Monday, February 8, 2016



Late opening

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Manhattan’s Chipotle was expected to open at 3 p.m. Monday, four hours later than normal. The company delayed opening all its stores to discuss the chain’s recent food safety scares with workers. Dozens of customers became sick at Chipotle restaurants, first by an E. coli outbreak in late October, and then by a norovirus in December. In January, sales plunged 36 percent at stores open at least 13 months.


K-State Sports
  • Men's Basketball | February 08, 2016 Cats’ Wade earns Big 12 weekly honor

    After helping Kansas State earn a win over No. 1 Oklahoma on Saturday, Wildcat freshman Dean Wade was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week.

  • Track & Field | February 08, 2016 K-State runs strong at Husker Invite

    The Kansas State track and field team saw four more athletes set personal bests and one school record broken, as the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational came to a close Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

  • Equestrian | February 08, 2016 K-State equestrian loses in Stillwater

    The Kansas State equestrian team fell short in the spring opener at Totusek Arena on Saturday, losing to No. 5 Oklahoma State in a head-to-head battle, 11-6.

  • Men's Basketball | February 06, 2016 Iwundu, Cats upset No. 1 OU

    When No. 1 Oklahoma threatened to make a comeback at Bramlage Coliseum, Kansas State’s most experienced player stepped up to take charge.

Galleries
  • Post-game celebration
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    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.


  • K-State 80, No. 1 Oklahoma 69
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    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.


Opinion
  • Editorials | February 08, 2016 Proposal should be dumped for good

    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.

  • Letters | February 08, 2016 Right-wing extremists are wrecking this state

    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.

  • Editorials | February 06, 2016 Armbrust has been up to the task

    Kansas needs more individuals like Manhattan resident John Armbrust, who last week announced that he would resign in April as executive director of the Governor’s Military Council.

  • Columns | February 06, 2016 Toughness is a Russian trait, and Putin has it

    One of the most difficult things to instill in the minds of students and members of Congress alike is the importance of understanding Russian culture (one of toughness) if one hopes to deal with Russians at the official level.

Lifestyle
  • Local |Kansas State University |Neighbors | February 08, 2016 Student guides K-State’s Burrow through wizarding world

    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.

  • Arts & Leisure | February 08, 2016 Unabridged Shakespeare at McCain is a delight

    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.

  • Off The Beat | February 06, 2016 The heartbreak, thrills of fandom

    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.

  • Books | February 06, 2016 Famous friendship illuminated in ‘Andy and Don’

    A half century on, it seems clear that the ‘Griffith Show’ was not really about a father and his son, nor a widower and his aunt. It was about a sheriff and his deputy. The bond between Andy and Barney was the essence of Mayberry.

Sports
  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016 Indians rout Chargers, 68-41

    Manhattan High took the lead for good early in the first quarter and cruised to victory while handing the Chargers their worst loss of the season in a 68-41 rout.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016 MHS girls ease past Chargers, 64-35

    Against Topeka West Friday night, Manhattan forced 34 turnovers and turned many of those giveaways into easy baskets on the other end in a dominant 64-35 win.

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016 Indians take Centennial League title

    After three years of watching rival Junction City celebrate with the league trophy, the Blue Jays clearly did not have the depth to make a run at this year’s title.

  • Area Schools | February 06, 2016 Falcon girls tops Mustangs at home

    RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team never trailed in its 45-33 victory over Rock Creek on Friday, but the Falcons could never quite pull away either.

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