• Foundation’s match day raises $375K

    An annual fundraising event brought in nearly $375,000 for local nonprofit entities Wednesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation announced that it raised $232,317 with 1,328 donations during its third Grow Green Match Day, which matches gifts at 50 percent. Foundation president and CEO Vern .

  • Rock Creek sweeps St. Marys

    The Rock Creek softball team swept St. Marys on the road on Monday, beating the Bears 12-3 and 14-1. Winter Henry was hot from the plate in Game 1 for Rock Creek. Henry went 3 for 5, drove in one and scored two .

  • More spending cuts aren’t the answer

    If Kansas lawmakers were a frivolous bunch, the statewide advertising campaign launched Wednesday urging further tax and spending cuts might be helpful. But that isn’t the case. Yes, the Kansas Legislature learned this week that it needs to come .

  • Peace Auditorium to host second ‘Music Spectacular’

    To the Editor: The second annual American Music Spectacular will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, at Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. Kansas State University’s music fraternity and alumni of the Tau Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia .

  • ALICE training can help us prepare for the ‘unthinkable’

    To the Editor: Every day, we are bombarded by images of violence and tragedy. Whether on the news or through social media or by opening a newspaper, we cannot deny that we are confronted by it regularly. The real travesty, .

  • Pianist highlights library event

    Music lovers can start the month of May on the right note with a performance, dessert and wine at an encore piano concert by Slawomir Dobrzanski, associate professor of music at Kansas State University. The event is presented by the .

  • Pet pantry helps people provide for loved creatures

    WICHITA — Crystal Diamond is 67 and says she lives on about $600 a month from Social Security. It’s not easy for her to afford her own food, let alone provisions for her five once-stray cats. But Diamond said she can’t .


    She was born Sept. 7, 1919 in Clay Center to Benjamin and Josephine (Sherbert) Nye. On April 11, 1941, she married Raymond Myers. Raymond preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Gary; daughter, Gayla Ro; and .


    Gloria F. Healy, 89, a resident at The Waterford, Juno Beach, Florida died Saturday, April 18, 2015, after a battle with Alzheimer’s. The family provided some of the following information. Gloria previously lived at 11395 Twelve Oaks Way, North Palm Beach, and Manhattan.&.


    Linda Stockwell, 67, of Riley, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Wakefield. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..

  • 2 days of improv, ‘Footloose’ Dustin Lynch and more

    To honor the man known as the “Father of Modern Day Improv,” K-State’s On the Spot Improv troupe created “DelFestopia” to celebrate Del Close, a Manhattan native. On the Spot will be hosting a two-day improv festival, featuring The .

  • Weber says changes were needed

    From an outside perspective, the situation within the Kansas State men’s basketball might appear beyond grim. But K-State coach Bruce Weber remains optimistic about his program after making changes he said had to be made. Since the conclusion of .


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