• Thousands attend Sunset Zoo’s Spooktacular in costume Zoo2.phatch

    Lions and tigers and candy — oh my! Children and parents trick-or-treated at the Sunset Zoo and competed in a Halloween costume contest at the annual Spooktacular event Saturday, which was expected to draw about 4,500 to 5,000 people over the weekend, according .

  • Despite incident, Schoen doesn’t see need for new regulations — yet

    Riley County Police Department Director Brad Schoen told county commissioners in Randolph Thursday that some area landowners may be taking a bit too much liberty with the term “agritourism” recently. Schoen informed commissioners that the RCPD broke up a party .

  • Lacking opposition, candidates stay on trail in local races

    The indicators of an election season are present all around Manhattan. Political ads. Yard signs. Endorsement letters. Yet something is missing. “Two years ago, I was attending forums and debating,” said Rep. Ron Highland, R-Wamego. “Now I don’t have .

  • ‘Quilt trail’ highlights agriculture, art in Flint Hills history

    A“barn quilt” might not be made of the traditional fabric and thread, but it still can carry on a legacy. The Kansas Flint Hills Quilt Trail, the local branch of a national quilt trail, is trying to bring attention .

  • Fluorescent glow creates twist on jack-o-lantern Glitterpumpkin.phatch

    There’s nothing wrong with a classic display of jack-o’ lanterns smiling down from the porch. But if you’re looking for something different this year, try dressing pumpkins in neon tones lit with black lights. After dark, they’ll .

  • Some fears, though illogical, hard to shake Kristina.phatch

    All the recent hysteria about the Ebola virus has had me thinking a lot about my irrational fears (one of which is Ebola). When I say “irrational fears,” I basically mean that the risk of that thing harming me or .

  • Cats survive late rally, edge Sooners

    NORMAN, Okla. — It’s funny how things work out sometimes. Kansas State was reeling just a few weeks ago from a home loss to Auburn — a game the Wildcats felt they should have won. Three missed field goals and a .

  • Mistakes cost K-State volleyball in loss to Texas Ksuvballjpg.phatch

    In college volleyball, mistakes will hurt you against any team. Against No. 2 Texas, they’ll kill you. The No. 25 Kansas State volleyball team learned that lesson the hard way in a 3-0 (25-19, 25-22, 25-12) defeat at the hands of .

  • Lei 8th, Fraley 11th at state tennis

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team sent two players to Topeka for the Class 6A state tennis tournament, and came home with a pair of medals. Cathy Lei finished in eighth place in singles, while Kristen Fraley took 11th place. .

  • MHS Student Named in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program

    Manhattan High School student Sean Fisher recently received the distinction of Outstanding Achievement in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The National Achievement Scholarship Program is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding black American high school students. .

  • Castellano advances at ITA Central Regional

    STILLWATER, Okla. - K-State sophomore Sara Castellano continued her success in the main draw of singles at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Central Regional Championships on Saturday. Castellano, seeded No. 16 in the singles main draw, won her third straight match .

  • Trojans run past MHS in district win Mhs1.phatch

    For the first time since 1998, Topeka High beat Manhattan High in football. On a night when defense was at a premium, the Trojans proved to be difficult to stop offensively and just a tick better defensively in a 52-41 win .


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