Tuesday, December 1, 2015



Ice covers the grass and fences along Kansas Highway 177 Tuesday morning after a weekend of freezing rain.

K-State Sports
  • Local |Kansas State University |Football | November 30, 2015 Snyder to decide future at the end of the season

    Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder hasn’t ruled out a return to the sidelines in 2016, however, he also hasn’t ruled out retiring at this season’s end.

  • Football | December 01, 2015 K-State players to decide bowl fate if 5-7

    Like any coach, Bill Snyder doesn’t find much value in discussing how his team will react to a loss in a game that hasn’t been played.

  • Volleyball | December 01, 2015 Five Wildcats named All-Big 12

    Katie Brand became the second Kansas State setter in program history to be named all-conference first team twice in a career as the redshirt junior headlined a group of five Wildcats who earned 2015 All-Big 12 Volleyball Team honors.

  • Volleyball | November 30, 2015 Wildcats back in NCAA tournament

    On Sunday night, members of the Kansas State volleyball team sat anxiously awaiting their fate, wondering if they would be returning to December volleyball for the second straight year.

  • K-State 68, SCSU 66

    After leading by as many as 11 points in the second half, the Wildcats held off a furious comeback to beat the Bulldogs, 68-66, in Bramlage Coliseum.

  • State champs

    Kansas State used a pair of early special teams plays to set the tone for another blowout victory over rival Kansas, cruising to a 45-14 victory at cold and icy Memorial Stadium.

  • Editorials | December 01, 2015 Neither ISIS nor warming can wait

    Even as civilized nations begin to collaborate to fight the Islamic State and terrorism from other sources, nations also must work together in responding to a climate that is warming to the point of peril for humans and other creatures that inhabit our planet.

  • Letters | December 01, 2015 Use of deadly force against an attacker often unjustified

    In more than four decades of doing and teaching martial arts and self-defense, one of the “secrets” I have learned is in the line from the comic strip “Pogo”  — “We have met the enemy and he is us.”

  • Editorials | November 28, 2015 Coping with convenience

    Every time you buy something from national retailers online, you are steering dollars out of Manhattan and into the big cities where those entities have their corporate offices and their distribution centers.

  • Letters | November 28, 2015 Toys for Manhattan has long tradition of goodwill

    This year the shop is located at 418 Houston St. (the west door of Mid Town Plaza). Anyone is welcome to drop off donations at the shop between 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through December.

  • Neighbors | November 30, 2015 For EMS director Couchman, public safety a ‘family business’

    While serving the Riley County community for the last 26 years, Larry Couchman inspired his children to follow him and his wife into the “family business.”

  • Arts, Leisure | November 30, 2015 Grammy winner to sing at K-State

    Singing holiday favorites in his own distinctive style, rhythm and blues musician and soul singer Aaron Neville will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium.

  • Movies | November 30, 2015 ‘Creed’ manages to be ‘Rocky’ again ... almost

    The big fight is well-filmed. It isn’t as magnetic as was the one in the original movie, but then what action scene ever has been? And so “Creed” manages to be “Rocky” again without seeming like a formula picture.

  • Holidays | November 29, 2015 Homes display mix of vintage, new themes for holiday tour

    Now that the people of Manhattan have finished the turkeys and cranberry sauce, it’s time to get out the Santas and garland.

  • General Activities | December 01, 2015 Cameron: Tough road for Royals in free agency

    No question, Royals fans are terrified. You can see it on the guy wearing his “World Series Champion” hoodie at the grocery store — face pinched, body slightly hunched as though waiting to absorb a mighty blow.

  • General Activities | November 27, 2015 Local bowlers compete at state meet

    A number of local youth bowlers from the Manhattan area competed in the USBC state championship this past weekend in Olathe.

  • Manhattan High School | November 27, 2015 MHS boys’ soccer lands 5 on all-state teams

    The Manhattan High boys’ soccer team had five players selected for the Class 6A all-state soccer teams in 2015, the most in program history.

  • Manhattan High School | November 23, 2015 MHS lands 13 on all-league football teams

    The Manhattan High football team landed 13 players on the All-Centennial League teams released by the league’s coaches on Monday morning.

State & Region
  • December 01, 2015 | State Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet.

  • November 30, 2015 | State Dad of missing boy held after human remains found in barn

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas bail bondsman was charged Monday with assaulting his wife and abusing his missing son, and a prosecutor said the case "escalated into a much larger investigation" when police found unidentified human remains in a barn on the man's property.

  • November 30, 2015 | State Zimmermann's arrival signals Tigers' willingness to spend

    DETROIT (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann's arrival in Detroit is encouraging news for Tigers fans because of what he can bring to the starting rotation — and what his contract signals about the team's willingness to spend.

  • November 30, 2015 | State Pena agrees to $5M, 2-year deal as Molina's backup on Cards

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Free agent catcher Brayan Pena has agreed to a $5 million, two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, where he will be the backup for All-Star Yadier Molina.

  • November 30, 2015 | State 4.7 magnitude earthquake among 7 recorded in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least seven earthquakes rattled north-central Oklahoma on Monday, including one felt 300 miles away in Iowa, prompting concern from local residents and policymakers that the state isn't doing enough to curb the quakes that scientists have linked to oil and gas activity.


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