• Marketing, eco-devo top retreat discussions

    OVERLAND PARK — Ideas for more regional economic development that have been brewing for the last couple of years turned into plans and came closer to action this weekend at a retreat of area leaders. The event is an annual gathering .

  • MHS girls overcome slow start in win

    TOPEKA — In two league losses this year, offense has been hard to come by for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team. In a 57-28 win over Highland Park, the Indians let defense fuel their offense as they turned a tight .

  • 2 file for Manhattan commission seats

    John Ball and Linda Morse filed for the Manhattan City Commission on Friday, bringing the number of candidates up to five for three open seats. They both are members of the Manhattan Urban Area Planning Board. Ball ran for the .

  • K-State track wins triangular with KU, WSU

    Kansas State track and field used a big performance by both the men’s and women’s squads to defeat Kansas and Wichita State in the KSU-KU-WSU Triangular at Ahearn Field House. The Wildcats combined to score 261 points, with Wichita .

  • Wichita woman dies in I-70 accident Saturday morning

    A Wichita woman died Saturday morning after a single-vehicle accident on the Riley County portion of I-70. Alexis D. Champ, 18, died after crashing her 2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 about 1.3 miles east of Deep Creek Road on I-70, according to the Kansas Highway .

  • Shatner’s world, ‘Circle Mirror’ and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    SUNDAY MLK Sermon by the Rev. Jim Spencer, 10:30 a.m. College Avenue Methodist Church. MLK Sunday Supper: A community Conversation, 4:30 p.m. Engage in dialogue about the topic of community needs and civic leadership. Open to the public, RSVPs required. .

  • MHS debate team wins state championship

    DERBY —  A Manhattan High School debate team posted a 13-1 record and won the 2015 Kansas 6A championship Saturday. Senior Peter Sang and junior Nathan McClendon went undefeated in their portion of the four-speaker debate contest. They were joined by .

  • At least 20 pickup trucks damaged at retreat hotel

    OVERLAND PARK — At least 20 pickup trucks were broken into early Saturday morning in a hotel parking lot where many local people were staying for a regional leaders’ retreat. At least 20 vehicles — all pickups — were found with their driver’s-side windows .

  • Page scores 27 in Wamego’s win over Marysville

    At Marysville, Wamego got a big performance out of senior Lanie Page on Friday night in a 57-43 win over Marysville. Page scored 27 points and knocked down three 3-pointers as the Red Raiders (9-0) took a 28-14 lead at halftime .

  • Silver Lake 54, Riley County 47

    At Silver Lake, a bad third quarter plagued Riley County in a 54-47 loss to Silver Lake on Friday. The Falcons (4-5) trailed just 27-24 at halftime, but were held to five points in the third quarter as the Eagles .


    Robin Elaine Smith, 57, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Robin was born in Topeka on Oct. 3, 1957, a daughter of Barbara Ann (Smith) Hall, of Manhattan and the late John Boatwright. The family provided the following information. .


    Herbert J. Watts, 101, died Jan. 16, 2015, in the Lindsborg Community Hospital, Lindsborg. The family provided the following information. He was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.  He was born March 10, 1913 near 3 p.m. in a snowstorm in the farm .


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