Saturday, July 23, 2016


  • Local | February 27, 2015

    Speaker: Central Asia important to Americans

    Central Asia is not the land of “Borat,” according to an expert on the region who spoke in Manhattan Thursday. While that goofball comedy movie of a few years ago purported to show life in Kazakhstan, the part supposedly set there was actually filmed in

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 27, 2015

    Ogden burglary suspect working on plea deal

    An Ogden man accused of burglarizing a laundromat in January waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Friday morning. Douglas Carson, 32, faces felony charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit a burglary with Evan MeGaw, 36, theft and a misdemeanor charge of criminal damage to property.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | February 27, 2015

    2 treated, released after car burns in parking garage


    Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after a car caught fire on Thursday in the KSU parking garage at the corner of 17th Street and Anderson Avenue. The Manhattan Fire Department and Kansas State University Police Department arrived to find smoke coming from the

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | February 27, 2015

    Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement created

    A new center at Kansas State University will lead the nation in new media technology research for the improvement of small rural enterprises. On Feb. 10, 2015, the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement was established to help small businesses succeed through new media marketing research. This interdepartmental

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | February 27, 2015

    Irish band to perform March 10 at McCain

    The McCain Performance Series at Kansas State University will be host to the six-time Grammy winners The Chieftains at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in McCain Auditorium. Paddy Moloney formed The Chieftains in 1962 from the ranks of the top folk musicians in Ireland. The Chieftains are

  • Obituaries | February 27, 2015


    Martha M. “Emme” Hackney, 56, of Flush, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Martha was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Nov. 6, 1958. Her stepfather’s military career caused her family to move frequently, finally settling in Manhattan. She graduated from Kansas State

  • Men's Basketball | February 27, 2015

    Cats host Cyclones in home finale

    The last time Kansas State played Iowa State, there were some of the first hints that the Wildcats were still dealing with the late-game struggles that haunted them at the end of December. K-State battled toe to toe with the then ninth-ranked Cyclones, but the

  • Women's Basketball | February 27, 2015

    KSU women looking for sweep at TCU

    Kansas State has a ways to go before it can officially become an NCAA bubble team, but a win this Saturday would surely help the Wildcats’ cause when they travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to face the TCU Horned Frogs. Going into this week, for

  • Baseball | February 27, 2015

    Wildcats escape winter blast to play at Cal

    For the second straight year, a wintery blast has forced the Kansas State baseball team out of Tointon Family Stadium for the Wildcats’ home-opening weekend. The Wildcats were supposed to play their first series at home today against Eastern Illinois, but cold temperatures and expected

  • Local |Business |Arts & Leisure | February 26, 2015

    Book sale, ‘Fox on the Fairway,’ improv and more


    With snow in the forecast this weekend, book lovers can stock up on reading materials at the Manhattan Library Association’s Annual Book Sale, through Sunday. The sale features books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks and LPs that have been donated throughout the year or removed from

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