• MHS tennis opens season at Rural

    With a loaded team of upperclassmen, Manhattan High boys’ tennis coach Joyce Allen used Tuesday’s season opening tournament at Washburn Rural to gauge the talents of several players outside of the returning group with state tournament experience. Of the .


    Stephen (Steve) E. White, 67, of Manhattan, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on April 15, 1947, in Frankfort, Kentucky. Dr. White was a professor of geography and .


    Eldon Slagle, 94, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born May 12, 1920, in Ness County, the son of Vern and Ivy (Prose) Slagle. Memorial service information and a complete obituary are pending and will be released .


    Mary Louise Gnadt, 86, of Alma, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born Dec. 18, 1928, in McFarland, the daughter of Milton and Maggie Bennett Scott. Mary Lou was the organist for Trinity Lutheran Church for .

  • Dodson a proven leader who will serve us superbly

    To the Editor: I try not to write long letters endorsing our friends and neighbors who have selflessly volunteered to direct our great community as commissioners, for three reasons. 1. Most of us only look at the names of the endorsee .

  • Keep right-wing ideology off our City Commission

    To the Editor: The City Commission race is upon us. I urge you to vote for candidates who will put community before political ideology. Political extremism has no place in our community. At the state level it has crippled the .

  • Wildcats set to host Mountaineers Ksubsb15.phatch

    When it comes to West Virginia, Kansas State senior first baseman Shane Conlon said it’s like looking in a mirror. “In the past, they’ve played very similar to us,” he said Tuesday. “They play very hard. They are .

  • City: No citation for court rusher

    City prosecutors dropped a citation issued to K-State student who ran into a KU basketball player in February. But the young man will be banned from buying tickets or attending K-State games for the near future. Nathan Power intentionally bumped .

  • Army names new post commander Grigsby.phatch

    The Big Red One is getting a new commander. Maj. Gen. Wayne W. Grigsby Jr. will be the next commander of Fort Riley and the 1st Infantry Division, the Army announced Monday. Grigsby currently commands Combined Joint Task Force — Horn .

  • Keep alert for motorcycles

    About as time the weather began warming up and when only the most ardent golfers considered getting out their clubs, motorcycle enthusiasts began returning to the streets. The reappearance of motorcycles on our streets is probably as reliable a sign .

  • 900 K-State students could lose grants in bill

    A budget bill passed in the Kansas Senate last week would eliminate tuition grants for more than 900 K-State students, according to the university. According to a legislative update from Sue Peterson, K-State’s assistant to the president and director of .

  • Candidates envision future of downtown

    Manhattan City Commission candidates spoke about their visions for downtown Monday during a Downtown Manhattan Inc.-hosted forum at the Wareham Opera House. The six candidates are seeking to fill three seats in the April 7 election. Kaleb James said locally .


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