• City to discuss airport operator building

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday about dealing with general aviation expansion at the Manhattan Regional Airport. The joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The purpose of the .

  • Aggieville gig just part of Harms’ involvement in the community Neighbor.phatch

    Rod Harms wanted to be a part of the community. He became the Aggieville Business Association executive director in September. Harms is also the president of the Civitas Group, a development company involved in restoration and erosion projects, building straw .

  • Man pleads guilty to June aggravated assault

    A Manhattan man who fired a handgun into an apartment wall and held a man at gunpoint with a shotgun before surrendering to police in June pleaded guilty Monday morning. Kevin Flynn, who was 26 at the time of the crime, .

  • Cox, WIBW reach agreement

    Cox Communications and WIBW-TV reached an agreement Sunday following a five-day dispute, just in time to air the NFL playoff game that afternoon. Fee negotiations between the cable provider and WIBW, the Topeka CBS affiliate, stalled last week, leading Cox .

  • 2 file for re-election to Ogden council

    Ogden Mayor Robert Pence Jr. and council member Ed Burch have filed for reelection, making them the first candidates in the city’s races. Pence was elected to the council in 2009 and became mayor in 2010 when the voters recalled former .

  • Despite its flaws, ‘Wild’ still worth seeing Christopher.conner1

    Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (director of “Dallas Buyer’s Club”), “Wild” follows the author Cheryl Strayed as she hikes the Pacific Crest Trail alone. The film begins with Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) at the point in the hike when one .

  • Snyder much more than a football coach

    Statistics are essential criteria for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame. Running backs are measured by yards, average gains and touchdowns; linebackers are judged in large part by their tackles and sacks. As a story in Friday’s .

  • We must pursue racial justice

    First Congregational United Church of Christ was founded by abolitionists who came to Kansas from New England in the 1850s with the hope of ensuring Kansas’ entry into the Union as a free state. We have long been a people .


    Sharon Jean Wright, 78, of Manhattan, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House after a long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Sharon Jean Hastings was born in Coffeyville on May 25, 1936, to Glen F. and .


    Carol D. Dettmer, 84, of Waterville, died on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. Survivors include her three daughters, Nancy Shields and husband Mike of Omaha, Neb., Amy Bishop and husband Rick of Blue Rapids, and Tammy .


    John William Machin III, 74, of Riley, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his residence. Additional obituary and service information will be announced later by the funeral home..


    Deidra Rochelle Edwards, 58, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. She was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Concordia to Melvin and Florene (Kopsa) Blecha. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1974. She is survived by daughter Danielle (Michael Pagels), Manhattan; sister Darci (Reed) Campbell, El Dorado; .


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