• No injury reported in Pott. Co. incident involving handgun

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a person who pulled a handgun on someone in rural Manhattan on Tuesday. No one was injured in an incident that happened at about 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Powers .


    William James “Bill” Figge, 59, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. A family visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys from 2-4 p.m.  Inurnment will be at a later .


    David Alan Rundquist, 64, of Green,  died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided the following information. David was born on Sept. 3, 1950, in Clay Center, the son of Veryl and Dorothy (Lindstrom) Rundquist. He was married to .

  • Undersized D-line up to tall task against Free State Mhsfb70.phatch

    For most of the season, the Manhattan High football team has faced a disparity in size against its opponents, none more pronounced than on the offensive and defensive lines. Up front, the Indians have had to learn to play against .

  • Indians beat Junction City 4-0 on senior night Mhs7.phatch

    A set of odd circumstances surrounding the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team’s regular-season finale against Junction City made for an unusual game Thursday night at Bishop Stadium. Barring any upsets, the playoff picture had more or less already locked .

  • Cameron: Has ‘big-game’ James turned into ‘lame-game’ James Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    So here we are, waiting for Game 3 of the World Series — and Royals fans are busy squabbling about Game 5. Seems odd, no? I mean, so much can happen tonight and Saturday in San Francisco that could change the entire picture .

  • Dinged and bruised, Waters has K-State leading Big 12 Waterscolor.phatch

    Jake Waters can’t walk on water, but the Kansas State quarterback has done more than enough to impress his head coach, teammates and opponents in the first half of the football season. The senior is a big reason, maybe .

  • Schellenberg finds way back as starter

    Last season, Dylan Schellenberg was thrown in the mix when Ty Zimmerman suffered a late-season injury. Schellenberg was a little-known junior college transfer who was in his second year in the program when he replaced Kansas State’s staple of .

  • This ‘Fury’ isn’t about a horse G.w.clift1

    “Fury—the story of a horse and the boy who loves him.” Golly but we’ve changed since that show was a TV hit in the mid-1960s starring Peter Graves. Now, have we changed back? The new movie “Fury,” .

  • Board weighs preschool ‘hubs’

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board discussed options for improving preschool facilities and possibly foregoing federal funding for the district’s adult education programs during a retreat meeting Wednesday. The board focused on those two topics and didn’t make any decisions. .

  • Union protesting ‘labor standards’ of Hi-Tech Labor.phatch

    Union workers are protesting construction being done at the new CivicPlus building. Carpenters Local 918 representatives held a sign Thursday morning that said “Shame on CivicPlus” in response to the company’s construction project. CivicPlus recently opened its new building at 302 .

  • Commission rejects bid for Manhattan ditch improvement

    LEONARDVILLE — Plans for a ditch outfall structure on Casement Road in Manhattan hit a snag Thursday morning when assistant county engineer Gary Rosewicz told Riley County commissioners the bid for the project exceeded the estimated cost by too much. The .


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