• Girls take first, boys second in track and field season opener

    Manhattan track and field got off to a solid start in its first meet of the season at Topeka West. The girls took first place with 224 points, while the boys took second with a score of 132. “All in all it .

  • County wants help on NBAF

    Riley County is seeking financial help from the federal government for local expenses related to the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility. Clancy Holeman, Riley County counselor, presented commissioners Thursday with a draft of a letter asking for the Kansas congressional .

  • Joyner-Kersee talks community, being a role model Jackiejoyner-kersee

    The woman named “the greatest athlete of the 20th century” by Sports Illustrated knows the importance of community. Four-time Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke Thursday in the K-State Union’s Grand Ballroom in celebration of Women’s History Month. She also .

  • Regents appoint enrollment task force

    K-State’s Pat Bosco and Manhattan Area Technical College’s Jim Genandt are charged with finding ways to attract more first-generation students to the state’s higher education system. The Kansas Board of Regents appointed at its Wednesday meeting Bosco, .

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    Tooflady put out a full spread of traditional party foods including sherbert punch, salmon loaf and pickles wrapped in cream cheese and pastrami, for her house party. Guests played board games, enjoyed food and danced to ‘90s music the living .

  • USD 383: Board approves $150,000 elementary reading grant

    Three more Manhattan- Ogden elementary schools will receive funding for a state reading initiative starting this spring. The school board unanimously approved accepting a $150,000 Kansas Reading Roadmap grant during its meeting Wednesday. Kansas Reading Roadmap is a state initiative that .


    John Arnold Fairchild III, 67, of Wamego, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at his residence surrounded by family. He was born on Nov. 29, 1949, in Manhattan. He was the son of Dr. John A. Fairchild Jr. and Margaret L. (Laughlin) Fairchild. John attended local .


    Frances Jane Hupp, 93, of Topeka, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the House at Midland Care. She was born on July 5, 1923, on the family farm near Lillis, in Marshall County. She was the daughter of Thomas C. and Minnie E. (Stevens) Clark. .


    Jeffrey “Jeff” J. Warders, 53, died at his home in Navarre, on Monday, March 13, 2017. Jeff was born Nov. 30, 1963, at Marysville, to William “Joe” and Phyllis J. (Sperry) Warders. Survivors include his children, Amber (Thomas) Price and husband Thomas of Abilene, Madison (.


    Eileen Ella Stone, 91, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Jan. 8, 1926, in Clay Center. She was the daughter of Walter and Ella (Larson) Peterson. On Dec. 3, 1949 in Leonardville, she was married to Chester .

  • House right to welcome Nuss

    It’s hard to ignore the call Wednesday by the chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court for higher pay for judiciary employees. But at the moment, it’s harder to find the money. Salaries were a focal point of .

  • Gorsuch failed our family

    Frank, David, Katherine Hwang And Jean Hwang Carrant Special to the San Francisco Chronicle When Judge Neil Gorsuch ruled against our family member battling cancer, Grace Hwang, almost three years ago, his decision was heartless. It removed the human element .


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