• Washburn Rural tops MHS soccer, 3-1

    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 .

  • MHS tennis drops dual to Lawrence

    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 soldiers back to Iraq

    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 .

  • We were treated superbly on road trip to K-State game

    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

    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

    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 HAWLEY

    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 PETERSON

    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) .

  • Enrollment up at K-State, Regents universities

    Fall enrollment is up across the board at the state’s public universities, including K-State, the Kansas Board of Regents announced Friday. The number of students attending Kansas State University is 24,776, an increase of 185 or .75 percent compared with fall 2013, according .

  • Chicago fire halts local flights

    CHICAGO — All flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center that authorities said was deliberately set by a contract employee. The ground stoppage at two of .

  • Wildcats put tough run D up against UTEP attack

    In a nationally-televised game last Thursday, Kansas State impressed the nation with its run defense against the dynamic rushing attack of the Auburn Tigers. Saturday’s 11 a.m. matchup with Texas-El Paso lacks the national intrigue or spotlight, but does .

  • K-State offense looking to find red-zone consistency

    Kansas State had four turnovers, dropped an easy touchdown pass and missed three field goals, yet still had a shot in the fourth quarter last Thursday night to beat Auburn. As bad as the Wildcats were at times, they know .





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