• Arts & Leisure | February 13, 2014

    Imaginarium both entertains and perplexes McCain crowd


    The show Imaginarium was designed to be something new, or so I believe. Kansas City dance and acrobatics company Quixotic Fusion performed Imaginarium in K-State’s McCain Auditorium last Friday evening, and a good-sized crowd seemed to enjoy it almost as much as they seemed

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    MHS officials still silent on Brooks’ fate

    Officials continued to decline comment Thursday on the situation of Tim Brooks, who remains suspended from his job as the boys’ basketball coach at Manhattan High School. MHS athletics director Mike Marsh reiterated late Wednesday that “when a decision is reached, we will issue a

  • Manhattan High School | February 13, 2014

    Indians fall in final wrestling dual

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Topeka Wednesday night for a dual with Seaman, but came up just short in a 33-25 loss. The Indians were strong in the lower weight classes, with a 25-6 lead through Austin Chauncey’s win at 160 over Sam

  • Holidays |Arts & Leisure | February 13, 2014

    See the ‘magnificently macabre’ Addams family

    Needing some options for your Valentine’s Day date on Friday? There are plenty of options for your dates. Da da da dunt. Snap. Snap. Fall in love with the weird and wonderful Addams Family all over again in what critics have called a “devilishly

  • Women's Basketball | February 13, 2014

    Wildcats’ rally falls short vs. Texas

    With just six regular-season games remaining and now five games under .500, the sun may be setting on the Kansas State women’s basketball team’s chances at making the postseason. But don’t say that to Wildcat senior Katya Leick. (Kansas State senior Ashlynn Knoll

  • Baseball | February 13, 2014

    Kivett has eyes set on Omaha


    Last June, Ross Kivett and Shane Conlon were sitting in an Oregon hotel room, their eyes and ears locked glued to the Major League Baseball draft. Kivett, last season’s Big 12 Player of the Year, was a lock to get drafted, and Conlon was thought

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 12, 2014

    City waives fees for housing unit

    City commissioners on Tuesday waived fees for a planned affordable housing building. The measure passed with a 4-1 vote, with Mayor John Matta dissenting. The Manhattan Area Housing Partnership requested the commission waive building permit and utility connection fees totaling $24,726 to build an apartment complex

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 12, 2014

    Adapting leadership to modern problems


    The former president of Shell Oil said Tuesday that the nation hasn’t had a president up for the task of 21st century leadership. John Hofmeister said President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama lacked the capacity, capability, experience, knowledge and awareness needed to

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 12, 2014

    House bill would move municipal elections

    Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore, a Kansas City Democrat, said the House Elections Committee is trying to solve a problem it hasn’t been asked to solve with HB 2227, a bill that would move municipal elections to the fall of odd-numbered years. House Elections Committee Chair

  • Manhattan High School | February 12, 2014

    MHS girls rout visiting Chargers


    Coming into Tuesday’s matchup against Topeka West, Manhattan head coach Scott Mall was hoping his team would get the chance to lead comfortably and work on things that until now, had only been utilized in practice. With a 30-0 lead part way through the

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