Harold Lee Ray, 76, of Riley, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Harold was born on Oct. 26, 1940 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was the son of Fred and Hattie Lee .


    Leonard E. Marteney, 93, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at Hospice House in Hutchinson. He was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Geneseo. He was the son of Gilbert and Alta Schmidt Marteney. He married Lena Gibbons on Sept. 30, 1943. She passed away on Feb. 1, 2005. He was .


    Andries Slinger, Jr., 82, of Clay Center, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at the Clay County Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information: He was born on Sept. 14, 1934, in Amsterdam. He was the son of Andries, Sr. and Rijniera Josina (.

  • Leadership class for 2017 announced

    The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce and the Leadership Manhattan Board has announced the 2017 class of Leadership Manhattan. The 16th class includes the following: Garric Baker, Bruce McMillan ATA Architects; Jennifer Butler, Kansas Farm Bureau; Jamie Coones, Legacy Solutions Insurance; .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Drive (lower level). Prayer at 9:30 a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Children’s services provided. Service and youth at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Call 539-3570. ASHLAND COMMUNITY Services at 11 a..

  • Glenn a hero and a statesman

    Americans are hearing a lot about John Glenn, who orbited the Earth long before space travel became so mundane that launches merit news coverage only when something goes wrong. A truly remarkable American who died Thursday at age 95, he’s .

  • School board passed the buck on the mascot

    To the Editor: I watched part of the Manhattan- Ogden Board of Education proceedings on Wednesday night, at least as much as I could stand. After all of the work done and time spent, as well as the numerous letters .

  • Manhattan stores offer ideas for last-minute gifts

    While the busy holiday shopping season is well underway, the time is near when people will find themselves scrambling to find the perfect gifts for ones they care about most. The frantic shopper can alleviate the stress of searching for .

  • Melgares earns Big 12 honor at KU

    Kansas junior and Manhattan High alum Chris Melgares was named the Big 12 Men’s Cross Country Co-Scholar-Athlete of the Year the conference announced as it released its 2016 fall sports award recipients Thursday. The honor marks the second time a KU .

  • Wade ups game for Wildcats

    Dean Wade decided it was time for a change. After the K-State sophomore was held scoreless in a 69-68 loss to Maryland, he knew he had to switch up his game. Up to that point Wade had focused on scoring, .

  • WIC office in works at fort

    Fort Riley may offer on-site WIC services by March 2017 through the Riley County Health Department. WIC, which stands for Women, Infants and Children, is a program that provides supplemental food and nutrition education for low-income pregnant or postpartum women, and .

  • Comedy, holiday music and more

    Jerry Seinfeld’s favorite comedian Brian Regan will perform Thursday in the Little Apple as part of the McCain Performance Series. Last September, Regan made history with the live broadcast of “Brian Regan: Live, from Radio City Music Hall.” It .


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