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  • Master plan coming for K-State’s north corridor

    The northern edge of K-State’s campus soon will have a master plan. Residents discussed and examined the development of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan during a public meeting Wednesday at City Hall. The corridor’s boundaries are North .

  • Bergman to get new roof

    Bergman Elementary School will receive a new roof this summer. The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a bid to replace the school’s 55,000-square-foot roof, which is 20 years old. The approved bid of $347,488, by Arrow Roofing of Wichita, .

  • City cleanup set for next week Cleanup.phatch

    City crews will pick up yard waste, limbs and branches during Spring Cleanup from Monday to Friday, April 3. Spring Cleanup is an annual effort of the city and local refuse contractors to allow residents to clean up their properties with .

  • Commissioners spar over personnel reviews

    A relatively minor administrative decision turned into a rare disagreement at the Riley County Commission meeting Thursday. At issue was how frequently the county’s three commissioners will meet with county department heads for official performance reviews. In the past, .

  • Author chronicles Big Red 1 on D-Day

    ABILENE — John McManus said one piece of the 1st Infantry Division’s well-documented history is sometimes overlooked. “Army historians who interviewed survivors in the weeks and months after the Normandy invasion prepared about 372 pages of historical material on the 29th .

  • K-State Idol, SpringDance, Easter egg hunt and more

    This weekend, check out K-State students and community members performing in a variety of ways. K-State students will be competing for the title of K-State’s most talent performer during season 12 of K-State Idol. Don’t miss the talent during .

  • Young track squads ready for opener

    A year after taking second place in the team standings at the Class 6A state track and field meet, the Manhattan High boys’ track team will feature a much younger squad in 2015. Out of the nine gold medals they brought .


    Mervin Earl Nord, 86, Marysville, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville, surrounded by family. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Kinsley Mortuary, Marysville.  The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. .

  • Specialty plates aren’t so special

    The most recent dispute over speciality license plates, which reached the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, can be as complicated as participants want it to be. But the solution seems simple. If states don’t want the controversy and .

  • Morse has long been busy improving our community

    To the Editor: I am writing to ask for your support for Linda Morse for Manhattan City Commission in the election April 7. Linda has lived in Manhattan for 40 years. I’m pretty sure she has been a resident and active .


    Benjamin Grayson Mullinix Jr., 72, died earlier this month in Lubbock, Texas. The exact date of his death is unknown. He was born on Aug. 8, 1942, in Manhattan, the son of Ben and Eleanor (Blockcolsky) Mullinix. Ben received a master’s in .

  • Re-elect Butler, and choose teachable newcomers

    To the Editor: The people of Manhattan are fortunate in having candidates seeking election to our City Commission who are seeking their first elected office. Ours is a good town for launching a political career because we have excellent city .


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