Tuesday, December 1, 2015


  • Letters | August 20, 2013

    Preserve Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: Over the past few weeks I have been following the ongoing debate about Manhattan’s Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. While I no longer live in Manhattan, my family has had roots there since the Civil War and I still consider it

  • K-State Edition | August 20, 2013

    Currie pleased with success, looks toward future

    John Currie might be the busiest man in the Big 12 these days, doing all the things many athletic directors might only hope to do someday. In the past nine months, if Kansas State’s athletic director wasn’t drumming up support for multi-million dollar stadium

  • Volleyball | August 20, 2013

    New setter ready to step in for Cats


    A team’s preparation heading into a new Big 12 volleyball season is always going to feature some adjustments.  It’s even tougher when a team is faced with the prospect of replacing a constant cog in their lineup that earned all conference honors the

  • Local | August 20, 2013

    Manhattan Regional Airport announces new service to Phoenix

    New air service to Phoenix from Manhattan will begin Nov. 7, according to a press release from Allegiant, the company providing the flights. The company will provide nonstop commercial jet service to and from Manhattan Regional Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport twice weekly. “We are pleased

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 20, 2013

    Sexual assault suspect found dead

    Staff reports A man police were searching for as a suspect in a sexual assault case was found dead over the weekend, according to a press release from the Riley County Police Department. The suspect, Alexander Shelton, 26, of northeast Kansas, was wanted for a rape

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2013

    Hometown catcher grows into leader


    Blair DeBord remembers growing up with the Kansas State baseball team playing in his backyard. And he remembers well the struggles and adversity that the program faced leading up to its first NCAA Regional in 2009. That just happened to be DeBord’s, a Manhattan native

  • K-State Edition | August 19, 2013

    Exhibit deals in KSU history

    A collection of artifacts and papers that reflect the growth of the university since its inception in 1863 will be on display at Hale Library through the end of the year. The exhibit is titled, “Generations of Success: K-State History in Special Collections.” It is being

  • Local |Traffic |Government, Politics | August 19, 2013

    10-day road closure will block EMS, police from Eureka Drive area

    The closure of Eureka Drive road on Wednesday might cause problems for emergency personnel needing to reach that area. Emergency Medical Services director Larry Couchman briefed Riley County commissioners on that possibility Monday, saying the closure will cause EMS to have to either go all

  • Local |Government, Politics | August 19, 2013

    Audit review will occupy city

    City commissioners plan to hear a presentation of the 2012 city audit on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the City Commission Room at City Hall. The city annually hires a consultant to perform the audit. While the auditors did not find any “significant” problems with city

  • Local |Education | August 19, 2013

    Not all clothes-minded messages work at school

    Students routinely test the boundaries on what is appropriate wear for school. Sometimes those questions even make it to court. Earlier this month, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals settled one such question, ruling that a Pennsylvania school district can’t ban “I (

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