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  • Football | October 16, 2012

    WVU coach: K-State biggest challenge

    West Virginia might have erased some of the hype surrounding a potential matchup of two top five ranked Big 12 teams when it was blown out by Texas Tech last weekend, but coach Dana Holgorsen says Kansas State will be its biggest challenge this year. Three

  • Volleyball | October 16, 2012

    Jayhawks a challenge for Wildcats

    The excitement is always high anytime Kansas State and Kansas tangle. This season, the first of two meetings for the volleyball edition of the Sunflower Showdown has an extra jolt. For the first time in the series history both teams are ranked. The 14th-ranked Wildcats

  • Women's Basketball | October 16, 2012

    Undersized Cats trying to be creative

    The Kansas State women’s basketball team might be trading in its high-tops for some track shoes this year when the Wildcats open the season next month. It’s not an ideal situation in the always-tough and very large Big 12 Conference, but it’s the

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Harms has great knowledge, passion for Riley Countians

    To the Editor: In the six years I have known Rod Harms, he has served as a key volunteer with the Kansas State Rowing Association and a mentor to me and other Manhattan High School and Kansas State University students while employees of the Civitas

  • Editorials | October 15, 2012

    Casualties of Mideast strife

    The 30 or so Palestinians who won’t be receiving U.S. scholarship money any more are hardly the first victims of the conflict in the Middle East. Nor are they close to being the worst victims. After all, they’re alive and thus able to

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Despite the rhetoric, is our country being led into ruin?

    To the Editor: According to C.S. Lewis, the sins of the spirit are worse than the sins of the flesh. The reason he gives for this is that if you commit the sins of the flesh, you know you are a sinner and in

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Many contributed to success of Promenade on Poyntz

    To the Editor: Fall is in the air. and with it came the eighth annual Promenade on Poyntz in downtown Manhattan. This annual benefit for the Homecare and Hospice Foundation is presented by Standard Beverage of Wichita.

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Modesitt will back policies that protect our interests

    To the Editor: Since Lee Modesitt does not have a public voting record to study, I questioned him about the role of a state representative. Mr. Modesitt told me a state representative is a public servant who has an obligation to vote how his or

  • Local | October 15, 2012

    Local body-builder second at world event


    Manhattan’s own Walter Barr, a personal trainer at Pro Fitness and a wrestling coach, took second place in the 25th annual Anchorage PRO AM Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Championships held recently. It’s a feeling Barr knows well—he’s never finished lower

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 15, 2012

    Registration ends Tuesday

    For those in Riley County who still need to register to vote, time is running low. The deadline is Tuesday. County clerk Rich Vargo said registration can be done by coming to the county clerk’s office and filling out a form. Those who would

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