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K-State Announces Extension for Bruce Weber

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that Big 12 Coach of the Year Bruce Weber has a signed a contract extension through the 2018 academic year to continue his leadership of the Kansas State men’s basketball program. The agreement adds one year to his current contract, securing Weber’s services through June 30, 2018.  Weber’s annual salary will be $1.75 ... Read More »

Weber, Three Wildcats Honored by Big 12 Coaches

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Head coach Bruce Weber earned Big 12 Coach of the Year honors, while Rodney McGruder, Angel Rodriguez and Shane Southwell were named to the Coaches’ All-Conference team, as the league office announced its annual men’s basketball awards on Sunday. McGruder was named to the five-man All-Big 12 First Team and Rodriguez to the five-man All-Big 12 Second Team, while Southwell was one of nine players ... Read More »

K-State Coach Bill Snyder Signed to New Five-Year Contract

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced today that legendary head football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the 2011 and 2012 national and Big 12 coach of the year through the 2017 season. The new contract, which has an automatic rollover provision after the completion of each season mirroring the ... Read More »

Rep. Huelskamp to open office in Manhattan


Representative Tim Huelskamp will be opening a congressional office in Manhattan in January.  He currently has offices in Dodge City, Salina, and Hutchinson and the staff from Salina will be traveling to Manhattan to provide services.  Office location and times they will be there will be announced at a later time.  Huelskamp represents the “Big First” District of Kansas, which ... Read More »

Collin Klein Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – In the midst of one of the greatest seasons in school history, Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was named the recipient of the 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the award’s foundation announced today. Klein is the first Wildcat to pick up the honor and the fifth from the Big 8/12 since the award’s inception in 1987. The Loveland, Colo., ... Read More »

K-State, FOX and Learfield Sports Announce New Television Agreement


MANHATTAN, Kan. - K-State Athletics announced today an enhanced third-tier television package that includes regional, national and world-wide distribution as a result of a new multi-year agreement between FOX Sports and Learfield Sports, the multimedia rights holder for K-State Athletics. FOX Sports will televise nearly 60 broadcasts, including up to 28 live K-State sporting events this season with regional distribution on ... Read More »

Sheriff Searching for Stolen Farm Equipment


The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating more than $30,000 worth of stolen farm equipment, including a John Deere tractor. Sheriff Greg Riat issue a news release Tuesday stating a 2009 John Deere 4520 tractor with front loader, black Bohnert 18-foot flatbed trailer and grass seeder was stolen from the Manhattan area. The victim reported ... Read More »

Red Cross Offering CPR/AED Course Friday


Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training classes and people in Manhattan can join the ranks of these everyday heroes by taking a class now. The First Aid and CPR/AED course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and ... Read More »

Kickoff Times Set For First 3 Wildcat Football Games

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ALL KANSAS STATE FOOTBALL GAMES AIR LIVE ON AM 1570/FM 94.1 MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kickoff times for Kansas State’s first three games at Bill SnyderFamily Stadium have been determined, K-State Athletics and the Big 12 announced Friday. K-State will open the season at 6 p.m., September 1, as the Wildcats take on Missouri State. The game time for the September 8 contest ... Read More »

Fatality Accident Sends 3 To Hospital, 2 By Lifestar Air Ambulance

A Manhattan man died, and three local residents were injured early Sunday morning in an automobile accident. Daniel John Schwarz, age 23 of Manhattan was killed when the vehicle he was driving on K-63 Highway, just north of First Road in Nemaha County missed a curve, ran off the road and rolled, coming to rest in a field on the ... Read More »