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  • Movies | May 09, 2014

    ‘Spider-Man 2’ less than the sum of its parts


    Two years after Sony Pictures reset the Spider-Man movie franchise, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” comes to the screen on a slow weekend for the cinema. Perhaps none of the big movie houses wanted to compete with Marvel properties. That’s understandable given the run Stan Lee

  • Equestrian | May 09, 2014

    K-State equestrian team adds nine riders for season

    The Kansas State equestrian head coach Casie Maxwell announced the addition of nine riders for the 2014-15 season on Thursday. Ashley Anderson, Kirsten Chamberland, Brynn Critcher, Barbara Crosby, Chandler Hopper, Jessica Johns, Taylor Schmidt, Heidi Schmitz and Sabrina Tirador will join the Wildcat program this

  • Baseball | May 09, 2014

    Cats battling for final Big 12 spot

    The Kansas State baseball team went to TCU last weekend knowing it was running out of time to make the Big 12 tournament. But once again, the Wildcats were swept. A season once chalk full of expectations of making it to the College World Series has

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014


    Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston High School in St. Louis,

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014


    Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014


    Phyllis Delores(Wah-wa-sah) Kaufholz, 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Mayetta, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014,  at Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Phyllis was born in Mayetta, on Oct. 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Catherine C. (LaClair) and John M. Lewis. She attended school in Wapeton, N.D.

  • Obituaries | May 09, 2014


    Pansy “Pat” Elizabeth Shryer, 86, formerly of Riley and University Park, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. She was born on Sept. 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Ben and Pansy (Larabee) Pearce.  She attended school in the Kansas City area. 

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

    Police name suspect in store shooting


    Riley County police on Thursday released the names of the people involved in a shooting Wednesday afternoon that injured one person. The incident took place at the Hop-n-Skip convenience store at the corner of Kimball Avenue and Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Daeshawn Bryant, 18, 1358 Flint Hills Place,

  • Local |Education | May 08, 2014

    Board approves sexual orientation measure after hearing from public

    After an hour of discourse, the USD 383 school board gave final approval in a 5-2 vote on Wednesday to including sexual orientation and gender identity in its non-discrimination policy. The two categories would be included in a statement in the district’s student and employee

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 08, 2014

    K-State poised to be leader in global food issues, Glasscock says

    The world faces three undeniable problems. Global population continues to grow at an exponential rate, food supply is flat-lining and the amount of arable land is decreasing. It doesn’t take much of an imagination to connect the dots and find that those three issues

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