• K-State-OU at 11 a.m. on ESPN

    The Big 12 Conference and ESPN have announced that Kansas State’s October 18 game at Oklahoma will kick off at 11 a.m., and be televised nationally by ESPN. The contest will be the third this season for the Wildcats on ESPN .

  • MHS freshman VB wins league

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team went 6-0 on Saturday to win the Centennial League freshman volleyball tournament. The wins raise the team’s season record to 24-3. The Indians opened pool play Saturday by defeating Emporia 25-7, 25-16, with .

  • EMS sweeps home matches

    The Eisenhower Middle School seventh-grade girls’ volleyball team played its final home matches of the season with a sweep of Seaman and Abilene. In the first match against Seaman, EMS took care of business early with kills from outside hitters .

  • Smith in first after two rounds

    Kansas State sophomore men’s golfer Seth Smith currently resides in first place after carding a 4-under par 140 through the first two rounds of the Firestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club on Monday. As a team, the Wildcats sit in .

  • Music keeps Hood plugged in at work Neighborvertical.phatch

    Rick Hood plugged a black electric guitar in an amp by his workbench and played a lick or two to the delight of his customer, who’d dropped it off earlier because she wasn’t happy with its sound. She .

  • CVB study, hospital rezoning on city commission’s agenda

    The Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau will present the results of a study on its marketing effectiveness on Tuesday at the Manhattan City Commission meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The study results will be a .

  • Commission supports parks projects

    Riley County commissioners discussed projects to activate during a 2014 Capital Improvement Project work session with Riley County Budget and Finance Officer Johnette Shepek Monday morning in the commission chambers. Commissioners had $1,000,000 to work with out of the CIP fund, but .

  • Orchestra to perform Czech-inspired concert

    Kansas State University’s Symphony Orchestra invites listeners to shed digital music with a variety of traditional Czech Republic-inspired performances at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at McCain Auditorium. The evening is a nod to Manhattan’s partner city connections with .

  • Environmental noise on the West Coast

    We tend to agree with Seattle that it’s a good idea for residents and businesses to separate recyclables from their garbage. Similarly, California, like a growing number of cities nationwide, is wise to officially discourage the use of unrecyclable .

  • K-State should bring back VIP parking west of stadium

    To the Editor: I was watching “College Game-day” on Saturday on ESPN; it featured tailgating at Ole Miss. It brought back good memories of when tailgating at K-State football games used to be that much fun. The current numbered parking .

  • Visitor will long remember act of kindness at Target

    To the Editor: I do not know if your newspaper has an “Acts of Kindness” column, but I want to share an experience that I had on Sept. 28 at the Target store in Manhattan.  After a day of kayaking, .

  • K-State production of odd play is laudable G.w.clift1

    You can’t be 20 on Sugar Mountain, and eventually this idea gets some discussion in Martha Sheiness’s early seventies play “Monkey Monkey Bottle of Beer, How Many Monkeys Have We Here?” But first the quirky script, which got a .


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