• Star Wars-themed event encourages Jedi-like reading skills Starwars3.phatch

    “I want to do it one more time,” said Kaiser Wymer, 7, on Saturday morning. Several children uttered variations of that phrase after going through the Jedi Training Academy outside of the Manhattan Public Library. The academy was part of Star .

  • Author of controversial prairie burn study let go

    A researcher at Konza Prairie Biological Station who published a controversial article about prairie burns has learned that his contract won’t be renewed. Gene Towne, Kansas State University biology research associate and the Konza Prairie Biological Station fire chief, .

  • Manhattan beats JC to reclaim Silver Trophy Mhsfb trophy.phatch

    JUNCTION CITY — In a battle of stout defenses, the Manhattan High football team needed just a pair of touchdowns to stay undefeated and reclaim the Silver Trophy Friday night at Al Simpler Stadium, winning 16-7 on a cool, rainy night .

  • Former K-State DB killed Garrett, david - mug.phatch

    Former Kansas State defensive back David Garrett died early Saturday morning from a gunshot wound to the chest. Garrett, who played for the Wildcats from 2009-11, was reportedly found in the 3600 block of West 117th Street in his hometown of .

  • Cameron: ESPN proves far too cozy with its NFL pals Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    What you’re reading here is journalism. More specifically, it is sports journalism — which you probably already knew just by looking around the page. Now just to categorize this bundle of words one further time, so we all know we’.

  • 1st Infantry Division Band plays role in community, on post Nationalanthem2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — When most people think of Fort Riley and the Big Red One, images of soldiers, tanks and helicopters come to mind. People more familiar with the 1st Infantry Division will include another item to that list: its band. .

  • Fans old and new catch Royals fever in Manhattan Royals2.phatch

    The Kansas City Royals’ winning streak has casual fans cheering hard and the community coming together for America’s pastime. In Aggieville, celebrating fans have filled bars to capacity. “A bunch of people that don’t even know each other .

  • Learn a lesson from cartoons Brian mug

    Saturday morning cartoons are done, y’all. Finished. Dead. Raptured. Oct. 4 was the first Saturday since the 1960s with no cartoons on broadcast television. Where will the kids get their five hours of summer once a week? Cable? Yes. Netflix? .

  • Lei, Fraley qualify for state at regional tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team will once again send two players to the state tournament in Cathy Lei and Kristen Fraley after qualifying at the Wichita East regional on Saturday. Lei came in seeded second and took second place, .

  • MHS soccer blanks Topeka High, 2-0

    After an uninspiring effort in its win over Hayden on Tuesday, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team bounced back against the Topeka High Trojans Saturday afternoon in a makeup game following Thursday’s rain out. The Indians won 2-0 and .

  • Indians compete at Haskell Invitational

    Every year, Manhattan head cross country coach Susan Melgares builds in a week of rest for many of her varsity athletes toward the end of the season. The break is designed to prepare her teams for the grind of the .

  • Red Raiders win wild game, 20-14 Whs1.phatch

    WAMEGO — A last-minute touchdown to close each half, a special teams score, a goal-line stand and a game-saving tackle were all it took for Wamego to outlast the weather, and Concordia in a 20-14 back-and-forth win Friday night. “That was .







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