Two quick stories that tell you a little about Manhattan: FIRST STORY: We had just wrapped up an edition of the paper one day last week when I saw a familiar face at the front counter. It was Abdu Durar, a guy I’ve known
Manhattan resident Radley Ramsey was scuba diving off the shores of Honduras when he and a group of fellow divers came across a turtle swimming through the water. “There were people taking pictures from underneath, and I’m hovering, and he came up and put
The Riley County Commission Monday approved the 2013 women, infant and children’s local contract for the Riley County Health Department. Health Department director Brenda Nickel told commissioners the program is currently at 100 percent capacity, helping around 3,000 clients from all over the area. Nickel said it
Karen McCulloh, two-term Riley County commissioner and second term city commissioner, is the recipient of the 2013 Edith L Stunkel Good Government Award, presented by the League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County. McCulloh’s has been involved in public service and civic leadership for
Anna Larson, 100, of Prairie Village, formerly of Green and Clay Center, died Saturday at Brighton Gardens of Prairie Village.
Harold Nibarger, 83, of Manhattan, died Sunday at the VA Hospice House in Wichita.
Terrorist organizations unleashed horrifying violence thousands of miles apart over the weekend, with Taliban suicide-bombers blowing themselves up in a Christian church in Pakistan and al-Shabab terrorists assaulting a mall in Kenya. Al-Shabab said it attacked the Westgate Mall in Nairobi as a form of
To the Editor: I would like to publicly thank everyone who had a part in the September 21 Raider Run fundraiser for Wamego High School’s weights club/powerlifting team.
To the Editor: It is sometimes disappointing to read or hear in the news what conclusions have been sanctioned by the media elite as the accepted interpretations of major events.
It was only a couple weeks ago when Bill Snyder said he couldn’t recall having much success with a two-quarterback system. But after four games this season — including two losses — with Jake Waters and Daniel Sams sharing the duties under center, it could be
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