A memorial celebration for Stephen E. White will be held Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. White, 67, died March 21, 2015, in Manhattan. He was a professor of geography and former dean of the College .

  • Flat ‘Woman in Gold’ may have some significant purpose G.w.clift1

    Simon Curtis, director of “My Week With Marilyn,” has given the story of his new film, “Woman in Gold,” just about the most vanilla treatment imaginable. It is a serviceable movie, rather than something new, and perhaps that’s what .

  • Wildcats look to improve run game

    Go all the way back to 1989. Try, as difficult as it is, to remember Kansas State football back then, when the Wildcats weren’t winning many games and nobody really cared what happed in Manhattan on Saturdays in the fall. .

  • Wodtke, Cats beat Shox in 10th

    With two outs and the bases loaded in extra innings, Jake Wodtke stepped into the batter’s box with a chance to complete a comeback win for Kansas State. The sophomore didn’t take his time in the situation, attacking .

  • PG Stokes set to sign with Cats

    As of last week, the Kansas State men’s basketball team had no point guards left on its roster. That’s all set to change when Kamau Stokes signs his letter of intent to join the Wildcats this Friday. Stokes .

  • Student production kicking off celebration of Shakespeare Midsummer1.phatch

    Almost 400 years after his death, Manhattan High School students are celebrating Shakespeare with a production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” William Shakespeare died 400 years ago next April. “This is sort of our kickoff to that year-long celebration,” said Linda .

  • Man receives 10 years in October kidnappings

    A Manhattan man involved in an October double kidnapping and robbery was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison. Kenneth Mallett, 22, will serve back-to-back sentences of 88 months on one kidnapping count and 32 months for attempted aggravated robbery. Mallett also received .

  • Board to consider fewer days

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider shortening the 2015-16 school year to save money. The school board is scheduled to discuss the issue at a 5:45 p.m. work session on Wednesday at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. Board vice .

  • How many beers can I have before heading to the polls?

    Q: Is there any law against voting while intoxicated? A: What, do you need a few cocktails to make it through the candidate forums? Do discussions of mill levies and local option budgets go down easier with a coupla cold .

  • Residents dump tires, paint, e-waste at county ‘free day’

    It was a good day at the dump. Four hundred sixty-six vehicles crossed the scales at the Pottawatomie County Landfill Saturday, taking advantage of the annual Spring Free Dump Day. “That wasn’t a record, but it was a very .

  • Researcher: Eye contact key to child’s development

    Nurturing a baby into a capable, competent individual is complicated. A parent models language and behavior. A parent sets boundaries for safety and social expectations. A parent gives undivided attention. It’s a whopping responsibility, a demanding task. Difficult? You .

  • Getting there used to be half the fun

    Consumers seem to have an attitude problem when it comes to the airline industry. Many continue to think that the airlines exist to serve them. Maybe some remember what traveling by air used to be like, or having been seduced .


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