Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Graveside service with Pastor .

  • Municipal Band, inaugural half marathon, live music and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    With the Memorial Day holiday this weekend, it is your first chance to hear the Manhattan Municipal Band. The band is celebrating its 95th season. On Monday morning, the band will be performing at the Sunset Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. .

  • Chambers gets another shot at WNBA B1.3.1.13.ksuwbk.phatch

    There was nothing that could prepare Brittany Chambers for her brief stay in Los Angeles two years ago. Chambers was drafted 22nd overall by the WNBA’s Sparks after wrapping up a successful run at Kansas State in 2013 — finishing as .

  • Cats open Big 12 with win over OU

    TULSA, Okla. — Colton Kalmus matched his career high in strikeouts with six while Max Brown went 4 for 4 with a pair of two-out RBIs, as six-seed Kansas State opened its trip to the Big 12 Championship with a 7-3 win over third-seeded .

  • K-State’s Mittie promotes Hoyt-Capra to assistant coach Capracolor.phatch

    Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced Thursday morning the promotion of Jacie Hoyt-Capra to assistant coach on his 2015-16 coaching staff. Hoyt-Capra served on Mittie’s inaugural staff last season as the team’s coordinator of .

  • RCPD takes aim at new range

    As negotiations to renew a lease on the Riley County Police Department’s shooting range have soured, the county is moving forward with a proposal to build the department a new shooting range and training facility south of Manhattan. The .

  • Students display their skills at talent show Talent1.phatch

    Bluemont Elementary School’s talent show on Wednesday morning showcased students’ diverse skills, from art to original song compositions. “One day today, half-day tomorrow and then summer,” said Kathy Stitt, Bluemont principal and talent show emcee. Students and teachers rejoiced. .

  • City adds 2nd home to local register

    The Manhattan City Commission on Tuesday doubled the number of homes on the local historic places register. The commission approved a first reading of an ordinance to add the Jesse Ingraham House, 1724 Fairchild Ave., to the Manhattan Register of Historic .

  • Discovery Center’s newest exhibit to explore darker side of life Dark.phatch

    People who get antsy when they can’t touch items at a museum will probably enjoy the upcoming Flint Hills Discovery Center exhibit. “In the Dark,” a traveling exhibit organized by the Cincinnati Museum Center, explores how plants and animals .

  • Indians shut out Blue Jays Soccer4.phatch

    Facing a familiar foe in its regional opener Tuesday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team had no trouble taking care of business to advance to the next round of the Class 6A playoffs. Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated .

  • MHS baseball comes up short at regional

    For the first time since 2011, the Class 6A baseball tournament at KU’s Hoglund Ballpark won’t include the Manhattan Indians. The Tribe battled in Tuesday’s regional in Lawrence, getting a shutout against Olathe Northwest in the semifinals before .

  • McRell withdraws from shooting case

    A Manhattan man who was arrested for an Aggieville shooting earlier this month will hire a new attorney. Larry McRell, who represented Mark Self Jr., 31, in Riley County District Court on Tuesday, said he had to withdraw from the case .


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