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    Helena Rosine Caroline Staley, 96, of Leonardville, formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Feb. 26, 1919, in northern Riley County. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the St. Luke’.

  • Spradling, family asking for help

    Former Kansas State guard Will Spradling, his wife Meagan and their families have set up a donation page for anyone wishing to offer financial help for their unborn daughter. The Spradling’s have learned their daughter, Triss, is suffering from .

  • Barnett makes Thorpe watch list

    For the third time in the last week, Kansas State senior safety Dante Barnett has earned preseason honors by being named to the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s most outstanding defensive back, the Oklahoma .

  • Mitchell wraps up Games

    GWANGJU, South Korea — A’Keyla Mitchell finished her stay at the 28th World University Games, helping Team USA’s 4x400 squad to a third-place finish in Sunday’s event final. Nabbing bronze for her efforts, Mitchell leaves the games with .

  • Optimist Xtreme takes second

    The Manhattan Optimist Xtreme took second place at the USSSA 10UB State Tournament this past weekend in Kansas City.  Their games were cancelled on Friday night due to rain causing them to play six games in 12 hours on Saturday.&.

  • 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 .


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