Manhattan teenagers are preparing for a new step toward independence as they wrap up what they’ve learned in drivers education, taking their big tests this week. Some of the 120 summer drivers ed students describe themselves as confident drivers, having .
SUNDAY Manhattan Public Library Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read, through July 31. People of all ages from babies to teens to grandparents can participate. It’s free to sign up, and all you have to do is keep track of .
The smell of good barbecue is hard to resist. Some barbecue is better than others. The Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County Police Department held their fourth-annual barbecue competition during the Relay for Life event Saturday at City Park. Famous .
Despite the state’s new law reducing local government’s ability to regulate unconcealed carry, there are now fewer places you can openly carry firearms in Manhattan. The new law, which started July 1, prohibits local government from banning open carry .
Scott Morgan wants the office of secretary of state to return to a “tradition of quiet competence,” almost a “non-partisan” role. He says that’s a far cry from what it has become under current Kansas Secretary of State Kris .
A team of volunteers began counting butterflies around Manhattan on Thursday morning for the 40th annual count by the North American Butterfly Association. “The purpose is to monitor butterfly populations in North America,” said John Row, a plant materials specialist .
Our family has just returned from Iowa and Wisconsin, where we attended a couple of family reunions. I don’t know what your family does at reunions, but one of the things we do is tell funny stories, most of .
A Junction City man is in in stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting early Saturday morning. An unknown black male shot the victim, 25-year-old Isaac Johnson, as he was walking in the area of 51 Manor Circle .
LaVonne Larson Price Greene, 101, of Manhattan, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 22, 1913, in Dows, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur and Florence Larson. .
Clarence E. “Junior” Zarger, Jr., 71, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on May 25, 1943, to Clarence E. Zarger and Loretta B. (Cox) .
Alice Mae Krohn, 88, of Blaine, died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Stormont-Vail Heath Care in Topeka. Alice married Laurence Emil Krohn on Jan. 19, 1944. He died on March 26, 1995. Alice was a true farm wife and a CNA at the Westy Community Care Home. .
Jay T. Shaw, 75, of Manhattan died Friday morning, July 11, 2014, at his residence in Manhattan following an extended illness. He was born on Oct. 25, 1938, in Canonsburg, Penn., and had been a Manhattan resident since 1971. Additional obituary information and service times will .
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