Wednesday, July 27, 2016


  • Obituaries | July 13, 2016


    Geneva Anna Denholm, 95, Manhattan, died Friday, July 8, 2016, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Geneva was born Dec. 1, 1920, on the family farm near Clyde, the daughter of Emanuel and Edith (Peterson) Erickson. She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1951,

  • Obituaries | July 13, 2016


    Jarom Daniel Clyde, 3 months, died peacefully yet unexpectedly Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born March 23, 2016, in Burlington, the son of John Daniel and Tanya Marie (Anderson) Clyde. His family had recently moved to Manhattan from Burlington.&

  • Football | July 13, 2016

    Two Wildcat LBs land on watch list

    Kansas State junior Elijah Lee and senior Charmeachealle Moore were among 51 linebackers named to the 32nd annual Butkus Award watch list, the Butkus Foundation announced Tuesday. Kansas State was one of only six schools nationally with multiple players on the list to honor the nation’

  • Track & Field | July 13, 2016

    Seven Wildcats to compete at 2016 Olympic Games

    After two weeks of Olympic Qualifiers around the world, the Kansas State track and field team will send seven current and former athletes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games. In all, seven different countries will be represented by K-State athletes.

  • Pro Sports | July 13, 2016

    Hosmer, Perez lift AL to All-Star win


    SAN DIEGO — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span

  • Local | July 12, 2016

    ‘Pocket monsters’ lure gamers into augmented reality


    Shawn Woodard was excited Monday evening to try out the hottest new gym in Manhattan. “I came out here with a friend, and I noticed everything, and I had to come back,” Woodard said. But this gym is not a facility filled with treadmills and

  • I Wonder |Local |Business | July 12, 2016

    Has anyone proposed using Tuttle Creek for hydroelectric power?


    Q: Kansas has several reservoirs around the state, including our own Milford and Tuttle. In addition to the wind farms popping up across the state, has there ever been consideration to generate hydroelectric power from the outlet tubes of these reservoirs? Could the current outlet

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 12, 2016

    Commissioner questions cost of NBAF training

    Pottawatomie County commissioners Monday received an update on the National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from Marty Vanier, director of partnership development for the federal facility under construction at the northeast edge of Manhattan. Vanier and Chris Trudo, Pott County Emergency Management director, will begin

  • Editorials | July 12, 2016

    A Press Oversight Commission?

    We’d like to believe frustration has briefly gotten the better of Riley County Commissioner Ron Wells, who on Monday called for a government agency to oversee the press. And we’d like to believe he will quickly come to his senses. We encourage him

  • Local |Government & Politics | July 12, 2016

    Board to mull facilities proposals

    The Manhattan-Ogden School Board on Wednesday will take the first step in crafting a new long-range plan for its facilities. The board will review several proposals from architects and consultants to help the district create a long-range master plan. The board meets at 5 p.m.

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