• Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Marie M. McCormick

    Marie M. McCormick, 104, of Albuquerque, formerly of Blaine, died Jan. 16 following a short illness.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Rodney Barnett

    Rodney Barnett, 48, of Manhattan died Friday at his residence. A memorial is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m., at The Morning Star Inc. (CRO) Building located at 1018 Poyntz Ave.  Memorial contributions may be made to Morning Star, INC,(Consumer Run Organization) 1018 Poyntz Ave.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Dorothy Johnson

    Dorothy Marie Johnson, 85 of Olsburg died Thursday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Obituaries | April 04, 2013

    Phyllis Jones

    Phyllis Jean Mustard Jones, 82, a resident of Chapman Valley Manor in Chapman, KS, died at Geary Community Hospital in Junction City on Tuesday.

  • Baseball | April 04, 2013

    K-State picks up 20th win of the season

    The Kansas State baseball team notched its 20th win of the season Wednesday night with a 3-2 defeat of Nebraska-Omaha at Tointon Family Stadium. K-State junior reliever Jared Moore nabbed the win and junior Gerardo Esquivel earned the save. The win didn’t come easy

  • Women's Basketball | April 04, 2013

    Utah defeats Cats to end WNIT run

    No 11 cries.phatch

    This wasn’t the birthday present Brittany Chambers and Mariah White were hoping for Wednesday night. Kansas State’s two birthday girls ended their careers Wednesday with a 54-46 overtime loss to Utah in the WNIT semifinals at Bramlage Coliseum. Playing in the final week

  • Women's Basketball | April 04, 2013

    Utah dominates K-State inside

    To much.phatch

    When Utah took the court inside Bramlage Coliseum for the WNIT semifinal Wednesday night, the Kansas State women’s basketball team was faced with a challenge it had not yet seen this postseason. Utah’s inside duo —  made up of 6-foot-3 Taryn Wicijowski and 6

  • Local |Government, Politics |Agriculture | April 04, 2013

    Breaking news: Manhattan to house Kansas Department of Agriculture offices

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will move most of its offices to Manhattan next year. Secretary of Agriculture Dale Rodman announced the decision Thursday, capping a selection process that began last year. The move will involve most of the department’s programs, although the main

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 03, 2013

    Voters again choose new philosophies for City Commission


    Manhattan voters changed directions Tuesday, rejecting conservative philosophies they had put in power on the City Commission two years ago and moving a pair of Democrats to the head of the ballot in a non-partisan election. The result appeared to leave the third place finisher

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 03, 2013

    Tower to be staffed through fiscal year

    City commissioners Tuesday unanimously authorized city administrators to begin negotiating a contract with Midwest ATC to staff the airport’s control tower through the end of the federal fiscal year. The FAA had contracted with Midwest ATC to staff the Manhattan Regional Airport control tower

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