Carlos Contreras prepares food at Coco Bolos Tuesday morning. Coco Bolos and other Manhattan restaurants will have set menus and drink specials to celebrate Fat Tuesday before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Coco Bolos’ menu includes blackened redfish, red beans and rice , and seafood gumbo.
The Manhattan Public Library announced Monday a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com). The free service provides more than 300,000 eBooks, audiobooks, music albums, movies, television shows and comics.
The Wildcats host No. 21 Baylor on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m., looking to build off a win over the No. 1 team in the country from Saturday’s 80-69 win over the Sooners.
The Wildcats return to the friendly confines of Bramlage Coliseum after two straight double-figure losses on the road — three losses overall — looking for a split with the No. 20 Sooners.
After hosting and winning its first home match of the year, the Kansas State women’s tennis team will return to the road to play Missouri at Green Tennis Center on Wednesday.
Kansas State fans will have the opportunity to be included on the 2016 football poster by submitting photos of their “family” from various decades or generations of attending Wildcat football games, the department announced Monday.
When the Wildcats did win the game, no fans ran onto the court to celebrate. In a more unique fashion, the players celebrated the win on the court and then ran up to the student section to recognize the fans.
It’s the fourth straight win over Oklahoma in Manhattan and the third straight time the Wildcats have beaten a No. 1 team in Bramlage Coliseum, including Texas in 2010 and KU in 2011.
Three cheers for Riley County Commissioners Bob Boyd and Ron Wells, and one jeer for Commissioner Ben Wilson, who chairs the board that sets policies for this county.
Do you have any idea what they are researching in those labs? Does our government have any idea what is being created in these labs? Well, you probably need to find out before they kill half of the world population.
The proposal to allow for the prosecution of teachers for presenting what some contend is harmful material is back in the Kansas Legislature. Unfortunately, it’s no better an idea this year than it was last year.
The governor has become a poor-man’s dictator who wants absolute control of all phases of government. He and his right-wing cohort have brought this state to its knees financially.
For the local theater-goer, the current K-State Theater production “Forward” has all sorts of attractions. The play is premiering in the Purple Masque, the new small theater in West Memorial Stadium opposite the Alumni Center’s parking lot.
In the Harry Potter series, owls deliver important mail to wizards. In the real world, Cherra Bliss saw a Harry Potter banquet flyer meant for everyone at K-State.
Actors from the London Stage presented A Midsummer Night’s Dream to a near capacity downstairs only McCain Auditorium crowd as part of this month’s celebration of “Shakespeare in the Little Apple.” Were they good? Were they ever.
I would probably enjoy the game more if my team was playing in it, but we all can’t get what we want. However, more of us could get what we wanted if we allowed ourselves happiness.
TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first Centennial League game of the season Tuesday night to Shawnee Heights, 76-69.
TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the third quarter and held on to win against Shawnee Heights Tuesday night, 62-55.
After securing a sweep at Topeka West in dominant fashion, the Manhattan High basketball teams are in for a tougher test at Shawnee Heights tonight, beginning with the girls’ game at 6 p.m.
The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Monday afternoon, edging out Shawnee Heights to come home with the win.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our underwriting guidelines." In a panic, Clyde called three other companies, which denied him, too.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The career of Missouri's longest-serving sheriff has come to an abrupt end after he pleaded guilty to stealing reimbursement checks for his own use.
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored the "Atkins Diabetes Revolution."
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing.
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