• Men's Basketball | January 06, 2015

    Weber says K-State can right skid

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber isn’t hiding from the fact his team is struggling. But he’s not ready to give up his positive outlook on the rest of the season. The Wildcats are 7-7 now after losing three straight games last week, starting

  • Manhattan High School | January 06, 2015

    Indians to face Seaman tonight

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team finished off December with a 4-0 record and a 99-53 win over rival Junction City to head into the holiday break. It’s back to the grind with tonight’s 6 p.m. tip against the Seaman Vikings, one of

  • Columns | January 06, 2015

    Cameron: Royals gambling on new of f-season acquisitions

    KANSAS CITY — The Royals’ run to the final game of the World Series produced enough electricity to keep Ogden lit up for decades. And guess what? Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in about seven weeks. Can we get Faith Hill to sing: ‘Are

  • Women's Basketball | January 06, 2015

    Former KSU coach headed to Sparks

    Brian Agler is very familiar with how talented the Los Angeles Sparks are, having coached against them for so many years. Now he’ll get a chance to lead them. Agler — who was the head women’s coach at Kansas State from 1993-96 — was announced

  • Movies | January 06, 2015

    ‘Unbroken’ proves more numbing than inspiring


    The film adaptation of the book by Linda Hillenbrand and directed by Angelina Jolie, “Unbroken” follows the story of Louis Zamperini. Zamperini (Jack O’Connell) is the bombardier on a B-24 piloted by Phil (Domhnall Gleeson) in the Pacific during World War II. During a

  • Editorials | January 06, 2015

    Heading in the right direction

    We’re delighted to learn that drug and alcohol abuse among middle- and high-school students is on the decline, and we hope the trend continues. We’d also like to believe that substance abuse is declining because more young people are seeing the light — recognizing

  • January 06, 2015

    Crises create opportunities

    “You never let a serious crisis go to waste… It’s an opportunity to do things you think you couldn’t do before.” Rahm Emanuel, former Obama chief of staff. In American politics, major policy change comes in two ways. First, your party can capture

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 05, 2015

    City weighing designs for downtown, Aggieville garages

    City commissioners at their meeting Tuesday will consider designs for new parking garages downtown and in Aggieville. The city in August entered into a design contract for $53,650 with the firm Bartlett and West to study sites for the potential structures, and the company has submitted

  • Local |Business |Government & Politics | January 05, 2015

    Drug contract to save $15,000

    Riley County commissioners agreed Monday to end the county’s agreement with Barry’s Drug Center, which has been the official provider of prescription drug services for inmates in the county jail since 2005. Instead, the county will agree with a one-year contract with Advance Correctional

  • Neighbors | January 05, 2015

    Pastor helps women exit sex industry


    Deb Kluttz has a sign printed on white paper, taped abover her desk, that says “love out loud.” Her love for the Lord and people are what motivate her each day, she says. “It’s hard to say you love the Lord if you don’

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