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  • JOHN LAMBERT

    John Lambert, 81, of Manhattan, died early Thursday morning, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Complete obituary information is pending and will be announced by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502, ymlfuneralhome.com..

  • Susie the chimp to celebrate 60th birthday Suzie1.phatch

    Sunset Zoo chimpanzee Susie will be the center of attention Sunday afternoon as zoo staff celebrate her 60th birthday as part of Enrichment Day. The zoo’s entire chimpanzee troop will benefit with a cake-themed enrichment activity at 3:15 p.m., .

  • K-State volleyball set for home opener at Bramlage

    The Kansas State volleyball team is hitting the road for its home opener tonight — all the way to Bramlage Coliseum. K-State opens the Varney’s Invitational tonight at 6 against Arkansas at Bramlage, marking the first time in almost nine years .

  • Burns growing as a corner, returner Burns2.phatch

    When Morgan Burns arrived at Kansas State in 2012, one thing was apparent to coaches and teammates. He was fast. But speed isn’t everything if there isn’t some measure of skill to go with it. And after his first-career .

  • KSU equestrian opens with home scrimmage

    The Kansas State equestrian team will provide a preview of the team for the 2014-15 season on Saturday with the fourth annual Purple-White scrimmage —beginning at 8 a.m. at Timbercreek Stables. Admission to the event is free. K-State head coach .

  • Eisenhower sweeps Wamego, Rock Creek

    The Eisenhower Middle School Eagles seventh-grade volleyball team opened its season Tuesday afternoon with a sweep of Wamego and Rock Creek.  The A team beat Rock Creek in the first match 25-10, 25-8. EMS then went on the beat .

  • MCC volleyball competes at Spikefest Tournament

    The Manhattan Christian College volleyball team recently traveled to Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa to participate in the annual Spikefest Tournament. The Crusaders were preseason ranked No. 2 in the NCCAA national top-10 poll going into the tournament. Pool .

  • Commissioners approve Phase 2 airport contract

    Expansion of Manhattan Regional Airport will move forward even though wages for the federally-funded project could be pushed higher. The Manhattan City Commission approved Tuesday the contract for second phase of the Manhattan Regional Airport project. The Weitz Company, LLC, .

  • City’s growth slowing

    Manhattan’s growth is starting to level off, an official with the Kansas State University finance department said on Wednesday morning. Eric Higgins, head of the Kansas State University finance department, gave a report on the local economy to about 50 .

  • City OKs rezoning for 722-unit development

    A 722-unit apartment complex received initial approval from the Manhattan City Commission Tuesday. The commission unanimously approved the first reading of the annexation and rezoning of land for the proposed Trails at Manhattan planned unit development, which is 37.60 acres about 1,000 .

  • Tricky termite infestation bugs KSU entomology dept Termites1.phatch

    Apparently K-State’s entomology department can have too many bugs. Officials at Waters Hall, the building that houses the department, have been working for 25 years to rid the building of termites. The infestation was particularly difficult to treat in the .

  • Man pleads guilty to armed robbery of Dollar General

    A Topeka man in federal court on Tuesday pleaded guilty to robbing two businesses earlier this year, including a Dollar General in Manhattan. According to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office, Christopher Wilhoite, 26, pleaded guilty .





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