• Deadline nears to get bricks for Armed Forces Memorial

    To the Editor: Citizens of Manhattan and Riley County are reminded that twice a year, names of veterans and loved ones are placed in the patio area of the Riley County Armed Forces Memorial. Names to be added in time .

  • Kobach ignored his duty in Taylor ballot controversy

    To the Editor: The Kansas Supreme Court in the case of Taylor v. Kobach applied elementary and uniformly recognized principles of statutory interpretation when it decided that Chad Taylor’s request to withdraw as a candidate for the U.S. .

  • KSU’s marching band was spectacular Saturday

    To the Editor: It was another good job by the KSU football team Saturday night. However, that was a superb performance by the Pride of Wildcat Land Marching Band. What a marvelous halftime show honoring our military service personnel. The .

  • 1st prepares to deploy

    The 1st Infantry Division’s headquarters will case its colors in a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Fort Riley’s Victory Park in preparation for its deployment to the Central Command area of responsibility. About 200 Soldiers from the .


    Douglas Henry Weyerts,  56, of Hartland, Vt., died suddenly on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. The family said Doug died doing what he loved to do — celebrating the harvest festival outdoors with children at school.  Doug was born in Aiken, S.C., .


    Larry M. Patton, 79, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 15, 1935, in Larned. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Helen Meryl Mansfield, 107, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. She was born on April 4, 1907, in Admire, the daughter of Jacob Thierer Martin and Ida Mae (Hauserman) Martin.  .


    Forrest Doyle Denney, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on March 25, 1941, in Garnett, the son of Forrest James and Madena (Cranston) Denney. Mr. Denney .


    C. Hugh Alford, 91, of Manhattan, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502..

  • Surging Wildcats to host Iowa State

    Coming off of back-to-back Big 12 road wins for the first time since 2012, the Kansas State volleyball team returns to host Iowa State for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday at Ahearn Field House. Even in victory — most recently a 3-0 .

  • K-State-OU at 11 a.m. on ESPN

    The Big 12 Conference and ESPN have announced that Kansas State’s October 18 game at Oklahoma will kick off at 11 a.m., and be televised nationally by ESPN. The contest will be the third this season for the Wildcats on ESPN .

  • MHS freshman VB wins league

    The Manhattan High freshman volleyball team went 6-0 on Saturday to win the Centennial League freshman volleyball tournament. The wins raise the team’s season record to 24-3. The Indians opened pool play Saturday by defeating Emporia 25-7, 25-16, with .


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