Officials said the Flint Hills Transportation Plan won’t ignore other planning going on in the area. The Flint Hills Regional Council held open houses this week in Manhattan and Junction City to introduce the public to the regional transportation .
Two seniors at Manhattan High earned the rare opportunity to play in the 11th-annual First Tee Open in Pebble Beach, Calif., this weekend, televised internationally on the Golf Channel. The event pairs each of the 81 junior participants with a professional .
Playing at the Washburn Rural Invitational at the Wamego Country Club, the Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished second place behind the host team Thursday afternoon. The Indians shot a 359 to finish one stroke ahead of third-place Shawnee Mission East. .
In 2014’s season opener against Shawnee Heights, Manhattan High football’s Luke Stegeman made the play of the game, helping the team snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the final minutes with an interception at midfield that led .
Going into Thursday’s Centennial League showdown at Washburn Rural, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team knew the Junior Blues were dangerous when running set plays. Cornerkicks, throw-ins and free kicks are all things Rural does extremely well, and that .
The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team traveled to Lawrence Thursday for a dual with Lawrence High, losing 6-3. The Indians got singles victories from Cathy Lei, 8-2, and Kristen Fraley, 8-1. The pair also teamed up for the team’s .
Fort Riley troops are heading back to Iraq. As their friends and neighbors, we wish them the best and hope for their speedy return. As realists, we hope everyone sees what this deployment means. And as Americans, we hope they .
To the Editor: On Sept. 17, I got in the car here in Auburn with three buddies and headed for Kansas. We were looking forward to a nice fall trip to see Auburn play your Wildcats. Upon arriving on campus, we .
Karen Rezac, 48, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Community Hospital-St. Mary’s. The family provided the following information. Karen was born on July 21, 1966, in Manhattan, to Lawrence and Gertrude “Trudy” (Casper) Schweir. Karen grew up in Belvue and .
Mark William-Lee Steger, 1 month 10 days, died at his home of natural causes on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Mark was born on Aug. 9, 2014, at the Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Mo., the son of Cody A. and Leonna E. (Miller) Steger. A fighter .
Janet “Jan” Hawley, 75, died on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at The Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Jan, a long-time resident of Manhattan, was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 6, 1938, the daughter of Roy and Edna (.
Mary Fuller (Jackie) Peterson, 97, of St. Marys, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at the St. Marys Hospital. The family provided the following information. Jackie was born on Aug. 25, 1917, in Louisburg, N.C., the oldest child of Fisher Jones and Armarilla Priscilla (Fuller) .
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