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  • Local |Kansas State University | March 28, 2014

    All journalism majors now will need laptops

    Adopting a trend growing at journalism schools across the country, new journalism and mass communications majors at Kansas State University will now need a personal laptop computer - and they must bring it to class. The new technology policy of the university’s A.Q.

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 28, 2014

    Best advice: Protect pets year-round

    While it may not feel like spring yet, it’s time to start thinking about protecting your pets from spring pests, particularly mosquitoes, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor of the university’s Veterinary Health Center, says mosquitoes carry

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts, Leisure | March 28, 2014

    Largest stringed instrument on stage for K-State show

    The world’s largest stringed instrument is coming to Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium stage — and beyond — for “Earth Harp Meets Oud” at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6, as part of the McCain Performance Series. Invented by installation artist and musician William Close, the earth

  • Obituaries | March 28, 2014


    David Scott Chase, 50, died Wednesday in the Mitchell County Hospital after a year and a half battle with cancer. Dave was born on Oct. 26, 1963, in Salina to Max and Evajean Wilburn Chase. He graduated from Beloit High School in 1981. Dave attended Kansas State University and

  • Obituaries | March 28, 2014


    Peter Joseph Sovacool, 57, of Manhattan, died March 21 at his residence.  Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home of Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | March 28, 2014


    Benjamin Franklin Moore, 79, Manhattan, died Wednesday at his residence.  Funeral services and burial will be in Hampton, Va., at a later time.  Local arrangements will be handled by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home of Manhattan.

  • Women's Basketball | March 28, 2014

    Mittie names Ostermann associate head coach


    Brian Ostermann is the first member of new Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie’s coaching staff. Ostermann will serve as the associate head coach at K-State — the same position he held under Mittie at TCU the past six seasons. “I am pleased

  • Baseball | March 28, 2014

    Cats play at Creighton this weekend

    When the season started, the Kansas State baseball team was “Omaha or bust.” But after the Wildcats began the season 1-7, however, the College World Series began to look like a pipe dream. But now at 15-9 overall, K-State has mostly turned its season around,

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 27, 2014

    Purple Masque to celebrate relocation at KSU open house

    A Kansas State University tradition is joining the modern world. The Purple Masque Theatre’s update and relocation will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the K-State Alumni Center’s Johnson Terrace as part of the All-University Open House. The Purple Masque Theatre

  • Local |Education | March 27, 2014

    Funding bill could mean tax reduction

    Manhattan-Ogden school district residents could see a slight decrease in taxes if a Kansas House bill allocates $386,208 in state aid. Lew Faust, director of business services for USD 383, gave the school board an update about the recent Gannon decision from the Kansas Supreme Court that

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