• City to address RCPD budget

    City commissioners will consider options Tuesday to address a shortfall with the 2014 Riley County Police Department budget. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The police department is projected to have a $237,816 shortfall in its nearly $14.45 million .

  • Shelter work a purr-fect fit for Manhattan woman Neighbor7-07sqr.phatch

    Sarina Irwin knows how to talk to animals. Nearly communicating with the critters like Dr. Dolittle, Irwin knows the personalities and the quirks of every single animal that comes through the door of the T. Russel Reitz Animal Shelter where .

  • Salina edges 17ers in KGS semifinals

    A struggling offense still adjusting to a different hitting approach under new coach Steve Disbrow has made things tough on the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers’ pitching staff at times this summer. In Sunday’s matchup against the hometown .

  • Competition good for Huelskamp

    We’re glad that 1st District Rep. Tim Huelskamp faces opposition in both the Republican primary and the general elections. We’re glad not because we disagree with many of his positions — though we do — but because voters benefit when .

  • Licensing law a ‘smoke screen’

    Regarding Sunday’s editorial, “Teaching changes can be beneficial,” the subtitle is, “New law addresses shortages in rural areas,” which it does not do. There is the possibility that the new law may indeed provide some needed improvement to education .

  • Glasgow and London Diary, June 6-21, 2014 Ben.nyberg

    If asked to name Scotland’s two biggest multi-cultural arts festivals, chances are you’d remember the world-famous one in Edinburgh, but a second? Until about this time last year, I know I’d have been totally clueless. But that’.


    L. Marie “Suki” Dellen, 85, of Manhattan, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills-Stolzer House in Manhattan. She was born on July 11, 1928, in Manhattan and had been a lifetime area resident. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p..

  • Lockett on Hornung watch list Lockett, tyler - mug.phatch

    For the second straight season, Kansas State senior receiver Tyler Lockett has been named to the preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday. The award, given to the most versatile player in major .

  • Thousands flock to Wamego for fireworks and more Parade-3.phatch

    WAMEGO — Independence Day in this small town represents much more than an opportunity to blow stuff up. For residents, it’s an opportunity to put food on the grill and dust off their homes’ welcome mats. “It’s one of .

  • Women hope to use experience with suicide to help others cope

    A pair of local women want to help those dealing with the tragedy of suicide. Martha Stevens and Elaine Adair will facilitate a new support group called LOSS (Loved Ones Suicide Support). The first meeting is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. .

  • Apartment occupancy rate has dropped in Manhattan area

    No, it’s not your imagination. We’re already into July, and there are apartments for rent all over Manhattan. Listings and ads seem to be everywhere. In a normal year, pickings would be getting pretty slim as summer dwindles .

  • ‘Churchill,’ Young Artists, spaghetti dinner and more

    SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of .


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