Tuesday, May 5, 2015


  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Cats, Cyclones bound to play a close game

    When Kansas State and Iowa State get together for a football game, it’s probably going to godown to the wire. At least that’s how it’s been the last five times the teams have met — all Wildcats’ wins — with the game being decided

  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Once questionable K-State defense slowly turning into a strength


    Strong defenses helped carry the dominant Kansas State football teams for nearly a decade in Bill Snyder’s first tenure as head coach. And while this season’s defense has a long way to go before it joins the ranks of K-State’s all-time best,

  • Football | November 01, 2013

    Coaches expect defensive game

    In the last two weeks, the Iowa State football team has been outscored 129-34 in a pair of blowout losses. Sporting just one win through seven games, most wouldn’t think the Cyclones present much of a threat when they make the trip to Bill

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    What makes the cost of housing in the area so much higher?

    More people, less available land and higher taxes are keeping housing costs up in Manhattan. Loren Pepperd, real estate agent and appraiser, said several factors inflate the cost of housing in Manhattan. He said Manhattan is mostly built on rock. Rock makes construction more expensive

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    Blue Cross changes affect Kansans

    Yes, Kansans buying coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield are protected from becoming uninsured because of the Affordable Care Act. However, keeping an equivalent medical insurance policy could cost a little bit more. A significant number of people buying policies in the individual market have

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | October 31, 2013

    ‘Anytime’ seized for failure to pay taxes

    Anytime Fitness is currently unavailable to patrons morning, afternoon or night. The Kansas Department of Revenue seized business assets of the Manhattan and Newton locations Wednesday for failure to pay taxes. Officials seized items belonging to Joshua Gunderson, the owner of the two 24-hour gyms,

  • Holidays |Arts, Leisure | October 31, 2013

    No tricks, just treats at these local events


    Trick or treat. Or laugh this weekend. Off you go: Thursday night from 4-7 p.m., take the kids to BeWitching in Westloop. The trail begins in the courtyard in front of Bellus Academy, where treat trail maps will be distributed. This map will be

  • Local |Fort Riley | October 31, 2013

    Fort Riley soldiers apply training to 10-mile race


    FORT RILEY — The discipline soldiers learn in their training can pay off beyond the battlefield — and it did for a group of runners from Fort Riley. A team of 1st Infantry Division troops competed in the Army Ten-Miler on Oct. 20 in Washington, D.C., and

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | October 31, 2013

    Manhattan men stopped in Colorado with 20 pounds of marijuana, police say

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado — Two Manhattan men were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Interstate 70 turned up 20 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of their car, according to arrest affidavits. George Chandler, 23, and Cody Williams, 21, both of Manhattan are being held without bond at

  • Local |Business | October 31, 2013

    August sales tax receipts top $1 million

    City sales taxes collected in August broke $1 million. “We are really keeping pace with last year’s sales figures, which attest that Manhattan is becoming a regional shopping hub,” ” said city finance director Bernie Hayen. August sales tax receipts were $1,010,865. In 2012, the city collected $905,589. Hayen

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