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    Martha M. “Emme” Hackney, 56, of Flush, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Martha was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Nov. 6, 1958. Her stepfather’s military career caused her family to move frequently, finally settling in Manhattan. .

  • Cats host Cyclones in home finale

    The last time Kansas State played Iowa State, there were some of the first hints that the Wildcats were still dealing with the late-game struggles that haunted them at the end of December. K-State battled toe to toe with the .

  • KSU women looking for sweep at TCU

    Kansas State has a ways to go before it can officially become an NCAA bubble team, but a win this Saturday would surely help the Wildcats’ cause when they travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to face the TCU Horned Frogs. .

  • Wildcats escape winter blast to play at Cal

    For the second straight year, a wintery blast has forced the Kansas State baseball team out of Tointon Family Stadium for the Wildcats’ home-opening weekend. The Wildcats were supposed to play their first series at home today against Eastern Illinois, .

  • Book sale, ‘Fox on the Fairway,’ improv and more Libraryh.phatch

    With snow in the forecast this weekend, book lovers can stock up on reading materials at the Manhattan Library Association’s Annual Book Sale, through Sunday. The sale features books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and LPs that have been donated throughout .

  • Board to vote on ballot measure

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board could decide to ask voters for more taxing authority as early as next week. At a retreat on Wednesday, board members discussed holding a mail-in ballot election that would allow the district to raise its local .

  • Housing Authority to relocate residents

    Sometime this year, the Manhattan Housing Authority Apartment Towers will be vacated temporarily. The residents will move out while construction crews come in to rehab the towers with mold remediation, asbestos removal, flooring replacement, thermal moisture protection and changing of .

  • Attorney: There’s still work to be done with civil rights

    Eric Seitz went to Mississippi in December 1964 to help rebuild a church that had been destroyed because it was being used as a home base for civil rights activity. “I was terrified,” he said Wednesday during a lecture sponsored by .

  • KBI investigating death of 24-year-old inmate in Pott County Jail

    A 24-year-old Pottawatomie County Jail inmate was pronounced dead in the early morning hours Wednesday. The inmate, whom the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office has not identified because officials have not been able to notify family members, was found unresponsive .

  • Bridge bids come in below estimate

    Bids for a proposed bridge replacement southeast of Manhattan generally came in below estimate during a bid opening at Thursday’s Riley County Commission meeting. County engineers had anticipated the replacement to cost $274,000, but three of the four bids were .

  • Board discusses options to relieve school crowding

    Manhattan-Ogden school board members brainstormed for possible solutions to a crowding issue in some USD 383 schools at a Wednesday retreat. Numbers from a Jan. 22 enrollment count show that there are 555 kindergartners enrolled among the district’s nine elementary schools, one .

  • Texada, Woods lead Wildcats past Jayhawks, 55-48

    LAWRENCE — In a span of eight minutes Wednesday night, Kansas State built its largest lead of the game, lost it and then regained it again to finish off a season sweep of the rival Kansas Jayhawks with a 55-48 victory .


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