• Martin gets her shot early with K-State Martin1.phatch

    Shaelyn Martin had a plan this season. The freshman from Salina had hoped to make it into the Kansas State starting lineup at some point this year. She thought it was a possibility, or at least it was something she .

  • Hobby becomes community service for LaGrange Neighbor.phatch

    Since retiring from the Army, it’s safe to say Col. Gary LaGrange has been a busy bee. He’s also been a bee keeper. LaGrange has 32 bee hives scattered throughout the area, with four hives at Sunset Zoo and .

  • Pool parking on agenda

    The Manhattan City Commission will discuss options on Tuesday for City Park’s pool parking lot and pedestrian improvements. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. There will be no votes at the meeting. There are two .

  • Organizers hope taller tree will heighten excitement at festival

    Kansas’s tallest holiday tree will stand 65 feet tall in Blue Earth Plaza at the Festival of Lights ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday. The tree is the focus of the festival, which was celebrated for the first time last .

  • Commission recognizes Small Business Saturday

    With the holiday shopping season’s busiest time just days away, Riley County commissioners signed a proclamation Monday morning declaring this weekend Small Business Saturday in the county. The commission’s proclamation said for every $100 that’s spent locally at .

  • Store evacuated after fire report

    Shoppers were evacuated from Best Buy on Monday following a report of a possible fire. Officials responded to a report of smoke in the store at about noon, according to officials. Manhattan Fire Department battalion chief Steve Shepek said a .

  • Wildcats hold on to beat Purdue, 88-79

    The Kansas State men’s basketball team built up a big second half lead and held off a furious comeback attempt from Purdue to win the opening game of the Maui Invitational, 88-79, at the Lahaina Civic Center. K-State (3-1) .

  • An opportunity to right a wrong

    The Kansas Court of Appeals acted wisely in overturning the sentence 21st District Judge John Bosch issued to Miles Theurer in connection with an incident that left two people dead and several others injured in May 2012. Mr. Theurer’s blood-alcohol .

  • Thanks for making annual Buttons ‘n’ Bows a success

    To the Editor: The Buttons ‘n’ Bows Craft Fair has become an annual tradition in the Manhattan community and a valuable fundraiser for the Manhattan Catholic Schools PTO. The just-completed Buttons ‘n’ Bows was once again a resounding success, thanks .

  • Top 4 unchanged in AP; Cats up to No. 11

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Lions Club is grateful for all who purchased tickets and attended our annual pancake feed in mid-October. We also greatly appreciate the purchase of tickets and donations by the following merchants and groups. Armour-Eckrich/John .

  • New film ‘Beyond the Lights’ at least looks good G.w.clift1

    Tami Reiker managed to photograph “Beyond the Lights” so as to make it look like a serious movie. That’s high praise. Minnie Driver manages to behave like a serious actress. How, given the story the movie tells, I have .

  • Thanksgiving is a time for ... overeating

    Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasting - lots of feasting. So is it any surprise that our eyes always seem to become so much bigger than our stomachs at this time of year? Not really, according to .





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