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  • Couple known for community service — especially at holidays

    For one area couple, serving their community is all about making the town as special as it should be. Bunny and Gary McCloud, have made a name for themselves in Wamego through their community service, including focusing efforts to benefit .

  • Rodriguez continues to pursue higher pay

    Riley County commissioner- elect Marvin Rodriguez on Monday told the current commission that he would not make the transition of power between him and commissioner Bob Boyd smooth if the board does not reconsider his starting salary. Rodriguez is slated .


    Joe Junior Espinosa II, 62, of Eureka, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at his home in Eureka. The family provided some of the following information. Joe was born on April 22, 1954, in Great Bend. He was the son of Jose A. Jr. and .

  • 200th win much like the others

    Everybody remembers the highlights: The 1998 team that went undefeated in the regular season, the 2003 team that demolished Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game, the 2012 team that won another conference championship. They remember the big names: Michael Bishop, Darren Sproles, Ell .

  • Lighted parade is part of local giving tradition

    To the Editor: Manhattan is a great place for people to live, work and play. We live in a wonderful community where so many people reach out to help one another. I see evidence of kindhearted people in our community .

  • King art, essay contests are open to everyone

    To the Editor: All community members are invited to participate in this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Writing Contest. The theme is “How to Make Justice a Reality for All.” Area schools already have received information .

  • KSU officials praise Snyder on milestone win

    On the occasion of his 200th win, university leaders praised K-State football coach Bill Snyder not only for his record but also for the character with which he’s achieved it. Snyder hit the 200 mark Saturday intheWildcats’winovertheUniversity of Kansas. .

  • Off the upright: Chiefs win in OT with Santos field goal

    DENVER — Brandon McManus was wide left and now the defending Super Bowl champs are on the outside looking in on the AFC playoff race, too. The Kansas City Chiefs capitalized on short field position following McManus’ missed 62- yard attempt .

  • ‘Bleed For This’ pales in comparison to similar films

    While the screenplay has simplified some time-line details, the story in the new movie “Bleed for This” is “based on” the late 1980s and early 1990s experiences of boxer Vinnie “Paz” Pazienza. The changes may have made the story more .

  • MHS football players named All-Centennial League

    Several Manhattan football players were honored Monday when the All-Centennial League list was released. Six Indians were named to the first team, five were named to the second team and five received honorable mention. Guard Brandon Cook, tackle Eldon Picou .

  • Wildcats pick up No. 14 seed, host first rounds of NCAA tournament

    For the first time since 2007, the Kansas State volleyball team will be host to the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. K-State (20-9, 9-7 Big 12), the No. 14 overall seed in the bracket, makes its third straight trip to the .

  • Officials: 4th-annual festival ‘bigger and better than ever’ Festivaloflights16 1

    The holiday season officially began in Manhattan on Friday night when thousands of people filled Blue Earth Plaza for the fourth annual Festival of Lights ceremony. The lighting of the tallest Christmas tree in Kansas did not disappoint. Dave Lewis, .


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