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LIVE: Watch Kansas State introduce new head football coach
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - Newly-hired Kansas State University head football coach Chris Klieman is being introduced today in Manhattan. Watch the news conference on the KSNT News Facebook page.
Checkpoints around Aggieville, not housing inspections, makes more sense
I would like to thank the Mercury for researching the current state of housing in Manhattan, and putting to bed the fallacy of a "housing crisis" in an editorial recently. Unfortunately, it then promoted another fallacy by concluding the column with this:
Coach Bill Snyder shows former player how K-State family is forever
MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) -- Coach Bill Snyder has said how everyone at K-State is part of his family. Coach showed how much he means that when tragedy struck for one of his former players.
City holds off on benefit district fee
The Manhattan City Commission isn’t ready to proceed with assessing a 2 percent developer fee for benefit districts. The commission discussed the proposed fee Tuesday during a work session. Commissioners didn’t necessarily reject the premise of a fee, but they didn’t show urgency adopting it either.
Newell signs with Cowley County to bowl
Alex Newell was in fifth grade when she found her passion. But it was the longevity that worried her. “I kind of fell in love with bowling,” said Newell, a Manhattan High senior bowler. “I didn’t know I was going to take it this far. As I progressed, I got better and better. I was like, ‘OK, I can p
Make inspections of rentals voluntary
I have a quick suggestion for checking rental properties. Make the inspections of rental properties completely voluntary. Come up with a price that is fair, and then post a recommended list of properties that pass on the city of Manhattan web site. Let rental property owners decide for themselves wh
Pawnee adding services in Pott County
Pawnee Mental Health Services will upgrade its presence and services in Pottawatomie County next year. On Jan. 2, the Manhattan-based agency will open a new Pott County headquarters at 490 East U.S. Highway 24, Wamego. It also will open a six-bed crisis stabilization center later in the year at 1558
MHS gets 3 on KFBCA Class 6A all-state team
Three Manhattan High football players earned a spot on the Kansas Football Coaches Association's Class 6A all-state team, the organization announced Wednesday. Running back Kevontae McDonald, defensive lineman David Hernandez and linebacker Robert Houston landed on the squad.
When does K-State AD Gene Taylor expect Chris Klieman to finalize coaching staff?
Gene Taylor doesn't think Chris Klieman will waste any time when he arrives in Manhattan. Taylor, Kansas State's athletics director who hired Kleiman as the school's new head football coach Monday, said he expects a staff will be finalized "as quickly as possible."
KSU veterinary prof: Holiday tips to keep pets safe
MANHATTAN — It’s the time of year for holiday parties and large family gatherings, but while you might be looking forward to your favorite holiday dish or traditions, a Kansas State University veterinarian says some of them are dangerous to pets.
KSU hires North Dakota State’s Klieman
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Chris Klieman was running a football practice at North Dakota State on Monday when Gene Taylor called to offer him an opportunity he has been waiting for his entire professional life.
City to discuss benefit district developer fee
The Manhattan City Commission Tuesday will discuss charging developers a 2 percent fee to create new benefit districts. The work session starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. City administrators have developed a draft ordinance for benefit district fees.
Manhattan High girls basketball moves up to No. 6 in latest KBCA rankings
Manhattan High girls basketball moved up one spot to No. 6 in Class 6A in the latest Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings, which were released on Monday. The Indians (3-1) play at Junction City Tuesday before hosting Hayden on Friday. The MHS boys, who aren't yet ranked, play right after t
Report: K-State expected to name Klieman head coach
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) - North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman is expected to become the next head coach at Kansas State according to a report from Bruce Feldman. Klieman has been the head football coach at North Dakota State since 2014. Since taking over the reigns at NDSU, Klieman guided the
K-State Finds Snyder’s Replacement
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Chris Klieman, a proven winner with a championship pedigree, has been named the 35th head football coach in Kansas State history, Athletics Director Gene Taylor announced Monday.
'Inspecting Carol' a merry salute to timeless classic
The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s production of Daniel Sullivan’s 1991 farce “Inspecting Carol” opened a two-week run Nov. 30 in the Grosh Performance Center. What’s not to like about Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”? Or, say, a staged performance of it? Or how about a behind-the-scenes “Noises Off” s
Can Chris Klieman duplicate Bison dominance at Kansas State?
Unlike in Manhattan, Kansas, there’s always been some question of who was primarily responsible for the dynasty that North Dakota State built in this decade. Under Craig Bohl the Bison were chugging along for winning season after winning season, but in 2011 they made an addition and hired Chris Klie
Kansas gas prices 5th lowest in nation
TOPEKA, Kan. (KISNT) - At $2.09 per gallon, the Sunflower State's average per-gallon gas price is now fifth cheapest in the nation. Kansas' gas price has fallen 40 cents in the past 30 days, tied with Iowa and Nebraska for the largest monthly decline in the nation.
Who is Gene Taylor? A look at the K-State athletics director's stellar past as an administrator
Gene Taylor and Dean Bresciani were the only two people who didn’t believe the sky was falling in Fargo, North Dakota, on Dec. 8, 2013. Craig Bohl was in the process of leaving town. North Dakota State’s head football coach, Bohl was officially introduced as Wyoming’s newest head coach that day. It
Fundraiser set up for girl who died in Riley crash; mom released from hospital
RILEY, Kan. (KSNT) - A “gofundme” campaign has been established for the nine-year-old girl who died in a crash in Riley, Kansas on Highway 24 last Thursday. The mother of nine-year-old Bella VanMeter tells KSNT’s Hanna Brandt she is heartbroken but is concentrating on how Bella made her laugh.