• ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ lacks stars, humor, spectacle

    “The Purge,” junior, is not a horror movie. “Anarchy,” writer and director James DeMonaco’s title for the second movie in the series, is an action movie with a political side. This is unfortunate. Horror movies allow opportunities for imagination .

  • Professor challenges current corporate culture

    Society often benefits when tattling overcomes turning a blind eye, according to a Kansas State University business ethics professor. Diane Swanson, Edgerley family chair of distinction in business administration and professor of management, said although whistleblowers may be shunned and .

  • Hot dog: Rising temps can be dangerous to canine’s life

    The “dog days of summer” are here, but don’t let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. “As it starts to get hot, the risk .

  • Single tickets for McCain season go on sale July 27

    What’s better than seeing great entertainers like Straight No Chaser, Wynton Marsalis, William Shatner, Garrison Keillor and more perform live? Pocketing some savings for doing so, which happens Sunday, July 27, at the McCain Performance Series’ Super Saver Sunday Single .

  • SAMUEL ESCOE

    Samuel Escoe Jr., 80, a former resident of Manhattan and Topeka, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Rayfield Baptist Church in Muskogee, Okla. Arrangements entrusted with Granger-House of Winn Funeral .

  • A flat mill levy isn’t sacred

    We appreciate city commissioners’ efforts to prevent the mill levy from rising. We share residents’ disdain for tax increases. But although a flat mill levy is a worthy goal, it’s not sacred. Nor is it commissioners’ job to keep .

  • Riley County Fair leads weekend events

    Today’s fairer weather is perfect for the start of the Riley County Fair. Things kick off with the Riley County Fair Parade, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Manhattan Town Center. Then things heat up at the City Park .

  • Three Wildcats Advance in Kansas Amateur

    Following two rounds of stroke play, current Kansas State men’s golfers Connor Knabe and Matt Green, along with former Wildcat Alex Carney, advanced to match play at the 104th Kansas Amateur, held at Mission Hills Country Club in Mission .

  • Adams Pro Tour to host Junior Clinic

    The Adams Pro Tour is ending its trip through Kansas this week with the Colbert Charity Classic in Manhattan. There are several events during the professional tournament, which began Wednesday and finishes on Saturday, including a clinic for area youth .

  • Baylor sweeps Big 12 Athletes of the Year

    Baylor point guard Odyssey Sims and quarterback Bryce Petty have been named 2013-14 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, in an announcement by the league office. Sims completed a stellar four-year career by leading the nation in points (1,504) as a .

  • Wildcats Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

    Kansas State track and field was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for its effort in the classroom, with several athletes earning Division I All-Academic honors. Announced by the USTFCCCA this past .

  • Registration open for Manhattan CC Club

    The Manhattan Cross Country Club is taking registrations for the 2014 fall season. The club provides age-appropriate distance running for youth in grades eight and younger. The six-week program begins on Monday, Aug. 25. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 .







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