Tuesday, December 1, 2015


  • Football | November 21, 2015

    Wildcats rally from 21 down to beat Cyclones, 38-35


    Christmas came early for Kansas State on Saturday with Iowa State’s Mike Warren and Joel Lanning sharing the role of Santa Claus. K-State scored 10 points in the final 42 seconds after a pair of Cyclone turnovers to finish an improbable fourth-quarter comeback and give the

  • Local |Traffic |Education | November 20, 2015

    ATA to launch fixed bus routes in JC early next year

    The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency will begin running fixed routes in Junction City in early 2016. Agency director Anne Smith said Thursday the ATA Bus routes would likely start in February with three buses ordered for them. She spoke during the joint city of Manhattan,

  • Local |Business | November 20, 2015

    With fewer zoning exemptions, older properties tougher to sell

    You’d think a real estate agent who just snagged contracts to sell seven houses valued at more than $750,000 would be thrilled. Instead, Loren Pepperd of G & A Real Estate is frustrated, because he’s looking at a puzzle that might be unsolvable for

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 20, 2015

    Arand gets life for killing uncle

    A Belvue man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison for the 2014 death of his uncle. Christopher Arand, 37, admitted to killing 70-year-old Larry Arand just before a jury trial was scheduled to begin in October. According to an arrest affidavit, Arand told police that

  • Local |Business | November 20, 2015

    Manhattan airport adding parking for holiday traffic

    Travelers will find more parking at Manhattan Regional Airport this holiday season. The airport announced it has opened two temporary parking lots because of increased traffic. Previously, overflow parking was available on the military ramp, but that area is currently unavailable because of construction at

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | November 20, 2015

    Man facing murder charge free on lowered bond

    A Riley man arrested last week for second-degree murder is no longer confined to jail after a judge lowered his bond from $250,000 to $100,000. Joshua Michael Mall, 39, was allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.13 when he collided with another vehicle and then struck a

  • Local |Kansas State University | November 20, 2015

    Former K-State student, LGBT activist marks Remembrance Day


    Discrimination against LGBT people is the next big moment of the civil rights movement, said Theresa Sparks, a former K-State student and activist for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Sparks, executive director of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, spoke about her experiences

  • Editorials | November 20, 2015

    Slide show smacks of Islamophobia

    John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln. John Dillinger was a notorious bank robber. John Gotti, a mobster, led the Gambino crime family. John Hinckley Jr. shot President Ronald Reagan. John Wayne Gacy Jr., the “Clown Killer,” was a serial murderer and rapist. This handful of

  • General Activities | November 20, 2015

    5-year-old golfer hits hole-in-one

    It may be another few years before Charlie Haney fully understands the scope of his accomplishment at Colbert Hills Golf Course earlier this month. The 5-year-old golfer hit a hole-in-one on No. 3 at Colbert Hills’ Par 3 Course, sending a shot over the creek with his

  • Letters | November 20, 2015

    Cattle country is no place for foot-and-mouth research

    To the Editor: Dustin Pendell, Ph.D., a 2006 graduate of K-State, recently moved back to KSU from Colorado State University. In October, he published an article in Science Daily titled, “New research shows the simulated economic impact of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak.” He used mathematical

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