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  • Movies | January 03, 2013

    Viewers will enjoy or be bored by ‘Parental Guidance’


    “Some things are classic—some things are just old,” wrote Bob Walkenhorst. Viewers attending showings of the new movie “Parental Guidance” are going to enjoy or be bored by the film depending on whether they think it is harkening back to great cinematic entertainment of

  • Local |Education | January 03, 2013

    Another person files for Rock Creek school board

    Another candidate has thrown his hat in the ring for a spot on the USD 323 Rock Creek school board. Norbert Marek filed with the Pottawatomie County Clerk’s Office to run for Position 5 on the board. He is the second candidate to file for the

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 03, 2013

    KSU director joins military organization

    Art DeGroat, director of military affairs at Kansas State University and a retired Army lieutenant colonel, has been appointed as a member of the National Advisory Board of the All Glory Project. The project is a national nonprofit organization that promotes equine- and animal-assisted therapy

  • Obituaries | January 03, 2013

    Beatrice Poindexter

    Beatrice M. Poindexter, 87, of Manhattan died Tuesday at her residence.

  • Obituaries | January 03, 2013

    Dorothy Wegner

    Dorothy M. Wegner, 86, of Onaga, died Tuesday at the Eastridge Nursing Facility in Centralia.

  • Obituaries | January 03, 2013

    JoAnn Carlson

    JoAnn Williams Carlson, 80, died Dec. 22 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla.

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    23,000 strong, K-State fans flood Phoenix for pep rally

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    PHOENIX — Perhaps Wyatt Thompson said it best. “Well, Bill Snyder did it again, didn’t he?” Thompson said to more than 23,000 purple-clad fans that pilled into Chase Field on Wednesday afternoon. The home of the Arizona Diamondbacks turned into the home of the Wildcats on

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    Fiesta volunteer is also K-State’s first Super Bowl player

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    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — He just may be the best Kansas State football story you’ve never heard about. Lynn Larson leaned back in his chair. It wasn’t the first time he had told his story this week, and it wouldn’t be his last. His

  • Football | January 03, 2013

    Why the major media may once again be taking KSU lightly

    The Oregon Ducks are a 8-point favorite over K-State in Thursday’s Fiesta Bowl. Media discussion suggests a social parallel: Picture KSU as the stable, reliable girl you want to bring home to your parents, and Oregon is the hot, flashy number in the fancy

  • Editorials | January 03, 2013

    A Fiesta for players, fans

    We won’t suggest that the Fiesta Bowl is the most pivotal event of the week; after all, a new year began Tuesday — and a half-baked budget bill accompanied it. But today — Jan. 3 — has loomed bigger on local calendars since the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl matchup

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