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  • Local |Kansas State University | January 04, 2015

    K-State Marching Band experiences road life on bowl trip


    SAN ANTONIO — Compared with conducting them on the field, leading the K-State Marching Band on a road trip is quite a feat. Getting the group of more than 450 musicians, color guard, baton twirlers and support staff around takes precise timing, cooperation and lots of practice.

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Police identify Tuttle Creek drowning victim

    A 19-year-old Manhattan man drowned Friday after he apparently fell through ice at Tuttle Creek State Park’s river pond, according to police. James Michael Tolsdorf’s body was recovered about two hours after emergency crews received a call at 5:24 p.m. Friday. According to

  • Local |Government & Politics | January 04, 2015

    State budget, NBAF top local issues in 2015

    The eyes of local officials will fall squarely on Topeka in 2015 as legislators work to close a $278 million budget gap for the fiscal year that ends in June. Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed borrowing money from the state’s highway and retirement funds to balance

  • Local |Business | January 04, 2015

    Zoo visitors beat weather to catch glimpse of animals


    Sunset Zoo was quiet Saturday afternoon with many of the animals sheltered inside and out of sight for the winter. But that didn’t stop a few visitors from enjoying the day at the zoo before snow began falling Saturday evening. Mony Aboul-Nour, 20, from Richmond,

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Appeals court affirms local man’s 2013 drug conviction

    The Kansas Court of Appeals upheld on Wednesday a Riley County Court decision to convict a Manhattan man of drug-related charges in a 2013 case. Adam Richard Hudson, 31, was arrested Feb. 5, 2013 after the Riley County Police Department obtained a warrant and searched his home at 502 Fremont

  • Local |Police, Courts & Emergency | January 04, 2015

    Crews respond to blaze at fire-damaged home

    A single-family home damaged in a two-alarm fire Thursday night caught fire again late Friday. The Manhattan Fire Department responded to 728 Galaxy Drive about 29 hours after the first blaze caused an estimated $212,000 in damage to the home and its contents. According to a MFD press

  • Arts & Leisure | January 04, 2015

    ‘Ration to Fashion,’ reading with dogs and more

    MONDAY Yu-Gi-Oh Dueling, 6-8 p.m. Duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh gamers, trade cards, and have a chance to win a prize in our prize drawing. Manhattan Public Library. Auntie M.’S Drunken Bingo, 7 p.m. Auntie Mae’s.   <strong>WEDNESDAY   Trivia

  • January 04, 2015

    Rates of drug and alcohol use dropping among teens

    The image of the rebellious American teen may be losing its allure — at least when it comes to drug and alcohol abuse. A recent survey of Manhattan students largely aligns with a national trend of lower alcohol and use among teens, which local officials attribute

  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | January 04, 2015

    UCLA sacks K-State, 40-35, in Alamo Bowl

    Alamo bowl football kind

    SAN ANTONIO — Kansas State scored four second-half touchdowns to rally from a 25-point halftime deficit in the Alamo Bowl, but it still wasn’t enough Friday night, as No. 14 UCLA held on to beat the 11th-ranked Wildcats, 40-35, at the Alamodome. “They didn’t give

  • January 04, 2015

    Cowboys slam Cats on road


    For one half of basketball, Kansas State didn’t struggle to do so many of the little things that caused it to struggle in non-conference play. But once the second half rolled around, it all came right back. The Wildcats let Oklahoma State go on

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