• Animated film less than magical, but some may like it Christopher.conner1

    The first fully animated feature to come to Manhattan in 2015 is Lucasfilm’s “Strange Magic.” Two kingdoms, one of magic, one of mystery, have been separated for ages. The magic kingdom is ruled by butterfly fairies, the mysterious bog is .

  • Is pilot’s murder a pivotal moment?

    Until Tuesday, it was hard to imagine a more gruesome way for the Islamic State to execute any of its hostages than beheading them and filming the occasions for recruiting purposes. That was before ISIS murdered a Jordanian pilot, Lt. .

  • Speak up for Fort Riley on Monday

    To the Editor: I am proud to have lived my 78 years in a community that is next to 150-year-old Fort Riley. As a veteran of 1954-58, it saddens me to think that the Department of Defense would consider closing this .

  • Lions grateful for support of recent event

    To the Editor: As chair of the biscuit and gravy feed for the Manhattan Lions, I would like to thank everyone who supported us in this endeavor. On a cold and rainy Saturday, it was a very good success. Thanks .

  • ‘Perk’ Reitemeier, K-State baseball star, dead at 86

    A former K-State baseball and basketball player died Sunday. C. G. “Perk” Reitemeier, Jr., 86, of Parsons, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at Labette Health in Parsons. A member of the All-Century K-State Baseball Team, he led the 1950 team with 65 innings pitched and 50 .

  • Picking K-State was easy decision for Carroll’s Denzel Goolsby Img 4513.phatch

    Walking into the Alamo Dome to watch Kansas State play UCLA at last month’s Alamo Bowl, he saw a Wildcat jersey he’d know anywhere — No. 30 with the name Goolsby on the back. Seeing the jersey of former All-Big 12 .

  • Cats look to end road skid at Tech

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team is in the midst of another low in its topsy-turvy, roller-coaster ride of a season. The Wildcats (12-10, 5-4 Big 12) went from 7-7 in their first 14 games, to winning five straight league games .

  • Abilene 50, Wamego 35

    At Abilene, Wamego stayed close with Abilene most of the game but couldn’t keep pace in the fourth quarter in a loss to the Cowboys. Wamego led 9-8 after the first quarter, but trailed by three at halftime and .

  • Genesis buys Max Fitness, plans new location with indoor tennis, basketball

    Genesis Health Clubs has purchased Max Fitness and plans to open a new location with indoor tennis and basketball courts and a swimming pool. Genesis Health Clubs announced Tuesday the purchase of both locations of the locally-owned Max Fitness gym .

  • Report: Slight rise in violent crimes

    A recent report showing violent crime increased 11.1 percent in Riley County last year isn’t setting off sirens for one police official. “Really, we’re talking only about 10 more crimes in 2014 from 2013,” said Brad Schoen, Director of the Riley County .

  • Measles today is inexcusable

    This measles outbreak — the disease has popped up on the East Coast and upper Midwest as well as in California — is inexcusable. Measles isn’t some cute rite of passage for preschool or elementary school children. It’s a dangerous, .

  • USD 383 says it has plan for possible measles outbreak

    There are no known cases of measles in Kansas currently, but USD 383 has protocols in place to contain an outbreak, a district official said. “Whooping cough comes around every so often but we’ve not seen measles so far,” USD 383 .


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