Friday, February 12, 2016



Lifestyle

  • Columns | February 11, 2016

    Can we storm the court or not?

    Once again confusion and what would seem to be a lack of communication raise questions at Kansas State University. As it became apparent that KSU was going to win an exciting game over Oklahoma on Saturday, security police took to the basketball court. There most

  • Letters | February 11, 2016

    McCulloh’s rental housing assessment isn’t fact-based

    To the Editor: I take issue with several of Mayor Karen McCulloh’s pronouncements during Tuesday’s discussion about inspection programs. No. 1 is her claim that there is a pressing need to find “unsafe places” by inspecting all rentals. This is preposterous and is not

  • Arts & Leisure | February 11, 2016

    ‘Saturday Night Fever’ comes to McCain Friday

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    This weekend “Saturday Night Fever” comes on Friday as the McCain Performance Series presents “Australian Bee Gees Show, A Tribute to the Bee Gees.” This multimedia theatrical concert experience takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy the Bee Gees left behind. Together for more than 18

  • Men's Basketball | February 11, 2016

    Cats suffer letdown against Baylor

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    Everything seemed to play into Kansas State’s favor. But it didn’t matter. The Wildcats went into Wednesday’s game against No. 21 Baylor coming off a win over No. 1 Oklahoma and hosting a Bears team that had lost two straight games and playing without

  • Tennis | February 11, 2016

    Wildcats fall 5-2 at Missouri

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team earned singles wins from Millie Stretton and Livia Cirnu, but was unable to keep pace with Missouri on Wednesday as the Wildcats lost the dual 5-2 at Mizzou Tennis Complex. Stretton, playing in the No. 6 position

  • Golf | February 11, 2016

    KSU women’s golf opens in Florida

    The Kansas State women’s golf team will get its spring season underway this weekend, as the Wildcats head to Tallahassee, Fla., to compete in the Florida State Match-Up at the par-72, 6,265-yard Don Veller Seminole Golf Course and Club. The tournament will consist of

  • Football | February 11, 2016

    Scott to be inducted into Atlanta HoF

    K-State Hall of Famer and Ring of Honor member Clarence Scott will add to his list of honors on Friday when he is inducted into the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame as a member of its Class of 2016. The Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Awards

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 10, 2016

    City gives support for rental reviews

    The city will begin development of an exterior rental inspection program for future consideration. The Manhattan City Commission gave its consent Tuesday during its work session. The plan will have to come back for a commission vote. Under the proposal, rental properties would register for

  • Local |Business | February 10, 2016

    Dollar General approves Alma site

    After years of planning, the city of Alma will likely be home to a Dollar General store by early 2017. The city, which lost its grocery store in 2013, has been looking to encourage economic growth in recent years. Wabaunsee County economic development director Tracy Henry announced

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 10, 2016

    Author pays high price to support black community

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    Maggie Anderson purposefully deprived herself and her family of the high quality of life they’d reached to focus on supporting the African American community, she said. Anderson, an African American of Cuban descent, spoke Tuesday at the K-State Alumni Center about her family’s


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