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    Dorothy Edith Whitson, 73, of Manhattan, died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 29, 1941, in Santa Barbara, California. She was the daughter of Harold O. and Barbara .

  • George named league coach of the year

    After guiding Manhattan High to its first Centennial League title, first-year coach Benji George was named the league’s coach of the year on Tuesday. George was joined by Shawnee Heights’ Tez Scroggins, who was voted player of year, in .

  • Wildcats battled adversity to make WNIT Kstatecolor.phatch

    While many Kansas State students are basking in the sunlight of southern beaches during spring break, the Wildcats’ Kindred Wesemann couldn’t think of another place she’d rather be than right here in Manhattan playing basketball. “Hey, the weather .

  • K-State tops Lumberjacks for road win

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas — With the help of a strong starting performance by Kyle Halbohn, backed up by key relief pitching from Bryce Ward, the Kansas State baseball team held on to beat Stephen F. Austin, 3-2, Tuesday at Jaycees Field. Making .

  • K-State women finish 7th in Utah

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — The Kansas State women’s golf team finished seventh with a score of 34-over-par 898 following Tuesday’s final round of the BYU Entrada Classic at the par-72, 7,085-yard Entrada Golf Course. The Wildcats tallied 11 birdies on the .

  • Expert: Bird flu no threat to people

    A highly contagious strain of bird flu confirmed in four states can be deadly for birds, but a K-State poultry expert says humans don’t need to worry about their own health or contaminated poultry products. The U.S. Department .

  • K-State SAE member reports attack

    A member of the K-State Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity says he was kicked in the shin and called a racist last week while he was walking on campus. Sophomore Eli Camp, a member of K-State’s SAE chapter, said he .

  • Manhattan commitment key to bypass, commission says

    Progress on a proposed northern alternative to U.S. Highway 24 is on hold until after the city elections in April. That’s when Pottawatomie County commissioners hope to meet with the new Manhattan City Commission to discuss a western terminus .

  • Study on divorced military parents seeks respondents

    A Kansas State University professor is investigating how divorced military parents communicate with former partners and children through technology. “While researchers have begun to look at the issue of divorce in the military — which is slightly higher than the general .

  • Can the noxious weed dept help me with dandelions? Wonder1

    Q: We moved here last year from the East Coast, and just discovered that the county has something called the noxious weed department. I suppose this isn’t strictly about weeds, but can these people help with the dandelions in .

  • Construction boom exceeds $50 million in 2014

    New construction in Pottawatomie County last year exceeded the $50 million level for only the fourth time in the last 17 years. “This is pretty substantial,” Appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. “Since 1998, only three other years have been over $50 million.” .

  • Who would have foreseen this change in action movies? G.w.clift1

    Did anyone foresee this odd turn in action movie casting? Action heroes used to be played by physical specimens like Stallone, Schwarzenegger—even the hulking ex-football star John Wayne. They used to have super-human skills like Jackie Chan or unwavering .


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