• Local |Government, Politics | February 22, 2013

    DHS awards NBAF contract

    The Department of Homeland Security has officially awarded the contract for construction of the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility’s central utilities plant. The action, which was announced in press releases by members of the state’s Congressional delegation Friday, releases $40 million in fiscal year 2011

  • Local | February 22, 2013

    Snowfall of 9 inches keeps police, emergency responders busy

    Benches after.phatch

    Storm Q, as it was named by meteorologists, dumped 9 inches of snow in Manhattan and as much as 16 inches at some Kansas locations, closing a 230-mile stretch of I-70 Thursday before heading east. The winter storm, which hit the Manhattan area as many drivers were

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | February 22, 2013

    Many schools, businesses close as storm hits Manhattan area

    Benches after.phatch

    The snow storm slowed some area residents, halted others and kept still others working through the night. USD 383 officials called off Friday classes by Thursday afternoon, although KSU resumed classes Friday after taking Thursday off. City and county offices also re-opened Friday, while Fort Riley

  • I Wonder | February 22, 2013

    Is the Time Machine open?


    Q. There’s a building out on the highway by the airport that looks like an antiques store that says “Time Machine” on the outside. I can’t find any information about it. Is it an operating business? If so, what are the hours, etc.?

  • Arts, Leisure | February 22, 2013

    McCain performance rescheduled

    A performance of “The Rambler” by Joe Goode Performance Group that had been scheduled for Friday evening has been re-scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday due to weather complications, university officials announced Friday. They said weather issues were preventing the performers from arriving on time. All

  • Women's Basketball | February 22, 2013

    Pink game has special meaning to Chambers

    Brittany pink.phatch

    When Brittany Chambers takes the floor Saturday, it’ll be with a heavy heart. The Kansas State guard has enjoyed a record-breaking senior season as she fights to get her team into the postseason, making Saturday’s home game against No. 24 Iowa State more important

  • Men's Basketball | February 22, 2013

    K-State to face Longhorns, Kabongo

    Weber works ref.phatch

    When Texas came to Manhattan on Jan. 30, it was thoroughly beaten by Kansas State 83-57. But that was before Myck Kabongo returned to the Longhorns’ lineup and led them to two wins in their last three games, including a rare win at Iowa State. The

  • Baseball | February 22, 2013

    K-State baseball upsets Kentucky

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Kansas State baseball team was able to bounce back from dropping a 2-1 pitcher’s duel to Coastal Carolina earlier in the day by upsetting No. 8 Kentucky, 7-5, in the nightcap of a doubleheader split Thursday in the Caravelle Resort

  • Track & Field | February 22, 2013

    Big 12 track meet postponed one day

    AMES, Iowa — Travel problems created by the winter storm caused the postponement of the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field Championship by one day in Ames, Iowa. The Midwest was hit with heavy snows as highways and airports were closed, affecting the travel of many teams.

  • Obituaries | February 22, 2013

    Ralph Parks

    Ralph Charles Parks, 94, of Manhattan died Monday at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Home in Manhattan.

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