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  • Local | April 27, 2014

    Manhattan to get new National Guard unit

    A new Kansas National Guard field artillery brigade will be headquartered in Manhattan, officials announced this week. The unit, the 130th Field Artillery Brigade, will bring with it about 15 full-time jobs, said Kansas National Guard spokeswoman Sharon Watson. It will also bring 160 drill-status individuals — that

  • Local |Education | April 27, 2014

    Open house showcases school’s renovation

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    Riley County Historical Society volunteers have done a spectacular job of restoring the old Rocky Ford School — as evidenced by an informative and even joyous open house that lured a surprisingly large crowd on Saturday afternoon. But turning up on a sunny April day, with

  • Football | April 27, 2014

    Little Kaiden highlights spring game

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    Spring games are generally pretty forgettable. The same could also be said about Kansas State’s annual scrimmage at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday — unless you’re Kaiden Schroeder. Diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, 8-year-old Kaiden had the biggest play of the day for

  • April 27, 2014

    K-State unveils plans for new Vanier Complex

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    In the past two years, Kansas State has spent more than $125 million in athletic facility improvements. Now, K-State is ready to take its next step. Prior to Saturday’s spring game, KSU athletic director John Currie announced the beginning of the third phase of the

  • Women's Basketball | April 27, 2014

    Bilas blasts K-State over handling of Romero case

    Leticia Romero may not have her release from Kansas State — just yet — but the All-Big 12 point guard does have an advocate in Jay Bilas. The ESPN college basketball analyst has been the most vocal among national media against K-State’s decision not to release the

  • Baseball | April 27, 2014

    WVU rallies in 9th to beat K-State

    MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The Kansas State baseball team allowed three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and West Virginia defeated the Wildcats 6-5 on Saturday to clinch the series at Hawley Field. A two-run home run by Blair DeBord gave K-State (23-21, 4-10

  • Football | April 27, 2014

    Deep group of WR looks to make an impact

    Among the questions surrounding the Kansas State football program heading into the 2014 season is who is going to step in to help fill the void left by departing senior wide receiver Tramaine Thompson, opposite Tyler Lockett, this fall. With Lockett out of Saturday’s spring

  • Gardening | April 27, 2014

    Proper care crucial to a healthy garden

    As spring turns into summer in Kansas, the time to plant a healthy garden for the summer is ripe. Some summer flowers only have a couple of weeks of ideal soil temperatures. “We see the best root development at about 50 degrees, and that’s about

  • April 27, 2014

    93-year-old skydives as another adventure

    ABILENE — Ruth Wells feared nothing about jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet. Wells is a 93-year-old Manhattanite and she went skydiving for the first time on Friday morning at the Abilene airport. “I don’t see any point being nervous because I think it’

  • Off The Beat | April 27, 2014

    The most wonderful time of the year

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    Coinciding with the warm, beautiful weather of spring and summer is my favorite time of the year: wedding season. I’ve long enjoyed weddings more than holidays for a few reasons. First, many of the ones I’ve attended took place in warm weather. The


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