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  • K-State takes down Cowgirls in final home event

    The No. 2 K-State equestrian team sustained its home winning streak on Saturday evening at Timbercreek Stables, defeating the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, 12-7. The Wildcats have now won 15 consecutive meets dating back to last season and will hold their No. 2 ranking — .

  • Moscow Symphony earns its standing ovation at McCain Ben.nyberg

    McCain Auditorium’s stage was crowded to near capacity this past Wednesday evening by the massive forces of the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, which played a mostly Tchaikovsky program for an appreciative but far-from-capacity downstairs-only crowd. Given the increasingly rare .

  • Kramer new stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24

    Megan Kramer has been hired as a stylist at Trisha’s Studio 24, 8837 E. Highway 24, a full-service salon and day spa. Kramer specializes in highlights, color, waxing, haircuts, nail services and updos.  To make an appointment with Kramer, call Trisha’.

  • Sunflower Bank honoring veterans

    Sunflower Bank will honor service members and their families at its Manhattan branch, 2710 Anderson Ave., from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday. “We wanted to say thank you to our veterans and families for their sacrifices and service to our country,” .

  • It takes more than the necessary funds to put a ‘Welcome’ sign on bridge pier

    To the Editor: I naively thought that once we had raised the necessary funds, it would be full speed ahead on constructing and placing the “MANHATTAN WELCOMES YOU!” sign on the east art deco bridge pier in the Kansas River. .

  • Dropping oil prices pressures producers; cotton tumbles

    Crude oil’s collapse continued this week, with prices nearing $75 per barrel, the lowest level in over three years. Prices are dropping as domestic oil production continues to expand and slowing global economies are reducing demand for petroleum. While most .

  • In light of last week’s election results, Legislature should adopt new state motto

    To the Editor, The Great Seal of the State of Kansas was adopted by the first session of the Kansas Legisla-ture, on May 25, 1861. At the same time, the Legislature also adopted our state motto, “Ad Astra per Aspera” “To the .

  • Wildcats ready to lean on 6-foot-5 Lewis B1.1.31.14.ksuwbk.phatch

    Jeff Mittie lights up when he talks about Bre Lewis, and for good reason. The new women’s basketball coach sees the 6-foot-5 post as the cornerstone to the program he’s trying to build at Kansas State. “She is .

  • Protecting plants from wildlife Greggeyestone1

    With the close of the growing season, food for some wildlife becomes less abundant. Cottontail rabbits, deer, voles and other wildlife may begin seeking out landscape plants for nourishment. Preventative methods are best prior to the wildlife developing a habit .


    Jeanne Lucille Pohlman (née Gebhart), 70, died Nov. 4, 2014. The family provided some of the following information. Jeanne was born in Salina on Jan. 9, 1944, to James and Florence Gebhart.  She grew up in Salina, attended Culver and Salina schools, and .


    Donald Lee Shaw, 82, of Wamego, died Friday, Nov. 7, at Mercy Regional Health Center of Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 4, 1932, at his family’s home near Wamego, the son of Robert L. and .


    Jessie Glynn Chatfield, 52, of Manhattan, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, while in the company of family, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Jessie was born in Manhattan on March 15, 1962, the son of Renavay (.


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