• Teen Town Reunion, Dance a success, thanks to many

    To the editor: The Teen Town Reunion and Dance on Oct. 26 was a great success! Teen Town was a regular Friday night dance for area teens beginning in 1943 and continuing through the early 1970s. Many of Manhattan’s adult citizens .

  • Activities planned for Veterans Day

    A number of activities will take place in Manhattan next Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. • The day begins at 7 a.m. with a breakfast at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road in Manhattan. The breakfast is hosted by the .


    Cleo I. “Tess” Turnbow, 91, of Wamego, died on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at her residence. The family provided the following information. She was born on Jan. 27, 1923, at the family home near Onaga, the daughter of Herman F. and Emma M. (Gehring) Tessendorf. .


    Dwight Sherbert, 70,  of Clay Center, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. The family provided the following information. Dwight was born on Jan. 19, 1944, at his family home in Broughton, the son of Akin and Mary (Townsend) Sherbert.&.

  • Adventurer to visit Manhattan

    On Nov. 15, The Pathfinder in Downtown Manhattan will host athlete, author, speaker and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be at The Pathfinder, 304 Poyntz Ave. at 4 p.m. and is free and open to .

  • Rock Springs events include run, jog, walk

    The 7th annual Rock Springs Turkey Trot, Fun Walk and Gobble Jog are planned for Saturday, Nov. 15, at Rock Springs 4-H Center, located just south of Junction City.  All ages of runners, joggers or walkers are welcome to participate. .

  • Clinkscales adding depth to Cats’ D-Line Ksufb98.phatch

    When Terrell Clinkscales switched his commitment from Nebraska to Kansas State last fall, Husker fans thought they had just lost the second coming of Ndamukong Suh. Though Clinkscales signed with the Wildcats with much fanfare — rightfully so after being ranked .

  • K-State looks to continue road success at ISU

    After kicking off the second half of its Big 12 schedule with a win Saturday, the 22nd-ranked Kansas State volleyball team will have its road mettle tested with two conference trips in three days starting tonight at Iowa State. First serve .

  • K-State patron Beach dies at 94

    Marianna Kistler Beach, patron of the arts and the namesake of Kansas State University’s art museum, died Saturday at age 94. Beach, who grew up in Manhattan and was a K-State graduate, died at her home in Lawrence. The museum, .

  • Is coach a staunch Republican?

    Q: Dude, is Snyder a hardcore Republican? A: It seems fair to assume two things. That: 1. By “Dude,” you’re referring to the seasoned, rather stiff writer of this distinguished column, not some movie character played by Jeff Bridges; and 2. .

  • Snyder ad still airing

    A political advertisement featuring K-State football coach Bill Snyder was still running on Monday, despite campaign officials’ promise that it wouldn’t air later than Sunday. The commercial, which showed Snyder endorsing his long-time friend, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts .

  • Trial begins in 2008 Leonardville murder case

    Howard Barrett barely moved Monday during the start of his trial in connection with the 2008 stabbing death of a pest exterminator.The prosecution wrapped up its case against him Tuesday morning ending with two witnesses.  There was plenty of .


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