• Local |Business | January 28, 2014

    Foundation sees record-setting year

    The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation set records in 2013.  The foundation’s grant program exceeded $1 million with a total of $1,039,640 distributed to charitable causes.  The foundation’s assets grew by $8,610,618 for an all-time high of $45,560,093. “Our growth from zero assets in 1999 to over $45 million

  • Editorials | January 28, 2014

    Banning surrogacy is wrong approach

    We hope Senate President Susan Wagle, a conservative Republican from Wichita, spoke for a majority of her colleagues in both the Kansas Senate and House of Representatives when on Monday she said, “Criminalizing surrogate mothers is not a priority of this Legislature.” Unfortunately, it seems

  • Columns | January 28, 2014

    Farm life has much to teach

    From the first time we’re told to share our toys to the last shared moment of our lives, the world provides us with lessons. Despite one’s reputation, income level or geographic location, there is always something to discover for potential character growth. The

  • Men's Basketball | January 28, 2014

    K-State at home looking for a win

    Kansas State didn’t just lose its last two games, it lost both on the road, and in close fashion. When the Wildcats (14-6, 4-3 Big 12) take the court against Texas Tech tonight, coach Bruce Weber hopes a return to Bramlage Coliseum is just what

  • Women's Basketball | January 28, 2014

    With time running out, Cats still working to improve

    Time is running out on the Kansas State women’s basketball team to make a move if it intends to get back in the hunt for postseason play. (Kansas State freshman Leti Romero brings the ball down the court against Kansas on Saturday at Bramlage

  • General Activities | January 28, 2014

    Royals caravan coming to Manhattan, Fort Riley

    The annual Royals Caravan begins this week with stops in cities across Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Nebraska. A “Salute to the Military” trip will be Feb. 4 when the caravan visits Manhattan and Ft. Riley. Scheduled participants include Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett, Royals

  • Golf | January 28, 2014

    Former Wildcat earns top-20 finish at Torrey Pines

    Former Kansas State standout golfer Robert Streb fired a 4-under 284 and tied for 19th place in the 2014 Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course last weekend in La Jolla, Calif. The result marked the first top-20 finish on the PGA Tour for Streb

  • Editorials | January 27, 2014

    Keeping terrorists on the defensive

    Perhaps with Americans’ attention focused on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and the Super Bowl, it’s easy to overlook another military strike against our country’s sworn enemies. But there was one on Sunday in Somalia against a leader of

  • Arts & Leisure | January 27, 2014

    Kudos all around for library musicians


    This past Friday evening the elegant Hemisphere Room of the Kansas State University library hosted a presentation of highly diverse chamber music by The Flint Hills Trio of Kansas (Janie Brokenicky, soprano; David Littrell, cello; Amanda Arrington, piano) with additional support from guest artists Karen

  • Arts & Leisure | January 27, 2014

    Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’ ‘quietly’ wins over audience


    Green Day’s concept album “American Idiot” hit the shelves in 2004. A decade later, the musical adaptation reached Manhattan when “American Idiot” was performed at McCain recently. The musical begins with the cast watching a montage of television clips on screens embedded in the set.

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