• Local |Business | May 03, 2015

    Food, exhibits, donkeys draw thousands to Wamego City Park

    WAMEGO — Threatening skies Saturday morning weren’t enough to keep the crowds away from day one of the Kansas Sampler Festival...

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 03, 2015

    Johnson to give Landon Lecture

    Jeh Johnson, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will deliver a Landon Lecture later this month.


  • Local |Kansas State University | May 03, 2015

    Researcher questions dismissal at hearing

    Biology researcher Joseph Craine was terminated from K-State in October after sending emails to the editor of the scientific journal Ecology alleging that his colleagues had submitted fraudulent data.


  • Local | May 03, 2015

    At one watch party, all fans firmly in Pacquiao’s corner

    For a brief few moments in Ronaldo and Elizabeth Maghirang’s Manhattan home, it may have been unclear for whom the 30 or so friends and family members gathered there were rooting for.


  • Local |Education | May 03, 2015

    MHS forensics team wins 6A state title

    The Manhattan High School forensics team on Saturday won its third 6A state championship in four years at Olathe Northwest High School...

State & Region

  • Local |Education | May 03, 2015

    Love of cars drives small-town auto shop owner

    The car was damaged in Texas. The repair is being done in a body shop in Kansas. That is one example of the work of an entrepreneurial auto body specialist who chooses to live in rural Kansas.


  • Local |Briefs |Education |Business | May 03, 2015

    Caterpillar, MATC partner on job training program

    A pilot program in Manhattan designed to train workers for area manufacturing jobs is starting up later this month...

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 03, 2015

    Kansas State student takes second place in competition

    John Dempster, a Kansas State University senior in accounting and economics from Manhattan, placed second in the 2015 Capsim Foundation Business Simulation Challenge.


  • Local |Briefs |Business | May 02, 2015

    Avalon salon hires nail technician

    Emily Gassmann has been hired at Avalon Hair and Nail Salon as a nail technician...

  • Local |Briefs |Business | May 02, 2015

    Local ERA real estate changes ownership

    ERA High Pointe Realty recently acquired ownership of ERA The Conderman Group...

  • Local |Briefs |Business | May 02, 2015

    Body First hires yoga instructor

    Yoga instructor Laura Rose joined the Body First Wellness and Recreation Center staff on April 15...

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 01, 2015

    City asks RCPD to cover shortfall

    Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr on Thursday lobbied the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency Board for help covering a $500,000 shortfall because of delinquent property taxes...

  • Local |Business | May 01, 2015

    Sampler founder’s passion drives festival’s growth

    The Kansas Sampler Festival began as a book signing...

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 01, 2015

    Military expert: Russia has will to use nuclear weapons

    A military expert says Russia has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons and also “hasn’t finished the job” in its invasion of Ukraine...

  • Local |Education | May 01, 2015

    USD 383’s reserve fund down $1.27M since 2010

    The fund, designed for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances, is down $1,272,348 since that time and now sits at $1,339,635 after the school district transferred $250,000 from it this year into its general operating budget.


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