Friday, May 22, 2015


  • Local |Kansas State University | March 01, 2013

    K-State touts high retention

    Kansas State University officials released data Friday indicating about a 95 percent retention rate for fall semester students returning for the spring semester. They also indicated the data illustrated success in retaining multi-cultural American and international students. The data put total enrollment at 23,180 for the spring

  • I Wonder | March 01, 2013

    Why doesn’t the fire dept. respond to rural fires?


    Q. When did the Manhattan Fire Department quit responding to calls in the rest of Riley County? When someone has a car accident outside of town, they send a fire truck. When they have a fire and live outside of town, they don’t — instead,

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2013

    Kenneth Kirkendall

    Kenneth E. Kirkendall, 84, of Manhattan died Thursday at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 01, 2013

    Man arrested on drug charges

    A Manhattan man was arrested for multiple drug charges Thursday as part of the Riley County Police Department’s ongoing investigation into illegal substances in the county, officials said. Jason Graham, 35, 701 Diebler Place, was arrested at his home Thursday afternoon for unlawful manufacture of a

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2013

    Patricia Nelson

    Patricia “Patti” J. Nelson, 52, of Wamego died Thursday at her residence.

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2013

    Dave Trumble

    Dave Trumble, 57, of Green died Wednesday at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

  • Local |Kansas State University | March 01, 2013

    Student a finalist for Truman Scholarship

    Kansas State University student Kassie Curran, a senior in food science and industry from Farlington, has advanced to the final round of the 2013 Harry S. Truman Scholarship competition. Curran will interview March 7 in Kansas City, Mo., with other finalists from Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. Truman

  • Arts, Leisure | March 01, 2013

    Mimes to perform at McCain

    The celebrated Switzerland-based theater company Mummenschanz is returning to Manhattan with its 40th anniversary show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in McCain Auditorium. The ordinary becomes extraordinary as everyday objects — wires, tubes, boxes and fabric - spring to life as fantastical characters. The program consists

  • March 01, 2013

    Volleyball kids clinic

    The KSU volleyball team will hold a Junior Wildcat volleyball clinic on Saturday, March 9 at Ahearn Fieldhouse. The event will be for grades K-5 from 9 a.m. to noon at a cost of $45. Those interested can get registration information at

  • Manhattan High School | March 01, 2013

    Indians into Saturday’s sub-state final

    No 34.phatch

    After last year’s state tournament appearance, the goal for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team this entire season was to get back and do more when it got there. With a 53-35 win over Derby Thursday, the Indians are one game away from making

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