden school district up to $10.9 million to do all the renovations listed in a facility analysis of the Manhattan High School east campus. Gould Evans, the company conducting the analysis, presented its analysis of the needs to the USD 383 school board

  • June 06, 2013

    ‘9 to 5’ play; Taste of the Ville


    While Dolly Parton was filming the 1980 hit “9 to 5,” she realized that when she rubbed her long, acrylic nails together, it sounded like a typewriter. During a 2009 “60 Minutes” interview, she shared that she used that sound as inspiration to write the film’s theme song, and

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    Citing future state cuts, corrections official lobbies for funding

    Community Corrections Director Shelly Williams told Riley County commissioners Thursday about potential budget cuts from the state level to community corrections, although she still isn’t exactly sure about the amount that will be cut. Williams said information she received on recent legislative budget actions

  • Local |Government, Politics | June 06, 2013

    House defeats effort to halt NBAF funding

    The House of Representatives Wednesday defeated an effort by a Long Island-based Congressman to strip funding for the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from an appropriations measure. The amendment, offered by Rep. Tim Bishop, a New York Democrat, would have cut $404 million designated for

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