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  • Local |Kansas State University | December 27, 2012

    K-State alumni make pride known

    Among the tens of thousands of purple-clad fans cheering on Kansas State University in Greater Phoenix next week, at least five of them should look familiar. That’s because these K-State alumni are making a profound impact on the city they now call home. Thomas

  • Local |Kansas State University | December 27, 2012

    K-State researchers had good year

    University researchers have year’s worth of intriguing studies At Kansas State University, 2012 was a productive year full of research and discoveries. For the 2011-2012 fiscal year ending June 30, researchers were awarded 910 grants, totaling more than $137.4 million in funding — the second highest funding level ever

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 27, 2012

    Man arrested after damaging ER

    Riley County officers arrested a Manhattan man Wednesday after they were called to Mercy Regional Health Center for reports of a patient damaging an ER room. Benjamin Kempthorne, 37, 24 Waterway Place, was arrested after he allegedly damaged a reinforced window and drywall in the emergency room

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 27, 2012

    Aggravated battery reported

    A Manhattan man reported that he was the victim of an aggravated battery Wednesday, telling police a suspect known to him broke out the window of his Jeep with a bat while he was inside the vehicle. Capt. Kurt Moldrup said Terrance Bise, 44, reported that

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2012

    Ruby Pilgrim

    Ruby Dale Pilgrim, 42, of Salina died Sunday at Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colo.

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2012

    Richard Zentz

    Richard Ray Zentz, 76, of Manhattan died Monday at his residence.

  • Obituaries | December 27, 2012

    Carole Setser

    Carole Setser, 72, died Sunday of probable acute myeloid leukemia.

  • Movies | December 27, 2012

    ‘Jack Reacher’ is worth the hefty admission price


    A general admission ticket to see a movie on a Friday or Saturday evening at the local movie house now costs $10. So the films had better be pretty good. Luckily “Jack Reacher,” the new Tom Cruise movie, is pretty good. It is a detective story

  • Editorials | December 27, 2012

    Space to house the students

    The provision of student housing is one of those Gordian Knot topics that city commissioners will wrestle with for a long time before they resolve it. Based on the available information, no issue is taken with the commission’s unanimous decision Tuesday to deny a

  • Football | December 27, 2012

    Lockett ready for his first bowl game

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    Tyler Lockett still remembers watching his uncle Aaron return punts in the 2001 Cotton Bowl. Tyler’s father, Kevin, played for Kansas State in the 1997 Cotton Bowl, and scored a touchdown. Both his uncle and his father played in four bowls in their K-State careers, and

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