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  • Tennis | April 09, 2014

    K-State tennis team set for road matches at TCU, Texas Tech

    The 71st-ranked K-State tennis team will close out the road portion of its 2014 spring regular season schedule this weekend when the Wildcats travel to the Lone Star State to face No. 54 TCU on Friday at 2 p.m. and No. 34 Texas Tech on Sunday at noon.

  • Golf | April 09, 2014

    K-State men’s golf takes 6th at Wyoming Cowboy Classic

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Kansas State men’s golf team turned in an 18-over 858 on Tuesday to finish in sixth place in the 2014 Wyoming Cowboy Classic at the par-70, 7,133-yard Talking Stick Golf Club. Senior Daniel Wood carded a three-round score of 4-under 206 — his best finish

  • Arts, Leisure | April 08, 2014

    McCain listeners get an unusual experience


    Sunday, April 6, something different happened at McCain Auditorium. While accustomed to hosting performances by solo musicians, ensembles and orchestras, on this day McCain went beyond its normal role as venue. McCain became an instrument. William Close has created an instrument that does more than fill

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | April 08, 2014

    County appraiser: Changes to property bill not enough

    There have been some minor changes in the language of proposed Kansas Senate Bill 231, but not enough to calm the nerves of Riley County appraiser Greg McHenry. The legislation, which is also known as the “COTA to BOTA” bill, would change the entire process of

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 08, 2014

    Commission approves Excel Road upgrades

    WESTMORELAND — Pottawatomie County commissioners gave their unanimous approval Monday to a revised agreement with developers for improvements to Excel Road north of U.S. Highway 24 in Blue Township. The agreement, which still awaits approval of the developers — MCM Properties and REES Development — spells out cost

  • Local | April 08, 2014

    Less drought means more fire, smoke as landowners perform prescribed burns

    Flint Hills farmers and ranchers have been busy with pasture burning over the past few weeks. Of course, that’s not something terribly uncommon in the region at this time of year. But there are a few things that make this year’s “burn season”

  • Local |Business | April 08, 2014

    Hibbard to retire as president, CEO of largest state 4-H foundation

    Gordon Hibbard, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas 4-H Foundation, is retiring at the end of the year, according to a statement released Monday. Hibbard, of Manhattan, has led the statewide non-profit organization, the largest of its kind in the nation, for 15 years. “

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 08, 2014

    Homeless man held on various theft charges

    Jerred Dean Snyder doesn’t have to worry about his homeless status at the moment. The 30-year-old Snyder was confined Sunday with a total bond of $110,000 after Riley County police arrested him on a series of charges in a robbery and two theft cases — including

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 08, 2014

    Fort Riley to open assault response center

    Fort Riley will open the Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center inside Adams Hall, Building 8071, on Wednesday. At the center, a multi-disciplinary staff will explain the various services offered, which is set to provide all necessary support and advocacy services, according to a press release

  • Editorials | April 08, 2014

    An encouraging sign in a dangerous place

    By American standards, or those in most European democracies, the run-up to last weekend’s presidential election in Afghanistan and the polling itself were unacceptably violent. At least 20 people, mostly military personnel and police officers, were killed Saturday — election day. At least 43 others, mostly civilians,

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