Tuesday, October 13, 2015


  • Football | October 13, 2015

    Snyder almost didn’t kick FG vs. TCU

    Faced with a potential game-breaking decision on fourth-and-1 last Saturday night, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder went for the points. Everyone knows what happened next, as the Wildcats tied the game on a field goal from Jack Cantele with 1:47 left, only to watch TCU score

  • Local |Kansas State University | October 12, 2015

    KSU SGA to reduce athletics funding

    K-State’s Student Governing Association has proposed phasing out much of the half-million dollars in funding it gives to the university’s athletic department each year. The proposal calls for cutting the funding, which is paid by student privilege fees, from $500,000 to $200,000 by 2019. If it

  • Neighbors | October 12, 2015

    Former Marine found peace when he found God


    There’s an old aphorism about the lack of atheists in foxholes, and it isn’t tough to imagine such a scene when Bill Gasser discusses his military career. Gasser, these days a senior pastor at Manhattan’s Grace Baptist Church, got his start as

  • Editorials | October 12, 2015

    ‘Innovation and Inspiration’

    Kansas State University’s billion dollar fundraising campaign is nothing if not impressive. That can be said as well for the $766 million that has been raised in the last five years under the leadership of the KSU Foundation. That sum provided quite a jump-start and

  • Letters | October 12, 2015

    Powercat is alive and well, and it’s habitat is protected

    To the Editor: Kansas State University wants to assure the K-State family that our athletic spirit mark known as the Powercat is well-protected and thriving. Some have asked about the Exit 313 sign on I-70 westbound, which was replaced following a change in state policy limiting

  • Local |Government, Politics | October 12, 2015

    Huelskamp to hold town hall in Leonardville

    Congressman Tim Huelskamp on Tuesday will host a town hall meeting in Leonardville. The event will be at 1:30 p.m. at Nelson’s Landing restaurant, 107 Erpelding in Leonardville. Huelskamp will take questions from constituents and hear their concerns at the event. This summer, Huelskamp said

  • Movies | October 12, 2015

    ‘Sicario’ is a quality, if brutal, film


    It is hard to fathom just how violent and cruel the drug cartels have become in Mexico. The Denis Villeneuve-directed film “Sicario” takes that cruelty and casts it against the desperation of the law and order ideal trying to combat it. The film begins with

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | October 12, 2015

    Students earn cash prizes in competition

    Six students took home $2,500 in cash prizes as part of the recent Edward Jones Sales Competition, a collaboration between the National Strategic Selling Institute in Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration and Edward Jones. The competition saw students putting their selling skills to

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Traffic | October 12, 2015

    Traffic crash injures Manhattan man

    A Manhattan man was injured in a one-vehicle crash Saturday evening in Mitchell County. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Jacob A. Campbell, 25, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala eastbound on U.S. Highway 24 near mile marker 201 when he swerved for unknown reasons

  • Obituaries | October 12, 2015


    Mary J. Hall, 94, of Alta Vista, died Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Diversicare Care of Council Grove. Arrangements and service are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan.

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