Vivian D. Ross, 80, of Manhattan, died July 13, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills-Sloan House. She was born Nov. 20, 1933, in Iola. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
Florence Ruth Johnston Hadin, 93, of Leonardville, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.
In what might be a first in social media history, Kansas State and Mississippi State agreed Friday afternoon to a home-and-home football series on Twitter. Everything short of signing the actual contract, both athletic directors — K-State’s John Currie and MSU’s Scott Stricklin — hammered
The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers opened Saturday at the Great Plains Shootout with a 6-5 win over the Salina Sliders at SCABA Baseball Complex in Topeka. The 17ers played a game late Saturday night, but the results were not available by press time.
Manhattan teenagers are preparing for a new step toward independence as they wrap up what they’ve learned in drivers education, taking their big tests this week. Some of the 120 summer drivers ed students describe themselves as confident drivers, having already started on the road
SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of the time you spend reading
The smell of good barbecue is hard to resist. Some barbecue is better than others. The Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department held their fourth-annual barbecue competition during the Relay for Life event Saturday at City Park. Famous Dave’s donated 120 pounds of
Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry on private property or outdoors
Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. To Morgan, Kobach has
A team of volunteers began counting butterflies around Manhattan on Thursday morning for the 40th annual count by the North American Butterfly Association. “The purpose is to monitor butterfly populations in North America,” said John Row, a plant materials specialist for the U.S. Department
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