• WWII vets share stories, get taste of modern training Battle-1.phatch

    It was a bit surreal to see World War II veterans holding modern weapons and shooting at a giant screen of computer-generated enemies Wednesday morning as a part of Fort Riley’s effort to honor the Battle of the Bulge .

  • Residents consider Manhattan’s future

    If some residents have their way, the Manhattan of the future will have more green space, better bicycle access and clean air. Around 80 residents offered their opinions Wednesday on how the Manhattan area should address planning for future growth over .

  • Schulz proposes 5-percent tuition increase for KSU

    Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz proposed a 5-percent tuition and fee hike for 2015 at Wednesday’s Kansas Board of Regents meeting. The increase, he said, would help give pay raises to university faculty and support staff, while putting money .

  • RCPD struggles to deal with safety at Pillsbury

    With summer around the corner, crowds have begun making their way to Pillsbury Crossing, and John Doehling, assistant director of the Riley County Police Department, said the public needs to keep safety in mind Thursday morning. He also relayed horror .

  • MHS golfers take 3rd at Alvamar

    The Manhattan High boys’ golf team got a glimpse of the postseason golf landscape and fared well on Wednesday afternoon in Lawrence, taking third place with a 308 team score. The Indians finished behind Washburn Rural, which shot a 296, and Shawnee .

  • A setback for Kansas counties

    It wasn’t a surprise, but it was nevertheless disappointing that Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday signed legislation that will eliminate the mortgage registration fee over several years. The new law, which had been supported by the Kansas banking and .

  • Let’s deal with climate change

    This letter is in response to the misleading and obstructionist column by Nicholas Loris of the Heritage Foundation on climate change. The time is long past to accept the reality of the human impact on climate change and begin to .

  • ‘Mid Century Moderne’ on display

    An exhibit called “Mid Century Moderne: fashion, furnishings and furniture a la Mad Men” continues through May 23 in the William Kemper Gallery at the Kansas State University Student Union. The popular 1960s’ theme was chosen to coincide with the season .


    Richard Lee (Dick) Linder, 74, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at home in Marquette. He was born in Salina on Jan. 27, 1940 to Orel A. and Minnie I. (Bickel) Linder. The family moved to the Lindsborg area in 1954 and Dick graduated from Lindsborg Rural .


    Gordon Ray Barr, 73, of Keats, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Dec. 30, 1940 in Hollenberg, the son of Dean and Gladys (Taylor) Barr. He grew .


    Ivadell Ann Christian, 79, of Concordia, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Mesa, Ariz. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 25, 1935, to Albert and Lillian (Noltensmier) Hein at Wessington Springs, S.D. Ivadell was baptized and confirmed at .

  • Commencement, ‘Barnyard’ and more on tap this weekend Barnyard.phatch

    Students are going out with a bang this weekend. Hundreds of students will walk this weekend, concluding their time here at K-State, in Bramlage Coliseum or McCain Auditorium. For a complete list of commencement activities, visit k-state.edu. Bramlage Coliseum .


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