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  • Football | April 18, 2013

    Snyder says game is ‘in a bad place’

    Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder isn’t happy with the direction of college athletics. Snyder told 610 AM in Kansas City on Wednesday that college athletics are “in a bad place right now,’ and he said he might have pursued a different career had it

  • Football | April 18, 2013

    Burton hopes to make big impact for Cats

    Kansas State will return most of its receiving corps this season, but the production it lost from its leading receiver might be the toughest to replace. Chris Harper led the Wildcats with 58 catches for 857 yards and three touchdowns, and provided quarterback Collin Klein a target

  • Editorials | April 18, 2013

    The Matta agenda

    New Mayor John Matta’s remarks upon taking office Tuesday night contain some positive suggestions this commission would be well-advised to follow. The most significant of those was his call for accelerated discussions about “consolidation, in part or in total,” with Riley County. Consolidation, either

  • Columns | April 18, 2013

    Economic reforms are smart

    “For $41 million, you built a playoff … You won the exact same number of games that the Yankees won but the Yankees spent $1.4 million per win and you paid $260,000. I know you’re taking it in the teeth out there, but the first guy through the

  • Triangulate | April 18, 2013

    A Memorial Tribute to Dick Stone


    Dick Stone, a native of Winfield, Ks, and team captain, of Kansas State’s 1956 Big 7 championship basketball team died from injuries resulting from a tragic auto accident-while seated in a parked car in Panama City Beach Florida on March 21, 2013.  Dick’s memorial service was

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

    Pair pleads guilty to arson

    The duo accused of setting a deadly apartment fire in February pleaded guilty to the crime in federal court Wednesday afternoon. Patrick Scahill, 20, Manhattan, and Virginia Griese, 19, Manhattan, both pleaded guilty to one count of arson resulting in death for setting fire to the Lee

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 17, 2013

    Matta takes reins as new city commissioners officially begin terms

    New mayor.phatch

    New Mayor John Matta Tuesday came to terms with one city initiative he had previously criticized, while offering up a second initiative borrowed from an unsuccessful candidate in the recent election. Matta, who ascended to the mayoral chair during a re-organization that also saw Karen

  • Local |Fort Riley | April 17, 2013

    Former Fort Riley officer writes of sex abuse

    Robert d. shadley.phatch

    A new self-published book by a former high-level officer at Fort Riley delves into a touchy subject both in the military and society in general: sexual abuse. The book, titled “The GAMe: Unraveling a Military Sex Scandal,” details the unraveling of a military power and

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 17, 2013

    Farmers’ market to move

    The new City Commission unanimously approved an amended renewal of the Downtown Farmers’ Market contract Tuesday night. Downtown Farmers’ Market, Inc. renews its contract each year, allowing it to use a parking lot downtown on Saturdays from April to October. On that site, which for

  • Local | April 17, 2013

    Film inspired by camps like one in Manhattan

    An organization that puts on camps for foster children, including one in Manhattan, got a little publicity last week with the release of the movie “Camp.” The movie, which was released Friday at Carmike Seth Child 12 theater in Manhattan, will run through April 25, according to

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