• BARBARA FOSTER

    Barbara Foster, 75, of St. George, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at the Stormont-Vail Health Care in Topeka. She was born July 1, 1939 in Wichita. Complete obituary information will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Putin focuses on rebuilding Russia’s economy

    Apart from remarks about his love live (he says it is fine), Russian President Vladimir Putin in his end-of-the-year press conference focused on the economic problems plaguing his country. He partly blamed Western sanctions, but he faced Russia’s real .

  • Vehicle crashes through wall, damages 2 stores Staples2.phatch

    A Marysville man crashed his car through a wall on Friday morning causing damage to two stores according to the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jason Lee Butler, 36, in connection with the incident, according to a .

  • Pump relief: Gas drops below $2 per gallon in Manhattan Gas.phatch

    Gasoline prices in Manhattan on Friday dropped below $2 per gallon for unleaded fuel. “I’m sure it will create some excitement in town,” Hy-Vee store director Chad Thacker said. Gas prices at Short Stop, Kwik Shop, Dillions and Hy-Vee were $1.99 .

  • Tower project part of climate change study

    A tower at near Manhattan will be used in a 30-year-long project with the National Science Foundation. The 26-foot permanent tower at the Konza Prairie Biological Station in the spring will begin collecting data for the climate research project. The $430.

  • Survey: Manhattan tops Lawrence as state’s best college city

    The mayor was amused. “I guess anything involving Manhattan and Lawrence, you’re going to have a little bit of that sunflower rivalry thing,” Wynn Butler said. “But this thing, well, this is kind of funny.” Butler was referring to .

  • Judge denies request for soldier’s arrest affidavit

    A Geary County Court judge on Friday denied a request to disclose an affidavit and sworn testimony used in the arrest of a Fort Riley soldier currently held on a $5 million bond. Staff Sgt. James Henning, 40, Junction City, was arrested .

  • Support police, and accountability

    Americans have been shocked by video of a group of New York police officers wrestling Eric Garner, a large but unarmed black man, to the ground, and using force that, without their intending it, resulted in his death. Americans were .

  • HARRIET GRINDEL

    Harriet “Lindy” Grindel, 72, of Gladstone, Mo., died at home on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The family provided the following information. Lindy was born in Manhattan and was actively involved in Beta Sigma Phi, P.E.O., and the Missouri PTA. Lindy will .

  • Flexibility essential in learning

    In his article of Dec.10, “Why do we teach the way we do?” Bill Felber is absolutely correct that for many students and learning tasks, the pace easily can and should be accelerated. However, other learning activities, such as those .

  • Romero eligible immediately for FSU

    Following a public and lengthy separation from the Kansas State women’s basketball program, transfer Leticia Romero received immediate eligibility to play at Florida State from the NCAA on Wednesday. Romero’s decision to leave K-State following the firing of .

  • Dibbini named K-State’s 1st women’s soccer coach

    Long before his inaugural team ever takes the field representing Kansas State women’s soccer, new head coach Mike Dibbini will have spent countless hours making it all possible. That’s the charge for K-State’s first women’s soccer .







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