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  • City to discuss traffic signal, turn lane on Anderson Ave.

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options Tuesday for dealing with a portion of West Anderson Avenue. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The commission discussed the stretch of west Anderson Avenue between Kimball Avenue/Scenic Drive .

  • Variety of electronic apps available for farmers

    HUTCHINSON — Even across the most remote landscapes, technology is spiraling. And in a world of information technology, there is no need to leave the field when muddled by an unfamiliar disease or insect infestation. Nor do you, these days, need .

  • K-State professor exiting stage after 30-plus years teaching Neighbor.phatch

    For more than three decades, Kansas State University associate professor Charlotte MacFarland has been teaching students the art of theater and encouraging young actors to take risks, both on and off stage. MacFarland’s name has become widely known in .

  • Contract awarded for 130 bridge inspections

    Riley County will pay a Manhattan company to review 130 bridges to comply with a federal law. Riley County assistant engineer Gary Rosewicz told county commissioners Monday morning that the county is up for its biennial bridge inspections. Schwab & Eaton, .

  • ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ has weaknesses, but also a story G.w.clift1

    It isn’t just that people like stories. We need them. We yearn for them. Give us a narrative with characters we are interested in who have a problem and work to resolve it, and we’ll prefer following it .


    Judith A. Cook, 73, of Manhattan, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Mo., died on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the Bramlage House-Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. Judith Ann Cook was born on May 28, 1941, in Mt. Vernon, Mo., to Luther Yost and Marie (Hendrickson) .


    John Weisbender, 71, of Knob Noster, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg, Mo. He was born on March 4, 1943, in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Graveside services for Brenda G. Dickover will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 , 2014, at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Fort Riley, 5181 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan.  The Rev. Ben Duerfeldt will be officiating. Online condolences may be left for the .

  • Lambert named 2nd-team all-state

    Manhattan High’s Kirkland Lambert was the lone boys’ soccer player named Class 6A all-state, earning second-team honors Monday morning. The junior was one of Manhattan’s most dynamic forwards this fall, helping lead the team to the state quarterfinals .

  • MHS’ Allen named coach of the year

    Manhattan tennis coach Joyce Allen was named the Class 6A girls’ tennis coach of the year Monday morning. In the final season of a 25-year coaching career, Allen took both of her singles players to state this season, with Cathy .

  • Jellison: Wildcats still have a lot to learn Cut047joel.phatch

    When the Kansas State men’s basketball team left for its first road game of the season, the Wildcats knew the challenge in front of them. K-State played four games in six days — three at the Maui Invitational — and went 1.

  • K-State volleyball dancing in Lincoln

    After about 35 anxious minutes, the Kansas State volleyball team, along with family and friends of the program, erupted in celebration as the Wildcats (22-8) learned their NCAA tournament destination Sunday night. The group of about 100, gathered at the Colbert Hills .


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