• MHS volleyball sweeps quad

    Manhattan head volleyball coach Lisa Kinderknecht felt Tuesday’s sweep of Topeka West, Topeka High and Concordia was a good stepping stone for her team. Manhattan won the first two matches against Topeka West and Topeka High in two sets. .

  • MHS girls tennis takes the court in makeup versus Topeka High

    Less than 24 hours after leaving the court after a quad meet, Manhattan’s girls tennis team faced Topeka High in a dual meet. The meet was a makeup from Aug 30. The Indians finished 11-1 as a team. Each girl played .

  • Service a focus of Army under secretary’s upbringing

    Patrick Murphy joined the Army when he was 19 and never looked back. After deploying to Iraq, teaching at West Point and serving two terms in Congress, he was appointed under secretary of the Army in January. During an event Monday .

  • Mall gets 17 years in girl’s death

    A Riley man was sentenced Monday to more than 17 years in prison for recklessly causing the death of his 6-year-old daughter. Joshua Mall, 39, cried as he read a statement before Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced him to 205 months in prison for .

  • KSUPD seeking to clarify authority

    The K-State Police Department is working on updating its agreement with the Riley County Police Department, but what the university wants exactly is not yet clear, RCPD Director Brad Schoen said. Schoen told the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency BoardonMondaythatK-State’.

  • Kansas Court of Appeals hears cases at K-State’s Forum Hall

    About 50 people watched Kansas Court of Appeals proceedings take over K-State’s Forum Hall on Tuesday. The university marked U.S. Constitution Observance Day with four real cases argued in front of the court. Tyler Bowen, a junior in political .


    Delores Gene Gillespie, 93, Pacific Junction, Iowa, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The family provided some of the following information. Delores was born June 17, 1923, in Randolph to Oscar and Anna (Daniels) Burgman. She married Clyde Leroy .


    June C. Schwerdt, 92, of Salina and formerly of Manhattan, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Society in Minneapolis, Kansas. The family provided some of the following information. June was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Weldon Spring, Missouri, the daughter of Oscar .

  • View from I-70 is hardly a winner

    First, something to smile about. The photograph accompanying Kansas’ ranking in a state beauty contest sponsored by Thrillist.com depicts a beautiful sunset — or a sunrise — over the Flint Hills. Unfortunately, that photo accompanied the state’s ranking as the .

  • Peace Auditorium sign to be dedicated Sunday

    To the Editor: A program that will feature three events related to World War II and include members of the 1st Infantry Division band will begin 2:30 p.m. this Sunday in Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. Riley County was .

  • Surge in bikes at KSU adds to driving hazards

    To the Editor: For the last several years, I have driven a commercial vehicle on the KSU campus. During that time, I have seen numerous incidents of motorists, cyclists and pedestrians not practicing the “Rules of theroad.”Manyoftheiractions could have .

  • Mascot speakers could make their best cases

    To the Editor: It seems one of the tactics with regard to changing the Manhattan High School mascot is to wear down the much larger support for maintaining the Indian mascot. I am beginning to hear more comments like this .


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