• Movie crowd unlikely to get more than the basics from ‘Into the Woods’ G.w.clift1

    As American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim nears 90 years of age, adults in the entertainment business are in a rush to get him properly memorialized. As there is a musical play of his that re-tells the stories of several well-known .

  • Cats bid farewell to seniors, look ahead Lockettcolor.phatch

    In just a few months the Kansas State football team will be back at it, preparing for spring ball, and doing so riding a two-game losing streak to end the 2014 season. It wasn’t the end to the season the .

  • K-State men spiraling out of control Cut047joel.phatch

    Back in December, I wrote that the Kansas State men’s basketball team didn’t need to hit the panic button yet. Now it feels like that’s well overdue for the Wildcats. K-State is now 7-7 this season after .

  • K-State hoops legend Jack Parr dies at 78

    One of the best basketball players in Kansas State history, Jack Parr, died at his home on Sunday in Lindsborg. Parr, whose No. 33 was retired in 2005 as part of the first class, was a member of K-State’s 10-player All-Century .

  • K-State Marching Band experiences road life on bowl trip Game5.phatch

    SAN ANTONIO — Compared with conducting them on the field, leading the K-State Marching Band on a road trip is quite a feat. Getting the group of more than 450 musicians, color guard, baton twirlers and support staff around takes precise timing, .

  • Police identify Tuttle Creek drowning victim

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man drowned Friday after he apparently fell through ice at Tuttle Creek State Park’s river pond, according to police. James Michael Tolsdorf’s body was recovered about two hours after emergency crews received a call at 5:24 .

  • State budget, NBAF top local issues in 2015

    The eyes of local officials will fall squarely on Topeka in 2015 as legislators work to close a $278 million budget gap for the fiscal year that ends in June. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed borrowing money from the state’s highway .

  • Zoo visitors beat weather to catch glimpse of animals Zoo1.phatch

    Sunset Zoo was quiet Saturday afternoon with many of the animals sheltered inside and out of sight for the winter. But that didn’t stop a few visitors from enjoying the day at the zoo before snow began falling Saturday .

  • Appeals court affirms local man’s 2013 drug conviction

    The Kansas Court of Appeals upheld on Wednesday a Riley County Court decision to convict a Manhattan man of drug-related charges in a 2013 case. Adam Richard Hudson, 31, was arrested Feb. 5, 2013 after the Riley County Police Department obtained a warrant and .

  • Crews respond to blaze at fire-damaged home

    A single-family home damaged in a two-alarm fire Thursday night caught fire again late Friday. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 728 Galaxy Drive about 29 hours after the first blaze caused an estimated $212,000 in damage to the home and its contents. .

  • ‘Ration to Fashion,’ reading with dogs and more

    MONDAY Yu-Gi-Oh Dueling, 6-8 p.m. Duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing. Manhattan Public Library. Auntie M.’S Drunken Bingo, 7 p.m. Auntie Mae’s.   <.

  • Rates of drug and alcohol use dropping among teens

    The image of the rebellious American teen may be losing its allure — at least when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse. A recent survey of Manhattan students largely aligns with a national trend of lower alcohol and use among .







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