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  • Brown, Scott to serve as captains for spring game

    Kansas State officials announced Thursday that former Wildcat letterwinners Larry Brown and Clarence Scott will serve as honorary captains for the upcoming spring football game in Kansas City. Brown, a fullback from 1967-68, served mainly as a blocking back his .

  • Equestrian moves on at nationals

    WACO, Texas — The ninth-ranked Kansas State equestrian team rallied in the first round of the NCEA National Championship to defeat SMU, 10-5, on Thursday at the Extraco Events Center. The Wildcats secured the victory in both disciplines against the Mustangs .

  • K-State men’s golf heads to Iowa City

    The Kansas State men’s golf team will continue its spring slate this weekend in the Hawkeye Invitational at the par-72, 7,239-yard Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City, Iowa. The tournament — Saturday and Sunday — will be the Wildcats’  final .

  • Armbrust expects small cut at fort

    Potential cuts to Fort Riley are more likely to be “nicks,” said John Armbrust, director of the Governor’s Military Council, after a meeting with top Army officials Wednesday. As part of the continuing effort to prevent troop cuts at .

  • Regents’ new president, CEO has ties to K-State, MATC

    The new leader of the Kansas Board of Regents is a man with connections to K-State and Manhattan Area Technical College. Kansas Board of Regents president and CEO Andy Tompkins announced Wednesday he plans to retire at the end of .

  • Board leery of cutting days

    Each day cut from USD 383’s school calendar could save the district $10,000, but some opposed the measure over the potential academic costs. The Manhattan-Ogden school board at a Wednesday work session discussed cutting class days to save money. The board .

  • RCPD learned of Fort Riley bomb plot day before man’s arrest

    The Riley County Police Department received word on Thursday afternoon about Friday’s arrest of a Topeka man attempting to bomb Fort Riley. RCPD director Brad Schoen spoke Thursday during the Riley County Commission meeting about what the department knew. .

  • USD 383 names new assistant superintendent

    Superintendent Robert Shannon named a new assistant superintendent on Wednesday. Eric Reid, the current superintendent of USD 327 Ellsworth-Kanopolis-Genesco in Ellsworth, will assume his duties on July 1. Outgoing associate superintendent Robert Seymour will retire on June 30. Seymour has been in his .

  • Family therapist suggests parents relearn to play

    A Kansas State University family therapist has one word for parents who want to raise a healthy, happy child: Play. “We find that parents lose the ability to play,” Nancy O’Conner said. O’Conner is director of the Kansas .

  • Indians bounce back, win home meet Laurencasper100ydback.phatch

    After splitting the varsity squad last week between a pair of meets in Salina and Olathe, the Manhattan High swim team was back together on Wednesday afternoon. The Indians won the five-team meet comprised of all Centennial League schools, scoring 519 .

  • ‘Longest Ride’ may disappoint author’s biggest fans G.w.clift1

    Watching movies based on Nicholas Sparks’s romance novels will make moviegoers into cynics. And it may be that the latest in this string of chick flicks, “The Longest Ride,” will produce the most silent resistance to this kind of .

  • Hope grows for changes in Cuba

    President Obama and Cuba’s dictator Raul Castro made nice with one another last week in Panama. They were attending the 7th Summit of the Americas. We hope the good feelings lead to an ultimate dismantling of the repressive rule .


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