• Accident sends 3 to Mercy

    Three people were transported to Mercy Regional Health Center in a one-vehicle accident after the driver fell asleep Monday. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Melanie Stubbs, 22, of Manhattan was driving a 2011 Nissan Rogue when she fell asleep on .


    Rev. Carl A. Kramer, 89, of Hays, died Tuesday, Nov. 11 ,2014, at Via Christi Villages in Hays. Carl was born on Nov. 29, 1925, in Ogden.  He was one of four children born to Leo and Kathryn (Porsch) Kramer. Complete obituary and service .

  • Kansans to pay dearly for tax cuts

    It does no good to speculate on what might have happened if the consensus financial forecast for Kansas had been known a week or two ago. Perhaps, given that Gov. Sam Brownback was re-elected and Republicans increased their majorities in .


    Michelle Dawn Springer, 38, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, at the Salina Regional Health Center of natural causes. The family provided the following information. Michelle was born on Feb. 22, 1976, in Manhattan, the daughter of Donald and Barbara (Regier) Springer.  She attended the .


    Thomas Earl Ekart, 74, died on Monday, Nov. 10. 2014, at his home in Manhattan surrounded by his family. Tom was born in Flush. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church with Father Joseph .

  • Staying positive takes courage

    This is not a post-mortem on what went wrong or could have gone better. I am only going to express a few things about the Greg Orman campaign that I learned about the character of Kansas and the difficulty of .

  • ‘Big Hero 6’ proves an endearing and fun film G.w.clift1

    In a somewhat odd corner of the late ’90s Marvel Universe is a little comic book named “Sunfire & Big Hero 6.” That mini-series provides the kernel of inspiration for Walt Disney Animations 2014 release “Big Hero 6.” Originally set in Japan, then .

  • Cats dominate in exhibition finale Wbb1.phatch

    While temperatures were dropping outside, the Kansas State women’s basketball team was sizzling inside Bramlage Monday night, as the Wildcats used a dominating performance to close out its exhibition slate and beat visiting Newman, 80-30.  Unlike the Wildcats’ .

  • Stakes high as KU invades Manhattan

    Regardless of the adjective used to describe the situation surrounding the No. 23 Kansas State volleyball team heading into its 7 p.m. showdown with rival Kansas Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House, everything is magnified. Coming off back-to-back losses — both on .

  • KSU lands 3-star LB

    The Kansas State football program picked up a significant verbal commitment on Monday when three-star linebacker Mohamed Barry announced his intention to sign with the Wildcats via Twitter, de-committing from Wisconsin. Barry, who visited Manhattan two weeks ago during the .

  • K-State set to help feed the world

    Can a wasp feed the world? It can help. If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. .

  • Preparation boosts motorcycle racer Neighbor.phatch

    Motorcycle racer Drew Jankord always tries his best to be prepared for a day on the track. It’s preparedness, Jankord said, that has helped him win motorcycle races this past year — some big races. Jankord, 26, won five national championships .


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