• Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Marylois Smith

    Marylois (Holm) Smith, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Lyle Timmons

    Lyle Timmons, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Waunetta MacKender

    Waunetta MacKender, 80, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 31, 2013

    K-State Salina UAS Club places in 10 ten

    Kansas State University Salina’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Club landed a Top 10 finish at the 11th annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition at Webster Field, an annex of Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. The club placed eighth out

  • Local | July 31, 2013

    The last of the Riley County Fair 4-H results

    Here are the last of the Riley County Fair 4H animal competition results. Beef Division Grand Champion Market Beef, Reid Shipman, Pillsbury; Reserve Grand Champion, Kobie Camerlinck, Riley Rascals. Champion Angus Heifer, Reid Shipman, Pillsbury; Reserve Champion, Haley Lindell, Riley Rascals. Champion Charolais, Nissa Olsen,

  • Local |Traffic | July 31, 2013

    K-18 access from Stagg Hill Road reopened

    Access to K-18 from Stagg Hill Road has been reopened, according to a press release from the Kansas Department of Transportation. Stagg Hill Road ties into the south end of Scenic Drive and continues east on the south side of K-18 into the existing Stagg

  • Local | July 31, 2013

    Arbor Day Foundation giving away trees

    The Arbor Day Foundation is giving trees to new members. During the month of August, everyone who joins the foundation and donates $10 will receive 10 Colorado Blue Spruce trees. The trees will be shipped postpaid at the appropriate time for planting, which is between Oct. 15 and

  • Columns | July 31, 2013

    Organic crops are no better

    Some people use their emotions to argue a point. That’s fine… I’ve done it before. But in matters of science, I see little benefit in trying to weigh in with feelings against facts. There are issues of significance that continue to be debated

  • Tennis | July 31, 2013

    KSU to host USTA/ITA Showdown

    The Kansas State women’s tennis team will host a unique event at the K-State Tennis Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 17, called the USTA/ITA Campus Showdown. This is will be the fourth straight year K-State has hosted this event and it will be the first

  • Local |Government, Politics | July 30, 2013

    County split on paying for bridge fixes

    Pottawatomie County commissioners agreed Monday that the county needs more revenue to fund major road and bridge projects. What they didn’t agree on was the source of the revenue––an increase in the property tax levy, or asking voters to approve an additional one-half

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