Tuesday, July 28, 2015


  • Local |Government, Politics | July 31, 2013

    Crickets at public feedback session

    Members of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization had an open house Tuesday to seek public feedback on several transportation improvement projects previously approved by city and county commissioners. That was the plan, anyway. But since no members of the public took the opportunity to

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2013

    Area radio station goes country

    Those who tune in to Q103.5, an area easy-listening radio station, got a surprise this week: country music. The radio station, based in Junction City, has been broadcasting easy-listening music since 2005 but changed its format Monday, said operations manager Robert Elfman. Q103.5 is owned by

  • Local |Business | July 31, 2013

    Community foundation gets $75,000 grant

    The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation has been awarded an implementation grant of $75,000 over the next three years from the Kansas Health Foundation’s Healthy Communities Initiative. The grant money will be used for the Flint Hills Wellness Coalition, a group that promotes public awareness of

  • Local |Traffic | July 31, 2013

    Truck driver collides with cows

    A semi-truck driver was injured after he struck four cows in Clay County Tuesday night and his vehicle ended up in a ditch. The accident was reported at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol. The driver, Matthew Salter, 31, of

  • Manhattan High School | July 31, 2013

    Facilities, personal touch sold Fehr on WSU

    For Bret Fehr, one visit was all he needed to decide on a college destination. The senior-to-be at Manhattan High made his commitment to Wichita State to play baseball last week after taking an unofficial campus visit and seeing all the Shockers had to offer

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Leon Edmunds

    Leon Kenneth Edmunds, 84, of Manhattan, died at his small family farm near Yuba, Wis., on July 26 of congenital heart failure after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Marylois Smith

    Marylois (Holm) Smith, 89, of Manhattan, died Wednesday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Lyle Timmons

    Lyle Timmons, 95, of Manhattan, died Monday at Vintage Park Assisted Living in Wamego.

  • Obituaries | July 31, 2013

    Waunetta MacKender

    Waunetta MacKender, 80, died Monday at Mercy Regional Health Center.

  • Local |Kansas State University | July 31, 2013

    K-State Salina UAS Club places in 10 ten

    Kansas State University Salina’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Club landed a Top 10 finish at the 11th annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition at Webster Field, an annex of Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Md. The club placed eighth out

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