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  • McCulloh in line to become Manhattan’s next mayor

    The new members of the Manhattan City Commission will be sworn in Tuesday. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. On April 7, Linda Morse, Mike Dodson and Mayor Wynn Butler were elected to the city commission. Morse, a .

  • Man found guilty in 2013 JC killing

    A Kansas City, Kansas, man accused of shooting to death 37-year-old Anthony Nixon, Junction City, entered a plea deal last week in Geary County District Court. Anthony Nichols, 35, pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and armed robbery for the Sept. 7, 2013, .

  • Arts center crowd enjoys John Reischman and the Jaybirds Christopher.conner1

    Saturday night was the final performance of the 2014-2015 BirdHouse music series at the Manhattan Arts Center. A respectable crowd shook off spring showers to attend a performance by John Reischman and the Jaybirds and few seats were empty as .

  • MHS stages its very own ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ G.w.clift1

    Theatrical occasions lie thick on the ground. K-State’s attractive new Purple Masque hosted its inaugural production this last weekend. As it happened, that was a new translation of Jean-Paul 70-year-old “No Exit,” a sort of theatrical entrance point for .

  • ‘Not as bad’ doesn’t mean ‘good’

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been contemplating regulations for electronic cigarettes since 2011. In the interim, a number of states have taken action, including Kansas, which in 2012 banned anyone younger than 18 from buying or possessing e-cigarettes. The FDA .

  • Lawrence’s bus experience might be useful to our city

    To the Editor: I remember years ago the ones in power said Manhattan could have a bus system only if we had a population of 50,000 or more because then we could get federal money. We now have the population, and .

  • Dinner with parents proves uncomfortable in K-State comedy

    K-State Theatre, a part of Kansas State University’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, will present the comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Showtimes and dates are 7:30 p.m. April 23.

  • Lab reports increase in rabies cases, urges awareness

    A Kansas State University laboratory that conducts tests on suspected cases of rabies in the state is reporting a spike in the number of positive results compared to the same period a year ago. Rolan Davis, a diagnostician in the .


    Betty Lou Bubendorf, 89, of Manhattan, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. She was surrounded by her loving family. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Sept. 6, 1925, in Quenemo. She was the daughter .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, April 20, 2015 9:00 – JJC 9:00   Baca, Brent   Status (15 CR 196 Dis. Conduct)  JWG   III 9:00   Bennett, Glen   Status (15 CR 185 Dom Batt)  JJC   III 9:00   Booher, Ronnie   Status (13 CR 55 Dom Batt – 2nd)  JJC   III 9:00 &.

  • Foster transferring to Creighton B1.12.9.14.ksubk.phatch

    When Marcus Foster chose to come to Kansas State out of Wichita Falls, Texas, he chose the Wildcats over a close second place in Creighton. Now, Foster will continue his career with the Bluejays. Foster told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman .

  • Red Raiders take series with 4-1 win

    Not much went right for the Kansas State baseball team Sunday afternoon. Although the Wildcats mustered hits, offensive innings were cut short by untimely double plays as gaps in the outfield were hard to find. To top it all off, .


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