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  • K-State Day at Discovery Center

    Former Kansas State standout Veryl Switzer, the first African-American to play for the Green Bay Packers, will be participating in the football-themed event, K-State Day, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jordy .

  • MCC men split weekend games

    MCC men split weekend games The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team split a pair of games this past weekend, losing to Grace University on Friday and then defeating Hillsdale College on Saturday — both in Manhattan. Grace beat the .

  • It’s pretty, and getting pretty deep

    Whether today’s snowstorm amounted to a winter wonderland or a white wasteland probably depended on whether it gave you a day off or simply complicated your day. Lots of people had the day off, including students, school personnel and .

  • MHK: Unlimited opportunities

    When most of us think of Manhattan Regional Airport, we think of a ride to Dallas, Chicago or until recently, Phoenix. These “rides” are partially tied to economic generators for the community, as business travelers and others can literally cross .


    Irma Maxine Spellman, 92, died Saturday at Presbyterian Manor in Clay Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born April 15, 1921, in Las Animas, Colo., to Lee and Gertrude (Rice) Askey Irma was raised in the Ponca City, .


    Cecile Sueann “Sissy” Depew, 75, of Westmoreland, died Sunday at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. She was a long-time resident of the area. The family provided some of the following information. Sissy was born Dec. 18, 1938, in Noblesville, Ind. She was .


    John William “Jack” Jahnke, 99, of Riley, died Monday at Brewster Place in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on March 15, 1914, at Leonardville. He was the son of John William and Clara S. (Siebecker) Jahnke.&.


    Dorothy Star (Root) Smith, 62, of Manhattan, died Sunday after a courageous and extensive battle with lung disease at Mercy Regional Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. Dorothy was born Dec. 30, 1951, in Jersey City, N.J. and .

  • For contemporary war action, here’s a movie for you G.w.clift1

    Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg and his brother Donnie have had long and varied careers as American entertainers. The older Donnie is still active as an actor (recently in “Saw” series movies and in television) and as a television producer. But .

  • Cancellations and closing for Tuesday

    The following have been closed or cancelled on Tuesday because of the weather. City offices City Commission meeting St. Paul’s Episcopal Church office (Happy Kitchen is open until 9 a.m.) Manhattan Parks and Recreation all youth activities Zoo Sprouts .

  • School closings for Tuesday, Feb. 4

    The following educational entities will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 4 in anticipation of severe winter weather: Kansas State University’s Manhattan, Salina, and Olathe campuses. USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden schools. USD 320 Wamego schools. USD 323 Rock Creek schools. USD 475 Geary County schools. USD 378 .

  • Regional efforts are worth pursuing

    We’ve long supported the concept of regionalism, and just as we’ve long urged the City of Manhattan and Riley County to collaborate for the benefit of local taxpayers, we generally applaud the multi-county efforts of recent weeks. Riley .


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