• Game traffic may affect local school bus routes

    Manhattan USD 383 bus routes around Bill Snyder Family Stadium could be delayed on Thursday by as much as 45 minutes because of Kansas State University’s 6:30 p.m. game against Auburn University. According to a report from USD 383 director of communications .

  • Residential construction continues upward trend

    New residential construction continues unabated in Pottawatomie County, as evidenced by figures reported to the county commission Monday by Appraiser Lois Schlegel. Of the 76 property sales in August, 35 were vacant lots, according to Schlegel, an indication of continued brisk residential .

  • Schoen: Review shows mother’s complaints don’t align with facts

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Board is prepared to put to bed a woman’s complaints about police treatment of her son during a shooting investigation. On Monday, Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen reviewed with the board the .

  • Firefighters say stove caused Ogden house fire

    Firefighters believe an unattended stove is to blame for a house fire outside Ogden Monday night. Riley County and Manhattan firefighters responded to the house, 2438 Woodside Lane, at about 12:10 a.m. Riley County Fire Chief Pat Collins said the fire .

  • ‘We don’t anoint people’

    Bernie Sanders, the independent U.S. senator from Vermont, doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in Honolulu of becoming president. Or of winning the Democratic nomination, for that matter, especially if Hillary Clinton, a former senator and secretary of .

  • Scottish vote could affect U.S.

    Whether the question is posed in a commissioned survey or asked casually on the street, most answers are similar. The saddest of them sounds roughly like this… Q: “What do you think of Scotland’s vote on independence this week?” .

  • Vet warns about eggs from backyard chickens

    Whether raising chickens in your backyard as pets or as a source of fresh eggs, a Kansas State University pharmacologist says what you don’t know about your chickens could hurt you or others. Ronette Gehring, associate professor of veterinary .

  • Tickets still available to see stars at McCain

    Tickets are still available to see two of television’s brightest comedy stars, K-State alumnus and two-time Emmy winner Eric Stonestreet and five-time Emmy nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson, at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Eric Stonestreet .

  • BETTY LOU MADDEN

    Betty Lou Madden, 91, a former Hastings, Neb., resident, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Tiffany Square Care Center in Grand Island, Neb. The family provided the following information. Betty was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Topeka to John Lanehart Madden, Sr. and Exzelia E. (.

  • JOE ROY FARRANT

    Joe Roy Farrant, 63, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. He was born in Enid, Okla., on April 11, 1951.  He was a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Law and a member of Sigma .

  • Zumach Big 12’s top rookie for second straight week

    For the second consecutive week, Kansas State freshman Kylee Zumach was named the Big 12 Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Monday. A native of Buffalo, Minn., Zumach averaged 3.88 kills and 4.41 points per set in four matches last week, marks .

  • K-State men land fourth commitment

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team picked up its fourth commitment for the 2015 class over the weekend. Texas center Dante Williams made a decision to commit to K-State, according to a text from his mother, after sorting through offers .





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