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  • Retired teacher turns another page with book project Karenlittlehorz.phatch

    When Karen Little was in second grade, she knew she wanted to write a book. What she didn’t know then was how long it would take before that would happen. That’s the way it can go with dreams. .

  • 17ers lose in rainy end to weekend

    After a mostly forgettable weekend at the Kansas State Showcase, the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers didn’t care that it was raining. With Manhattan trailing the Wichita Sluggers by a run after six complete innings, umpires tried to .

  • Parking garage has place in history

    We’re disappointed about a new development in Washington. No, not the usual problem with Congress or President Obama or a bureaucratic snafu. We’re talking about an actual development, as in a plan for a new building. See, the .

  • ‘Jersey Boys’ movie more cliché than entertainment G.w.clift1

    Director Clint Eastwood’s movie version of the popular musical “Jersey Boys” is not, it turns out, a complete fiasco. It has some good songs, taken from the repertoire of 1960s pop group The Four Seasons. John Lloyd Young, who .

  • U.S. sees cruel side of the game Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Knowledgeable soccer fans understood the horror of it, surely. But if you don’t follow the game on a day-to-day basis, and want some perspective on just how needless it was for the United States to get hit in the .

  • KSU selects 10 startup companies to help in ‘Launch a Business’

    The Kansas State University College of Business Administration has selected 10 high-potential startup ventures for participation in the inaugural class of the K-State Launch a Business program, or LAB program, powered by KS State Bank. The selected businesses will take part .

  • MICHAEL R. OLIVIER

    Michael Ray Olivier, 57, of Manhattan died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan after a long, hard fought battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Feb. 16, 1957, in Harper, the .

  • Former Wildcat Steve Anson dies in accident

    Former Kansas State baseball standout and current Washburn baseball coach Steve Anson died on Sunday afternoon in a tree-trimming accident on his property in Grantville. Anson, who has served as the head coach at Wasburn since 1980, is survived by his .

  • KSU among national leaders in attendance

    Kansas State has ranked among the Top 35 in men’s basketball attendance for the seventh time in the last eight years, as the NCAA recently released its attendance figures for the 2013-14 season. The Wildcats attracted 12,125 fans per game to 17 .

  • Monarchs go 2-3

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12-and-under softball team went 2-3 over the weekend to finish seventh out of fifteen teams in the USSSA West “C” State Tournament in Derby. The Monarchs opened against the Garden City Envy, the eventual tournament champions. .

  • Local kids win tennis titles

    Manhattan tennis players won titles and turned in some impressive results at tournaments held this past week. At the Sweet 16 tournament in Kansas City, which includes the top 16 players in the region that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma, .

  • Officials unearth explosive device

    Officials evacuated 60 residences in Fort Riley on Friday after the discovery of an unidentified explosive device on Custer Hill. The device, which Fort Riley officials referred to as an “unexploded ordnance,” was unearthed near the intersection of Jackson Avenue and .







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