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  • Arts, Leisure | February 24, 2014

    Ebony Theater’s ‘The Story’ rewarding

    Theater-goers usually have a good time at K-State’s Purple Masque, and they almost always see something compelling when Ebony Theater has the stage. But Shon Ruffin’s version of Tracey Scott Wilson’s “The Story” was even more rewarding than other recent offerings. The

  • Arts, Leisure | February 24, 2014

    Great sets, comedy in ‘Rumors’ at MHS

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    Manhattan High’s Performing Arts Department produces an annual series of musicals with huge casts, productions that thousands have enjoyed as audience members. Less well known are the plays the unit stages. And this is too bad. The most fun I’ve had in the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | February 24, 2014

    K-State performer says she trains like an athlete

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    You won’t see Lauren Meis making a tackle or shooting a basketball. But as a Kansas State featured baton twirler, she needs to maintain the same level of dedication as those athletes who keep the crowd entertained at football and basketball games. Meis, a

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | February 24, 2014

    Appraiser: Property values up for 2013

    The Riley County appraiser has calculated a 3.4 percent increase in residential property value in the county for 2013. County appraiser Greg McHenry told the county commission Monday that the total value of residential properties in Riley County is about $3.2 billion, a 3.4 percent bump in the value

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 24, 2014

    Commissioners to discuss airport improvements

    City commissioners will discuss airport improvements during their work session at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The city administration is seeking feedback from commissioners about plans to build a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility on the airport’s east side. A full-service FBO facility houses a

  • Men's Basketball | February 24, 2014

    Wildcats take road woes to Lubbock

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    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber said he thought his team ran into a buzzsaw Saturday. The Wildcats were playing an Oklahoma team that recently stumbled at home, losing to Texas Tech on Feb. 12. But the Sooners followed that loss with a bye week, and for

  • Baseball | February 24, 2014

    KSU baseball ends road trip 1-7

    MORAGA, Calif. — The Kansas State baseball team ended its season-opening eight-game road trip on Sunday with another loss — this time a 7-3 setback against Saint Mary’s at Louis Guisto Field. K-State, the Big 12 preseason favorite and ranked in every major poll just two weeks

  • Tennis | February 24, 2014

    K-State tennis loses second straight match

    TULSA, Okla. — After winning five-straight matches, the 52nd-ranked Kansas State tennis team was sent to its second straight loss on Sunday. The Wildcats ended the weekend road trip with a 4-1 loss to No. 23 Tulsa at the Case Tennis Center. K-State (5-3) got a win

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2014

    MCC men win league tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team captured the Midwest Christian College Conference (MCCC) Tournament title over the weekend in Moberly, Mo. MCC entered the tournament as the top seed and opened play in the semifinals on Friday against the No. 4 seed and host

  • Area Schools | February 24, 2014

    Engle signs with MCC

    Riley County’s Brianna Engle signed a letter of intent last week to continue her volleyball career at Manhattan Christian College next fall. Engle, currently playing basketball for the state-ranked Falcons, will join a Crusader team that just completed one of the better seasons in


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