• In new Cold War, Russia pesters U.S., NATO

    I remember the day the Berlin Wall was opened. I was in my front room with the TV on and “Pow!” there it was — people were coming through at “Check-point Charlie” while border guards stood by and did nothing.  .

  • Wildcats rout Southern Utah, 98-68

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah, 98-68, on Friday night in the season opener at Bramlage Coliseum. Southern Utah kept it close in the first half, coming back from a 42-29 deficit to cut the lead .

  • Mittie collects first victory at K-State

    The first one is in the books for Jeff Mittie. Kansas State opened the women’s basketball season with a business-like effort against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Friday night, controlling from the tip and never looking back on its way to an 81.

  • Snow arriving early Saturday

    Winter weather will arrive in Manhattan early Saturday morning with up to four inches of snow by noon, according the Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp. “The problem will be the wind after that,” Knapp said Friday morning. “We expect .

  • Airport director to resign in May

    Peter Van Kuren will resign as the director of Manhattan Regional Airport, effective May 15. City manager Ron Fehr announced the resignation on Friday morning. Van Kuren said his desire to relocate to the east coast to be closer to family .

  • Man arrested in stabbing incident

    A Manhattan man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly stabbing a 27-year-old woman in a domestic incident. Samuel Lee Dartez, 30, of 1508 Jarvis Drive Apt. B is being held in the Riley County Jail for attempted first-degree murder. His bond was .

  • Executive producer a MHS graduate

    Mike Coleman, who grew up here and graduated from Manhattan High in 1989, is the executive producer of “Foxcatcher.” Coleman came up with the idea for the movie in 2002, when he was “a single guy, just floating around” in New York .

  • King will lead local Republicans

    Eileen King, retired Riley County treasurer, has been selected as the new chair of the Riley County Republican Party. King was selected to fill the position previously held by Lee Modesitt at a reorganization meeting Thursday. King, who retired as .

  • This isn’t how it’s supposed to work

    This is no way to get things done. Against the clear wishes of Congress, President Barack Obama is said to be on the verge of taking executive action to give several million undocumented immigrants at least temporary legal status in .

  • Reserve term ‘marriage for heterosexual couples

    To the Editor: For many years, I have known of devoted couples of the same gender who lived together, and whose companionship was a convenience and comfort to them. I can believe that sexual activity was not part of their .

  • Democrats shouldn’t gloat about financial forecasts

    To the Editor: No Kansans, particularly Democrats, should delight or gloat in the Nov. 10 economic estimates that the state will collect $1 billion less in revenue in the years 2015 and 2016 than its projected expenses. We’re in this together. But Kansans .

  • Cameron: Time to put 9th-inning drama to bed Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Please, enough… Stop. Since you seem intent on keeping the World Series alive — endless emails, random strangers stopping me in the check-out line at Dillon’s, etc. — I’ve GOT to finish that ninth inning so we can get on .


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