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  • K-State launches new connectivity network

    Fans attending Wildcat football games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium will benefit from a new connectivity network as K-State Athletics has partnered with leading companies Boingo Wireless on a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) and Aruba Networks on a new .

  • Cats return to action in Norman

    The K-State women’s golf team will travel to Norman, Okla., to compete in the Schooner Fall Classic, Saturday through Monday, at the par-71, 5,901-yard Belmar Golf Club. The tournament will consist of single rounds of 18 holes all three days, .

  • Travis Janssen named Austin Peay baseball coach

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Travis Janssen, who revived a Northeastern State (Okla.) program as head coach in between two stints as the top assistant at Jacksonville State, has been hired as Austin Peay’s new head baseball coach. Janssen replaces Gary McClure, .

  • Leaders want Salina campus to become K-State Tech

    Kansas State University officials on Wednesday announced a plan to change the name of the Salina campus. “We have initiated the process with the KS Regents to change the name from K-State Salina to K-State Polytechnic — more details to follow,” .

  • Amid driver shortage, board approves purchase of 5 buses

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board was considering the purchase of five fairly new school buses at its meeting Wednesday, but before casting his vote, board member Darell Edie had an important question: “Do they come with drivers?” The joke drew laughter .

  • Indians ready for Hayden Mhsfootball.mercury

    In two games this season, the Manhattan High football team has had almost no resistance pounding on a pair of Centennial League teams to start the year. Overmatched from the opening kick all the way to the final whistle, both .

  • Constitution is an American jewel

    The buzz this morning about Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate is no surprise, as the candidates jockeyed to gain ground on one another and garner support from Republican voters. Whether one of those candidates wins the general election next .

  • KSU Family Day, Art for Every Home and more

    This weekend, families will be the focus during the 87th annual K-State Family Day. Several colleges and departments are hosting family-friendly events throughout the day. Family Day at the Beach Museum of Art is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. .

  • Man charged in death of Fort Riley teenager

    Federal prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old Fort Riley resident in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. Juwan D. Jackson was charged Wednesday with one count of involuntary manslaughter in the Friday death of Kenyon Givens, also a .

  • Let’s reverse policies that have hurt the middle class

    To the Editor: Through deliberate tax policy and deregulation of the financial industry, among other such actions that favor the already well-to-do, we have seen the middle class shrink to the point that it hardly exists anymore. And important programs .

  • One person injured in fire

    One person was injured in a residential fire early Thursday morning in Manhattan. At 2:28 a.m., the Manhattan Fire Department was dispatched to a two-story residence at 926 Connecticut Ave. Upon arrival, crews found a light haze of smoke in the .


    Alvin Eugene “Gene” Hoerman, 81, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided some of the following information. Gene was born on Oct. 27, 1933, in Manhattan. He was the son of the late Alvin and Nadine .


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