• Big 12 schools could face big penalties for court storming

    IRVING, Texas — Big 12 Conference schools could now face fines, and even the loss of future home games, for failing to keep fans from storming courts or rushing fields after games. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said the measure passed Wednesday gives him .

  • All K-State athletic programs record high APR marks

    Highlighted by Big 12-leading marks from the football, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s cross country and women’s cross country programs, all of Kansas State’s athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard .

  • K-State asks city for $250K

    Kansas State University is asking for $250,000 from the city to split the design phase cost for its north campus plan. K-State president Kirk Schulz made the informal request Tuesday while talking with the Manhattan City Commission about the progress being .

  • DHS leader says US will continue taking fight to terrorists

    The United States will continue to fight the threat of terrorism at home and abroad, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security leader said on Wednesday. “Terrorism cannot prevail if the people refuse to be terrorized,” said DHS Secretary Jeh .

  • Commission blames RCPD for budget increase

    A city commissioner on the Riley County Police Department law board expressed concern Tuesday about the effect of its budget. The Manhattan City Commission began 2016 budget discussions Tuesday with a work session. The preliminary 2016 budget is $138.3 million, an increase of .

  • Pat Roberts hails NBAF ahead of groundbreaking ceremony

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said the construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defence Facility will make Manhattan the anchor of the animal health field. A groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesdey marked the beginning of construction for the facility’s main .

  • Schulz honored for strengthening K-State’s bond with military Shultzaward.phatch

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz received a Military Order of the World Wars award Tuesday for his efforts to make the school military inclusive. “I think it’s exceptional that president Schulz personally is leading our effort to become .

  • Daycare owner’s sentencing delayed

    A former Manhattan daycare owner who was found guilty of aggravated battery and endangering a child had her sentencing delayed in Riley County Court on Tuesday. State prosecutors are still trying to determine the amount of restitution 23-year-old Lesa Heiman .

  • Manhattan speller advances at national bee

    In March, Ella Rosenkranz bested 46 other students in Topeka to reach this week’s Scripps National Spelling Bee. On Wednesday morning, Ella, an eighth-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, correctly spelled her first word — “samurai” — during the live competition. That’s .

  • Rescue team saves canoeists on Kansas River

    Rescue crews saved two stranded canoeists on the Kansas River on Sunday after they were unable to reach their intended boat ramp. At approximately 9:45 p.m. Sunday, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a report of two canoeists on .

  • Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for robbery

    A masked Manhattan man who stole an occupied vehicle in the HyVee parking lot was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison. Benjamin Abrams, 33, will serve 60 months for the Oct. 25 aggravated robbery where he used a gun to steal .

  • Mustangs rolling into state tourney

    WESTMORELAND — For many players on the Rock Creek baseball team, the state championship game is a familiar one. The Mustangs just played in the state basketball tournament this past March and are only a year removed from last year’s .


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