• Moxie take second at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Moxie finished second out of 22 teams in the USSSA Kansas State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City. The rain Friday pushed back games and shortened games to 60-minute game times for Saturday. The Moxie opened the .

  • Sweet Heat plays at state

    The Manhattan Sweet Heat 12-and-under softball team traveled to Salina for the ASA 12U Class C State Tournament. The team started off Saturday with a win against Kaboom, 10-2. Breanna Young led the team with two singles, a double and .

  • Titans play in two World Series

    The Manhattan Titans 12-and-under played in two World Series tournaments recently — one in Liberty, Mo. — and the other in Tulsa, Okla. — finishing third in both. The Liberty World Series featured 32 teams and double elimination format, except for on the final .

  • Prime finishes season at state

    The Manhattan Optimist Prime 18-and-under softball team finished their season at the USSSA State Tournament in Kansas City. The first opponent was the Clay Center B’s, who came in third at the tournament. The B’s won the game, 5.

  • One Act Play Festival features local talent Christopher.conner1

    The Manhattan Arts Center One Act Play Festival ran on the evenings of July 10 and 11 this year. The fourth year of the One Act Play Festival consisted of five plays. The chosen plays included two by local playwrights Shel Edelman .

  • Cameron: Royals cap first half with wild win Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe it was the heat. That’s as good an excuse as any for the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays, who collaborated Sunday afternoon to produce an exercise in foolishness that might have set baseball .

  • High humidity makes it feel like 110 degrees outside

    An excessive heat warning for Manhattan and surrounding areas was in effect from noon to 9 p.m. Monday, officials said. Officials instituted the warning in response to high projected temperatures and even higher heat index readings. The high for Monday .

  • City to wrap up 2016 budget

    The Manhattan City Commission will work Tuesday toward creating a 2016 city budget ready for publication. The work session starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. This is the fourth budget work session, which is the meeting that has in .

  • Corps still working on sinkhole solution

    The sinkhole that formed Thursday on the east side of the outflow tubes at Tuttle Creek Lake has stabilized, officials said Monday.  It is 15 feet in diameter and 8 feet deep. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations manager Brian .

  • Volunteer marks 10,000 hours of service at hospital Neighbor.mercury

    Don’t greet Erma McManis with a handshake. The Via Christi Hospital volunteer prefers hugs. “If I don’t know them, they’re going to know who I am because I go up and give them a hug whether I .

  • Defendant to get 3rd attorney in road rage case

    A man accused of killing a 27-year-old in a March road rage incident will be reappointed a third defense attorney. Tierre Terrell Wall was unable to hire someone on his own, he said in Riley County District Court on Monday .

  • Kansas-led Team USA wins University Games

    After a grueling schedule of eight games in 11 days, the Kansas Jayhawk-led Team USA won gold at the World University Games on Monday in Gwangju, South Korea. Team USA used a 9-0 run in the second overtime to beat Germany, 84.


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