• View from I-70 is hardly a winner

    First, something to smile about. The photograph accompanying Kansas’ ranking in a state beauty contest sponsored by Thrillist.com depicts a beautiful sunset — or a sunrise — over the Flint Hills. Unfortunately, that photo accompanied the state’s ranking as the .

  • Peace Auditorium sign to be dedicated Sunday

    To the Editor: A program that will feature three events related to World War II and include members of the 1st Infantry Division band will begin 2:30 p.m. this Sunday in Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. Riley County was .

  • Surge in bikes at KSU adds to driving hazards

    To the Editor: For the last several years, I have driven a commercial vehicle on the KSU campus. During that time, I have seen numerous incidents of motorists, cyclists and pedestrians not practicing the “Rules of theroad.”Manyoftheiractions could have .

  • Mascot speakers could make their best cases

    To the Editor: It seems one of the tactics with regard to changing the Manhattan High School mascot is to wear down the much larger support for maintaining the Indian mascot. I am beginning to hear more comments like this .

  • Blackface incident systematic

    On Sept. 15, a Snapchat photo surfaced with a Kansas State University student in painted blackface — along with her painted blackfaced friend — using the N-word. In a subsequent communication, the student indicated she was just “kidding” and meant no offense. The .

  • Board to continue talking about planning contract

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will continue discussions of entering a contract with BG Consultants to provided long-range facility planning. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. On Sept. 7, the board chose to enter .

  • Vogel named Big 12 offensive POTW

    After a career weekend in which she was named Arkansas Invitational MVP, the Big 12 named Kansas State volleyball’s Bryna Vogel as its Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. The junior right-side hitter earns her first career weekly honor .

  • MHS girls golf wins Salina South Invitational

    After a long break, Manhattan girls golf came back strong and won the 18-hole Salina South Invitational on Monday with a team score of 345. The team, which hadn’t competed since winning the Salina Central Invitational on Sept. 6, came in .

  • MHS girls tennis mixes it up at quad meet

    Everyone on the Manhattan’s girls tennis team got to play both singles and doubles at Monday’s meet against Shawnee Mission East and Junction City. The Indians came in fourth behind Shawnee Mission East’s two teams and Junction .

  • Story in ‘The Light Between Oceans’ is quite moving

    During the early years of British possession of Australia, it was a prison colony, somewhere debtors and pickpockets were sent. The Aussies have always fancied colorful law-breakers, which is one reason Ned Kelly, the armor-wearing highwayman along the gold road, .

  • MHS girls tennis mixes it up at quad meet

    Everyone from Manhattan’s girls tennis team got to play both singles and doubles at Monday’s meet against Shawnee Mission East and Junction City. The Indians came in fourth behind Shawnee Mission East’s two teams and Junction City, .

  • MHS girls golf wins Salina South Invitational

    After a long break, Manhattan girls golf came back strong and won the 18-hole Salina South Invitational on Monday with a team score of 345. The team, which hadn’t competed since winning the Salina Central Invitational on Sept. 6, came in .





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