Tuesday, May 26, 2015


  • Editorials | February 18, 2013

    Leaked proposal doesn’t help

    Far be it from us to tell President Barack Obama he can’t push his own immigration reform proposal. Not only is advocating legislation one of the things presidents are supposed to do, but he also has identified immigration reform as a second-term priority. He

  • Arts, Leisure | February 18, 2013

    ‘The 39 Steps’ gets an energetic production at MHS


    “How do you warn steps?” I think Pamela asks that question in each of the three versions of “The 39 Steps.” Espionage fiction fans have enjoyed the novel since its first publication in 1915. The book, by John Buchan (Baron Tweedsmuir), has never been out of print.

  • Columns | February 18, 2013

    Allow grocers to sell liquor

    One of the many benefits of Kansas living are the free market principles valued by the people and initiated by the state. Yet in one area, we’ve long avoided changing how adult beverages are sold, allowing the government, not consumers, to dictate where these

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | February 17, 2013

    Hotel is struck by armed pair


    Two armed men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash in an armed robbery at the Hilton Garden Inn early Saturday. Authorities said the two men entered the hotel shortly before 5 a.m. armed with a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from the clerk.

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 17, 2013

    Used wedding dresses get new life in hands of KSU design students


    There was a passion for fashion Friday evening at K-State’s own edition of Project Runway. The UPC sponsored event, modeled after the hit Lifetime Network show that is in its 11th season, featured original outfits created by K-State apparel and design students. But it

  • Local | February 17, 2013

    French: A name in service

    Sunday the frenches.phatch

    One family has been serving the community continuously since the early 1970s, an involvement that only figures to intensify with the impending promotion of one of its members to a key city position. That’s OK because Steve, Scott and Mark French have loved their

  • Local |Government, Politics | February 17, 2013

    Watershed districts, landowners not happy with recent changes in regulations

    99  4 highway.phatch

    Watershed districts across the state are struggling to comply with recent changes in regulations on how they obtain, build and maintain water-retention structures. The impact of that effort is particularly noticeable in the Mill Creek Watershed District — encompassing parts of Wabaunsee, Morris, Geary and Riley

  • Local |Education | February 17, 2013

    6 are finalists for MHS job

    Six educators have been named candidates for the position of principal at Manhattan High School. Names of the six were released Friday afternoon by USD 383 Supt. Bob Shannon, who laid out a schedule that would enable him to make a selection by mid-March. Terry McCarty,

  • Women's Basketball | February 17, 2013

    Wildcats fall to No. 25 Oklahoma State

    STILLWATER, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s basketball team was hot from behind the arc to start the game Saturday, but it didn’t last as No. 25 Oklahoma State answered and cruised to an 80-45 victory at Gallagher-Iba Arena. With a strong interior game, the

  • Men's Basketball | February 17, 2013

    Wildcats beat Baylor with big second half


    When Baylor used a 12-0 run to pull within two points of Kansas State’s lead on Saturday, Angel Rodriguez referred to some terminology of his favorite sport to get the Wildcats going. K-State coach Bruce Weber said Rodriguez made a boxing reference with 12:38 left

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