Tuesday, July 7, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | March 29, 2013

    Indians host Trojans in opener today

    Manhattan High baseball coach Don Hess is ready to see his team in action. He’s practiced with them every day for weeks now, but because of inclement weather and spring break, the team’s opportunities to spend time on an actual baseball diamond have

  • Local | March 29, 2013

    New photo exhibit to feature images of tallgrass prairie


    Starting Monday, visitors to the Discovery Center can see photos of landscapes and wildlife indigenous to the area taken by a renowned photographer. The exhibit, called “Touch the Sky: Prairie Photographs with Jim Brandenburg,” begins Monday and continues through May 26 at the Flint Hills Discovery

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 29, 2013

    Local man pleads guilty to embezzling half a million dollars

    A Manhattan accountant has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from the commercial construction company where he worked. Larry D. Lord, 63, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one count of filing a false tax return. In his plea, Lord admitted the crimes

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 29, 2013

    Date set in social services lawsuit

    A hearing is set for May 15 in the civil lawsuit against the Manhattan city government brought by supporters of a 2012 initiative to fund social services agencies. The lawsuit came about after the City Commission last year decided to reduce funding to certain local social services

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 29, 2013

    Man suing city over water meter accident

    A Manhattan man is suing the city government over an injury he claims was a result of negligence on the part of city workers. Benjamin Jones Jr. filed a petition in Riley County District Court claiming city workers did not properly screw down the cover

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 29, 2013

    Airport land dispute awaits trial date

    A pending civil case involving the city’s acquisition of land near Manhattan Regional Airport awaits a trial date. The Manhattan city government filed a petition against Feather Field Farms LLC and the Riley County Commission last April stating its intent to acquire the property — 87.43

  • Local |Traffic | March 29, 2013

    Changes to K-18 to begin in April

    The westbound portion of K-18 from 56th Avenue to just west of K-113/Seth Child Road will be reduced to one lane April 8 and April 9 for the installation of traffic control items, according to a press release from the Kansas Department of Transportation. In addition,

  • Editorials | March 29, 2013

    Should Italy get third crack at Knox?

    We don’t know whether Amanda Knox is guilty of murdering her roommate five years ago when they were students in Perugia, Italy, but we have reason to doubt Italy’s justice system. What we do know is that Ms. Knox, who now lives in

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    Today let us remember suffering, death of Jesus

    To the Editor: The Friday before we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus is often a day of rain and without sunshine to chase the gloom away. Perhaps this is God’s way of reminding us of that day over 2,000 years ago when Jesus gave up

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    School board should expect its actions to be questioned

    To the Editor: This is in regard to the story Thursday, “Dust-up over changes to teacher plan time.”

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