Wayne R. Haller, 87, of Manhattan and formerly of Leonardville, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided the following information. Mr. Haller was born on Jan. 4, 1927 on a farm south of Randolph, the son .


    Bill Smith, 50, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided the following information. He was born on Feb. 7, 1964 in Milford, Del., the son of James Courtland and AnnaMay (Pavlik) Smith Jr.  Bill was an electrician .

  • K-State ready for track championship

    The Kansas State track and field team will close out its 2014 campaign in Eugene, Ore., at the NCAA Division-I Outdoor Track and Field Championships — which began this morning and runs through Saturday. In all, the Wildcats enter the meet with 13 .

  • Mid-East League softball honors

    Rock Creek softball player Winter Henry has been named to the All-Mid-East League..

  • Auburn game sold out; single-game tickets now available

    Kansas State’s highly-anticipated football matchup with Auburn on Sept. 18 is officially sold out, while a limited number of tickets for the remaining six contests at Bill Snyder Family Stadium are now available for purchase online, department officials Tuesday. Fewer .

  • K-State staff earns marketing award

    Following a year that saw record attendance at Bill Snyder Family Stadium and Tointon Family Stadium, K-State’s fan experience and sales department was named the NACMA Marketing Team of the Year Award Monday at its annual convention in Orlando, .

  • Rains help bring Manhattan out of drought, cause Wildcat Creek to rise to flood levels Wildcatcreek-1.phatch

    Recent rains —especially last night’s —have put the Manhattan area ahead in the annual precipitation game. K-State’s weather lab measured 2.72 inches of rainfall on campus between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday. The Manhattan area is now .

  • Wamego asks for help funding truck route project

    Wamego City officials formally requested 50-percent funding from Pottawatomie County Monday for $4.8 million in road improvements for a designated truck route in the southern portion of the city. The proposed route will divert truck traffic to the eastern and southern .

  • What’s with the new trees downtown? Trees.phatch

    Q: What’s with the new trees downtown? Why did the city plant small trees before they can give a canopy of shade? Why did they choose these trees anyway over other species? And why did some trees on North .

  • Weisbender dies in Bahamas

    A well-known Manhattan contractor and developer died Monday while snorkeling in the Bahamas, a business associate said Tuesday. Russ Weisbender, believed to be 63, was vacationing in the Bahamas with his wife, Donna. He went snorkeling with a group Monday, according .

  • Commission moves forward with condemnation for bridge

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday adopted a resolution authorizing the condemnation of property for construction of a new bridge on Flint Rock Road. The county has been in negotiations with property owners for purchase of right-of-way for a number of .

  • Man arrested for discharging firearm threatening victim at gunpoint

    A Manhattan man fired a handgun into an apartment wall and held another man at gunpoint with a shotgun before surrendering to police without further incident Monday night. Kevin Flynn, 26, was arrested after Riley County police responded to 3018 Sandstone Drive .


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