Saturday, November 28, 2015


  • Local |Business | January 09, 2014

    Value of new construction high as building permits at 10-year low


    Due to a steep drop in the construction of new apartment complexes, the number of building permits issued in Manhattan in 2013 fell to its lowest level in a decade. At the same time, some large projects meant that the amount of property value constructed was

  • Local |Education | January 09, 2014

    Board OKs gun policy change

    The USD 383 school board accepted a first reading of a policy revision Wednesday that allows employees with concealed carry permits to keep a firearm in their vehicle. Superintendent Bob Shannon called it a “substantial revision.” “The law does not allow the board to deny an

  • Local |Fort Riley | January 09, 2014

    Soldier killed by vehicle

    A Fort Riley soldier died after being struck by a vehicle at the base on Tuesday. Spc. Ryan T. Christensen, 29, of Layton, Utah, was a petroleum supply specialist with the Company A, 101st Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. He

  • Local |Kansas State University | January 09, 2014

    Three K-State grad programs gain recognition from student guide

    Three Kansas State University graduate programs have received recognition by, a student-rated guide. The website ranks the College of Arts and Sciences’ sociology graduate program No. 20 and the political science graduate program No. 23. The College of Veterinary Medicine’s graduate program is No. 24

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Darlene Y. Crabb, 75, of Keats, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the information. She was born on July 1, 1938, in Topeka. She was the daughter of Clarence and Dorothy (Griffin) Crawford. On June 16, 1957, at Frankfort, she was

  • Arts, Leisure | January 09, 2014

    John Denver tribute band, MAC watercolor exhibit


    There’s an unusually limited number of events on tap this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t worthwhile things to see and do.  For instance, you can guarantee there will be sunshine on your shoulders this weekend by checking out the John

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Bryce Anson Reed, 17 months, of Wellsville, died Friday at his home from complications associated with a viral illness. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Wilson’s Funeral Home in Wellsville, with visitation prior to

  • January 09, 2014

    Making students feel comfortable focus of MHS bullying program

    The worldwide Olweus Bully Prevention Program came to Manhattan High today. The program, which has been implemented in more than a dozen countries, focuses on reducing bullying and improving peer relations at K-12 schools. The ongoing project kicked off at MHS west campus this morning,

  • Obituaries | January 09, 2014


    Jeanne M. Braddy, 90, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born July 15, 1923, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

  • Editorials | January 09, 2014

    We’re addicted to rankings

    Everyone loves rankings, even though in almost every case, they mean just about nothing at all except a reason to argue. Some fans were delirious, matter of fact, that K-State was ranked 25th in the last Associated Press college basketball poll. Before you get too

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