• McCrane named Freshman All-American Matthew mccrane.phatch

    Kansas State kicker Matthew McCrane was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) Freshman All-America team Wednesday. McCrane is the first Wildcat to earn Freshman All-America honors since 2011 when center B.J. Finney and kick returner Tyler Lockett .

  • Weather, policy play role in late, canceled flights Air2.phatch

    American Eagle, the sole airline that operates out of Manhattan Regional Airport, consistently has been the worst performing airline in the nation in terms of on-time performance. Last year, American Eagle ranked first in flights with delays above two hours .

  • Airport facility might use eco-devo money

    Economic development funds could be used to build a building at the Manhattan Regional Airport, based on discussion at the Manhattan City Commission meeting on Tuesday. The commission held a joint work session with the Airport Advisory Board to discuss .

  • Someone you otter meet at the zoo New otter (2).phatch

    Community members may have to wait up to two months to see a new otter at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo, but they can participate in naming it. The zoo recently welcomed a 7-year-old female Asian small-clawed otter. She will join .

  • Manhattan city manager honored for service

    A state group has awarded Manhattan city manager Ron Fehr its top honor for his work in the community. The Kansas Association of City/County Management recently gave Fehr the Buford M. Watson Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Management. .

  • Oil price drop a mixed blessing

    That Kansas will receive about $8.2 million less in severance tax revenue this fiscal year than experts had projected is another dose of negative financial news in a state that’s been buffeted by related disappointments for months. Granted, $8.2 million is .


    Dale Ray Hasenbank, 64, of Marion, formerly of St. George, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at his home.  He was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Manhattan. He was the son of Cleo Carl and Velma Lorraine Rowe Hasenbank.  He served in the United .


    Dale G. Schurr, 87, of St. George, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, at Stormont Vail Healthcare in Topeka. Dale was born on June 5, 1927, to Gilford and Delia (Scritchfield) Schurr in St. George. After he graduated from St. George High School, Dale served in .

  • McAtee leads MHS boys past Junior Blues Mhsboys23.phatch

    In Friday night’s loss to Topeka High, Pierson McAtee didn’t play his best game. The senior forward missed a dunk, as well as six free throws in the team’s only loss of the season. Against Washburn Rural, .


    Arlene Kay Shepherd, 52, Oskaloosa, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Hickory Pointe Care and Rehab Center in Oskaloosa. Arlene was born on Sept. 23, 1961, in Onaga to Ernest and Mary Belle (Teter) Shepherd. She attended school in Havensville and was homemaker, helping her .

  • Hot-shooting Rural routs MHS girls, 65-45 Mhsbball3.phatch

    The Washburn Rural girls’ basketball team is not a squad with a reputation for shooting — or making — a lot of 3-pointers this season. Against Manhattan Tuesday night, the Junior Blues certainly looked capable. Rural hit its first six 3-pointers in .

  • Riley County boys top St. Marys

    At St. Marys, the Riley County boys used a big third quarter to overcome a slight halftime deficit and beat St. Marys 50-36 on Tuesday. The Falcons led 11-8 after one quarter, but the Bears took the lead before halftime .


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