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  • Local |Business | June 02, 2014

    United Way changes name

    The local United Way is changing its name to reflect a more regional focus.It’s now known as Konza United Way. The change from United Way of Riley County is the organization’s second name change in its 70-year history. It was founded as

  • General Activities | June 02, 2014

    Steve Disbrow to coach senior 17ers

    The Manhattan American Legion Manko senior 17ers will have a new look when they take the field for the first game of the season Tuesday night. For the first time in seven years, the 17ers will have a new head coach leading the senior team.

  • Local |Kansas State University | June 02, 2014

    K-State physicists working on new light sources

    A Kansas State University physicist’s proposal may lead to a new way of creating tabletop light sources in the laboratory. Cheng Jin, research associate in physics, Chii-Dong Lin, university distinguished professor of physics, and collaborators are developing a way to greatly enhance the generation

  • Local | June 02, 2014

    Local fire crews maintain hydrants

    Manhattan Fire Department crews started their annual fire hydrant maintenance program on Monday. As part of the program, crews will be flowing and painting fire hydrants throughout the city until late fall. The hydrants are flowed every year to make sure they operate property and

  • Obituaries | June 02, 2014


    Les Wallace, 68, of Manhattan died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Aug. 15, 1945, in Winfield, the son of Clifford Esker and Elizabeth Rose (Higbee) Wallace. Mr. Wallace served in the United

  • Obituaries | June 02, 2014


    Teddy “Ted” Charles Ganote, 69, of Tahlequah, Okla., died Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. He was born in Talihina, Okla., on May 20, 1944. He was the proud owner and operator of Ted’s TVs and Appliances in Tulsa for more than 25 years. On June 28, 2010,

  • Obituaries | June 02, 2014


    JoAnn McIntosh, 66, of Manhattan died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Arrangements are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley.

  • Editorials | June 02, 2014

    Getting noticed for the right reasons

    A housing development here, some new businesses there and a top-notch university, and the next thing we know, Manhattan is getting another dose of good national publicity. It happened again last week when the Washington Post published Census Bureau data on America’s fastest growing

  • Editorials | June 02, 2014

    Three cheers for Valley Heights trio

    What do you say about a track team that has too few members to even consider competing in relays but has enough firepower to win a state championship? Congratulations, of course! It happened Saturday at Wichita’s Cessna Stadium, where the three members of the

  • Letters | June 02, 2014

    Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain

    Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain To the Editor: I recently read that hotel and motel owners in Manhattan are concerned about their falling occupancy rates. Have they considered that perhaps the fact that the number of rooms has increased 38 percent in

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