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Allegiant to Begin Nonstop Jet Service Between Manhattan and Phoenix

The City of Manhattan is pleased to announce that Allegiant will be providing nonstop jet service between Manhattan, Kansas to Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona. Allegiant will operate twice weekly flights between Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) beginning Thursday, November 7, 2013. The new flight schedule and ticket information for Allegiant can be found at allegiant.com. Allegiant will be ...

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UPDATE: Injury Accident On US-77 South Of Waterville

Update to a story earlier today: A semi and SUV collided on US-77 south of Waterville early Tuesday morning. Just after 1:30 am, the SUV, driven by 52 year old Greig R. Olney of Manhattan had apparently drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with the semi driven by 54 year old Douglas W. Ford of Axtell. Olney ...

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K-18 Construction To Lead To Road Closure Near Manhattan

A section of K-18 in Manhattan is slated for road closure overnights, next Tuesday through Friday. The closure will affect traffic from 7 pm through 5 am daily, and is part of an ongoing project to reconstruct a seven mile stretch of K-18 from Manhattan to Ogden to a freeway near the Manhattan Regional Airport.

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2 men killed near Manhattan

Two people were killed in a car vs. semi accident near Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 pm. According to the report by the Kansas Highway Patrol, Christian Rodriguez, age 23 of Wichita, was westbound on US Highway 24 a mile east of Seth Child Road, driving a 1999 Freightliner semi when the second vehicle, a 2001 Toyota passenger ...

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K-State Announces Extension for Bruce Weber

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 ...

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Weber, Three Wildcats Honored by Big 12 Coaches

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 ...

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

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 ...

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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 ...

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Collin Klein Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

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., ...

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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 ...

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