• Police considering purchase of ‘body cameras, ’drones

    Riley County Police Department Assistant Director John Doehling told county commissioners Thursday morning that the RCPD is looking into technology upgrades - specifically in regard to camera and drone devices. “We currently employ, in all of our patrol cars, video .

  • Officials look at US 24 corridor

    Area officials wanted to take a deeper look Thursday into the growth in Blue Township/East U.S. Highway 24 corridor. This topic came up during a presentation of Manhattan Area 2035, an update of the Manhattan Urban Area Comprehensive Plan and .

  • Putin too quick to blame Ukraine

    It didn’t take Russian President Vladimir Putin long to get defensive and defiant about the downing of a Malaysian commercial jet over eastern Ukraine and the deaths of everyone on board Thursday. Said President Putin: “… this tragedy would not .

  • Obama created his problems

    Nolan Carlson’s letter on July15 deserves a response. Basically, Mr. Carlson blames most of the attacks on and criti-cisms of President Obama on racism, prejudice, ignorance and that old standby, “It is George Bush’s fault” as well as .

  • Study looks at value of AP courses to accounting students

    A study by three accounting professors at Kansas State University may shape how high school students start preparing for a career in accounting. Dan Deines, John Morris and Joseph Ugrin have been awarded an $18,000 research grant from the National Association .


    Jerry Don Berry, 75, of St. George, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his residence.  The family provided the following information. He was the owner/operator of Central Mechanical Services in Manhattan for 40 years. Jerry was born in Fostoria on Jan. 8, 1939, a .


    Burnice Colbert, 70, of Junction City, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Her last spoken words were of a heavenly language, the family said. Burnice was born on March 21, 1944, in Marion, Ark., to John Henry Evans .


    John “Jr.” William Runnalls Jr., 88, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Village Manor in Abilene. The family provided the following information. John was born on Oct. 15, 1925, in Clay County to John and Elsie (Hamme) Runnalls, Sr. “Jr.” was raised in the Longford .


    William “Beaver” Ensley Jr., 47, of Manhattan, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on Aug. 5, 1966, in Manhattan, the son of Bill and Marcella (Perez) Ensley Sr.  .

  • Andy Sawyers returning to K-State B8.51009.ksubb.phatch

    Former Kansas State hitting coach Andy Sawyers is coming back to the Wildcats. In a move made official today, Sawyers left his position as hitting coach at Texas A&M to return to K-State, where he served as hitting .

  • Big 12 to host NYC forum on state of college athletics

    The Big 12 announced it will host “The State of College Athletics Forum,” the first in a series of forums dedicated to the issues facing college athletics. On Aug. 6 at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel, a broad-based panel from college .

  • Former Wildcat Misenhelter wins Kansas Amateur

    Thanks to a final-round score of 71 Thursday, former Kansas State women’s golfer Gianna Misenhelter carded a three-round score of 219 to capture the Kansas Women’s Amateur Championship at Colbert Hills Golf Course. Misenhelter, who was a senior during the 2013.


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