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  • Couples aims to bring taste from abroad to the Flint Hills Winery1.mercury

    A road less traveled is home to a local business with a European flair. Take the paved road of Scenic Drive to the dirt road of Wildcat Creek Road. Then, take the dirt road of Wildcat Creek Road up the .

  • Planning, public transit top mayor’s list of goals

    Sometime back in March, Karen McCulloh was musing out loud about city elections looming the following month. It was suggested to her that the makeup of the next commission would be especially meaningful. “You mean because I’ll become mayor?” .

  • Fort Riley limits access to visitors on Fourth

    Fort Riley officials said visitor access would return to normal on Sunday after the post limited entry on Saturday. For the Fourth of July holiday, only visitors with authorized sponsors — anyone 18 or older with a Department of Defense identification card — .

  • Former MHS teacher, coach dies at 49

    Manhattan High School Principal Greg Hoyt on Saturday called Ray Kujawa, a former MHS math teacher, coach and Hoyt’s close friend, a “hell of a man,” and said “we’re going to miss him.” Kujawa, 49, died Friday. He was .

  • Making the most of summer Megan.moser1

    Is any summer day more depressing than July 5? I think not. To me, the Fourth of July is the height of summer; after that it feels like it’s all downhill, speeding up as we careen uncontrollably toward fall. Think .

  • Mittie likes team’s depth, roster balance Kindred.mercury

    With eight returning letter winners — including three starters — to go along with a talented recruiting class, Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie has every reason to be confident as he heads into his second season in Manhattan. .

  • 17ers rebound, win big in tourney finale

    After an 0-3 showing in pool play at the Kansas Grand Slam 17U baseball tournament this weekend in Salina, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers had one final chance on Saturday to turn things around. They did, piling on the .

  • Scientist: Trans fat removal will affect food industry

    A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you’re looking for on the label. In .


    Raymond “Ray” Kujawa, age 49, died Friday July 3, 2015 at the Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas. He was born on February 7, 1966. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Sylvia Louise Nelson, 83, of Manhattan, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.  She was born on July 21, 1931, in Holton, the daughter of Bert Bethel and Inez Irene (Edwards) Spain. Sylvia graduated from Manhattan High School in 1949. On .


    John K. Blythe, 96, of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. John was born January 20, 1919, in a farm home at White City. He was the son of .

  • Doughty chronicles life in the mortuary business

    “Why did you go into the undertaking business?” “Because I like working with people.” So goes the old joke. Caitlin Doughty lived her first 18 years in Kaneohe, Hawaii, a suburb of Honolulu. As a teenager, she volunteered at Queen’s .


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