A Manhattan High student has been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough. School officials reported the case in a letter to parents last week. Whooping cough, which is caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis, causes an uncontrollable cough .
The Manhattan City Commission could move the City Hall expansion project forward on Tuesday during its meeting. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission has a first reading on the ordinance authorizing the proposed expansion that .
Lingerie filling the clotheslines at Manhattan Arts Center Wednesday isn’t being hung out to dry. It’s hanging to help local women in need. The Fairy Godmothers, an organization founded by women in Manhattan to help other local women .
The Riley County Commission is trying to raise public awareness about the cost of having no Internet sales tax, something that they said is costing the state and county millions of dollars in revenue. House Speaker John Boehner said Monday .
Perhaps one day we will get used to reports that the Islamic State has beheaded yet another innocent person. Let’s hope not. Let’s hope that such killings, which President Barack Obama rightly described as acts “of pure evil,” .
To the Editor: I’m a graduate student with the Department of Geography at Kansas State University and a resident of Manhattan. This week, Nov, 16-22, is Geography Awareness Week (GeoWeek). GeoWeek is an annual awareness program organized by National .
To the Editor: We very much appreciate the KSU’s Developing Scholars Program for its “Rake ‘n Run” community service event. The leaves in our yard were at least 3 inches deep. About 13 students worked in the yard for at least .
Manhattan’s Daniel Harkin won a top regional tennis championship this past weekend in Topeka. Harkin won the boys 12-and-under singles title at the November Sweet 16 tournament. That event is a competition among the top 16 applicants from the five-state Missouri .
Rose Mary Katherine Forkenbrock, 94, of Junction City died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Sterling House in Junction City. The family provided some of the following information. Rose Mary was born Aug. 6, 1920, in Remsen, Iowa, the daughter of John and Susan (Treinen) Schiltz. .
From the moment last season ended, the question immediately started floating around the Kansas State men’s basketball team. Would this year’s point guard be Nigel Johnson or Jevon Thomas? After the Wildcats opened the season with a 98-68 .
The Kansas State women’s basketball team will look to make it two straight wins in the Jeff Mittie era on Tuesday night when the Wildcats host UMKC at 7 p.m. The Wildcats are coming off a season-opening victory on .
Two former Kansas State stars enjoying solid NFL seasons squared off against each other on Sunday, as Jordy Nelson’s Green Bay Packers trounced Darren Sproles’ Philadelphia Eagles, 53-20, in a game that was never close. It was Nelson who .
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