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  • Local |Government, Politics | August 18, 2013

    High or low, budgets often miss the mark by 20% or more


    The city is finalizing a proposed 2014 budget that allows it to spend up to $128 million in 2014. But don’t expect it to actually do so. Bernie Hayen, the city’s director of finance, said when the books are eventually closed on that 2014 budget, actual spending

  • Local | August 18, 2013

    Road work means change of venue for Band Day, Power Play

    Two upcoming events that have traditionally taken place on Poyntz Avenue have been forced to move this year because of road construction downtown. Band Day and Purple Power Play on Poyntz will both be forced to change venue this year. Kansas State University and high

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    Alpha Tau Omegas get a bigger, more efficient house with scenic views of K-State


    The name remains the same, but the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house is a completely different structure. The new Muir House is a three-story, $4.4 million building that’s 40 percent bigger and more energy efficient than the old house. The chapter raised $2.6 million toward the project

  • Football | August 18, 2013

    Wildcats give fans a preview

    The Kansas State football team gave fans a sneak peak of the 2013-14 team and a glimpse of the nearly completed West Stadium Center on Saturday during the Fall Football Kickoff at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The event gave at least a small look at

  • Women's Basketball | August 18, 2013

    K-State women complete Italy tour unbeaten

    LATINA, Italy — The Kansas State women’s basketball team concluded the competition part of its trip through Italy undefeated on Saturday night with an 84-27 win over ASD Bull Basket. Following a final day of sightseeing in Rome, the Wildcats will return home Monday morning.

  • Football | August 18, 2013

    Sams, Waters battle for starting job


    There was a time it seemed the quarterback job at Kansas State would just be handed to Daniel Sams this season, like an old-fashioned, next-in-line type of gig. All that changed last spring with the arrival of Jake Waters, a big-armed slinger with eye-popping passing

  • Manhattan High School | August 18, 2013

    Manhattan High practice schedules are set

    Despite already starting school on Wednesday, athletes at Manhattan High have not begun practicing for fall sports, as regulated by the KSHSAA. The first opportunity to practice is Monday, Aug. 19. Football upperclassmen (grades 10-12) will start the week with two-a-days Monday through Wednesday, practicing before

  • Arts, Leisure | August 18, 2013

    Memory of late wife inspires man’s project

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    He’s been working on it for a year and a half, and he still has several months to go. In the basement of 91-year-old Joe Beaudet’s home on Houston Street is a fully-equipped miniature church complete with pews, stained-glass windows, and even tiny

  • Off The Beat | August 18, 2013

    How do I say goodbye?

    Ned seaton

    It’s almost the start of the fall semester for most college students, which means it’s heart-wrenching time for a lot of parents.  Me included. Kids are leaving home. They’re going away to college, never to return. Oh sure, they’ll be

  • Editorials | August 18, 2013

    Regents’ modest request denounced

    We appreciate the Kansas Legislature’s crusade to cut income taxes, though in our view lawmakers have gone too far too fast. And we understand that when legislators cut state revenue at the rate they have the last two years, there’s a lot less

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