• Eiselein named first recipient of English faculty award

    Gregory Eiselein, professor of English and university distinguished teaching scholar, has been named the first recipient of the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award in English. The award, newly created by donors Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, Berkeley, California, honors English professor .


    Jay Allen Morehead, 55, of Ogden, died July 29, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born Jan. 21, 1960, in Marysville, the son of James A. and Marietta (Brady) Morehead. Jay graduated from Manhattan High School in 1978. He had worked for a .


    Naomi Rose Hiebert, 87, of Manhattan, died July 31, 2015.  Services are pending with the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation..

  • Kansas man works to enhance local broadcast journalism

    “Turn it up.” That’s what I say when I hear something especially interesting on the radio or the television. Today we’ll learn about a leader of the radio-television industry in Kansas who is helping his member stations succeed .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 3, 2015 9:00 – BCF 9:00 Bruce, Lisa Status (15 TR 30 DUI) BRW III 9:00 Collette, Todd SENTENCING (15 CR 253 Poss. of Meth. w/i. Poss. of Oxy., etc.) JWG III 9:00 Fox, Dustin SENTENCING (15 CR 395 Disorderly) BKD III 9:00 Goodridge, Tyrone ProRev Dispo (14 CR 361 Dom Batt – 2nd, .

  • Nichols facing attempted murder in man’s 2013 death

    A Kansas City man’s first-degree murder trial took an unexpected turn Friday morning, when prosecutors abandoned the murder charge and replaced it with a lesser charge of attempted first-degree murder. Anthony Nichols was originally accused of shooting and killing 68.

  • Central Enrollment ‘one-stop shop’ for USD 383 parents Enrollment.mercury

    Some parents may think this time of year has come too soon. For others, it’s not soon enough. USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden held its Central Enrollment event at Manhattan High School on Friday. The event is a so-called “one-stop shop” for .

  • Bike program expected to kick into gear late next month

    A bike-sharing program is coming to Manhattan as early as the end of August. The program, headed by CivicPlus CEO Ward Morgan and his executive assistant Linda Mays, ordered 10 bike racks and 30 bikes for public use to jumpstart the program. .

  • Is something going on with Colbert Hills’ water bills? Wonder1

    Q: Is something strange going on with the water bills at Colbert Hills? A: If you’re a golfer, your only worry about water out at Jim Colbert’s jewel is whether or not you might shank a brand new .

  • Posters help give undergrads research experience Reuposter.mercury

    The fall semester hasn’t yet begun for K-State students, but that didn’t stop undergraduates from pushing their educational boundaries. Students participating in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy presented posters created after 10 weeks .

  • Top steer sells for $1,900 at 4-H livestock auction

    Results are in for this year’s Riley County Fair 4-H livestock auction that took place Monday. The grand champion steer was the high selling animal overall, selling for a $1,900 premium to Sink, Gordon & Associates and Dick Edwards Ford. .

  • Suddenly… or not, Mullah Omar is gone

    Reports of Mullah Omar’s death that surfaced this week might not be premature, but they are accompanied by contradictions and unanswered questions. The mysterious Mullah Omar may have been dead for two years, although that, like much else associated .


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