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  • Obituaries | February 05, 2015


    Vivian Fiser Ballard, 96, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Preceding her in death were her husband, Lud Fiser; daughter, Carol Fiser Cannon; natural parents, Violet Peirson Shell and Earnest James; adopted parents, Frank and Myrtle Bamer; second husband,

  • Football | February 05, 2015

    Snyder expects freshman QB to compete for job

    Bill Snyder may still be months away from naming his next starting quarterback, but one thing is certain — he expects Hays freshman Alex Delton to compete for the job. Delton is one of five early enrollees that make up the 24-player 2015 recruiting class announced Wednesday

  • Women's Basketball | February 05, 2015

    Wesemann’s 25 points hook Horns

    Kindred highfive.phatch

    Life hasn’t been kind to the Texas women’s basketball team of late — dropping two of its last three games since losing its best player for the season. It didn’t get any better Wednesday night, as the reeling Longhorns ran into a buzz

  • Men's Basketball | February 05, 2015

    Shorthanded Cats lose at Tech, 64-47


    LUBBOCK, Texas — With leading scorer Marcus Foster suspended, the Kansas State men’s basketball team found itself in a battle at Texas Tech on Wednesday. That is until the Red Raiders went on a 19-3 run to close the game and beat the Wildcats, 64-47,

  • Football | February 05, 2015

    K-State to play spring game at Sporting Park in KC


    Staff reports Kansas State’s annual spring game is moving to Kansas City this year. With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans, the university announced Thursday that the scrimmage will be

  • Local |Business | February 04, 2015

    City approves larger planes to Dallas

    Larger planes are on the way for Dallas flights to and from Manhattan Regional Airport. The Manhattan City Commission approved on Tuesday moving forward with an air service agreement with American Airlines and the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, and a marketing agreement with the

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency |Government & Politics | February 04, 2015

    Board says policies would help RCPD avoid racial issues

    After a few unintended run-ins with the law while working a graveyard shift as a janitor, Faaris Anwar’s first thought when he sees a police officer is “uh-oh.” Anwar told a story of a time he felt officers judged him based on the color

  • Local |Education | February 04, 2015

    Presenters outline big, small cuts

    USD 383 officials across several departments offered proposals on Tuesday to trim the the district’s budget. Proposed savings range from $1,000 in the human resources division, to $135,000 in the transportation department. Presenters from individual departments gave their proposals before a recently-formed 60-member Budget Advisory Committee designed

  • Local |Business | February 04, 2015

    With purchase of Max Fitness, Genesis gets start in Manhattan


    Genesis Health Clubs has purchased Max Fitness and plans to open a new location with indoor tennis and basketball courts and a swimming pool. Genesis Health Clubs announced Tuesday the purchase of both locations of the locally-owned Max Fitness gym at 405 E. Poyntz Ave. and 2849

  • Local |Government & Politics | February 04, 2015

    Wamego weighs petition about contractor ordinance

    If a petition opposing a recently-passed city ordinance presented to the Wamego City Commission on Tuesday is valid, commissioners have two options. The commission can either reverse course and amend the current ordinance or place the issue before voters within 90 days. A petition with 198 signatures

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