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  • Women's Basketball | January 15, 2015

    Bad first half dooms KSU women

    STILLWATER, Okla. — Kansas State really never got started Wednesday night and it cost the Wildcats against No. 21 Oklahoma State, losing to the Cowgirls, 69-47, at Gallagher-Iba Arena. K-State scored a season-low 13 points in the first half, making just 6 of 29 shots from the field, while Oklahoma

  • Football | January 15, 2015

    McCrane named Freshman All-American

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    Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team Wednesday. McCrane is the first Wildcat to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2011 when center B.J. Finney and kick returner Tyler Lockett were honored. The Brownwood, Texas,

  • Local |Business | January 14, 2015

    Weather, policy play role in late, canceled flights


    American Eagle, the sole airline that operates out of Manhattan Regional Airport, consistently has been the worst performing airline in the nation in terms of on-time performance. Last year, American Eagle ranked first in flights with delays above two hours by the U.S. Department

  • Local |Business | January 14, 2015

    Airport facility might use eco-devo money

    Economic development funds could be used to build a building at the Manhattan Regional Airport, based on discussion at the Manhattan City Commission meeting on Tuesday. The commission held a joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board to discuss constructing a new fixed-base operator (

  • Local | January 14, 2015

    Someone you otter meet at the zoo

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    Community members may have to wait up to two months to see a new otter at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo, but they can participate in naming it. The zoo recently welcomed a 7-year-old female Asian small-clawed otter. She will join Bagus, an 11-year-old male otter,

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 14, 2015

    Manhattan city manager honored for service

    A state group has awarded Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr its top honor for his work in the community. The Kansas Association of City/County Management recently gave Fehr the Buford M. Watson Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Management. Fehr received the award at

  • Editorials | January 14, 2015

    Oil price drop a mixed blessing

    That Kansas will receive about $8.2 million less in severance tax revenue this fiscal year than experts had projected is another dose of negative financial news in a state that’s been buffeted by related disappointments for months. Granted, $8.2 million is a small percentage of the $279

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2015


    Dale Ray Hasenbank, 64, of Marion, formerly of St. George, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home.  He was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Manhattan. He was the son of Cleo Carl and Velma Lorraine Rowe Hasenbank.  He served in the United States Army.  Dale was

  • Obituaries | January 14, 2015


    Dale G. Schurr, 87, of St. George, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Stormont Vail Healthcare in Topeka. Dale was born on June 5, 1927, to Gilford and Delia (Scritchfield) Schurr in St. George. After he graduated from St. George High School, Dale served in the United States Navy during

  • Manhattan High School | January 14, 2015

    McAtee leads MHS boys past Junior Blues


    In Friday night’s loss to Topeka High, Pierson McAtee didn’t play his best game. The senior forward missed a dunk, as well as six free throws in the team’s only loss of the season. Against Washburn Rural, McAtee had no trouble turning

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