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  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Elect commissioners who will stand by what they say

    To the Editor: How many times have you seen politicians state one thing on the campaign trail and then do something completely different when elected? How many other politicians make flowery speeches with no “beef”?

  • Manhattan High School | March 15, 2013

    MHS swimmers take second

    Manhattan High girls’ swim coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team only scratched the surface of its potential in its first meet of the year on Thursday. Even so, he’s pleased with the early returns after the Indians finished second behind Lawrence Free State. “This

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 15, 2013

    Northern Ireland college explores exchange opportunities

    A series of fortunate events led to the visit of a delegation from Northern Regional College in Northern Ireland to K-State this week. The visit is an early step in a developing collaboration that will involve the College of Human Ecology in such areas as

  • Local | March 15, 2013

    Expert: EU past economic troubles

    The European Union only looks like it’s in trouble; actually, it is already overcoming its problems and will become “much stronger” and “much more competitive” because of its recent troubles, according to an expert who spoke in Manhattan on Thursday. Anders Aslund, a leading

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 15, 2013

    Loupe on leave from parks

    The city’s director of parks and recreation has been placed on administrative leave. Ron Fehr, city manager, confirmed the decision to place Curt Loupe on that leave status, but would not comment on the basis for the action. Nor would Fehr say when the

  • Local | March 15, 2013

    Manhattan among fastest-growing metro areas

    Redeployment.phatch

    The Census Bureau released data Thursday placing Manhattan among the 10 fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation. The data found that between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2012, the area’s population rose 2.8 percent, the 10th largest increase by percent of any metro area. The Manhattan metropolitan area

  • Obituaries | March 15, 2013

    Bryana Anderson

    Bryana Noel Anderson died March 5, 2013, on the day of her birth, at Irwin Army Community Hospital.

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    McGruder pushes Cats past Texas, 66-49

    Rodney.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rodney McGruder didn’t have to make a splash on Thursday, not this time at least. The Kansas State senior turned in a steady 24-point, seven-rebound performance as the 11th-ranked Wildcats defeated Texas 66-49 in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the Sprint

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    Johnson provides lift off the bench

    50 put back dunk.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — All he needed was the opportunity. DJ Johnson made the most of it Thursday night, coming off the bench to provide Kansas State with a needed lift inside against Texas in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals at the Sprint Center. The freshman forward

  • Men's Basketball | March 15, 2013

    K-State silences Kabongo

    Steal.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Myck Kabongo scored 24 points against Kansas State the last time the Wildcats played Texas. It wasn’t going to happen again. “He’s their best player, and in basketball you have to take that challenge personal,” K-State senior Martavious Irving said. The


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