• Tricky termite infestation bugs KSU entomology dept Termites1.phatch

    Apparently K-State’s entomology department can have too many bugs. Officials at Waters Hall, the building that houses the department, have been working for 25 years to rid the building of termites. The infestation was particularly difficult to treat in the .

  • Man pleads guilty to armed robbery of Dollar General

    A Topeka man in federal court on Tuesday pleaded guilty to robbing two businesses earlier this year, including a Dollar General in Manhattan. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Christopher Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty .

  • Officials say Army works to keep standards of care high at IACH

    Army officials on Wednesday said they work to keep standards of care high at Fort Riley’s Irwin Army Community Hospital and other facilities. The message was in response to a report from The New York Times asserting that smaller .

  • K-State: Personal info for 19 grad school applicants exposed

    Personal information for 19 people who applied to agronomy graduate programs at Kansas State University may have been exposed on the Internet, according to a report from the university. K-State is notifying the 19 individuals, who submitted applications for graduate programs in .

  • Difficult jobs well done

    Local property taxes are going up next year.  That’s not good news, but neither is it a surprise. In fact, it is necessary for Manhattan, Riley County and the Manhattan-Ogden School District to maintain their levels of service. .

  • Fast-paced ‘November Man’ found entertaining G.w.clift1

    There’s a new spy thriller in town, a movie called “November Man” after its central figure’s habit of leaving nothing living once he’s gone. This is an entertaining film. Pierce Brosnan stars as Peter, a former CIA .

  • Accident injures trucker

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man was injured Tuesday morning after the semitrailer he was driving rolled on Kansas Highway 16 in Pottawatomie County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported Michael Hart, 36, was driving a 2004 Freightliner, which was pulling a 2013 Bulk Trailer, on Railroad .

  • K-State center partners with Masons to help kids

    The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center, which offers clinical training for graduate students in communication sciences and disorders, has been designated a Kansas RiteCare Clinic. At an induction ceremony Aug. 27, the Scottish Rite Masons presented the center with .


    A private inurnment and memorial for Matthew S. Inskeep and wife Adelia M. (Hamilton) Inskeep will be at Carnahan Creek Cemetery. The couple were a native son and daughter of Kansas.  Matthew was born and raised in the Carnahan-Stockdale .


    Robert “Bob” Arthur Oleen, 96, lifetime resident of Dwight, died at his home Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The family provided the following information. Bob was born on April 26, 1918, in Falun, the son of Hjalmer and Selma (Forslund) Oleen. He graduated from Falun High .


    J. Dee Johns, 77, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The family provided the following information. J. Dee will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Condolences will be held on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 10 a..

  • Wildcats, Cyclones set for early Big 12 clash

    Kansas State understands all too well how it feels to be Iowa State right now. It was just last year when the Wildcats lost their home opener to FCS foe North Dakota State, a loss that sent K-State careening off .


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