• Recent rains bring down wall, force family from home

    The heavy May rainfall has forced a Manhattan couple out of their home. Bobb and Pam Stokes’ home at 615 Ratone Lane has been deemed uninhabitable by the city after one of the retaining walls around the house collapsed around 1 p..

  • Airport agreement on tap

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider on Tuesday an agreement with a design-build team to start developing a facility to serve private planes at Manhattan Regional Airport. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The team of Schultz .

  • Perfect brew one of job’s perks for Wamego coffee shop owner Neighbor.phatch

    Jim Hovind responded to a “strange” call in the early 1980s that ignited a lifelong passion. Hovind was a 19-year-old handyman in the San Francisco Bay area, where he’d moved after growing up in Kansas City. One day someone .

  • City to consider Dunkin’ Donuts location Tuesday

    Dunkin’ Donuts finally has a potential location, but first it needs city approval. The Manhattan City Commission meeting on Tuesday will include a first reading of an ordinance amending the Abbott’s Landing Shopping Center commercial planned unit development near .

  • Mustangs lose in title game, 2-1 Sad12.phatch

    TOPEKA — Rock Creek knows what it’s like to finish as runner-up at state softball. The tears and disappointment following the game, mixed with pride for a great season make for a roller coaster of emotions, especially for seniors who .

  • Rock Creek baseball wins semi, 1-0 Rc2.phatch

    TOPEKA — Sometimes, even baseball can be a game of inches. On Monday, Baxter Springs pitcher Kaid Karnes just barely hit Rock Creek’s Shilo Schaake’s toe to open the bottom of the sixth. One batter later, his throw to .

  • Rock Creek wins two on Sunday

    TOPEKA — For 13 innings Sunday afternoon at Hummer Sports Complex, the Rock Creek softball team was calm, in control and cruising on its way toward the Class 4A Division II state championship game. Rock Creek — the No. 6 seed in the tournament — .

  • Mustang baseball beats Colby in quarters Rcbsb3.phatch

    TOPEKA — After his team survived an upset bid to edge Colby 3-2 in Sunday’s state quarterfinals, Rock Creek baseball coach Shane Sieben said he knew just because his team was the top seed in the Class 4A Division II .

  • Lawmakers should call governor’s bluff

    The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature would do the citizens of this state a great service if lawmakers were to call Gov. Sam Brownback’s bluff and increase business taxes. A legislative tax bill, whose chief merit would be to make up .

  • If Legislature acts on threat to courts, it could violate the U.S. Constitution

    To the Editor: There seems to have come into being what might be described as insurrection by legislation. It began when the 2014 Legislature passed a bill (HB2338) that among other things takes certain authority from the state’s chief justice; .

  • Ray’s Apple Market delivery is a godsend

    To the Editor: I want to thank Ray’s Apple Market for its wonderful new grocery delivery service. I am homebound much of the time due to health issues, so this service has been a huge blessing for me. Ordering .

  • Yoakam gives Topeka crowd its money’s worth G.w.clift1

    Chuck Berry plays once a month at a bar in St. Louis. He’s 88 years old. But Bob Dylan is still out on the road, and I heard him play a show full of references to age in Kansas City .


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