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  • Jellison: Spiraling Wildcats are a mess Cut047joel.phatch

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber and his players like to break games down in boxing terms. If your opponent hits you, you’ve got to hit them back or you’re in trouble. On Wednesday, Texas Tech faced a Wildcat .

  • Wildcats need more from their seniors

    Before the K-State men’s basketball team lost to Texas Tech, head coach Bruce Weber said the rest of the schedule was huge for his two senior contributors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams. In the 64-47 loss against the Red .

  • Wesemann survives growing pains of new offense Kindred.phatch

    Kindred Wesemann says she’s OK not even playing if it means her team wins. That’s a selfless thought, but the truth is Kansas State probably doesn’t win many games without Wesemann on the court. The sophomore has .

  • K-State signs first three soccer players

    Kansas State soccer head coach Mike Dibbini announced the addition of the first three women’s soccer players in program history on Friday. The three inaugural women’s soccer student-athletes are Krista Haddock from Hemet, Calif., Elizabeth Hernandez from La .

  • Preschool upgrade moves forward

    Moving the entrance to College Hill Preschool will require a new wiring system in the building. The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously approved the wiring project at a Wednesday meeting. USD 383 technology director Mike Ribble said the school needs new wiring .

  • School board keeping eye on legislators

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden school board are closely watching several pieces of state legislation that could affect USD 383. One of the bills is Senate Bill 71, which legislators debated during a hearing on Tuesday. The bill would change calculations for state .

  • Pets removed from home placed with family, shelters Wilma.phatch

    Parrots removed last month from an uninhabitable house on Browning Avenue went on a road trip to an avian vet and rescue in Missouri. From there, some of them were sent to bird rescues in Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma. The 11 .

  • Judge will allow Facebook evidence in murder case

    A judge on Wednesday denied a defense attorney’s motions to suppress evidence that might link his client to the murder of a Manhattan man. Jeffrey Wicks, who is representing Anthony Nichols, 35, in two first-degree murder cases, made a motion .

  • Fehr gives update on Dallas flight agreement

    Larger planes are on the minds of local officials. City manager Ron Fehr presented an update on the city during the Riley County Commission meeting on Thursday. This included talks about Manhattan Regional Airport, which will look to increase its .

  • Accord Hospice to mark new location opening

    A new hospice facility is opening this week in Manhattan. Accord Hospice, 3250 Kimball Ave., will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Friday. The facility, which provides palliative care for the terminally ill, is the second location for the for-profit .

  • 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 .


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