• Company gives Rock Creek new hoop after stuck-ball incident goes viral

    The shot didn’t fall, but a Rock Creek basketball player still scored a goal. To recap, Rock Creek’s Cameron Minihan attempted a last-second, game-winning shot in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game on Feb. 16. Minihan caught .

  • Changes to Fort Riley entry rules to begin Monday

    Beginning Monday, visitors without DoD cards will only be able to access Fort Riley through Henry Gate. The changes are the most recent of a phase-in process that will soon require background checks for visitors. Mark Dombrowski, chief of the .

  • City sales tax receipts exceed $1M

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue exceeded $1 million in February. The February sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales, showed the city had $1.03 million in tax receipts, an increase of $75,606 or 7.9 percent from February 2014’s total of $953,328. February’.

  • 3-D printing turns into a teaching tool for area students Printing6.phatch

    A burgeoning technology, 3-D printers can make everything from gears and blocks to houses. But in the basement of Rathbone Hall at Kansas State University, electrical and computer engineering students are using the printers for their hobbies. Jake Sobering, a .

  • LAWRENCE ANDERSEN

    Lawrence J. Andersen, 85, of Randolph, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Olsburg Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service .

  • JOHN SMITHHISLER

    John Wendelin Smithhisler, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. John was a retired district conservationist and a resource and soil conservationist for the U.S. Dept. of .

  • MARY WAGNER

    Mary Ann Wagner, 89, of Paxico, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the St. Marys Manor. She was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Paxico, the daughter of August and Catherine Meinhardt Stork. She married Gerald “Jerry” Wagner on Feb. 7, 1947, in Topeka. He died March 5, 1994. Mary .

  • JOHN R. SULLIVAN

    John Robert Sullivan, 75, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society — Valley Vista in Wamego. The family provided some of the following information. John was born in Columbus on June 25, 1939, to Paul Wayne Sullivan and Edna Mae York. He .

  • GLENN W. LAKE

    A celebration of life for Glenn Walter Lake will take place 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Blue Hills Room, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd. in Manhattan. Glenn, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Health Center in Topeka..

  • K-State women 2nd at Big 12 indoor championship

    AMES, Iowa — Akela Jones earned high-point scorer of the meet, highlighting a strong second day effort by the Kansas State track and field women that saw them finish a close second to Texas at the Big 12 Indoor Track and Field .

  • Wallace wins title at state wrestling

    Redemption was sweet for Manhattan’s Mason Wallace — though it went down to the wire. Wallace nearly had Saturday evening’s gold-medal match in the 132 weight class won by a 5-3 decision, but a takedown by his opponent, Derby’s .

  • Iwundu, Cats upset Cyclones

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber was furious. He couldn’t believe it. With his team trailing 69-68 in the final 30 seconds against No. 12 Iowa State, the Cyclones dove on a loose ball right in front of his bench and called .





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