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  • Local | February 04, 2014

    Schools will continue to stay closed for Wednesday, Feb. 5

    The following educational entities will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 5 as a result of severe winter weather: Kansas State University’s Manhattan, Salina, and Olathe campuses. USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden schools. USD 320 Wamego schools. USD 323 Rock Creek schools. USD 475 Geary County schools. USD 378 Riley County schools. USD 379

  • Local | February 04, 2014

    Schools, city close as forecast predicts near-record snowfall

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    Snowfall on Tuesday put a halt to plenty of plans throughout the state — and the Flint Hills region was no exception. K-State climatologist Mary Knapp said the Manhattan area received 2.8 inches of new snow from midnight to 7 a.m., which put the total snow on

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 04, 2014

    Belafonte to speak at K-State

    Singing legend and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte will give a Black History Month keynote address next week at Kansas State. Belafonte’s address, “From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin: The Evolution of the Movement,” will take place at 4 p.m. on Feb. 10 at McCain

  • Local |Traffic |Business |Government, Politics | February 04, 2014

    Excel to total $1.8M

    WESTMORELAND — A $1.8 million project to improve Excel Road north of U.S. 24 came closer to reality Monday as Pottawatomie County commissioners reviewed a proposal of project responsibilities. Leu Lowrey, public works director, presented cost estimates for various aspects of the project: improvements to the roadway,

  • Columns | February 04, 2014

    An evening conversation: yeah, yeah, yeah

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    To be honest, it’s hard to think of just one way of introducing this subject. Dozens come straight to mind: personal memories, an anniversary coming up this Saturday, that massive effect on American culture… So where to start? Here’s a thought: Go grab

  • Local |Education | February 04, 2014

    Board to discuss preschool changes

    The USD 383 school board will hear about future changes to the preschool program during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center. The Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) mandated changes for 2014-15 as a part of the plan to become fully

  • Football | February 04, 2014

    K-State to host Auburn in Thursday night matchup

    Just last month Auburn played Florida State in the BCS national championship. Next season, Kansas State will host Auburn in an ESPN primetime Thursday night matchup on Sept. 18 which highlights the Wildcats’ 2014 season schedule released Monday afternoon. “The chance to host a program like Auburn

  • Women's Basketball | February 04, 2014

    Romero earns third weekly honor

    Kansas State point guard Leti Romero was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week on Monday following her near triple-double performance against Oklahoma last Wednesday and 11-point performance at Iowa State on Saturday. This is the third weekly honor of the season for Romero, who averaged 17

  • Manhattan High School | February 04, 2014

    Both MHS teams finish 2nd at home

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    In the final home tournament of the season, the Manhattan High bowling teams each took second place Monday afternoon at Little Apple Lanes. In the four-team event, Washburn Rural finished first in both divisions. On the boys’ side, Manhattan finished with a team score of 2,617,

  • General Activities | February 04, 2014

    Royals caravan to the area cancelled

    The last leg of the Kansas City Royals caravan, scheduled for Manhattan and Fort Riley today, has been canceled due to the impending winter weather in the area. The “Salute to the Military” trip was scheduled to visit future and current members of the military


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