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  • Alumni group sets travel package

    The K-State Alumni Association is offering pregame events and a travel package for fans traveling to Houston for the Texas Bowl.

  • Wade ups game for Wildcats

    Dean Wade decided it was time for a change.

  • Willis, 15 others selected to coaches’ All-Big 12 team

    Led by three Wildcats who earned player of the year honors, 13 Kansas State football players earned accolades from the Big 12 as the conference announced the coaches’ All-Big 12 selections and specialty awards on Wednesday.

  • Lewis leads charge in K-State’s win over Mavericks

    Bre Lewis swatted four shots Wednesday night, but her facial expression on each block told of an emotionless K-State senior.


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  • COLD CARVING Icecarving

    The artists worked on their sculptures from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Opinion

  • Glenn a hero and a statesman

    Americans are hearing a lot about John Glenn, who orbited the Earth long before space travel became so mundane that launches merit news coverage only when something goes wrong.

  • School board passed the buck on the mascot

    To the Editor: I watched part of the Manhattan- Ogden Board of Education proceedings on Wednesday night, at least as much as I could stand.

  • Board finds a way forward

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education got it about right Wednesday night in their handling of the future of the Indian as the symbol of Manhattan High School.

Lifestyle

    • City program helps keep sidewalks clear in winter

      A Manhattan program that connects volunteers to residents who need help shoveling snow has more than doubled in size since it was started three years ago.

    • Manhattan stores offer ideas for last-minute gifts

      While the busy holiday shopping season is well underway, the time is near when people will find themselves scrambling to find the perfect gifts for ones they care about most.

    • Comedy, holiday music and more

      Jerry Seinfeld’s favorite comedian Brian Regan will perform Thursday in the Little Apple as part of the McCain Performance Series.

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Sports

  • Mascot panel details up in air

    Several details related to a committee charged with addressing issues surrounding Manhattan High’s Indian mascot are still up in the air.

  • Board finds a way forward

    Members of the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education got it about right Wednesday night in their handling of the future of the Indian as the symbol of Manhattan High School.

  • MHS boys swim and dive takes second in home opener

    The Manhattan boys swim and dive team saved the best for last on Wednesday.

State & Region

  • ACLU want Obama to commute sentence for Chelsea Manning

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and gay-rights groups are lobbying President Barack Obama to commute the prison sentence of a transgender soldier who leaked classified government and military documents.

  • Girl, 9, who inspired archers everywhere dies of rare cancer

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old Kansas girl whose battle with brain cancer sparked an outpouring of support from fellow archers has died.

  • Kansas forward Carlton Bragg accused of domestic battery

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Carlton Bragg Jr. was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery late Thursday, throwing into question not only his future this season but also with the Jayhawks.

  • Transgender student named king of Kansas school dance

    DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender student who advocated for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights at a suburban Wichita high school was named king of a winter ball after receiving the most votes from his fellow students.

  • Botched balloting keeps tiny Kansas town from dissolving

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The central Kansas town of Frederick has dwindled over the decades to just 10 people, and its only real expense is a $55-a-month electric bill for a half-dozen or so street lights that illuminate the unpaved streets.





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