• Senate committee recommends $3.1M in cuts to K-State

    A Senate committee on Wednesday recommended cutting funding for for Kansas and Kansas State universities, while increasing allocations to other institutions. The Education Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means issued a recommendation to cut $3.1 million from K-State’.

  • Commission approves mapping contract

    Riley County will soon have updated mapping data after commissioners approved a new contract at their meeting on Thursday. The data will come from an airplane equipped with LiDAR — which stands for Light Detection And Ranging — technology. The process involves .

  • Discovery Center gets a big boost

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center, which in its brief existence has become one of Manhattan’s gems, will shine a little brighter thanks to the generosity of residents Marty Vanier and Bob Krause. As was announced Wednesday morning, they’re .

  • Three Marlins to compete at sectional swim meet

    Three athletes from the Manhattan Marlins club swimming team will compete at the Region VIII Central Sectional Championships in Jenks, Okla., this weekend. Manhattan’s Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison and Matt Bandy have each qualified in two events at the .

  • Letter writer ignorant about LGBT citizens’ issues

    To the Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Mullin’s recent letter and several erroneous statements expressed within. The relevance of many of his points is predicated upon others sharing his specific religious interpretation, and I am addressing .

  • Landlords: clean up quickly after Fake Patty’s Day

    To the Editor: The Board of Directors of the Landlords of Manhattan wants to remind all landlords that this Saturday, March 7, is Fake Patty’s Day. By noon Sunday, your property must be cleaned up and all trash removed. The .


    Rolyn Dudley Teague, 86, formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Topeka. Rolyn was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Delaware Township, Iowa. He was the son of Lemuel and Avis Teague. He graduated from Schaller High School in 1946. Rolyn honorably served in the .

  • MHS girls to host Wichita Southeast

    Last year, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team started its journey to the Class 6A state tournament by beating Wichita Southeast 68-11 in its sub-state opener. With a rematch on the books for tonight, again the opener for both teams .

  • ‘The Theory of Everything’s’ story obscure G.w.clift1

    In one late scene, “The Theory of Everything” tells us that theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking subscribed to Penthouse magazine. That publication was famous, early in its history, for featuring soft-focus photos of unclothed women. The story was that publisher Bob .

  • Researchers monitor for next novel influenza strain

    As seasonal influenza cases decrease across the United States, Kansas State University researchers are preparing for the next potential virulent strain of flu. The work is starting with swine in the field. Juergen Richt, Regents distinguished professor of veterinary medicine .

  • Aggieville cleanup and more charitable events

    Aside from Fake Patty’s Day, K-State students have several philanthropic events coming this week.  K-State’s Kappa Delta sorority is competing against KU’s Kappa Delta chapter in the Second Annual Girl Scout Cookie Competition from 4 to 7 p..

  • Could K-State make NCAA tournament?

    Going into last Monday’s game against Kansas, Kansas State playing in the postseason seemed out of the question. But then the Wildcats rattled off back-to-back wins against top-15 foes in Kansas and Iowa State, and K-State started to have .


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