• City names assistant manager finalists

    City officials have announced four finalists for the position of Manhattan assistant city manager. A public reception for the candidates will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the City Commission Room in City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Each candidate will .

  • Judge: Girls won’t testify in front of defendant

    Two of three child victims in a rape case against a Fort Riley man will be allowed to testify outside the presence of the defendant during his trial. On Thursday, Riley County Attorney Barry Wilkerson said that Judge David Stutzman .

  • Pools to open Saturday; season passes available Cico pool-2.phatch

    It’s not really summertime until the pools open. In that sense, summer starts at 1 p.m. Saturday. Unlimited individual season passes are available this summer at the city’s three pools: The first pass costs $45, and a subsequent pass .

  • Thanks for making benefit for auditorium a big success

    To the Editor: “Give My Regards to Broad-way,” presented as a benefit concert for restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, a living memorial to honor the 101 Riley County veterans who died during World War II, was a great success. A big .

  • Martinez named Eisenhower assistant principal

    Junction City Middle School assistant principal and athletic director Dave Martinez was named Eisenhower Middle School’s new assistant principal starting in late July. Martinez will replace Marvin Rupe, who is transferring to be an assistant principal at Manhattan High .

  • Indians whip Buffs in regional final Mhs gsoc garden city03.phatch

    With a 7-0 dismantling of the Garden City Buffaloes Thursday night, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team is just one game away from a return to the state tournament for the second consecutive year. But that one game will be .

  • KSU flight team earns national most outstanding program award

    SALINA — The Kansas State University Salina Flight Team has landed the prestigious honor of being recognized as the most outstanding all-around aviation program in the country — and has the trophy to prove it. For the first time in school history, .


    Colonel James Brierton Townsend, Jr., 90, of Manhattan, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The following information was provided by the family.      James was born in Chadron, Neb., on Nov. 15, 1923, to the late Ottillia Alise (.


    Judith Ann Richter, 58, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center. The following information was provided by the family.      She was born Judith Ann Siegrist on Nov.21, 1955 in Council Grove to the late Lawrence and .

  • Romero exploring other options to gain her release

    When Leticia Romero first asked for her release more than two months ago, she had no idea she’d still be waiting for it today and in the fight of her life with the university she’s called home for .

  • Niedermayerova falls in NCAA 2nd round

    ATHENS, Ga. — Kansas State’s Petra Niedermayerova saw her illustrious collegiate career come to a close on Thursday afternoon, as she lost to No. 8 Jennifer Brady of UCLA, 6-2, 6-4, in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Singles Championships at .

  • Robbins introduced as K-State men’s golf coach

    It’s not often a coach gets to go back to his alma mater as head coach, but for Grant Robbins, it was a reality. Robbins said he wasn’t thinking about leaving Memphis, and it would have taken a .


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