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  • Storm knocks out power to 2,000 in Manhattan

    Thunderstorms early Wednesday morning caused power outages in about 2,000 homes in the Manhattan area, officials said. Most of the outages were a result of a tree branch that had fallen on power lines at the intersection of South 15th and .

  • Manhattan woman, 18, injured in I-70 accident

    A Manhattan woman was injured after her car crossed a median and rolled into oncoming traffic lanes on Interstate 70 Tuesday. A Kansas Highway Patrol report said Flora Elisabeth Riley, 18, was driving a 2003 Nissan Altima west on I-70 near mile marker 343 .

  • Manko 17ers double up Rock Creek

    With strong offense early and shutdown pitching late, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers beat Rock Creek, 10-5, on Tuesday at Norvell Field. The 17ers broke a 2-2 tie in the second inning with five runs and then added another .

  • Teacher licensing must still matter

    The Kansas Board of Education’s decision Tuesday to allow six school districts to bypass teacher licensure requirements in certain cases is an imperfect solution to what will probably be a growing problem. There is, after all, more to teaching .

  • Don’t use my tax dollars to sustain discrimination

    To the Editor: I am an old person, so I remember discrimination against Catholics. My husband almost didn’t get his first coaching/teaching job because he was Catholic. We got through that to begin focusing on Jewish people. In .


    Stephen “Steve” Stewart, 69, of Manhattan, died Friday, July 10, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona, after a brief battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family. The family provided some of the following information.  Steve was born Nov. 12, 1945, in Manhattan, to Ralph and .


    Chester Martin Moyer, 87, of Chapman, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Chester was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Chicago Heights, Illinois, to Martin William and Thelma Mae Hines Moyer. .


    Augusta Marie Kobiskie, 96, died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 25, 1918, in Volland, the daughter of Gustave and Augusta (Heinz) Fink. She was one .


    David K. Horvath, 96, died Monday, July 13, 2015, at Stratford Commons in Overland Park. The family provided some of the following information. David was a longtime Manhattan resident. He was born June 23, 1919, to David F. Horvath and Mary (Nagy) Horvath in Devon, .

  • JC woman injured in crash

    A Junction City woman was injured in a collision on an Interstate 70 off ramp Tuesday afternoon. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 4:45 p.m., Christa G. Rodriguez, 29, was stopped at the end of the ramp at exit 295 and .

  • K-State football to host final summer camp

    Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcat coaching staff will host one final summer camp this month, as spots still remain for the one-day camp on July 25. The Kansas State Football July One-Day Camp, which will be .

  • Sting finish season at State Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting softball team traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA state 18-and-under tournament this past weekend — finishing seventh in their final tournament of the season. The Sting lost their first bracket game against the Diamond .


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