The biggest donation to date for the Flint Hills Discovery Center is coming Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission for final approval. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Currently anonymous donors are pledging $750,000 for the naming rights .
A Rossville man accused of causing the death of a Manhattan bicyclist after hitting him with a car in June was denied diversion because of his criminal history. Derik Kesler, 33, appeared with counsel, Tom Lemon, Topeka, in Riley County District .
Growing up, Rusty Schroll’s life revolved around sports. He played baseball and basketball. He lifted weights. He parlayed a passion for football and baseball cards into his first job, at a trading card store. “I enjoyed trying to build .
Congratulations abound after a memorable weekend for Manhattan High School athletes. One of them is now a state champion and others are enjoying Centennial League titles. The state champion is Mason Wallace, a sophomore. He might weigh just 132 pounds, but .
Officials at a high-security Louisiana lab still have not determined the cause or the extent of a release of a potentially deadly type of bacteria. Investigators say there is no risk to the public. But the incident, which occurred at .
TOPEKA — The eighth concert in Topeka Jazz Workshop’s 46th concert season will be Sunday and will feature Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo (pronounced Fig-a-reed’-do) and Stan Kessler’s Sons of Brasil from Kansas City. While the concert is primarily .
The Manhattan Arts Center Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s lightsome farce, “The Fox on the Fairway,” debuted to a well-filled Grosh Performance Hall this past Friday evening. Three more shows this week: Friday and Saturday evening and a .
The final Riley County Community Health Improvement Plan meetings will take place in northern Riley County this week. County Health Department Director Brenda Nickel told county commissioners Monday that the last scheduled CHIP meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at .
Richard A. Huffman, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, in Clay Center to Alfred and Lyla (Bell) Huffman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Donald Huffman; and grandson, .
Glenna Louise Wilson, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. She was born at the family farm home, Haven Hollow, in the Blue Valley Community near Manhattan on May 2, 1923. Complete obituary and service information will be .
Lawrence J. Andersen, 85, of Randolph, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Nov. 21, 1929. He was the son of Wiggo and Frances (Lyons) Andersen. Lawrence .
To the Editor: Perhaps it is time to make “the greatest fans” accountable to the same standards of maturity and decency that are required of the athletes and coaches that the fans are supporting. Unacceptable crowd behavior could be punished .
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