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  • Local |Kansas State University | February 05, 2014

    Career fair planned Feb 11-12

    The opportunity for Kansas State University students to network with more than 150 employers over a two-day period will be offered again at the 2014 Engineering Career Fair. The fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 and 12 on the second floor of the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 05, 2014

    Firefighters respond to four kitchen blazes

    The Manhattan Fire Department on Tuesday responded to four kitchen fires, three of which started in ovens. The biggest fire happened at 6:25 p.m. at 2117 Griffith Terrace. Firefighters found that the fire was extinguished by the occupants and was caused by unattended cooking.  Assistant

  • Obituaries | February 05, 2014


    Willis Boyd “Bud” Beckley, 74, of Manhattan, died Thursday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Jan. 7, 1940, in Denver. He was the son of Willis Quinby and Leona (Burton) Beckley.  Bud moved

  • Obituaries | February 05, 2014


    Velva Jean Stroble Birk, 83, of Wamego, died Friday. The family provided some of the following information Jean was born June 19, 1930, in Elk City. She graduated from Wamego High School in 1948. Jean is survived by her husband of 65 years, Bill; four children, Timothy D. Birk, Colleen

  • Manhattan High School | February 05, 2014

    Snow slows Indians’ signing day


    With national signing day typically comes celebrations among family and friends, as well as visits from coaches old and new as each student signs their name on the dotted line and solidifies their future plans. While the eight students scheduled to sign letters of intent

  • Editorials | February 05, 2014

    Under the snow are makings of spring

    The “blowing and drifting snow” forecasters warn about doesn’t sound all that bad in the abstract. It’s different, however, when there’s a foot of fresh powder for miles around and nowhere for it to drift other than places where you don’t

  • Letters | February 05, 2014

    Untaxed business income isn’t sole insult to tax equity

    To the Editor: In Sunday’s paper, Professor Olsen was lamenting “the insult to tax equity” because business income is counted as zero income. Perhaps the good professor would like to disclose how much Kansas tax he is paying on his KSU retirement income. Is

  • Letters | February 05, 2014

    Kansas shouldn’t try to opt out of Obamacare

    To the Editor: Ever wonder what Kansas Legislators do? Rep. Brett Hilda-brand, R-Shawnee, introduced a bill that would “suspend by legislation the operation of all federal laws, rules, regulations, and orders regarding health care.” In other words, he is trying to have Kansas opt-out of

  • Football | February 05, 2014

    K-State announces 2014 football recruiting class

    Bill Snyder may not care how many stars a recruit has or how his recruiting class ranks nationally, but Wednesday the Kansas State football coach was expected to sign his best class since returning to the sidelines six years ago. K-State announced the signing of 28

  • Baseball | February 05, 2014

    K-State baseball picked first in Big 12 poll


    For the first time in program history, the Kansas State baseball team has been selected first in the Big 12 preseason poll, voted by league coaches. Defending Big 12 champion K-State had never been picked higher than fifth (2011) in the annual preseason coaches poll. The Wildcats received

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