• Multiple former Wildcats released from NFL teams

    A handful of former Kansas State football players were cut this week ahead of a 3 p.m. Tuesday deadline to trim NFL rosters down to 75 players. One of the more surprising cuts was Washington Redskins’ linebacker Rob Jackson. The former .

  • RCPD prepares for gameday traffic

    With students back in Manhattan and Kansas State football back in business Saturday, Riley County is preparing for the excitement. During Monday morning’s county commission meeting Lt. Erin Freidline of the Riley County Police Department reported that her fellow .

  • Being ‘townies’ has served photo studio owners well Neighbor.phatch

    John and Cindy La Barge are self-described “townies.” Together, they operate J&C Imaging, a Manhattan portrait studio that has allowed the husband-and-wife team to create lasting memories for others. “This is my home,” Cindy said as she sat .

  • Man charged in student’s 2013 death

    Riley County police on Saturday arrested an Olathe man in connection with the November 2013 death of Kansas State University freshman Jordan Forbit. Police reported Gregory Haug Jr., 21, was arrested for involuntary manslaughter stemming from Forbit’s death. He was also .

  • It’s our own ideals we fail to meet

    Surprise, surprise. Russia, China, Iran, Egypt and other nations with abysmal civil rights records have pounced on the shooting death by a police officer of an unarmed black teenager and the subsequent riots and police crackdown in Ferguson, Mo., as .

  • Rockabilly band offers listeners their money’s worth G.w.clift1

    In the last year, Manhattanites have twice gotten the chance to hear local concerts by well-known survivors of the 1980s Rockabilly revival. Brian Setzer brought his big band to the McCain stage last December. Last Friday we saw Reverend Horton .


    Delbert Harlan Simon, 85, of Alma, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Topeka. He was born Jan. 9, 1929, in rural Alma.  He served in the United States Army. Delbert operated the family dairy and farm until his retirement in 1993.  He married Virginia .


    Rosa Jones, 69, of Manhattan, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation, Manhattan..


    Frederick M. Doza, 84, of Leonardville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Funeral services are pending with Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, Riley..

  • Aggieville planning blowout for 125th

    Aggieville is planning a big bash next month to celebrate its 125th birthday. Kansas’ oldest business district will mark the occasion by closing down Moro for a street fair and dance Sept. 20. The festivities will include a 63-foot Ferris wheel .

  • Bridal expo, hypnotist, Irish dancers and more

    TODAY Flint Hills Bridal Expo, noon-4 p.m. Featuring wedding professionals from the area showcasing their services. Four Points by Sheridan.   The Columbian Theatre celebrates the 10th anniversary of “Hoo Haw,” 2 p.m. Hoo Haw is a comedy performance .

  • Kicking up their boots, raising funds at Cattle Baron’s Ball Cattle3.phatch

    Combine equal parts dancing, drinks and food with friends and a scenic view, then stir in fundraising for a worthy cause. That was the Cattle Baron’s Ball on Saturday night. Now in its fifth year, the event attracted more .


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