• Hogan drops out of House race

    Dan Hogan, a former candidate for the Manhattan City Commission, has withdrawn his candidacy as the Libertarian Party nominee for the 67th District of the Kansas House of Representatives seat.  Hogan, 32, announced his bid for the nod in February. “.

  • Match day effort raises $226,935

    The second annual GROW Green Match Day efforts raised $226,935.62 for 32 endowed funds of local nonprofit organizations Tuesday. The Greater Manhattan Community Foundation event brought a total of 887 gifts from the community through donations onsite at Colony Square Atrium and online, .

  • Property taxes due Monday

    The second half of 2013 property taxes are due Monday in Riley County. Normally, they are due May 10, but because that falls on a Saturday, offices will not be open and taxpayers will get an extra day to pay. County Treasurer .

  • Indians rout Scots Mhssoccer27.phatch

    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team dominated from start to finish Thursday night against Highland Park, winning 11-0 in a game that could have been even more lopsided without the mercy rule. The Indians were on pace to score far .

  • MHS golfers 4th in Junction City

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team took fourth place as a team at the Junction City Invitational Thursday afternoon at Rolling Meadows Golf Course. The Indians shot a 306, finishing behind Washburn Rural (292), Hayden (305) and Seaman (305), while finishing ahead of 12 other .

  • Veterans deserve better from VA

    For the first time in decades, the American Legion, a veterans group with some 2.4 million members, has called for public officials to resign. It wants Veterans Administration Secretary Eric Shinseki and two other officials to step down. The American Legion .

  • Jenkins and paycheck fairness

    In mid-April, 2nd District Rep. Lynn Jenkins was in Topeka celebrating the success of a local woman entrepreneur. During an event at the entrepreneur’s company,  Jenkins spoke about the Paycheck Fairness Act, the legislative charade of the moment .

  • ‘Spider-Man 2’ less than the sum of its parts Christopher.conner1

    Two years after Sony Pictures reset the Spider-Man movie franchise, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” comes to the screen on a slow weekend for the cinema. Perhaps none of the big movie houses wanted to compete with Marvel properties. That’s understandable .

  • K-State equestrian team adds nine riders for season

    The Kansas State equestrian head coach Casie Maxwell announced the addition of nine riders for the 2014-15 season on Thursday. Ashley Anderson, Kirsten Chamberland, Brynn Critcher, Barbara Crosby, Chandler Hopper, Jessica Johns, Taylor Schmidt, Heidi Schmitz and Sabrina Tirador will .

  • Cats battling for final Big 12 spot

    The Kansas State baseball team went to TCU last weekend knowing it was running out of time to make the Big 12 tournament. But once again, the Wildcats were swept. A season once chalk full of expectations of making it to .

  • LARRY LEE CARGAL

    Larry Lee Cargal, retired Army master sergeant, 65, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born on Sept. 6, 1948, in Neelyville, Mo., the son of John L. and Marry L. (Cole) Cargal. Following graduation from Welston .

  • ERNEST A. BLANKEN

    Ernest A. Blanken, 92, of Linn, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the Linn Community Nursing Home. Visitation is Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ward Funeral Home in Linn. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. A funeral service is 10:30 .







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