• Commission discusses fireworks cancellation

    City commissioners on Tuesday discussed the absence of a city fireworks show. With no one to sponsor it, the annual Thunder Over Manhattan fireworks display fizzled out this year after several years struggling to find sponsors. City commissioners mentioned prior .

  • Cameron: ‘Victory was right there on the plate’ Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    You want more pain, U.S. soccer fans? The goal that never happened WOULD have counted. The Americans WOULD have defeated Belgium and moved on to face Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinals. We all know the moment in question, .

  • Senior 17ers lose to some familiar faces

    More often than not, when the American Legion Manhattan Manko senior 17ers take the field during the middle of the week in their wood-bat-league games, they rarely know much about the team in the other dugout. Playing against the Topeka .

  • Unanimity bolsters cell phone ruling

    Americans’ privacy might not yet be extinct, but it’s endangered, in part because of the choices we make on a daily basis. But the Supreme Court last week shored it up in an area of increasing importance in this .

  • Renewed awareness can prevent next tragedy

    To the Editor: I almost hit a bicyclist the other day. I was driving at dusk near City Park. Pausing at a stop sign, I began turning right. The biker suddenly appeared in my headlights. I hit the brake pedal — .

  • President Ford said it best, long before soccer defeat

    To the Editor: Echoing in my mind in the wake of the U.S. soccer team’s loss Tuesday evening is the reassuring sentiment expressed so profoundly by President Gerald Ford in August of 1974. My fellow Americans, our long national .

  • KSU culinary historian says Americans have long celebrated Independence Day with food

    What’s the Fourth of July without food? It could be downright un-American, according to a Kansas State University culinary historian. “Even before the colonists were Americans, they celebrated with food. We still do,” said Jane Marshall. “Every occasion that .

  • K-State Vet: Keep an eye on your pet during the Fourth

    You may be looking forward to the fireworks this Fourth of July, but chances are your pet is dreading it, says a Kansas State University veterinarian. “Fourth of July tends to be a fun holiday for people, but not so .

  • ROBERT HOFFMAN

    Robert “Bob” Hoffman, 70, of Wamego, died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House of Manhattan. Bob was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Sabetha, to Emerson and Irene (Carpenter) Hoffman. He grew up and attended grade school in Morrill, before attending Sabetha .

  • Currie releases budget details

    In his regular letter to fans, Kansas State athletic director John Currie released details on the 2015 athletic budget for K-State Athletics, touting a surplus in 2014 and an 8.5 percent increase to the overall budget in the coming fiscal year. The budget .

  • Monarchs 1-3 at Mo-Kan State tourney

    The Manhattan Optimist Monarchs 12U fastpitch softball team logged a 1-3 record at the Missouri-Kansas State Championship tournament over the weekend. The Monarchs opened with an 8-3 win over the Smithville (Mo.) Sting White. Tied in the last inning, the .

  • Optimist Aftershock compete in Topeka

    The Manhattan Optimist Aftershock played in the Shawnee Slugfest in Topeka over the weekend. This tournament included both 16- and 18-year-old teams. The first opponent for Aftershock was the 18-U Topeka Pride. Pride won the rain-interrupted game, 17-2. Grace Suther .





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