• Woman released after bond reduced from $1M to $5,000 Love.phatch

    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding her son in a September 2013 murder was released from jail earlier this week after her bond was reduced from $1 million to $5,000. Deputy Riley County District Attorney Barry Disney Friday afternoon confirmed that 50-year-old Christina .

  • Johnson named city engineer

    Brian Johnson has been promoted to city engineer, Manhattan city officials announced Friday. Johnson was a principal civil engineer for the city, and he will assume his new role immediately, announced Robert Ott, director of public works, in a press .

  • KSU business college starts golf event honoring late professor

    The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University will celebrate the legacy of John Graham, a dedicated alumnus, longtime colleague and friend of the college, with the inaugural John R. Graham Memorial Golf Classic on Saturday, April 26, at the .

  • Mistakes doom Cats in loss to KU Angryross.phatch

    The inconsistency that has plagued the Kansas State baseball team on the road all season finally bit the Wildcats at home with a 6-3 loss to rival Kansas on Saturday at Tointon Family Stadium. “After whipping up on them like .


    Mabel A. Shaw, 97, died Friday at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on March 13, 1917, in Westmoreland, the daughter of Arthur Eugene and Nancy Pearl (Walker) Area. Along with .


    Laurence F. Conrow, 95, died Thursday at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka. Laurence was born June 25, 1918, in Clay County. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a farmer with his father near Wakefield. He married Roberta .

  • MaVorhis pitches Wildcats past rival Jayhawks Ksu29.phatch

    Everything that could go right for Kansas State, did, on Friday. Sophomore pitcher Levi MaVorhis was perfect through five innings — finishing with a three-hit shutout — to lead the Wildcats to a 10-0 rout of in-state rival Kansas at Tointon Family .


    Emma Darline Virgo, 82, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., formerly of Wamego, died April 2 at the Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City, Mo. On Aug. 10, 1974, she married George H. Virgo in Hutchinson. He preceded her in death on March 20, 2004. Darline .


    Carroll A. Lange, 71, of Manhattan, died Saturday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born July 5, 1942, in Clay Center. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502..

  • Steinbring throws perfect game in MHS sweep

    Don Hess couldn’t help but recall a coincidental conversation he had with junior pitcher Jesse Steinbring this week. “Earlier this week he told me he would throw a perfect game,” the Manhattan High baseball coach said. “He didn’t .

  • MHS softball splits with Topeka Mhs11.phatch

    As it can be with any young team, the results can often be a mixed bag. The Manhattan High softball team has more new faces than old. And those new faces came out firing against Topeka High in the first .

  • MHS soccer loses 4-2 at Trinity

    Manhattan High girls’ soccer coach Mike Sanchez said it was a tough one to coach. Despite controlling the pace throughout the length of the game, the Indians lost 4-2 at Wichita Trinity on Friday. “It was kind of a hard .


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