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  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Jeanette Alstatt, 93, of Manhattan, a former resident of Riley, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. She was born on September 11, 1921 in Oakland, Nebraska. She was the daughter of Carl E. and Esther Helen (Nyquist) Anderson. She got a teaching certificate from

  • Obituaries | February 24, 2015


    Robert W. Smail, 88, died at his home in Manhattan, on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Bob was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, to Leola (LaSalle) and William C. Smail. He attended local schools, graduating from Aberdeen’s Central High School in 1945. In high school, he played the tuba

  • Movies | February 24, 2015

    Complicated entertainment gets admirable Ebony production


    Director Hannah Miller told the Friday night audience in K-State’s Purple Masque Theater that this would be the last Ebony Theater production in that space. Now the good news is that this means folks at the school of performing arts expect to be in

  • Letters | February 24, 2015

    New dietary guidelines good for people and environment

    The U.S. Advisory Panel on Dietary Guidelines has finally mustered the courage to recommend that Americans eat less meat and dairy products. And the panel did so not just to lower our risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and obesity, but also because

  • Men's Basketball | February 24, 2015

    Johnson lifts Wildcats past Jayhawks

    For a week, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber was begging for someone to play at a magic level for his team. On Monday, it came from an unlikely source. Nigel Johnson came off the bench to score 20 points and lead the Wildcats to a 70-63

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | February 24, 2015

    Kinder: Another nice win for a bad team

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    Still celebrating Kansas State’s win over the rival Jayhawks last night? That’s great. Enjoy it. No, really. Soak it up. Now allow me to be your voice of reason going forward — that little voice in your head that reminds you about something we

  • Men's Basketball | February 24, 2015

    Self blasts security efforts in court rush

    As the final seconds ticked away and Kansas State fans ran on to the court, Kansas coach Bill Self said some of his players came under fire. Video showed a fan running directly at Kansas forward Jamari Traylor and slamming into him shoulder first, changing

  • Golf | February 24, 2015

    Wildcats finish 12th in Arizona

    PEORIA, Ariz. — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished 12th with a 26-over par 890 on Monday in the Westbrook Invitational at the par-72, 6,269-yard Vistas Course. The Wildcats tallied 10 birdies on the day en route to a 16-over 294, improving from their second-round score from

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 23, 2015

    Mental health money shrinking

    Pawnee Mental Health is now a smaller organization than it was eight years ago because of funding cuts, its director said Monday. Pawnee director Robbin Cole updated Riley County commissioners on the local impact of reduced state funding and concerns from personnel with the mental

  • Local |Kansas State University | February 23, 2015

    K-State announces record enrollment for spring semester

    Spring enrollment at Kansas State University’s Manhattan campus is at an all-time high, and the diversity of the campus’s student body continues to grow, according to a report from the university. For spring 2015, the Manhattan campus enrollment is 20,038, up from 19,969 in spring 2014. The

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