• Train to become master gardener Greggeyestone1

    Do you like people and plants? You should say yes! If your answer was “yes,” then being a master gardener is for you. You get to talk to people about plants. That is a master gardener in a nutshell.  .

  • Man forms alliance to protect historic barns

    Barn yarns. Those are stories about barns that tell of the historic roles that barns have played in Kansas. Today, in the conclusion of our two-part series, we’ll meet a man who has helped lead a statewide effort to .

  • Manhattan woman awarded 3 college scholarships

    Jennifer Bliss, a junior in nursing at Pittsburg State University, was awarded the Isadore E. Delappe Nursing Scholarship, the State of Kansas Scholarship and the Ken Bateman Academic Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year, according to a press release from .

  • Manhattan High ACT scores above state, national averages

    The Manhattan High School ACT composite score has once again made it above state and national averages. The 2014 composite score for Manhattan High School was 23.1. The state average is 22 and the national average is 21. Last year’s MHS composite score .

  • Motives aside, Clinton was right about Obama

    Hillary Clinton’s recent criticism of President Barack Obama did not come out of the blue. From various books and articles on the evolution of Obama’s foreign policy, it is clear that Clinton, along with Robert Gates, Leon Panetta .


    Donald H. Varga, 65, of Ogden, died Aug. 19, 2014, at his home. A memorial service will be at a later date at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley. Arrangements are being handled by Penwell-Gabel Johnson Chapel, Junction City..


    Charles L. Lindenman Jr., 96, of Manhattan, died Aug. 7, 2014, at the Stoneybrook Retirement Community in Manhattan. He was born on Aug. 18, 1917, in Hill City,  the son of Charles L. and Lura (Moore) Lindenman Sr.  He attended schools in the .


    Olive Maurine Wille, 94, of Wamego, passed away Aug. 23, 2014, at her residence in Vintage Park of Wamego. She was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Crawfordsville, Iowa, the daughter of James and Maude (McKee) Martin. Her family moved to Eskridge in 1929, where she graduated .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 25, 2014 9:00 – JWG 9:00 Artis, Michael Status (14 CR 329 DUI, Battery, TOC) BKD III 9:00 Blakley, Kelsey Status (14 TR 1065 DUI [1st], Fail to Yield) JWG III 9:00 Branam, Demarco Pro Rev Dispo (13 CR 533 Crim Use Fin Card) JJC III 9:00 Branam, Demarco SENTENCING (14 CR 212 Interference .

  • Bates found guilty of indecent liberties

    Christopher Bates was found guilty of one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child on Thursday in Riley County District Court. After four-and-a-half hours of deliberation, the jury returned that verdict and a not-guilty verdict to another count of .

  • KSU teaches new students the ropes in final session before classes Orientation2.phatch

    Kansas State University has placed more of an emphasis this year on making incoming freshmen more comfortable as they begin a new chapter in their lives. On Friday morning, the last group of incoming freshmen and new students went to .

  • KSU under investigation for sexual assault complaint

    Kansas State University communications confirmed that the school is under investigation for a complaint about the way a sexual assault was handled. The university and 76 other colleges, including the University of Kansas, are being investigated by the U.S. Department .


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