• Cats’ Lewis, Young to play for Athletes in Action this summer

    A pair of Kansas State women’s basketball players will compete on the international stage this summer, as Breanna Lewis and Erica Young have been selected to play for Athletes in Action (AIA) June 17-27 in Poland. Lewis, Young and .

  • Doubleplay takes third at Spring Slam

    The Manhattan Optimist 12-and-under Doubleplay softball team finished third in the Manhattan Spring Slam fastpitch tournament last weekend at Twin Oaks complex in Annenberg Park. The team got off to a slow start in pool play on Saturday, going 0-2. .

  • Monarchs go 1-3 to open season

    The 14-and-under Manhattan Optimist Monarchs compiled a 1-3 record last weekend at Twin Oaks in Manhattan in their season-opening tournament. The Monarchs began with a 5-3 loss to the Patriots. Danae Adams, Grayce Morrison, and Caitlin Donahue all had hits, .

  • Earthquakes win Topeka tournament

    The Flint Hills Soccer Club Earthquakes won the 14-and-under division at the Governor’s Cup tournament last weekend in Topeka. The Earthquakes went undefeated in pool play before advancing to the championship. They won their first game 2-0 against the .

  • After record 4.85-inch rainfall, flood waters strand cars, damage roads Fishin.phatch

    Monday’s rainfall set a new 24-hour record in a deluge that left cars stranded, roads damaged and traffic lights malfunctioning. Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp said 4.85 inches of rain fell in Manhattan from 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a..

  • Rain in forecast through Sunday

    Manhattan residents might have had enough rain, but the rain hasn’t had enough of them. Rain is in the forecast through Sunday night, starting with more thunderstorms Tuesday. Pat Collins, Riley County emergency management director, said Monday’s flooding .

  • Man pleads to murder in daughter’s death

    A Manhattan man accused of abusing and killing his infant daughter pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and two charges of child abuse Monday afternoon. Alexander McConnell, an Army specialist, was accused of murdering his 5-week-old daughter, who died Feb. 8, 2014. The .

  • Speaker: Arc of justice really a spiral of history Harris-perry.phatch

    The country isn’t on a single arc that restores justice — to paraphrase President Barack Obama — but rather, “it’s more like a spiral of history that maybe eventually gets toward justice, but is constantly doubling back on itself at .

  • Police release names in Aggieville shooting

    Police identified on Monday afternoon the suspect in a Sunday morning incident as 31-year-old Mark Self Jr., 700 Griffith Drive. Self was arrested in the 1100 block of Laramie Street after police said he fired a gun and injured two people at .

  • Board to consider cuts, middle school dress code

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is scheduled to consider $2 million to $3.7 million in budget cuts for the district this week. Board members will have a work session discussing the potential cuts beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Robinson Education .

  • Man gets 24 years in prison in kidnapping, robbery case

    A man who pleaded guilty to two charges of kidnapping in March was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison Monday. “I feel regret for everything that happened,” defendant Kaywaun Washington said.  Washington was accused of kidnapping in a .

  • Commission near decision on Military Trail project

    Pottawatomie County Commissioners hope to know in a few weeks what financial role — if any — they’ll play in a proposed industrial/commerce route in the southeast portion of Wamego. “I’ll tell you this,” Commission Chairman Pat Weixelman told .


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