• Redevelopment project reaches financial halfway point

    City officials had discussed downtown redevelopment prior to the new millennium, but 2005 was when the city established a taxing district for the project. The journey took the city through $200 million of work, failed business opportunities and legal battles over the .

  • Holiday Spotlight, Jingle Bell Run, carriage rides

    TODAY Mock Caldecott 2014, 1:30-4 p.m. Discuss the most distinguished picture books of 2014 and vote on a winner. Read the books nominated for the Caldecott from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There will be a brief presentation on the Caldecott Medal, a .

  • Wildcats can’t handle No. 5 Bears Kstatecolor1.phatch

    WACO, Texas — Kansas State wanted to get off to a fast start Saturday night. The problem was that Baylor was really fast, and it was in no way the kind of start the ninth-ranked Wildcats wanted. Fifth-ranked Baylor took a .

  • Vols hold off K-State rally, 65-64

    Marcus Foster made four 3-pointers in the final minute of Saturday’s game at Tennessee. But it wasn’t enough. The Volunteers held off the late rally from Kansas State, dealing the Wildcats a 65-64 loss. The game was never .

  • K-State’s season ends with NCAA tourney loss to Utah

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State volleyball team’s season came to an end with a 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) defeat to No. 20 Utah Friday night at the Bob Devaney Athletics Center. It was the K-State program’s 15th NCAA appearance .

  • Kicking tires on a f irst car brings back me mor ie s

    My niece nearly spoiled months of planning with a simple goodbye at Thanksgiving. “See you next week,” she said, to a room of open-mouthed adults panicked by the salutation. The message was accurate, it just wasn’t meant to be .

  • ‘Out To Lunch’ features romance based on companionship

    When holidays become overly hectic and pressured, I retreat to the pages of light fiction—happy ending assured. Stacey Ballis’ “Out to Lunch” brings gentle laughter and possibly a few tears as main character Jenna Stewart deals with an odd .

  • Preheat the oven and grab the rolling pin: it’s holiday cookie season Keri.mills

    It’s already time to get started on your holiday baking if you haven’t already. Many of us have favorite, traditional family cookie recipes, but if you are looking to switch things up a little bit, the library has .

  • ‘Atlantia’ a world of underwater mystery

    This is a young adult novel about two sisters, twins Rio and Bay, who live in the underwater city of Atlantia. This story is about the sisters’ love for each other, but it also a good mystery. In an annual .

  • Manhattan High boys hold off Dodge City, 69-61 Mhsboys23.phatch

    With a young and inexperienced varsity roster, first-year head coach Benji George wasn’t sure what to expect from his team in a back-and-forth, down-to-the-wire game. He got his answer in Friday’s 69-61 season-opening win over Dodge City. “It .

  • MHS girls rout Red Demons in opener, 58-25 Mhsgirls5.phatch

    With a veteran squad coming off a fourth-place finish at state a year ago and an undefeated Centennial League title run, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was looking to pick up where it left off last March in playing .

  • K-State students show off their country swing

    The man from Beijing, China deftly steps forward. He swings and turns and throws his partner up into the air. The man is a performing a country swing dance with a troupe honoring the heritage of rural Kansas. Dr. Donita .


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