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  • Football | February 09, 2015

    K-State football hands out 2014 awards

    Receiver Tyler Lockett, quarterback Jake Waters and linebacker Jonathan Truman were named Kansas State’s 2014 offensive and defensive MVPs, while Matthew McCrane and Lockett took special teams MVP honors, as the Wildcat football program held its annual awards ceremony Sunday afternoon at McCain Auditorium on

  • Tennis | February 09, 2015

    Wildcats lose 5th straight

    Due to wet conditions in Fresno, the No. 66 Kansas State women’s tennis team faced San Francisco on Saturday evening only in singles at the Spalding G. Wathen Tennis Center on the campus of Fresno State. The Dons defeated the Wildcats, 4-2, sending K-State to

  • Arts & Leisure | February 08, 2015

    Art exhibit highlights how couples’ works can go together

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    Couples can make beautiful art together, and a local gallery has some examples of that on display in a new exhibit. Jay and Barbara Nelson, married owners of the Strecker-Nelson Gallery, are using the time around Valentine’s Day to show the work of other

  • Local | February 08, 2015

    Prosthetic limb will help local boy grip, carry toys

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    When 3-year-old Preston Bundy was born without full formation of his fingers on his left hand, his parents, Jamie and Chris, thought long and hard before deciding that surgery wasn’t the best option for their son. On Saturday, however, Preston received a prosthesis that

  • Local |Fort Riley | February 08, 2015

    Fort Riley to put best foot forward

    Fort Riley likely will look to emphasize its economic impact, available land, training facilities, quality of life and other positive traits as Army officials visit Junction City on Monday for a “listening session” they will use to make decisions on nationwide cuts. The community listening

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 08, 2015

    Man dies in trench collapse

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    A 30-year-old city of Manhattan worker died after he became trapped when a trench collapsed Friday evening. William Albert Wiske of Wamego was repairing a water main near the intersection of Scenic Drive and Fossil Ridge Drive when the trench collapsed upon him, according to

  • Men's Basketball | February 08, 2015

    Texas hands Wildcats fourth straight loss

    Down two with 17 seconds left, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber used his last timeout to draw up the play that would beat No. 25 Texas, or send the game into overtime. Kansas State’s Nigel Johnson tries to get a shot off between Texas’ Connor Lammert (

  • Women's Basketball | February 08, 2015

    Chambers signs with San Antonio

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    Former Kansas State All-American Brittany Chambers is coming home to play basketball. The Wildcats’ third-leading scorer in school history signed with the San Antonio Stars on Friday, restarting her chance at a WNBA career that was cut short after a brief stint with Los Angeles

  • Local |Education | February 08, 2015

    Daily ‘ritual’ pays off for spelling bee winner

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    A daily ritual of spelling practice paid off for eighth-grader Emily Keeley when she won the Riley County Spelling Bee on Saturday at Manhattan High School. Keeley, who is homeschooled, beat 13 other contestants to claim the title after 31 rounds by correctly spelling the word “ritual.”

  • Men's Basketball | February 08, 2015

    Tre Harris has big day off the bench

    After Texas’ Isaiah Taylor connected on his second free-throw attempt with 3:40 left in the first half, the Longhorns led by 11 points and it looked like a rout was on in Bramlage Coliseum Saturday afternoon. But that didn’t happen. Freshman guard Tre Harris, who found


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