• MHS soccer beats Wichita Heights, 3-1

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team shrugged off a disappointing tie earlier this week by beating the Wichita Heights Falcons on the road Friday afternoon, 3-1. The Indians had plenty of scoring chances in the match but didn’t take .

  • Love of cars drives small-town auto shop owner

    The car was damaged in Texas. The repair is being done in a body shop in Kansas. That is one example of the work of an entrepreneurial auto body specialist who chooses to live in rural Kansas. John Gean is .

  • Caterpillar, MATC partner on job training program

    A pilot program in Manhattan designed to train workers for area manufacturing jobs is starting up later this month. The Kansas Department of Commerce, Caterpillar Work Tools Inc. and Manhattan Area Technical College will provide short term training through the .

  • Kansas State student takes second place in competition

    John Dempster, a Kansas State University senior in accounting and economics from Manhattan, placed second in the 2015 Capsim Foundation Business Simulation Challenge, an international competition that featured 788 students from business schools in 34 countries. The competition used Capsim Management Simulation software .


    A memorial service has been scheduled for Esther M. Dornes Roberts, of Manhattan, who died Nov. 20, 2014, at the age of 93. The service will be held graveside, 10 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Auburn Cemetery. Casual attire..


    Norrena Marie Finuf, 96, of Kerrville, Texas, formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Kerrville. The family provided some of the following information. She was born June 6, 1918 in Lincoln, to William Henry and Emma Eliese Werries Bosch. She married Bernard Andrew .


    Gladys V. Wille, 101, of Wamego, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Good Samaritan Society in Wamego. Services are pending and Stewart Funeral Home of Wamego is in charge of the arrangements..


    Ronald J. Sweat, 77, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born June 25, 1937, in Kirwin. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..


    Helga S. Sullivan, 89, of Manhattan, died Friday, May 1, 2015, at her residence. The family provided some of the following information. Helga was born May 19, 1925 in Germany, where she was raised. She was married to her beloved husband John Patrick Sullivan for .


    Avis A. Urquhart, 80, of Los Angeles, California, and formerly of Manhattan, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. The family provided some of the following information. She was born in 1934 in Kansas to a seamstress and tenant farmer. She graduated with .

  • Avalon salon hires nail technician

    Emily Gassmann has been hired at Avalon Hair and Nail Salon as a nail technician. Gassmann, 19, grew up in Manhattan and worked in the family business at Wildcat Pet Resort for almost 10 years. She graduated high school in 2013, and attended .

  • Local ERA real estate changes ownership

    ERA High Pointe Realty recently acquired ownership of ERA The Conderman Group. The new ownership team consists of Andy Carson, Ricci Dillon, Katie Wolf and Jean Bigbee Hill. ERA High Pointe Realty has 16 licensed Realtors. The company is at 1430 Poyntz .


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