• Endorsement letters: Carlin’s initiative will protect children’s credit

    To the Editor: As of Jan. 1, 2017, a parent or guardian may freeze their children’s credit with all three of the credit bureaus. This law was submitted by Sydney Carlin and passed by the Kansas Legislature. Why is this law .

  • K-State homecoming events, Straight No Chaser and more

    K-State’s homecoming week continues Thursday with the Union Program Council Children’s Carnival: Growing Up Purple with Willie Wonka from 6 to 8 p.m. at the K-State Student Union. The event features activities, games and prizes from UPC, as well .

  • MHS looks to cap regular season with win

    At the beginning of the season, Manhattan’s goal was to go 1-0 every week to get the highest playoff seed possible. The Indians are on the verge of reaching that goal, as the 7-0 Manhattan faces Blue Valley Northwest .

  • Cody Wanklyn finds a home with Wamego football team

    Wamego’s defensive line gets ready to work on blocking one Wednesday at practice. Cody Wanklyn stands among them, waiting his turn as the skies darken and it begins to sprinkle. His mother, SueAnn Wanklyn, wanted to find somewhere her .

  • New ‘Birth of a Nation’ movie debuts

    There is an new movie called “The Birth of a Nation,” a movie which tells the story of slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in 1831, in the state of Virginia. As movie histories go, it is fairly realistic. As movie .

  • MHS boys soccer puts together team effort, beats Topeka High, 3-0

    Almost everything went as planned for the Manhattan boys soccer team Wednesday night. The Indians needed a win against Topeka High to guarantee a home playoff spot on Tuesday, and they came through, beating the Trojans, 3-0. “It was a .

  • Officials: Cigarettes likely cause of fire

    A fire at Founders Hill Apartments on Monday was likely caused by “improperly disposed of smoking materials,” the Manhattan Fire Department reported Wednesday. Ryan Almes, deputy fire chief, said officials found cigarettes near the origin point of the fire. Though .

  • City OKs moving water for club

    The Manhattan City Commission unanimously passed a development agreement Tuesday with Genesis Health Clubs regarding the relocation of a water line. Genesis Health Clubs is going through the process of building a new facility, which is going on the hilltop .


    Marjorie Ann Anderson, 92, of of Waterville, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at the Blue Valley Nursing Home in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Oct. 12, 1924, in Randolph. She was the daughter of August Edward .


    Daniel O’Bryan Keating, 31, of Kansas City, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, of heart failure. The family provided some of the following information. Daniel was born on July 23, 1985, in Manhattan. Daniel worked passionately with his father and sisters at Keating and Associates .

  • Retaking Mosul is just one step

    The long-awaited offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS, which has held it since 2014, began this week. It must be successful. This battle is not D-Day, nor is it on a par with the U.S.-led .

  • Post’s mascot survey is a ‘sham’

    Joe Sutliff Saunders In his letter to the editor Oct.13, “Paper gives lobbyists too much credibility,” Bill Felber cites a study that inevitably comes up when a community considers whether to retire an Indian mascot. Let’s take a closer .


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