• MHS tennis a close 2nd at Topeka High

    The Manhattan High boys’ tennis team took second place among 12 teams at the Topeka High Invitational Monday. The team logged three first-place finishes and a ninth place to score 40 points and finish one point behind Valley Center, who won with 41. “.

  • Lawmakers ought to admit mistakes, change direction

    There is an elephant that has been wandering the halls of the Kansas Capitol for some time now. The elephant, while quite visible to some, has seemed to be invisible to the governor and many legislators. But it is becoming .

  • Follow-up on prairie burning feature would be timely

    To the Editor: I read with interest your article titled “Anatomy of a Burn”  in Sunday’s local news section. I am looking forward to the follow-up article “Anatomy of a Sinus Infection.”.


    Jack Lewis Graber, Sr. of Sioux City, Iowa, and formerly of Wichita, Manhattan and Pratt, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center with his family at his side. The family provided some of the following information. Jack was a social .


    Thomas O. Faulkner, 87, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Reed’s Cove Rehabilitation Center in Wichita. The family provided some of the following information. The son of Jacob and Florence Faulkner, Thomas was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Manhattan. A past president of the .

  • Talley earns first NCAA Regional bid in K-State history

    Kansas State golfer Madison Talley was one of 24 players nationally to earn an individual bid into the NCAA Women’s Golf Regionals on Monday. Talley was the top individual selected for the San Antonio Regional, which will be May 7-9 .

  • K-State men add another walk-on

    Residents of St. John will have even more reason to follow Kansas State men’s basketball now. Former St. John guard Kade Kinnamon announced his intention to walk-on to the men’s basketball program on Monday, joining former teammate Dean .

  • K-State’s Chadick earns Big 12 honor

    Hitting better than .400 in his first four career starts and helping Kansas State win its first-ever series at Baylor, freshman Sam Chadick was named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Chadick shared the honor with KU .

  • Stix win Olathe tournament

    The Midwest Stix 13-and-under Blue team won the USSSA Smoothie King NIT 13U AAA Tournament, April 24-26, in Olathe.  There were 15 teams in the tournament and the Stix Blue were undefeated in six games over the weekend to win .

  • MHK United wins second tournament

    The 11-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won its second tournament of the spring last weekend at the Manhattan Invitational.  MHK United went 3-0-1 in thefive-team round-robin tournament with a 6-1 victory over Kansas Rush Nero, a 2-2 .

  • County approves road funding

    Riley County commissioners on Monday unanimously approved a measure to use sales tax money for two road projects. The county’s public works director Leon Hobson presented the details about the projects at a county meeting. An asphalt overlay project .

  • A new chapter for retiring Lee librarian Neighbor.phatch

    Patty McCrary has spent a lot of time at Lee Elementary School — in fact, much of her life. McCrary, a librarian who is retiring after this school year, started as a student, and after finishing her additional education and getting .


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