Saturday, August 29, 2015


  • Football | August 20, 2015

    Britz at full strength for Wildcats

    Travis Britz is no couch potato. Following an ankle injury in Kansas State’s win over West Virginia, Britz was sidelined for the rest of the season, missing the final three games of 2014. While some would relish the chance to kick up their feet and

  • Local |Business | August 19, 2015

    ER work to limit hospital rooms


    Via Christi Hospital will begin reducing the number of exam rooms in its emergency department this week as the department undergoes construction. Officials expect patients to experience longer wait times for non-life threatening, non-urgent cases as a result. The project is an expansion of Via

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | August 19, 2015

    City consents to mall’s sale, paving way for theater complex

    Manhattan Town Center officials received consent from the city Tuesday to move forward with a 13-screen movie theater and other improvements. The Manhattan City Commission approved the sale of Manhattan Town Center and an amendment of the mall lease agreement. The current owner, UrbanCal Manhattan

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics |Agriculture | August 19, 2015

    Brownback advisers lay out plan to boost ag economy

    Gov. Sam Brownback’s economic advisers Tuesday laid out a program to create a larger and more skilled workforce in the state. Brownback met with members of his economic advisory council at the Kansas Department of Agriculture in Manhattan to discuss opportunities for economic growth

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 19, 2015

    City accepts parks plan, will study neighborhood recreation centers

    The city will examine the feasibility of neighborhood recreation centers and turning City Park Pool into an indoor facility. The Manhattan City Commission accepted the Strategic Facilities Improvement Plan for the parks and recreation department during its Tuesday meeting. Commissioners also supported the feasibility studies.

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2015

    Tuition to increase by 3.6% in 2016

    K-State tuition will once again be increasing. The Kansas Board of Regents approved a 3.6-percent increase in tuition for the university for the 2016 fiscal year, which spans from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Tuition increased 5 percent last year. For in-state undergrads, tuition increases to $4,258.50 — up $147 from last

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2015

    $55M business administration building to open in 2016

    Calvin Hall, the College of Business Administration’s current home, could fit in the atrium of the college’s new 155,000-square-foot building set to open in July 2016. The new College of Business Administration building, under construction on Lovers Lane, will give the college much-needed classroom

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2015


    Jean Frances Brown, 93, of Burlington, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at her home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Jones Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Inurnment will be in the Sunset Cemetery in

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2015


    Ena Mae Strifler, 95, of Westmoreland, died Monday, Aug.17, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home. The family provided some of the following information. Ena was born July 24, 1920, in rural Wheaton, the daughter of John J. and Katie Summervill Maskil. Mae married Howard G. Strifler on July 4, 1942,

  • Obituaries | August 19, 2015


    Herbert Fredrick Stuewe, 89, of Paxico, died Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at the St. Marys Manor. The family provided some of the following information. Herbert was born July 28, 1926, west of Alma on Spring Creek, the son of Ludie and Alvina Hansen Stuewe. He married Norma LaVon Lietz on

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