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  • Golf | March 27, 2014

    KSU women’s golf in Tucson for tournament

    The K-State women’s golf team will look to continue its successful spring slate Friday and Saturday when the Wildcats travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the Mountain View Collegiate. K-State will co-host the 54-hole event on the par-72, 6,227-yard Mountain View Golf Club. The first

  • Equestrian | March 27, 2014

    K-State equestrian at Big 12 Championships

    After finishing the regular season with two straight wins, the fifth-ranked K-State equestrian team looks to carry that momentum into the Big 12 Championship this weekend. K-State enters as the No. 4 seed in the tournament and will take on No. 1-seed Oklahoma State on Friday. The

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 26, 2014

    Victims in collapse identified

    The Pottawatomie County Sherrif’s Department on Wednesday released the names of the two men who died Tuesday after a pair of communication towers collapsed near Blaine. The victims were Martin Powers, 38, of St. Charles, Mo., and Seth Garner, 25, of St. Peters, Mo. Powers died

  • Local |Business | March 26, 2014

    Matta: Tallgrass will attract businesses

    City commissioners expressed their support for Tallgrass Brewing Company’s expansion during their meeting Tuesday night. They also appeared ready to provide financial support for the company, which asked for $430,000 from the city in an economic development application. An official vote on the application will

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 26, 2014

    Story of infantry unit told in documentary


    When the Charlie Company of the 9th Infantry Division returned to the States from Vietnam, the troops’ homecoming was far from jubilant. The soldiers, who deployed from Fort Riley, arrived at an airport in San Francisco. They were spit on and called baby killers, recalled

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 26, 2014

    Horne sentenced to 6 years in prison

    After two trials, a Manhattan man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than six years in prison following a February conviction of charges stemming from an attempted robbery in October of 2012. Levertis Horne, 23, was sentenced by Judge John F. Bosch to 41 months in prison for

  • Local |Education |Government, Politics | March 26, 2014

    Board to discuss legislation for financial literacy course

    The USD 383 school board Wednesday will discuss a Kansas legislative bill that aims to make students more financially literate. Introduced in January, House Bill 2475 initially mandated a personal financial literacy course in grades 11 or 12, but the Committee on Education recommended some amendments. The committee removed

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 26, 2014

    Still no suspects in Pawnee arson

    Authorities provided no further information about an arson at Pawnee Mental Health Services on Saturday. At 6:35 a.m. that day, Manhattan Fire Department firefighters found a fire that started inside a wall at Pawnee and extended to some grass nearby. The total estimated loss was $10,000

  • Manhattan High School | March 26, 2014

    MHS swim team readies up for opener

    As the spring sports’ season gets underway, the Manhattan High girls’ swimming and diving team will stay busy this week. The Indians start their season today, with a diving competition in Emporia before the rest of the team travels to Emporia for the swim events

  • Editorials | March 26, 2014

    A poor alternative to alternative energy

    The Kansas Senate took a step backward Tuesday when members voted 25-15 to repeal worthwhile renewable energy standards for electric utilities. The law senators hope to appeal was passed in 2009 and requires that utilities operating in this state be able by 2014 to produce 15 percent of

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