Thursday, August 27, 2015


  • July 24, 2013

    Big 12 lacks star power at QB, for now


    DALLAS — Fans may need their own special user’s guide to identifying Big 12 quarterbacks this fall. Arguably the best offensive league the past 10 years — usually led by a veteran signal caller — the Big 12 is now entering a new era with young, many unproven quarterbacks taking

  • Football | July 24, 2013

    Lockett: QBs more similar than you think


    DALLAS — Tyler Lockett thinks the best thing to have happened to Daniel Sams was the arrival of Jake Waters. Kansas State’s sophomore quarterback served as the backup to Collin Klein a year ago, playing in eight games and often dazzling with his dynamic running

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 23, 2013

    Historic board asks city to rethink renovation plan for City Hall auditorium

    Following an emotionally charged discussion, members of the city’s Historic Resources Board unanimously recommended Monday that a study be performed on alternatives to the city’s plan to renovate Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. The problem, board members concluded, was the impact the

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | July 23, 2013

    Man to face trial in death of child

    An Ogden man accused of killing his girlfriend’s 6-month-old baby by shaking the child to death was bound over for trial in district court Tuesday morning. Michael Dechant, 19, appeared in front of Magistrate Judge William Malcolm on the charges of first degree murder and

  • Local | July 23, 2013

    One last time (probably not), MHS Class of ’43 convenes


    One thing you could say about the Manhattan High class of 1943: The surviving members are dedicated to having a good time. Seventy years and 13 reunions following their war-era graduation, they’re back together again. The class first reunited to mark its 10th anniversary, and has

  • I Wonder | July 23, 2013

    One campus project that’s not running out of steam


    Q: I wonder what they’re doing at K-State, digging up the steam tunnels on Claflin. Kinda looks like a game of hide-n-go-seek.

  • Editorials | July 23, 2013

    Boehner is not one to judge Congress

    John Boehner, the Ohio Republican who is speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has generally been a sensible individual. Yes, he energetically spouts the Republican Party line, but that’s part of his job. Keeping that important job in the last several years

  • Obituaries | July 23, 2013

    Frank Morrison

    Frank D. Morrison, 84, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Kansas City Hospice. He was a retired professor of animal science at Kansas State University. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home.

  • Movies | July 23, 2013

    ‘R.I.P.D.’ is fun, funny and exhilarating

    “R.I.P.D.” is a terrific movie. It has a smaller scale than some of the big-budget action pictures we’ve been seeing—smaller than a “Transformers” or an “Iron Man” or a “Lone Ranger.” But it does have impressive special effects and it

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    City auditorium is being renovated, not destroyed

    To the Editor: Please attend the Peace Memorial Auditorium renova-tion information session at 7 pm this Thursday at City Hall.

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