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  • Football | April 03, 2014

    K-State football opens spring practices

    The Kansas State football team got on the practice field for the first time this spring on Wednesday afternoon as the Wildcats conducted the first of 14 practices leading up to the annual spring game on April 26. K-State returns 41 letterwinners — 17 on offense, 21 on defense and three

  • Baseball | April 03, 2014

    Standing-room-only tickets left for Saturday’s KU game

    All general admission Cat Cushion tickets are sold out for Saturday’s K-State baseball game against rival Kansas at Tointon Family Stadium. A limited amount of standing-room-only tickets for the berm down the left-field line are available for purchase, starting at $5 for youth and $8 for

  • Track & Field | April 03, 2014

    K-State track and field adds home meet

    K-State announced the addition of a home track and field meet on Wednesday — the Wildcat Open — as well as changes to the Ward Haylett Invitational. The Ward Haylett Invitational, originally scheduled for May 10, has been pushed up to May 3, while the Wildcat Open will now

  • Volleyball | April 03, 2014

    K-State announces spring volleyball tourney schedule

    K-State released the spring schedule of matches for the 2014 K-State spring volleyball tournament, which is Saturday, April 12 at Blue Valley West High School in Stilwell. Nine teams among the seven participating programs will be split into three-team pools for the all-day tournament. The first set

  • Equestrian | April 03, 2014

    Avolese, Bovaird earn Big 12 honors

    K-State’s Cat Avolese and Kelly Bovaird were among five athletes names March Riders of the Month, in an announcement by the Big 12 offince on Wednesday. Avolese took the honor in Equitation on the Flat, while Bovaird earned her second Horsemanship honor. A native of

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 02, 2014

    Trial set for woman accused of helping killer

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    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding and abetting first-degree murder requested a continuation of a hearing Tuesday in Riley County District Court. Christina Love, 50, is set for trial on June 2 in connection with the death of 68-year-old John Burroughs Jr. in September of 2013. Love’s

  • Local | April 02, 2014

    Two services planned for Manhattan woman

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    Funeral services have been arranged for former Manhattan High student body president Naomi McClendon. McClendon, 18, died early Sunday morning after falling from a 10th-floor apartment balcony near Arizona State University in Tempe, where she was a freshman. Services for her will be at 7 p.m.

  • Local |Business | April 02, 2014

    Hotel occupancy down slightly for 2014

    Occupancy is down this year at local hotels, according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The city has 1,263 hotel rooms, and on average only 563 of those were filled, according to data through February. That’s an occupancy rate of 44.6 percent, down from 58.7 percent in 2012 and 56.3

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | April 02, 2014

    City approves $430,000 for Tallgrass

    City commissioners unanimously approved Tallgrass Brewing Company’s economic development application Tuesday. The city is entering an agreement with Tallgrass, providing up to $430,000 over the next 10 years. “As a whole, I think the project will be interesting to watch and a great show of helping

  • Editorials | April 02, 2014

    Pope’s humble ways catching on

    Roman Catholic bishops, some more quickly than others, appear to be learning from the example that Pope Francis — their leader and the leader of Roman Catholics the world over — has set since he was chosen last year. This pope, unlike his predecessors, has declined to


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