• Snyder: Wildcats can salvage season

    Kansas State lost its fourth straight game on Saturday at Texas, but there is still hope for a turnaround. During Monday’s Big 12 coaches teleconference, K-State coach Bill Snyder said his team has the capability of ending the season the .

  • Brand earns Big 12 player of the week honor

    After being the only player in the Big 12’s top 10 for both blocks and digs per set last week, Kansas State’s Katie Brand was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Brand averaged 4.83 digs and 1.33 blocks .

  • Baylor loses QB to season-ending neck injury

    Associated Press Second-ranked Baylor’s pursuit of a playoff spot will go on without star quarterback Seth Russell, who needs season-ending neck surgery. Russell saw a specialist Monday, two days after he fractured a bone during a win over Iowa .

  • EPA rules could limit burning

    Riley County emergency management director Pat Collins spoke to commissioners Monday about heightened EPA air quality standards that took effect at the beginning of the month and could lead to tougher restrictions on pasture burning in the area. The new .

  • Special sales tax on city’s agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss Tuesday using a special sales tax for street maintenance. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The commission won’t vote at the meeting. The target for a ballot question regarding .

  • Local doctor aims to prevent illness with wellness center Neighbor.mercury

    While Manhattan urologist Suelyn Hall can speak at length about the health benefits of hormone replacement therapy, what’s most apparent upon stepping into her office is her love of dogs. Hall opened Quantum Health and Wellness Center, in Blue .

  • Special committee tackles school expenditures as formula looms

    Rep. Ron Highland was among the lawmakers on Friday who launched a special committee to make recommendations for a new school finance formula. Highland, a Republican, is the representative for Kansas’ 51st district, which includes Wamego, St. George and part .

  • Treasurer’s office to install cash machine

    Riley County residents soon will have access to an ATM in the county office building. Commissioners approved a motion Monday morning for the treasurer’s office to enter into a contract with Westview ATMs, the company that will be in .

  • Cameron: Get to know a little about the mystery Mets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s almost impossible to stay unknown in New York City. Baristas who make the best café mocha in the financial district find their way into newspaper profiles. Garbage haulers get TV time for rescuing cats — on .

  • Are college students really so helpless?

    We’re tempted to offer three cheers for the League of Women Voters and faculty members at three Kansas public universities for developing a course to instruct college students on how to register to vote. After all, college students who .

  • Not everything in movie ‘Woodlawn’ is first rate G.w.clift1

    Someday someone who doesn’t have enough to do will write a book about the irony of the mid-sixties’ Civil Rights movement in popular media. Probably PBS loves programs on this subject for the same reason a cable station called .

  • Wabaunsee County man injured in I-70 accident

    A Wabaunsee County man was injured early Saturday in a one-vehicle wreck on Interstate 70 at mile marker 324. According to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Tyler J. Frank, 21, McFarland, was driving eastbound at 12:55 a.m. when his 2006 Chevrolet pickup .


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