• National awards rolling in for Jones Jonescolor.mercury

    Kansas State’s Akela Jones added yet another accolade to an already stellar first season with the Wildcats’ track and field program, earning Women’s National Field Athlete of the Year, announced by the USTFCCCA on Wednesday. The first K-State .

  • 17ers defeat Junction City

    Wednesday night’s nine innings of baseball between the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers and Junction City was far from perfect, but the 17ers did enough to hold on for the win, 7-6. Manhattan took advantage of eight Junction City .

  • Dillon in 2nd at Junior Amateur

    After two rounds of play at the 56th annual Boys Junior Amateur Championship at the Wellington Golf Club in Wellington, Manhattan High recent graduate Cole Dillon shot a 72 in Wednesday’s second round to sit in second place on the .

  • KSU football single-game tickets go on sale June 22

    All remaining single-game tickets for the 2015 football season will go on sale to the general public June 22 online at With the South Dakota, Louisiana Tech and Oklahoma games down to scattered singles and standing-room-only tickets on the Northeast .

  • FDA makes right move on trans fats

    There will probably be some Americans who object to the federal edict to stop adding any artificial hydrogenated oils —trans fats — to food in the next three years because a favorite food won’t taste quite the same. There also .

  • Exchange year in Wamego filled with great memories

    To the Editor: Hi, my name is Max Meyer. I am a 16-year-old AFS exchange student from Windehausen, Germany, who graduated from Wamego High School this year. My host parents are Janet and Leo Sylvester. I truly had a great .

  • Pott County seeks info on wanted man

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office seeks assistance locating Anthony Brazzle, 22, possibly of the Manhattan area. He is wanted on several warrants for various offenses in Pottawatomie County, Wamego and Manhattan. Brazzle is about 6 feet tall and weighs 170 pounds, with .


    Leah Ann Smith, 64, of Westmoreland, died Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland. The family provided some of the following information. Leah was born May 11, 1951, to Peter and Winifred “June” (Ruby) Myers in Alexandria, Louisiana. She was .


    Richard W. Johnston, 75, of Eskridge, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 4, 1940. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald M. and Ruth “Jennie” Dudney Johnston; two brothers, William Guy and D. Alan .

  • Flood risk drops as downstream waters recede

    The likelihood of flooding from Tuttle Creek Lake has dropped from earlier this week, officials said Tuesday. The Army Corps of Engineers this week began to prepare for potential flooding because of a recent rise in the water level at .

  • Mullin to join Kansas Regents

    TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback appointed on Tuesday a Manhattan businessman to the Kansas Board of Regents, in addition to a Johnson County dentist and a Wichita-area CEO who is involved in the Kansas Chamber of Commerce. The appointees are Dennis .

  • Local man in gun case granted release

    TOPEKA — A Manhattan man accused of smuggling guns to Europe and Australia was granted a pretrial release during a detention hearing on Tuesday in federal court in Topeka. Mike A. Ryan, 34, of Manhattan, was charged in an 18-count indictment unsealed .


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