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  • Men's Basketball | December 28, 2013

    K-State beats Tulane, 72-41

    After beating Gonzaga last Saturday, the Kansas State men’s basketball team felt like it had established itself as one of the top defensive teams in the nation. Ranked in the top 10 in numerous defensive categories, the Wildcats looked as stingy as ever on Saturday,

  • Football | December 28, 2013

    Britz makes impact on special teams

    ​TEMPE, Ariz. — Ryan Mueller isn’t the only Kansas State defensive lineman chasing a record tonight against Michigan. ​Travis Britz, who’s anchored the Wildcats’ interior this season, needs one more blocked kick in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl — kicking off at 9:15 (CST) on ESPN —

  • Columns | December 28, 2013

    Trying to calm Russian concerns

    One of the most difficult things about dealing with the Russians is that they tend to see everything as a zero-sum game.  Furthermore, in many ways they are still captive to mind set of the Cold War.  By that, I mean everything we

  • Football | December 27, 2013

    Sams willing to change positions

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Daniel Sams may have played his last game at quarterback. The Kansas State sophomore accounted for 23 yards of total offense in the Wildcats’ 31-14 victory over Michigan Saturday night in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium. Sams’ bowl performance marks

  • Court Calendar | December 27, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, December 30, 2013 9:00 – NO APPEARANCES 10:30 -  JJC 10:30 Havens, Brian Arraignment (13 CR 646 Agg Endangering a Child x 4) KSL I 10:30 Havens, Brain Arr. (13 CR 644 Fprgery X 1) BKD I 10:30 Joyner, Danny Status (08 TR 2302 DWS [2nd], Fail to Secure Load) JWG I 10:30 Nicholson, Damian Arraignment (13 CR 625 Felony Theft x2,

  • Court Calendar | December 27, 2013

    Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, December 23, 2013 9:00 –  JJC 9:00 Busch, Monte SENTENCING (13 CR 581 Battery) JJC III 9:00 Kleymann, Jeffrey Status (13 TR 2979 DUI [1st]) JWG III 9:00 Leonard, Denzel SENTENCING (13 CR 342 Dom Batt) JJC III 9:00 Murry, Christopher SENTENCING (13 CR 169 Agg. Assault) BKD III 9:00 Vinson, Eric Status (13 TR 2843 DUI [1st], Fail. To Rep. Veh.

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    Doesn’t the new hotel look kind of fragile?


    Q: There are so many major construction projects going on in Manhattan. Comparing the multistory steel frameworks, however, makes one curious. In particular, the new NBAF building and the South Fourth Street project have beams and girders that one might find in a fort. They

  • Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    FHDC receives grant

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center recently received an $8,725 humanities and heritage grant from the Kansas Humanities Council. Discovery center officials said that the funds will be used to create the second installment in the FORCES! Series, titled “Flint Hills Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort

  • Local |Business | December 27, 2013

    Sales tax receipts top $10M in 2013

    Sales tax revenues in Manhattan broke $10 million for the year — again. “This year’s total sales tax collections were just under last year’s record pace,” said city finance director Bernie Hayen. “It was a good year notwithstanding those ups and downs.” This year’s

  • Editorials | December 27, 2013

    Commission action benefits swimmers

    There normally isn’t much you can learn from a swimming pool, except to come up for air when your lungs suggest it’s time. In the case of how the public can push government toward its own interests, however, there actually are some lessons

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