• Extra $50K allocated for bridge design

    Riley County will have to spend some money to save money on the McDowell Creek Road reconstruction project. The Riley County Commission approved an addendum to the county’s contract with the project’s designer, Olson Associates, during its meeting .

  • MHS students semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship

    Two Manhattan High School students were named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this week. Seniors Daniel Aramouni, the son of Adi and Mary Aramouni of Manhattan; and Roxanne Gehring, the daughter of Barbara and Richard Gehring of Manhattan, .

  • Indians not overlooking Seaman Fb1.phatch

    To the casual high school football fan, it’s not a stretch to think Manhattan High might have an easy time against Seaman this Friday night after the Vikings lost 56-7 last week to Hayden. Manhattan head coach Joe Schartz .

  • Rescinding unjust bonuses is proper

    It’s good that Sen. Jerry Moran intends to introduce legislation to require Veterans Administration employees who participated in a system to keep the names of veterans needing care off of waiting lists to repay any bonuses they received in .

  • Safely unremarkable

    If you’re not familiar with Expedition 40 or one of its members, Steve Swanson, you’ve probably got plenty of company. Expedition 40 is a crew of three astronauts — including Dr. Swanson —  who returned today from the International Space Station. .

  • We often have no idea how our behavior affects others

    To the Editor: There has been a lot said in these pages lately about people killing themselves, so I will keep this short and sweet. I read in a book or magazine a comment by a “head” doctor that for .

  • Poor Kansans hurt by state’s refusal to expand Medicaid

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Kansas believes that basic health care should be available for all citizens of Kansas, that it should be affordable and that it should provide for the medically indigent. At a recent .

  • Army veterinarian-to-be ready to help four-legged defenders

    More than 2,500 dogs serve our nation in search and rescue, border patrol and deploying with our soldiers. But who serves man’s best friend? Michael White is one of those who will soon join the select group of veterinarians who .

  • College of Education wins national award

    Kansas State University’s College of Education received a 2014 LTG (Ret) H.G. “Pete” Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award for higher education from the Military Child Education Coalition at the coalition’s recent 16th National Training Seminar in Washington, D..


    June Barnes, 71, of Randolph, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was born on June 1, 1943, in Randolph, the daughter of Ernest Homer and Thelma Mae (Furry) Boles.  She worked as a school cook for the .


    Lewis Lynn Hine, 83, of Manhattan, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Oct. 17, 1930, in Purcell, Okla., the son of Loyd T. and Marcella (Lynn) Hine. Lewis was raised in Purcell and .


    Brenda Allen Morgan, 49, of Riley, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley..


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