John Brooks, Jr., 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House, Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 17, 1922, in Green. A complete obituary and service information is pending and will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Ave., .


    Chester Allen, 77, of Manhattan, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 1, 1937, in Manhattan, the son of Charley and Elsie Allen.  Chester was a lifetime Manhattan resident where he attended .

  • ‘Ration to Fashion,’ self defense and more

    Two exhibits at local art galleries will be ending soon, so don’t miss your chance to take in some culture and art. “Only the Best,” an exhibit featuring some of the gallery’s favorite artists, has paintings, ceramics and .

  • Board approves city’s bike path

    Bicyclists will soon be able to pedal through a portion of Manhattan High School’s East Campus. In a 6-1 vote, Manhattan-Ogden school board members on Wednesday approved allowing the city to build a bicycle path between the gym and .

  • Snyder to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    Unofficially, Kansas State’s Bill Snyder has long been considered a Hall of Fame football coach. On Friday, it will become official when the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announces the 2015 class of inductees during a .

  • Foster leads K-State past Horned Frogs

    One game after getting benched and scoring zero points for the first time in his career, Marcus Foster looked like himself again on Wednesday. Foster came off the bench, again, scoring 23 points in 28 minutes as Kansas State broke its three-game .

  • K-State introduces Dibbini Coach.phatch

    New Wildcats head coach Mike Dibbini says this is the perfect time for Kansas State to start a women’s soccer program. Formally introduced Wednesday at the K-State Alumni Center in a room that overlooks the soccer field at Memorial .

  • UCLA coach explains quick Alamo Bowl handshake

    Now that the dust has settled, UCLA head football coach Jim Mora decided to explain his brief handshake at the end of the Alamo Bowl with Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder. The Bruins’ coach met Snyder at midfield last .

  • Wallerstedt takes job at Charlotte

    Former Manhattan High standout and Kansas State linebacker Matt Wallerstedt has been named defensive coordinator at Charlotte. Wallerstedt will be reunited with former Wildcat defensive back and teammate Brad Lambert, who is now the head coach at Charlotte. An honorable .

  • Cold weather leads districts to cancel classes Wednesday

    The Manhattan-Ogden superintendent expects schools to be open Thursday. They were closed Wednesday for anticipated wind chill that didn’t turn out to be as severe as expected, USD 383 Superintendent Robert Shannon said. Shannon said the National Weather Service predicted .

  • State OKs $231M for NBAF

    The state on Tuesday authorized an additional $231 million in bonds for Manhattan’s planned National Bio- and Agro-Defense facility. A state panel consisting of Gov. Sam Brownback and legislators approved the money. The authorization is contingent on the U.S. .

  • Cox Communications drops Topeka’s WIBW from lineup

    A Topeka CBS affiliate is no longer carried by a cable company serving Manhattan after the station and cable operator failed to reach a fee agreement on Tuesday. Channel 13 WIBW-TV and the associated channel 11, MeTV, are no longer available for .


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