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  • Local |Education | March 07, 2013

    Hoyt ‘humbled’ as board seeks his replacement

    Eisenhower Middle School principal Greg Hoyt told USD 383 board members Wednesday he is “humbled” by the opportunity to become principal at Manhattan High School next year. Hoyt was named earlier this week to succeed Terry McCarty, who resigned effectie June 30. “I told (Eisenhower) staff on

  • Movies | March 07, 2013

    We have lots of choices in new videos this month


    This month folks who rent or buy DVDs of movies that recently showed in area theaters are going to have more than the usual number of choices. Those looking for films to entertain children can pick “Wreck It Ralph” or “Rise of the Guardians.” Those

  • Women's Basketball | March 07, 2013

    Patterson doesn’t like conference tourney split

    Make no mistake about it, Kansas State coach Deb Patterson was not in favor of splitting up the Big 12 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. But that’s exactly what’s happening this season as the men get ready to settle into Sprint Center

  • Women's Basketball | March 07, 2013

    Wildcats still clawing for WNIT berth

    As much as it has to pain the Kansas State coaches and players, they might be Kansas’ biggest fans right about now. That certainly was the case Tuesday night when the Jayhawks defeated TCU to end the regular season, snapping what had been a four-game

  • Area Schools | March 07, 2013

    Hot-shooting Owls whip Riley County

    HUTCHINSON — After his team lost to Garden Plain in the Class 3A state tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday, Riley County head coach Harold Oliver wasn’t sure how many 3-pointers the Owls knocked down in the 57-34 win over his team. When told of the final

  • Baseball | March 07, 2013

    K-State baseball wraps Niagara sweep

    Wednesday’s game against Niagara gave the Kansas State baseball team a chance to work some freshman pitchers in the mix.  And it offered a chance for some guys who have played sparingly to get into the action. Blake McFadden won his first start

  • March 07, 2013

    Dowdle named assistant athletic director

    Clint Dowdle, current assistant athletics director for football at Bowling Green, was named assistant athletics director for administration atKansas State Thursday, by AD John Currie. In his new role, Dowdle will be a member of Currie’s senior staff and serve as the daily sport

  • Local | March 06, 2013

    St. George church recovering from fire

    Members of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in St. George are trying to determine how to offset $50,000 to $70,000 in damages to the church from a Sunday night fire caused by an old electric can opener. Pastor, Jim Lowry said the fire started around 8 p.m., and

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 06, 2013

    Bidding process to begin for library expansion

    City commissioners allowed the library expansion to move to the bidding process Tuesday, but warned that financing could still fail after the city elections. The governing body voted 3-2 with John Matta and Wynn Butler opposing the action to allow contractors to bid on the

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 06, 2013

    ATA Bus gets the go-ahead on signs

    City commissioners gave ATA Bus permission Tuesday to put up bus stop signs along its fixed and Safe Ride routes. Commissioners approved the project on a 4-1 vote with John Matta opposing it. Matta said he believed the cost of operating the bus service will

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