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  • Men's Basketball | February 19, 2013

    Wildcats survive slugfest at Bramlage

    Rough play.phatch

    No, Monday’s game didn’t just end, it only feels like it. Marred by 49 fouls and more than 50 combined free throws, Big Monday turned into a long Monday, as 13th-ranked Kansas State outlasted West Virginia and former Wildcats’ coach Bob Huggins, 71-61, at Bramlage

  • Women's Basketball | February 19, 2013

    Wildcats brace for Sooners

    When Kansas State and Oklahoma played two weeks ago, the Wildcats pulled within two points of the Sooner midway through the second half, but couldn’t finish the job, losing 74-68 in Manhattan. That game is really no indication of how Wednesday’s matchup in

  • Columns | February 19, 2013

    Our social bonds are fraying

    Another Valentine’s Day is in the history books… and it got me thinking. I teach a couple communications classes, and last week I asked students how many had either written or received a love letter, or just a letter, in the last few years.

  • Editorials | February 19, 2013

    Unnamed storms are memorable, too

    You might remember Nemo — no, not the cute Disney fish or the captain of Jules Verne’s Nautilus. We’re talking about the storm — Winter Storm Nemo — the one that was supposed to vie with the great nor’easters and dump snow and misery by

  • Movies | February 19, 2013

    ‘Side Effects’ could have been a lot of fun, but isn’t


    The failure of Steven Soderbergh’s new movie “Side Effects” can be explained simply if we accept the notion that the movie was at first intended as an attack on Big Drug Companies. Then a little over half-way through, the filmmakers seem to have realized

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 18, 2013

    Beer and sex: the dangerous mix

    Establishing a victim and a criminal in a stranger-rape scenario is not difficult. The unsuspecting victim is attacked by a shadowy assailant and the right and wrong is clear. But, that distinction can become fuzzy when the victims know their alleged attackers and even fuzzier

  • Neighbors | February 18, 2013

    The upside of Manhattan is easy to find

    Family 065.phatch

    Casey Wiske loves everything about living and working in Manhattan. Wiske grew up on a farm just outside of Zeandale, where her parents still live today. After graduating high school in 2008, she married her husband, William, and began a career in customer service. Two years

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 18, 2013

    City to tackle several zoning requests

    City commissioners plan to meet Tuesday night to discuss zoning changes and a daycare program at Sunset Zoo. The zoning changes would facilitate the building of a Dollar General, the opening of a children’s museum, and the addition of eight more apartments to a

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 18, 2013

    K-State faculty earn promotions, tenure

    Seventy-one Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 43 faculty members are earning tenure. The promotions include 26 faculty members to the rank of full professor, 43 faculty members to the rank of associate professor with tenure, and two faculty members to the rank

  • Area Schools | February 18, 2013

    Page sisters have Red Raiders surging


    Being different and sticking out isn’t exactly the common method of operation for most high school girls — or any high school kid, for that matter. The Page sisters aren’t like most high school kids, though. They’ve helped lead the Wamego High girls’

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