• Attorney: Bills could change Kansas judicial selection Robinson.phatch

    The selection process for Kansas Supreme Court justices could change as soon as the August 2016 primary elections. Five bills proposed by the Kansas House of Representatives are pending that could change the way justices are elected and retained. James Robinson, .

  • Blaine man dies in crash on K-13

    A man died after his car hit a pickup truck head-on 12 1/2 miles north of Manhattan on Kansas Highway 13. Warren H. Berg, 57, Blaine, was driving a 2000 Dodge Stratus north on K-13 when his car drifted across the center lines of the .

  • Officers recover $25K in stolen goods

    The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office recovered on Wednesday over $25,000 in stolen items during two searches of the same St. George residence.  Sheriffs executed the first warrant on Wednesday at 5375 Hopkins Creek Road and found a John Deere riding mower, .

  • Circus Oz to offer bit of Australia to McCain audience

    Those who go to Circus Oz will not encounter any lions, tigers or bears. But they will see a distinctly Australian brand of circus entertainment. The Circus Oz show “But Wait… There’s More” will come to McCain Auditorium at 7:30 .

  • Familiar names dot Manhattan Dendurent1

    For me, looking at a map of Manhattan is kinda like attending a family reunion. Kinda. My mom, Maxine, grew up in Manhattan in the 1910s, ‘20s and ‘30 as Maxine Givens. Some of those years were spent in a house .

  • Foster’s 3-pointer sends Wildcats past Sooners

    Marcus Foster must be haunting Oklahoma’s dreams. Needing a big shot against the 17th-ranked Sooners, Marcus Foster kept the ball in his hands again. Once again, it was the right choice. Foster nailed a pull-up 3-pointer from the right .

  • K-State baseball opens season with two wins

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The Kansas State baseball team found itself on both ends of a shutout Saturday, as the Wildcats blanked Pittsburgh, 7-0, in their first game of the day and then were kept off the scoreboard in a 5-0 .

  • Cats down Kangaroos, Hornets

    The Kansas State team swept through all of its competition in a home doubleheader Saturday, beating UMKC 4-0 in the morning before concluding the day with a 7-0 decision over Emporia State at the Body First Tennis and Fitness Center. .

  • K-State professor emeritus to discuss art at Beach Museum

    Margo Kren’s work as an artist is constantly evolving—she’s moved from realism to abstraction, and employed many styles during her 45-year career. But while her style may change, she says her vision has remained constant: always engaging .

  • Officials seek JC fugitive

    A fugitive of the Kansas Department of Corrections Parole Program is believed to be in the Junction City area. Arthur M. Vantassel is a white male, 29, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Vantassel was convicted in 2011 .


    Laurence Allen Clement, 90, died on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. His family provided some of the following information. Laurence was born on May 23, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., the son of Harold T. and Constance Allen Clement. .


    Leona M. Porter, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. She was born on April 2, 1923, in Geary County, the daughter of John and Marie M. O’Neill Ehlers. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will .


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