Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Flash flooding


Heavy rains cause high water at Campus Creek, Third Street

People stand on top of a truck waiting for help in the flooded Sonic Drive-in parking lot on North Third Street on Monday. Heavy rains through the afternoon and evening caused flooding from Manhattan Town Center to the K-State campus. Affected streets include Poyntz Avenue, North Manhattan Avenue, Ninth and Kearney streets, Third Street, Tecumseh and Bluemont Avenue. On Third Street, the water reached Tuttle Creek Boulevard and covered the tops of cars in some places. The Campus Creek area at K-State also flooded, and police closed part of North Manhattan Avenue. (Scroll down to Galleries for more photos.)

K-State Sports
  • Football | May 04, 2015 Lockett’s departure leaves holes

    Deante Burton figures to be a deep threat for the Wildcats, along with junior Kyle Klein, who accumulated 56 yards with a team-high five catches for the Purple.


  • Baseball | May 04, 2015 Cats rout Red Wolves to take series

    Kansas State junior Tyler Moore said the Wildcats found a renewed confidence this past weekend. Of course, putting up 28 runs in two days will do that for a ball club.


  • Baseball | May 03, 2015 Wildcats rout Arkansas State, 16-5

    The heavy damage was done with six runs in the bottom of the third by the Wildcats. K-State put the Red Wolves fully out of reach with seven more runs in the bottom of the seventh.


  • May 03, 2015 K-State signs AD Currie to extension through 2020

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie signed a restructured contract Friday that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually...

  • Flooding in Manhattan

    Heavy rains Monday caused flooding in several areas of Manhattan.

  • After hours

    The quiet of K-State at night contrasts activity of daytime on campus. The buildings with their lights on act as beacons, lighting the pathways ahead. The campus is calm, peaceful, almost at rest.

  • Rivalry rarity

    The Indians had not previously lost a game to the Blue Jays since 2008, spanning 14 games.

  • Once, twice, sold

    It’s Thursday evening, the night before an auction, and cattle are beginning to arrive. Manhattan Commission Company already smells like livestock.

  • Editorials | May 03, 2015 Republicans must be persuaded

    If other members of the Kansas Legislature would take their cues from the Manhattan delegation, lawmakers wouldn’t be scrambling to dig out of a $400 million hole.


  • Columns | May 03, 2015 USD 378 board must set priorities

    On 7 April, the voters of USD 378 chose the entire “Falcons Forward” slate to become the four new board members. We congratulate them and wish them great success in meeting the challenges facing the school district.


  • Columns | May 02, 2015 With Iran, Obama ignores his great weakness

    President Barack Obama’s position on the proposed nuclear deal with Iran is clear, even to those of us who are not nuclear engineers. He believes he has found a way to keep the Iranians from developing nuclear weapons.


  • Editorials | May 01, 2015 Close email loophole in open records law

    It is when public officials are allowed to conduct the public’s business out of the public eye that they are more likely to abuse their authority and even operate in ways that undermine public trust.


  • Local |Business |Neighbors | May 04, 2015 Early childhood educator retiring after 37 years at Hoeflin

    After spending decades saying goodbye to children, families, students and colleagues every May — then returning in August to greet them for a new school year — LuAnn Hoover is preparing to say her final goodbyes.


  • Arts, Leisure | May 04, 2015 Pianist Dobrzanski brings library series to a close

    The rewards of such dedicated commitment to so well-guided a musical journey are truly rich beyond measure.


  • Off The Beat | May 03, 2015 Navigating Twitter can be addicting

    Once you’re lost in the world of tweets, retweets, shares, replies and endless links to even more links, there’s only one way out: cold turkey.


  • Movies | May 03, 2015 Avengers launches packed summer movie season

    Almost every weekend brings another high-profile sequel, reboot or blockbuster to enjoy with a bucket or popcorn and a dose of arctic air conditioning.


State & Region
  • May 04, 2015 | State General Motors will invest $174 million in Kansas plant

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — General Motors will invest $174 million in its Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas, to pay for new equipment and technology to produce the 2016 Malibu, company officials announced Monday.

  • May 04, 2015 | State Waitress to governor: Give tip to Kansas schools

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A waitress who left a message for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on his receipt at a barbeque restaurant said she thought it was more important to promote education funding than to get a tip.

  • April 30, 2015 | State Judge blocks release of couple in drug money laundering case

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked a Texas magistrate judge's order that allowed the release of a couple accused of laundering cartel drug money at a small southwest Kansas bank.

  • April 29, 2015 | State Kansas fraternity expels 4 members for mocking Muslims

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Kansas has kicked out four members after a video posted on social media showed someone mocking Muslims.

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