Several years ago, I stopped in a convenience store on my way home from work. I wanted a six-pack of Diet Coke. It was a quiet little shop in central Illinois. I’d been there many times and barely noticed another soul. But on that
It seems as though the so-called “Fieldhouse Project” is going to be batted around by one and all for days, weeks, months — who knows for how long? The city commission has had just one crack at the plan, and already opinions range from setting the
To the Editor: I read in this paper that the county commission has finalized the bylaws for a public building commission that doesn’t exist. One thing that I have not read or heard is any reason that such a board is necessary or desirable.
Kansas State coach Deb Patterson continues to heap praise on freshman Jessica Sheble, and for good reason. The 6-foot-3 forward from Olathe has provided big minutes off the bench for Kansas State this season, providing some needed offensive punch at times and key defensive stops.
It’ll either answer some questions or raise even more. (Kansas State freshman guard Marcus Foster brings the ball down the court against Troy last Sunday at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats face Gonzaga on Saturday in Wichita). Saturday’s game against No. 21 Gonzaga will show
Kansas State President Kirk Schulz announced Friday that athletic director John Currie has signed a contract extension through the 2019 academic year. The agreement adds one year to his current contract, securing Currie’s services through June 30, 2019. Schulz said that Currie’s annual salary will increase
A Kansas State official is worried about the effect of an alleged seed theft conspiracy on the university’s relationship with China . Weiqiang Zhang of Manhattan and Wengui Yan of Stuttgart, Ark., were charged last week with conspiracy to steal trade secrets after allegedly providing
A new USD 383 virtual school would involve a three-year build-up, officials said Wednesday during the school board meeting. The board decided to end the district’s contract with K12 Inc., the virtual school provider for iQ Academy Kansas, during its Dec. 4 meeting. The board gave
Manhattan has more to cheer about than just football. Motovo.com, a real estate blog, ranked Manhattan as one of the “Most Exciting Small Cities in America.” According to the site, Manhattan ranked sixth out of the 140 cities with populations of 50,000-60,000 nationwide. The bloggers
This is the final weekend to shop before Christmas. But take time to enjoy these events this weekend. With its timeless story, “Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical” is based on the 1947 Academy Award-winning film of the same name. And the Historic Columbian Theatre is
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