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  • Demand surging for bus service

    The number of Manhattanites using public transportation continues to rise. Anne Smith, director of the Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency — otherwise know as aTa Bus — told Riley County commissioners Monday that 29,881 people took advantage of the service in August. That .

  • Woman steals patrol car

    A woman stole a patrol car and led Geary County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase Sunday on I-70 near Manhattan. A sheriff’s department deputy stopped to help what appeared to be a disabled motorist at about 8 p.m. .

  • Regional StuCo conference teaches leadership at MHS Stuco1.phatch

    Student councils from 37 high schools and middle schools came to Manhattan Monday for the first time, bringing in a YouTube star as motivational speaker. “This is our first time hosting it,” Manhattan High School faculty StuCo sponsor Leslie Campbell said. “.

  • MHS freshman improve to 12-2

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team improved its record to 12-2 on the season by sweeping its second straight quad last week. Playing at Council Grove, the Indians defeated Junction City (25-4, 25-20), Rock Creek (25-6, 25-11) and Council Grove (25.

  • Fitness a big draw at Anneberg Park

    The storms that at midweek had threatened to spoil an amazing event Saturday at Anneberg Park never materialized, and young runners and their families showed up in droves for the seventh annual Body First School Fitness Challenge. It was a .

  • Editorial‘s information on climate change incorrect

    To the Editor: The Oklahoma City Oklahoman editorial published on Friday is probably right about one thing: “lukewarmers” are becoming more common in government. But unlike what they suggest, President Barack Obama is a member of that list. Obama talks .

  • ‘Walk Among the Tombstones’ well-produced detective story G.w.clift1

    Adult moviegoers are always encouraged when they hear there is a new western or a new detective story movie in town. Their current hope is “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” which stars Liam Neeson. Neeson plays Matthew Scudder, the private .

  • K-State scientists play swine-flu detectives

    Scientists at Kansas State University are playing the part of detectives looking for clues to help solve mysteries in human and animal health. By using a methodology known as syndromic surveillance, researchers isolate and characterize swine influenza viruses causing disease .

  • JAMES MICHAL TOBIAS

    James Michal Tobias, 74, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Kissimmee, Fla., where he resided for many years. He had diabetes. Mr. Tobias was born Nov. 23, 1939, in Manhattan. He gradated from St. George High School in 1957. He joined the U.S. Air Force .

  • ROBERT H. KOKENGE

    Robert Henry Kokenge, 94, of Manhattan died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at his residence. He was born Nov. 29, 1919, east of Baileyville. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..

  • Cats’ Juhasz, Hopton end OU Invite with wins

    NORMAN, Okla. — The Kansas State women’s tennis team concluded action at the Oklahoma Fall Invite on Sunday at the Headington Family Tennis Center. The Wildcats secured two singles wins and two doubles wins on the final day, and for .

  • Manhattan High boys stay atop cross country poll

    In the second coaches’ cross country poll released Sunday, the Manhattan High boys’ team held on to the top spot in Class 6A with 46 votes, well ahead of No. 2 Lawrence Free State in the poll. The girls’ team moved to .







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