• Infant who died of abuse sustained numerous injuries

    An affidavit released Thursday showed that a baby killed in Manhattan in February died as a result of “multiple blunt traumatic injuries” and that she had suffered previous abuse. Alexander McConnell, 22, of Manhattan, a specialist at Fort Riley, was arrested .

  • Eddie Lowery returns to Manhattan to speak for 1st time since exoneration for rape

    Eddie Lowery cried Wednesday evening as he hugged his former attorney, Barry Clark. Clark played a key role in Lowery’s exoneration after he was wrongfully convicted of rape more than 30 years ago. Lowery spoke at the Kansas State University .

  • Commission approves fire station bays

    OGDEN — Riley County Emergency Management Director Pat Collins asked county commissioners Thursday for more money to tweak the design of a new fire station to be built at the intersection of Tuttle Cove Road and Highway 13. The original design, which .

  • RCPD investigating 2nd robbery in 1 day

    A 21-year-old woman suffered minor injuries in a robbery Wednesday evening — the day’s second reported robbery. The incident was reported at 7:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Bertrand Street in its south alley. Three men approached the woman and .

  • Undefeated Indians looking to reclaim Silver Trophy

    In every year of the Joe Schartz era, Manhattan and Junction City have met on the gridiron in the final week of the regular season with much on the line. District championships, playoff berths, Centennial League crowns and of course .

  • KSU innovation center amasses $2.4M in equipment donations

    SALINA — The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility’s foundation is currently being poured and .

  • Dads battle balancing work, family, fitness

    Some fathers are exercising their emotions as much as mothers when balancing fitness and family, according to a Kansas State University kinesiology researcher. Emily Mailey, assistant professor of kinesiology, researched working parents’ struggles in establishing an exercise program in the .


    Moriah Rhae Buster, 27, of Manhattan, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Topeka, surrounded by her loved ones. Moriah was born on Dec. 30, 1986, to Dannia “Danny” and Teresa (Andrasen) Buster. Moriah was a 2005 graduate of Manhattan High and after attending Pittsburg State, she .


    Angel Rodriguez, 80, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Manhattan. He was born Oct. 1, 1934, in Ellsworth to Joseph and Jessie (Uribe) Rodriguez. Angel was a longtime resident of Manhattan where he did concrete foundation work for commercial construction and later in life was .

  • Enright hired as MHS softball coach

    Following Scott Mall’s decision to step down as Manhattan High softball coach in July, athletic director Mike Marsh announced Wednesday afternoon the decision to hire Monty Enright to take over as head coach. Enright, who has been in the .

  • Chili Crawl, Hoop Holler ‘N’ Shoot and more

    The Little Apple Optimist Club is hosting the 13th Annual Chili Crawl from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. This year, sample chili from 16 restaurants in Aggieville and one ice cream stop. A“Best Chili in the ’Ville” award is presented to .

  • Reininger powers Cats over Cyclones Ksuvb17.phatch

    The Kansas State volleyball team returned home Wednesday night, extending its conference winning streak to three matches with a 3-1 (25-23, 25-12, 23-25, 25-14) win over Iowa State at Ahearn Field House. Sophomore middle blocker Katie Reininger got the Wildcats (16.


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