Friday, October 9, 2015


  • Obituaries | April 19, 2013

    Ruth Cramer

    Ruth M. Cramer, 98, of Manhattan died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan.

  • Obituaries | April 19, 2013

    Brian Johnson

    Brian Keith Johnson, 49, of Manhattan died Tuesday at Mercy Regional Health Center.

  • Football | April 19, 2013

    Snyder looking for improvement


    Two weeks into spring practices, Kansas State coach Bill Snyder finds himself looking for more. In the week since he first spoke of the progress made so far leading up to the April 27 spring game, Snyder said very little has changed. “It wasn’t any

  • April 19, 2013

    Chartrand soccer tourney opens tonight

    Thirty-four years ago, the Kansas State club soccer lost one of its faithful. Ed Chartrand, or “Fast Eddy” as he was dubbed by teammates, died from a sudden, unexpected illness the day before his graduation from K-State in 1979.  Though more than three decades have

  • Letters | April 18, 2013

    Republicans responsible for defeat of gun bill

    To the Editor: Today’s gun safety vote in the U.S. Senate reinforces the position of the GOP as the “Guns-Over-People” party. How any caring person could vote against this so call “background check” bill is unbelievable to most citizens of this country torn

  • Letters | April 18, 2013

    Health fair participants deserve thanks

    To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff of the Riley County Health Department, volunteers and sponsors who took part in the Riley County Health Fair.  This was a wonderful opportunity for members of the community to receive

  • Movies | April 18, 2013

    Jackie Robinson film is OK, but it’s not a baseball movie


    The first thing one needs to know about the new movie “42” is that it is not a baseball movie. It is a movie about social history. There is relatively little baseball action in it. Don’t buy a ticket expecting “It Happens Every Spring” or

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 18, 2013

    Corps recommends $18 million levee addition

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented an $18 million proposal for raising the height of the levee that protects the downtown area of the city Wednesday, saying it would raise flood protection here to the 300-year level. John Grothaus, chief of planning

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 18, 2013

    Pair plead guilty to arson, murder

    The duo accused of setting a deadly February apartment fire here pleaded guilty to arson resulting in death in federal court Wednesday. Officials said the arson/murder was part of a plot to distract police from finding incriminating evidence related to an earlier armed robbery.

  • Local | April 18, 2013

    NTSB: No distress call made in crash

    No distress call was made prior to the fatal April 7 crash of a private plane headed from Tulsa, Okla., to Manhattan, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board. Ronald Marshall and Chris Gruber of Manhattan were killed when the plane, a single-engine

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