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  • 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

  • Local | January 02, 2015

    Thousands ring in New Year in Aggieville celebration


    Around 10,000 people on New Year’s Eve huddled near a stage in front of Varney’s at the intersection of Manhattan Avenue and “Broadway” minutes before midnight to witness the Little Apple ball drop and celebrate the start of 2015. The family-friendly zone, located in front

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 02, 2015

    Purple sea greets Wildcats at rally


    SAN ANTONIO — Even in a sea of nearly 10,000 K-State fans at Thursday’s pep rally, Ernie Navarro stood out. Navarro had driven to San Antonio from his home in Los Angeles ahead of the Alamo Bowl at 5:45 p.m. Friday on ESPN, when K-State will

  • Local |Business |Kansas State University | January 02, 2015

    Foundation names new CEO, president

    The Kansas State University Foundation named a new president and chief executive officer this week. Greg Willems will start work on Feb. 23 and will formally assume the role of president on Feb. 27. Willems, according to a statement on Friday from Richard Meyers, the foundation’s

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 02, 2015

    K-Stater builds spirit for San Antonio Wildcats

    Ksu grad.phatch

    For Chris Gartner, an engineer and project manager in San Antonio, meeting a fellow K-State alumnus as a teenager crystallized his career aspirations and gave him a lifelong mentor. Gartner, 60, is CEO of Christopher Gartner and Associates, an engineering firm that has managed about $3 billion

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 02, 2015

    Fire causes $212,000 in damage to home; no injuries reported


    A two-alarm fire in a single-story house at 728 Galaxy Drive caused $212,000 in damage Thursday night. Two occupants were home at the time of the fire and were able to exit the house without injury with their two dogs and a cat before the MFD arrived,

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | January 02, 2015

    Year’s first baby born at Mercy

    Mercy Regional Health Center delivered its first baby of 2015 at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday. Bleu Michael Dennis Nelson, is the son of Dennis Nelson and Aimee Richardson, and little brother to Ella Nelson. Bleu was 7 pounds, 6 ounces and 21.25 inches long.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2014

    5 arrested in Ogden drug bust

    Police executed three warrants and arrested five people in connection with drug activity Tuesday morning in Ogden. According to a press release from the Riley County Police Department, three warrants were simultaneously executed at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of 10th Street. Police arrested

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | December 31, 2014

    Judge lowers bond for man facing multiple drug charges

    A Manhattan man who faces six drug charges was granted a bond reduction Tuesday in court. Connor Yeager, 19, appeared Tuesday afternoon in Riley County Court via live video stream from the Riley County Jail. Judge William Malcolm reduced his bond $10,000 to $25,000. Lawyer Britain Stites requested

  • Local |Education | December 31, 2014

    Manhattan man files for USD 378 board

    Tom Richard of Manhattan filed to run for a Riley County USD 378 school board at-large position on Tuesday. Richard has occupied the seat since August, replacing an outgoing member, Dan Thomsom, who resigned to comply with the district’s nepotism policy after his wife was

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