Marcus Oliphant, 85, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Salina. The family provided the following information. Marc was born in Offerle on June 8, 1929. He married Phyllis Garman on Aug. 27, 1950, in Courtland. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in July of 1951 and .


    Veronica Ann Barry, 84, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Sept.11, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided the following information. Veronica was born on Feb. 9, 1930, in Manhattan, and had been a lifetime resident in the area. Veronica attended grade school in .


    JoAnn Margaret Prior, 75, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her residence. The family provided the following information. JoAnn was born on Aug.18, 1939, in Seneca, the daughter of Herman and Margaret (Jenkins) Schmelzle. JoAnn graduated from Msgr. Luckey High School. She .

  • K-State vs. A&M tickets on sale Sept. 15

    Tickets for Kansas State’s matchup with former Big 12 foe Texas A&M in the Wildcat Classic on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m., Monday, .

  • K-State club soccer hosting youth clinic

    K-State’s club soccer team will hold a youth soccer clinic on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium on the K-State campus. The clinic is for youth ages 6 and up and will cost $15. The clinic will be a .

  • Neils’ team 7th at rowing championships

    At the 2014 World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam — Aug. 24-31 — Manhattan native Andrew Neils and his team of four placed seventh in the Lightweight Men’s Quadruple Sculls Final. The team finished behind defending champion Greece, Germany, China, Italy, Denmark, and .

  • EMS cross country begins its season

    The Eisenhower Middle School cross country team began it’s season with meets on Sept. 7 at the Manhattan Invitational and Sept. 9 at the Wamego Invitational. Ella Rosenkranz led the way for the seventh grade girls in Manhattan, taking third. Luke .

  • 5 names added to Fort Riley memorial at 9/11 ceremony Memorial2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — It’s been 13 years since the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York City, damaged the Pentagon and led to the civilian take-over that foiled the hijacked Flight 93 that was headed toward Washington D..

  • Update to comprehensive plan at critical stage

    Officials planning for the Manhattan area’s future growth said the process has reached an important point. The community workshop Wednesday continued work for Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and the Manhattan Area Transportation .

  • Group preps 2,000-plus pies ahead of fort’s Apple Day Pie1.phatch

    There’s no doubt that Saturday’s Fall Apple Day Festival at Fort Riley will be jam-packed with various events for the public to enjoy. From tactical equipment displays to a petting zoo to historical reenactments, there’s no shortage .

  • 2 plead not guilty in connection to McClendon death

    PHOENIX — Two men accused of alcohol-related violations in connection with the fatal fall of an Arizona State University student and Manhattan High graduate have pleaded not guilty. David Siegel and Matthew Farberov made their first appearances Wednesday in Maricopa County .

  • Extra $50K allocated for bridge design

    Riley County will have to spend some money to save money on the McDowell Creek Road reconstruction project. The Riley County Commission approved an addendum to the county’s contract with the project’s designer, Olson Associates, during its meeting .


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