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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 28, 2014

    Vaniers give $60M to KSU

    Kansas State University has received $60 million — the largest private donation in the school’s history — from the Jack Vanier family. University President Kirk Schulz announced the gift, which is structured to provide $40 million to benefit students, faculty, programs and facilities on both the Manhattan and

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Sorting through the stacks at library’s annual book sale

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    From Barbara Delinsky and John Grisham to J.R.R. Tolkien and the most obscure authors, a lot of great reads will be available for purchase at the Manhattan Public Library’s annual book sale this weekend. And cheap, of course: All of the books

  • Columns | February 28, 2014

    An evening conversation: want to be an author?

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    It’s not the type of situation made for a long conversation. Imagine a snapshot here: An author is signing books at a store, or perhaps in a mall. There is a lengthy line of folks with copies held open to the proper spot, all

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 28, 2014

    Highland files for re-election

    Ron Highland of Wamego has filed for re-election for his seat in the Kansas House of Representatives. Highland represents the 51st district. His first term began in 2013. He is the vice-chair of the House Special Committee on All-Day Kindergarten and also serves on the education,

  • Local |Business | February 28, 2014

    Wamego native suits up Olympians

    When U.S. Olympic speed skaters were zooming around the track in Sochi the past few weeks, they wore specially designed suits that a Wamego native helped create. Derek Wassom is a biomechanical engineer at Dynamic Athletics, which collected data that Under Armour used to

  • Manhattan High School | February 28, 2014

    MHS girls play for league title tonight

    It’s not often the Centennial League race comes down to a final game between unbeaten teams in a winner-take-all format. Despite clinching the top seed at sub-state 10 days ago, the Manhattan High girls have had the league race to keep them motivated, with tonight’

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Rock boys finish perfect league run

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    FLUSH — Rock Creek senior Ryan Schneider scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds - both game highs - as the Class 3A No. 8 Mustangs jumped on Rossville before cruising to a convincing 65-39 win on senior night to cap an undefeated Mid-East League season Thursday night. “

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Mustangs fall short vs. Rossville

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    FLUSH — Some stagnant offense and a big game from Rossville’s Taylor Kirk helped spell defeat for the shorthanded Rock Creek girls’ basketball team as they dropped a 47-37 decision to the Bulldogs Thursday night. Kirk, a force in the paint all game, scored six

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley County gets sweep of St.Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County girls’ basketball team played its first complete game without Katelyn Thomson on Thursday night and came out on top, 54-40, by taking each of the three quarters to build a 17-point lead into the fourth quarter. The Falcons won

  • Area Schools | February 28, 2014

    Riley Co. 57, St. Marys 29

    At St. Marys, Riley County finished off the regular season in style Friday night, soundly defeating the 1-18 St. Marys Bears, 57-29, on the road in one of its most dominant performances of the season. Individual scoring was not available. Riley County (5-15, 2-8 Mid-East)


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