• First Amendment still precious

    Just 45 words —  fewer words than there are in the sentence you are reading — guarantee five freedoms that the nation’s founding fathers deemed to be at the core of a democracy, freedoms that a nationally recognized free-speech advocate says “.

  • Variety adds spice to Kansas State library concert Ben.nyberg

    This past Friday evening the Kansas State University Library’s Hemisphere Room hosted the first of its concert series’ new season of four programs. Future dates will include a tribute to Gail Kubik (January 30), a piano recital by Slawomir Dobrzankski (.

  • Chen takes on bigger role in family business — while taking classes Neighbor.phatch

    Michael Chen’s family has always followed an unexpected path when pursuing opportunity. That’s one reason the 23-year-old Kansas State University student didn’t hesitate when the opportunity arose to purchase a local restaurant. Chen co-owns Chen’s Chinese, 2704 .


    Patricia (Pat) Ann Ellington, 73, of Manhattan died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Mercy Regional Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Jan. 11, 1941, in Tupelo, Miss., the daughter of Bill and Francis Ellington. She grew up in Birmingham, .


    Doris Ann Berry Mulherron, 86, of Lenexa died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Doris was born on April 11, 1928, in Walnut to Walter and Viola Berry. She was married to Joseph Eugene Bradshaw in 1946, and together they .


    Delia Reed Marcellus, 86, of Manhattan died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Stonybrook Retirement Community. The family provided some of the following information. Dee was born on April 6, 1929, in Lawrence to the late Bertha Christie and Addison Reed. She graduated from Lawrence High .


    Robert Barney Mills, 92, of Manhattan died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community - Honstead House. He was born Feb. 10, 1922, in rural Franklin County. He attended public schools in Lane, Garnett, and Greeley, graduating from Greeley High School in 1939. He .

  • Truman sets tone for Cats’ defense Kstatecolor.phatch

    If Jonathan Truman was allowed to play a little bit longer Saturday he might have had as many tackles as his hometown has residents. OK, so that’s a stretch, slightly. But the Kechi native was a one-man wrecking crew, .

  • Nelson catches TD in Packers’ win

    Former Riley County standout Jordy Nelson added another touchdown to his season total as the Green Bay Packers put a 38-17 beat down on the Carolina Panthers. Nelson caught four passes for 80 yards and a touchdown, bringing his season total .

  • Anthony wins league volleyball championship

    The Anthony Middle School eighth-grade A volleyball team won the Centennial Middle League Championship on Saturday. The Tornadoes defeated Emporia (25-9, 25-11), Shawnee Heights (25-16, 25-9) and Eisenhower (25-12, 25-12) to get through pool play undefeated. They took on Junction .

  • Wamego sweeps NCKL cross country meet

    The Wamego Red Raider cross country teams swept both the team and individual titles at the North Central Kansas League meet over the weekend, with Allison Seufert winning the girls’ varsity race in a time of 16:32.02 while Ethan Artzer won .

  • MHS boys top latest cross country coaches poll

    The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team, fresh off a Centennial League title Saturday, remained at the top of the state’s Class 6A coaches poll, edging Blue Valley-Stilwell for the top spot. The Manhattan girls’ team remained in fourth .


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