• Stop micromanaging public schools

    The conservative Republicans who control the Kansas Legislature seem to have a chip on their collective shoulder against the state’s public schools. Not only do lawmakers in both houses balk at complying with court orders to increase school funding, .

  • ‘Sister Act,’ Harry Potter improv and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    A variety of entertainment is available on the stages of MHK this weekend. Tonight, K-State Theatre opens “Bustown,” a vibrant exploration of small-town life. “Bustown” by Lachian Philpottt questions the desperate move young people make to the city and the .


    Marvin Wesley McClain, 80, of Olsburg, died Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on October 14, 1934, in Junction City. He was the son of Ray W. and Alice Eleanor (Sautter) McClain and graduated from Junction .


    David L. Miller, 65, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at his residence. He was born Sept. 6, 1949, in Joplin, Mo. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Alice Stockwell, 98, of Manhattan, died early Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at her home in Manhattan. Complete obituary information and service times will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Vivian Fiser Ballard, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Preceding her in death were her husband, Lud Fiser; daughter, Carol Fiser Cannon; natural parents, Violet Peirson Shell and Earnest James; adopted parents, Frank .

  • Snyder expects freshman QB to compete for job

    Bill Snyder may still be months away from naming his next starting quarterback, but one thing is certain — he expects Hays freshman Alex Delton to compete for the job. Delton is one of five early enrollees that make up the 24.

  • Wesemann’s 25 points hook Horns Kindred highfive.phatch

    Life hasn’t been kind to the Texas women’s basketball team of late — dropping two of its last three games since losing its best player for the season. It didn’t get any better Wednesday night, as the reeling .

  • Shorthanded Cats lose at Tech, 64-47 Kstatecolor.phatch

    LUBBOCK, Texas — With leading scorer Marcus Foster suspended, the Kansas State men’s basketball team found itself in a battle at Texas Tech on Wednesday. That is until the Red Raiders went on a 19-3 run to close the game .

  • K-State to play spring game at Sporting Park in KC Sportingparkcolor.phatch

    Staff reports Kansas State’s annual spring game is moving to Kansas City this year. With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans, the university announced Thursday .

  • City approves larger planes to Dallas

    Larger planes are on the way for Dallas flights to and from Manhattan Regional Airport. The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday moving forward with an air service agreement with American Airlines and the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, and .

  • Board says policies would help RCPD avoid racial issues

    After a few unintended run-ins with the law while working a graveyard shift as a janitor, Faaris Anwar’s first thought when he sees a police officer is “uh-oh.” Anwar told a story of a time he felt officers judged .


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