Friday, July 31, 2015


  • Obituaries | March 24, 2013

    Maxine Miller

    Charlotte Maxine “Aunt Max” McAllister Miller, 98, of Overland Park, died Feb. 27, 2013, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

  • Obituaries | March 24, 2013

    Marilyn Grauer

    Marilyn A. Grauer, 77, of Manhattan, died Friday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | March 24, 2013

    Norma Morrison

    Norma Margaret Simons Morrison, 95, died Friday at Meadowlark Hill Honstead House in Manhattan.

  • Letters | March 23, 2013

    Return the veterans to the City Commission

    To the Editor: Consolidating some services paid for by the city and Riley County can be a money-saving accomplishment. But it must be done by individuals familiar with those offices to avoid the outcome of a messy headache.

  • Letters | March 23, 2013

    Support for Nuss and McCulloh for Commission

    To The Editor: I have served with Debbie Nuss on a committee, and know of several other committees and organizations she’s volunteered for in the community. She is very knowledgeable on all aspects of the city and would be a great asset to the

  • Men's Basketball | March 22, 2013

    La Salle upsets K-State to oust Wildcats from Big Dance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State came all the way back from an 18-point halftime deficit on Friday, but it wasn’t enough. The fourth-seeded Wildcats dominated the first 16 minutes of the second half and came back to take a two-point lead with 4:50 to play. But

  • Local |Government, Politics | March 22, 2013

    Manhattan Regional among 149 airports to lose tower funding

    Manhattan Regional Airport is one of 149 small airports across the country losing funding for their control towers on April 7, according to a list released Friday afternoon by the Federal Aviation Administration. The move followed $85 billion in federal spending cuts across the government, including $637 million in

  • Local |Traffic | March 22, 2013

    Police still investigating death that followed multi-vehicle crash


    One person is dead following a multiple-vehicle accident on the eastbound Kansas Highway 18 bridge near the Riley County/Geary County line Friday morning. The deceased man’s name has not been released pending notification of family members, but Lt. Greg Harkrader with the Kansas Highway

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | March 22, 2013

    Sprecker denied parole for 9th time for 1973 murder

    Over a lunch break from his job as an auto mechanic, the urge suddenly struck Danny Sprecker to have sex with an elderly former neighbor. Forty years later, Sprecker is still paying for that urge. And because of a recent ruling by the state parole

  • Local |Traffic | March 22, 2013

    K-18 work to resume after spring break

    Even though snow is still falling, road workers are gearing up to resume work on Kansas Highway 18 next week after a winter break from construction. Kansas Department of Transportation officials said westbound K-18 from 56th Avenue to K-133/Seth Child Road will be down to

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