• Manhattan teacher earns Fulbright research grant

    Sixth-grade teacher Katie Bueker of Marlatt Elementary School was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching grant to conduct research in Singapore, according to a USD 383 press release. Bueker’s award was announced by the United States Department of State .

  • Putin increasingly perturbed by U.S., West

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is showing the West that in spite of his inferiority in many military spheres, he is still capable — and some fear willing — to use force. He appears to be prepared to raise the stakes in dealing .

  • Give your annuals a shot of phospherous Greggeyestone1

    I like to get a jump start on growing annuals by setting out young plants. Planting seeds in the garden will work, too, but I transplant most of my tomatoes, peppers and annual flowers as young plants in the garden. .

  • JC police warn of money scam

    Officials with the Junction City Police Department are alerting the public and businesses in the Junction City area of an increase in counterfeit money exchange. There have been two incidents of counterfeit one hundred-dollar bills that were passed around in .


    Jim Davie, usually called “Coach Davie,” of Manhattan, died March 25, 2015, at his home. He was 73. He was born Jan. 20, 1942, at his home in Bridgeville, Pa. His parents were Pat Davie, a steel mill worker/piano man and Vivian (Duvaul) Davie, .


    Ronald Dean Mace, M.D., 72, of Junction City, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at the Geary Community Hospital. Ronald was born May 18, 1942, in Sterling, the son of Lloyd and Violet (Wibbeler) Mace. Ronald graduated from high school in Bethany, Okla., and attended .


    Victor Leroy Fechter, 90, of Manhattan, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his home in Topeka. The family said he went to our Lord, Jesus Christ, at 8 p.m. with his family by his side. They provided some of the following information. Victor .


    Agnes Theresa Ludes Gagnon, 100, died Nov. 27, 2014, on Thanksgiving Day. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Aug. 13, 1914, in Salina. She was the daughter of Charles Ludes and Rose (Martin) Ludes. Agnes was a graduate of Solomon .

  • Mercy officially changes name to Via Christi Viacristi.phatch

    Via Christi Hospital is the present and future. Mercy Regional Health Center is the past. The name change that was more than a year in the making officially took place Friday. In February 2014, the Memorial Hospital Association sold its 50 percent .

  • Uber hits Little Apple

    TOPEKA — Ride-hailing company Uber expanded service to four new Kansas cities including Manhattan Thursday, three days after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed regulatory legislation that the company said would lead it to leave the state. Uber said riders in Lawrence, .

  • Campbell found guilty

    It took less than an hour for a jury on Thursday to find a former Manhattan High athlete guilty of two charges. The jury, comprised of 11 men and one woman, found Trey Campbell, 21, guilty of aggravated robbery and conspiracy to .

  • PROMPOSALS : Asking half the fun for big dance Img 2777.phatch

    It’s almost time for tuxes, dresses, boutonnieres and corsages for Manhattan High School students. Hundreds of MHS students will spend Saturday night dancing at Manhattan Town Center for their Alice in Wonderland-themed prom, which beat out Oregon Trail and .


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