• Students can adapt to Hale cutbacks

    Given the role of libraries in education, it’s discouraging to learn that Hale Library, an icon of learning and research at Kansas State University, will no longer be open 24 hours a day. Students can keep strange hours, and for .

  • A great addition

    On a much happier note, Wefald Hall, the university’s newest residence hall – so new, in fact, that the finishing touches are still being applied– welcomed more than 500 students over the weekend. It is named, of course, for Jon Wefald, .

  • Boat tours suit retired Navy officer’s gift of gab

    Dan Peters had a vision that some people just didn’t understand. Peters, 55, is the owner and operator of Tuttle Puddle Tours. He conducts tours on a duck boat, an amphibious vehicle that can drive on land and “swim” in .

  • Pilot ‘blessed’ to make landing

    The parents of two K-State students are staying in Manhattan longer than they planned after the private plane they were flying made an emergency landing Saturday. Jason and Jennifer Dougherty had planned to fly back to Garden City the same .

  • County looks to reopen building talks with KSU

    Riley County has attempted to reopen negotiations with K-State about provisions of a possible lease to move Emergency Medical Services headquarters into the Manhattan Fire Department facility, county counselor Clancy Holeman said Monday during the Riley County Commission meeting. Earlier .


    Kenneth E. Carson, 91, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at St. Luke’s South Hospital in Overland Park. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..


    Barbara Ann Held Clark, 92, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 in Manhattan. She was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Clay Center to Ernest and Elsie (Cowell) Held. Barbara attended Kansas State University and graduated in 1946 with a degree in home economics education. She taught in .

  • If you can believe it, new movie ‘Nine Lives’ is fun

    One of the summer’s happier cinematic surprises is Barry Sonnenfeld’s “Nine Lives.” It depends on a weak and tired movie premise that one associates with “The Shaggy Dog”—a human’s consciousness is housed temporarily in the body .

  • K-State baseball hires Gaspard as associate HC

    Kansas State baseball is adding a new coach with significant coaching experience to its staff. K-State coach Brad Hill announced the hiring of Mitch Gaspard on Monday. Gaspard, a 29-year college baseball coaching veteran with 13 years of head coaching experience, .

  • Wildcat soccer, SIUE play to draw

    Kansas State and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville battled through a physical match that featured 23 combined fouls and eight yellow cards to finish in a 0-0 tie at Ralph Korte Stadium on Sunday afternoon. “Our girls played well today,” K-State head .

  • KSU’s Wefald Hall wows students, parents on move-in day

    They don’t build dorms like they used to, which some would say is for the best. Wefald Hall, the first residence hall built at K-State in nearly half a century, made a strong impression on Scott Stubenhofer of Overland .

  • Hale Library to cut hours

    K-State’s Hale Library will cut its 24-hour weekday schedule this fall to save money, university officials said. The reduction in operating hours begins Sunday, when the library will open at 1 p.m. and close at midnight. The building will .


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