• Local |Traffic | August 23, 2013

    Returning student, fans will find a wealth of obstacles

    Confusing traffic patterns created by construction work will be no surprise to Manhattan residents. But students returning to Kansas State University and fans populating the area for athletic events may have to apply additional common sense for several weeks, authorities say. That work is ongoing

  • Local |Business | August 23, 2013

    Retailer opens HQ in St. Marys

    Senator Jerry Moran led a parade of national, state and local dignitaries at a grand opening for a new corporate headquarters of Patriot Outfitters in St. Marys Friday morning. The corporation sells tactical gear to military personnel and civilians online and at more than 25 retail

  • Local | August 23, 2013

    Standing water is also a standing threat

    Problems posed by mosquitoes can go more than skin deep, but Manhattan residents can work to prevent breeding and population growth. With increased rainfall in the last few weeks, conditions are favorable for mosquitoes to breed and gather. “We just had two weeks of almost

  • I Wonder | August 23, 2013

    Shutdown impact is mostly political


    Q. I see that we may be headed for another government shutdown. Can you tell me how many shutdowns there have been so far in our history, and for the most part, did any of them really have an adverse effect on the country?

  • Obituaries | August 23, 2013

    Marlene Arnold

    Marlene Ann Arnold, 74, of Marysville died Monday in the company of family.

  • Obituaries | August 23, 2013

    Bonnie Nichols

    Bonnie Lee Nichols, 80, died Wednesday.

  • Obituaries | August 23, 2013

    Donald Harris

    Donald Harris, 77, of Westmoreland died Sunday at the Morris County Hospital in Council Grove.

  • Obituaries | August 23, 2013

    Muriel Fagan

    Muriel Fagan, 75, a longtime Manhattan resident, died today at Homestead Assisted Living in Topeka. She was born May 25, 1938, in Clifton.

  • Obituaries | August 23, 2013

    Monica Tadtman Heidrick

    Monica Tadtman Heidrick, 89, died Wednesday at Stoneybrook North Assisted Living in Manhattan.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | August 23, 2013

    Death ruled a suicide

    The death of a Junction City woman reported Tuesday was found to have been self-inflicted, Junction City police reportedThursday afternoon. The woman, 25-year-old Linda C. Weller, was found dead at 740 W. Eighth St. in Junction City on Tuesday evening, according to police. After an autopsy

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