• Frankfort damaged by storm

    A Thursday morning storm caused a power outage and extensive damage to the city of Frankfort in Marshall County. Marshall County Sheriff Daniel Hargrave said all of the power was on by late Thursday night after a morning windstorm struck .

  • Crisis Center receives $330,000 in grant funds

    Manhattan’s domestic violence shelter, The Crisis Center, will receive nearly $330,000 in state grant money for fiscal year 2015. Gov. Sam Brownback’s office announced the list of recipients of the state grant appropriations on Wednesday with the money totaling about $4 .

  • KHI news service editor to give Huck Boyd lecture

    Jim McLean, the executive editor of the Kansas Health Institute News Service, will be the speaker for Kansas State University’s 15th annual Huck Boyd Lecture in Community Media at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 in Forum Hall at the K-State Student .

  • Afghanistan has a new opportunity

    It’s been quite a week for Afghanistan. On Monday, Afghanistan experienced a peaceful transition of power which, if not a first, was still remarkable. The next day, that country and the United States signed the Bilateral Security Agreement, which .

  • ‘Goofy’ election law exposes problems with partisanship

    To the Editor: Kansans have not always voted as blockheads and only for their party’s candidates. This pri-marily Republican state has elected Democrats for governor —women, at that. Also, Sens. Bob Dole and Nancy Kassebaum worked with both parties .

  • Even unopposed, Carlin deserves citizens’ votes

    To the Editor: Although Kansas state Rep. Sydney Carlin is running un-opposed in the 66th House District, I believe new residents need to know how she has served the interests of our city. One way is by being a strong .


    Frances Alberta Moyer, 97, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at Lyle House in the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community. The family provided the following information. Frances was born Aug. 18, 1917, in Onaga to Charles and Adda Belle (Brown) Crumbaker.  She was the .


    James Owensby, 46, of Manhattan, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The family provided the following information. James was a brave warrior, but ultimately lost his battle due to complications from medical treatment for leukemia.  James worked for the Kansas State University Veterinary .

  • Indians rally to beat Emporia, 2-1

    Trailing 1-0 at halftime at Emporia Thursday, the opportunity to panic and lose composure presented itself again for the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team. Unlike Tuesday’s loss to Wichita South, Thursday’s end result was much better, as the .

  • Offensive line leading the charge for Indians

    Year in and year out, when it comes to Manhattan High football, one thing is constant when it comes to the offensive line. They may not be the biggest, or even the strongest, but players in the Manhattan system are .

  • MHS takes 2nd at Hutch Invite

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team took second place at the 17-team Hutchinson Invitational at Carey Park, shooting a 336 to finish one stroke behind Maize South. The Indians shot a 335 to win, with Goddard Eisenhower taking third place with a 340. .

  • Big 12 TD leader ready for anything out of Wildcat Ksucolor.phatch

    It was the obvious question, but it took a huddled group of reporters almost 10 minutes to ask it. When might Charles Jones, Kansas State’s running back and Wildcat formation aficionado, throw a pass? “It’s pretty funny to me, .


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