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  • Baseball | February 21, 2014

    Coach Hill’s Hitting League information

    The 2014 Preseason Hitting League, hosted by Brad Hill Baseball Camps, will consist of two four-week sessions that will field eight teams of four hitters beginning at the end of February and go through March with the second session concluding in April.  Working with K-State

  • Volleyball | February 21, 2014

    Sign-up for Junior Wildcat Volleyball Camp open

    Kansas State will conduct its first Junior Wildcat Camp of 2014 on Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Ahearn Field House gymnasium. Registration for the clinic is now open for grades kindergarten through fifth and costs $45. The camp, hosted by K-State volleyball coach

  • Volleyball | February 21, 2014

    Brand, Reininger get National Team tryouts

    K-State volleyball players Katie Brand and Katie Reininger will attend the U.S. Women’s National Team Open Tryouts this weekend in Colorado Springs, vying for a spot in the USA Volleyball national team programs. Brand, a redshirt-freshman setter in 2013, and Reininger, who redshirted in 2013

  • Golf | February 21, 2014

    K-State men’s golf in California

    The K-State men’s golf team will continue its spring slate this weekend as the Wildcats will compete in the 2014 Wyoming Desert Collegiate at the 7,305-yard, par-72 Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif. The event consisted of 18 holes of play on Friday, with another 18 on

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 20, 2014

    Huelskamp sees the problems but stays upbeat

    WAMEGO — Rep. Tim Huelskamp worked hard to paint himself as a relentless optimist during a town hall meeting Wednesday – and then listed a nearly endless set of reasons why he shouldn’t be. The event at the Wamego Public Library, attended by a couple dozen

  • Local |Education | February 20, 2014

    Virtual school proposal unveiled

    USD 383 officials unveiled their plan for a proposed virtual school Wednesday during the district’s Board of Education meeting. Under this plan, USD 383 would run its own online education program, Manhattan Virtual Program (MVP), starting next school year for grades 7-12 for students statewide. That

  • Editorials | February 20, 2014

    ‘We can’t say we didn’t now’

    The United Nations’ report on human rights violations in North Korea is not pleasant reading. In fact, it’s horrible. But people the world over — and particularly the leaders of the world’s countries — should read it anyway. And then, somehow, act on it. The

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 20, 2014

    County opposes mortgage measure

    Despite the Kansas Association of Counties offering alternatives to the bill, Riley County continues to oppose Senate Bill 298, which would eliminate Kansas’ mortgage registration fee. The KAC’s suggestions include exempting agricultural mortgages from the fee and privatizing the mortgage process, removing county government’s

  • Arts, Leisure | February 20, 2014

    Former Ragweed singer to appear at Wareham

    Cody canada.phatch

    Cody Canada couldn’t help but be a musician. Born in Texas and raised in Oklahoma, Canada’s parents divorced when he was 13, giving him plenty of emotion to write and sing about. It was 1989, the Seattle music scene of Pearl Jam and grunge rock —

  • Letters | February 20, 2014

    States must limit powers of federal government

    To the Editor: The federal government is out of control and out of touch with the citizenry. As the state legis-lators at the recent Mt. Vernon Assembly realized, Washington’s abuse of power — instigated by both Republicans and Demo-crats — must come to an end before


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