• MHS boys basketball suffers first league loss to Highland Park

    Highland Park had an answer for everything Manhattan did Friday night. The Scots beat the Indians, 49-38, in a game that started out as a defensive battle. Highland Park came out on top by one point after a back-and-forth first .

  • Every MHS player sees the court as Indians shut down Highland Park

    It seemed like a Manhattan girls basketball player’s hand was always on the ball on Friday night. The Indians (6-0, 3-0 Centennial League) dominated Highland Park (0-6, 0-3 Centennial League), 74-30, in a game where every Manhattan player saw .


    Wilma Jean Lund, 91, of Clay Center, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Medicalodge of Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information: Wilma was born on March 27, 1925, in the Hayes Township, north of Clay Center. She was the daughter of .


    Melissa Marie Stauffer, 47, of Topeka, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at her residence. The family does not yet know the cause of death. The family provided some of the following information: Melissa was born in Olathe on April 8, 1969. She was the daughter .

  • 2017 PREVIEW: At KSU, guns, projects loom

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a series this week looking at what’s coming in 2017. Here’s a glance at what’s on tap at K- State. With brand new leadership at the helm of K-state, .

  • Topeka man injured in I-70 collision Thursday I70accident

    A Topeka man was injured Thursday when his vehicle hit the back of a snowplow on Interstate 70, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. Maxwell Kelly, 28, was driving west at about 11:20 a.m. near Mile Post 320 in a 2004 Silverado when his truck .


    Gilles (Joe) Pelletier, 69, of Alta Vista, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at Saint Luke’s Heart Health Center in Kansas City, Missouri as the result of open heart surgery. The family provided some of the following information: He is survived by Carol (.


    Bettie Sue Greig, 89, of Manhattan, died on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in her home, in the care of her sons. The family provided some of the following information: Sue was born in Stamps, Arkansas, in 1927, to the late Gladys (Smith) and Jesse .

  • Links complex drives surge in permits for living units

    Manhattan issued more building permits with a higher improvement valuation in 2016 than 2015. Manhattan issued 468 permits in 2016, an increase of 27 permits, or 6.1 percent, from the 441 permits issued in 2015. The valuation improvement related to these permits was $130.95 million in 2016 compared to $103.97 million .

  • Trump’s ‘great’ border wall

    President-elect Donald Trump really needs to learn to sleep through the night — or at least save his middle-of-the-night communiqués for genuine emergencies. Yet at 3:19 this morning, he beamed the following tweet to the world: “The dishonest media does not .

  • A tale of three political parties

    Three-party politics is back in Kansas. The parties consist of moderate Republicans, conservative Republicans, and Democrats. Deals being made and leadership changes afoot all point to a new era — but the state’s problems remain daunting. In the race for .

  • Sales tax receipts top $11M for first time

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue reached $11 million for the first time. According to the calendar year-end report, Manhattan had about $11.2 million in revenue in 2016, an increase of 2.1 percent or $227,817 from $10.97 million in 2015. The city received $960,447 in sales tax revenue for .


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