Kansas State http://kcur.org en Kansas Pride: Loving A Big State With A Big Reputation http://kcur.org/post/kansas-pride-loving-big-state-big-reputation <p>Kansans sometimes get picked on. They've heard every joke in the book about Toto and Dorothy, and they're not amused.</p><p>On <em>Central Standard</em>, we met with two people whose love for the state is both unconventional and all-consuming. They discuss the many rewards that await those willing to explore a state so often dismissed as empty and flat, suggesting ideas for enjoyable daytrips&nbsp;(see below). &nbsp;They also offer suggestions for how Kansas can overcome some of its less flattering stereotypes.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:36:21 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sylvia Maria Gross 55610 at http://kcur.org Kansas Pride: Loving A Big State With A Big Reputation It's Going To Be An Epic Weekend In St. Louis For Kansas Basketball Fans http://kcur.org/post/its-going-be-epic-weekend-st-louis-kansas-basketball-fans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Since Wichita State’s first appearance in the NCAA men’s basketball Tournament 50 years ago, this is the first time that the Shockers, Kansas and Kansas State are at the same site — a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ll three teams will be in action Friday at </span>Scottrade<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Center in St. Louis, Mo. And fans who planned early are getting the most bang for their buck.</span></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:39:29 +0000 Greg Echlin 52994 at http://kcur.org It's Going To Be An Epic Weekend In St. Louis For Kansas Basketball Fans Kansas Moves Agriculture Department To Manhattan http://kcur.org/post/kansas-moves-agriculture-department-manhattan <p>The Kansas Secretary of Agriculture says he’s moving most of state Agriculture Department to Manhattan. Secretary Dale Rodman says the agriculture in Kansas will benefit from being part of what he’s calling “the synergies” between Kansas State University and a burgeoning animal and plant science industry.</p><p>The move will allow the Kansas department to work more closely and avoid redundancies with bioscience research and commerce already going on in Manhattan.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:02:43 +0000 Laura Ziegler 34783 at http://kcur.org Kansas Moves Agriculture Department To Manhattan Big 12 Tournament Set http://kcur.org/post/big-12-tournament-set <p>The <a href="http://www.big12sports.com/">Big 12 </a>brackets are set for the men's tournament in Kansas City. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:06:32 +0000 Greg Echlin 33276 at http://kcur.org Big 12 Tournament Set Kansas State Football Coach Signs New Five-Year Contract http://kcur.org/post/kansas-state-football-coach-signs-new-five-year-contract <p><a href="http://www.kstatesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/bill_snyder_76603.html">Bill Snyder</a> is the oldest active coach in major college football and shows no signs of retiring. Snyder will be 78 if he fulfills the 5-year extension he signed to coach the Kansas State Wildcats. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:34:40 +0000 Greg Echlin 31248 at http://kcur.org Kansas State Football Coach Signs New Five-Year Contract A Fan's Notes: Jinx http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-jinx <p>At least one local college football team is on the brink of a perfect season. But as <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> explains in this month's edition of "A Fan's Notes," that storybook ending is in jeopardy, thanks to a cover.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:20:03 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Victor Wishna 27702 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Jinx Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-january-3-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> * KCK Casino Plans To Open Next Month<br /> * A Bloody Year In Kanas City<br /> * Brownback Heads To Iowa To Support Perry<br /> * K-State Preps For Cotton Bowl</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:08:21 +0000 Maria Carter 10082 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, January 3, 2012