• City policy contributed to worker’s death in trench

    To the Editor: The death of Mr. Wiske should never have happened. I was confused on the initial reporting of the accident that Mr. Wiske was buried up to his waist and later passed away. Only last week did I .

  • Barb Robel, longtime K-State greek adviser, dies at 71

    Barbara K. Robel, a leader of the greek community nationally and at Kansas State University, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at age 71. She died at Wroten House of Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. .

  • Stone fence renovation workshop planned

    The Native Stone Scenic Byway Committee will hold its 16th semi-annual stone fence workshop May 2-3 in Wamego. The committee will construct a new fence in   Wamego City Park. It varies from the traditional practice of doing a workshop .


    Joe Douglas Cornelius, 57, of Manhattan, died Friday afternoon, April 3, 2015, at the home of a friend in St. George. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Aug. 15, 1957, at the Fort Riley hospital.  Joe was the .

  • Wildcats in 11th place at Koch Invite

    GASTONIA, N.C. — The Kansas State men’s golf team sat in 11th place entering Tuesday’s action after two rounds of play at the Gary Koch Invitational at the par-72, 7,042-yard Gaston Country Club on Monday. The Wildcats carded .

  • Former Wildcat preping for Masters

    Former Kansas State men’s golfer Robert Streb participated in his first Masters week at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on Monday with practice rounds. A four-year letterwinner for the Wildcats from 2006-09, Streb is believed to be .

  • Rock Creek softball splits with Wamego

    The Rock Creek softball team split a home contest with Wamego on Thursday. The Mustangs defeated Wamego 8-4 in Game 1, before losing the second game 10-8 in extra innings. Blair Campbell took the win in Game 1, while Kayla Boltz went 3 .

  • Radio upgrade could cost $10M

    An upgrade to the county’s public safety radio system is expected to cost more than $10 million, a consultant told the Riley County Commission on Monday. Presenting the results of a study ordered by the county last year, a representative .

  • Commissioners to consider operator facility on Tuesday

    The Manhattan City Commission will consider on Tuesday approving a development plan for building a new facility for private planes. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The “fixed-base operator” facility would be in the airport’s general .

  • Manhattan radio station’s music strikes heavenly tune Neighbor.phatch

    Jerry Hutchinson wanted something different for the radio station based in a studio overlooking downtown Manhattan. Hutchinson, 62, of Manhattan, and his wife, Cathy, have owned since 1990 a Christian radio station called Angel 95 on 95.3 FM. “We wanted to not sound like .

  • Your votes really do matter

    Tuesday’s election might well be the last time area voters cast ballots for City Commission and school boards in April, so let’s make the most of it. Given that Kansas Senate and House conferees have compromised on an .


    Betty L. (Rochester) Dieball, 88, of Manhattan, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Sept. 20, 1926, at Fort Riley, the daughter of Jack and Jennie (Sanders) Rochester.  .


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