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    Forrest Doyle Denney, 73, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born on March 25, 1941, in Garnet and had been a longtime Manhattan resident. Additional obituary information and service times will be announced later .


    Robert Barr, 76, of Olsburg, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the St. Francis Health Center in Topeka. Bob was born on Feb. 25, 1938 in Bloomington, Wis., the son of Allan and Jeanette Barr. Complete service times and obituary information is pending and will .


    Helen Meryl Mansfield, 107, of Manhattan, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at the Via Christi Village in Manhattan. Meryl was born on April 4, 1907 in Admire,  the daughter of Jacob Thierer Martin and Ida Mae (Hauserman) Martin. Complete service times and obituary information .


    Veronica J. Carl, 93, of Cawker City, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Hilltop Lodge in Beloit. Survivors include her son, Michael of Salina, three daughters: Mary Ann Broderick of Bettendorf, Iowa; Lucy Dahm of Manhattan; and Jean Larkin of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. .

  • KSU is helping to feed the world

    It is fitting that the largest single grant Kansas State University has ever received will support research into ways to meet the world’s increasing demands for food. The grant, announced in late September, is for $50 million over five years. .

  • Marsalis review underwhelms

    Wynton Marsalis is the leader of a jazz ensemble that is making history right in front of our eyes. The level of talent in the band that performed Sept. 25 at McCain Auditorium was stronger than anything our audience may have .

  • Turn yard waste into a valuable resource for soil Greggeyestone1

    A recent visit to the Riley County transfer station at 1800 Henton Road included a stop at the windrows of compost being produced. This is a good way to divert resources going into a landfill. Organic materials, such as tree leaves, .

  • Islamic radicals pose a challenge for U.S., West

    Accomplishing something in foreign policy is difficult at best, and often nearly impossible Numerous factors must be taken into account. Some surface on the domestic front, but many — often uncontrollable —external variables also exist.  Among the most complicated are .

  • Trisha’s Studio 24 hires team member

    Trisha’s Studio 24 hired Sierra Evans to its team. Studio 24 is a full service salon and day spa at 8837 E. U.S. 24 in Manhattan. Evans specializes in highlights, hair color, haircuts, waxing and nail services. Her favorite specialties include highlighting .

  • 502 Media hires account executive

    502 Media Group hired Christy Chase as its new account executive. Chase graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in electronic journalism and minor in leadership studies. Some of her past experiences include four years at the Manhattan .

  • Temporary body art store opens

    Veronica’s Veil is now open at 404 Humboldt St., Suite C, alongside Tsubo Solutions Massage Therapy. The store provides henna, temporary body art and other old world art. It is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p..

  • Seaton law firm gets new name

    Seaton, Seaton and Dierks, LLP, received its new name on Aug. 28. The firm’s new partner, Summer Ott Dierks, joined the firm after graduating from Washburn University School of Law in December 2012. Dierks joins Richard H. Seaton, Sr., and Richard .


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