• ConocoPhillips contributes $278,000

    ConocoPhillips recently donated $278,000 to Kansas State University for the College of Engineering, College of Business Administration and a variety of programs across campus. The gift will support departments, faculty fellowships and student scholarships, as well as student professional organizations, programs .


    Hazel (Keen) Roberts, 91, died Tuesday at the Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on Aug. 17, 1922, in Fostoria, the daughter of Otis Ellsworth and Grace Thurza (Nelson) Keen. Hazel graduated from .


    Kelly G. Heptig, 54, died Wednesday after a courageous battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Jan. 13, 1960, the youngest child of William and Patricia (Noll) Heptig, formerly of Flush. After high school, Kelly went .

  • Make time to see local sights at Get Around 2 It

    You have read Plan Your Weekend for years. But maybe you’ve never realized that there is so much to do in Manhattan. Well, now is your time to Get Around 2 It. Visit more than 40 booths and learn about attractions .

  • Niedermayerova selected for NCAA tournament Niedermayerova.phatch

    For the first time in school history, the Kansas State women’s tennis team will have a singles player represent the school in four straight NCAA Division-I Women’s Tennis Singles Championships. The Wildcats’ Petra Niedermayerova was selected by the .

  • Five soldiers become citizens in Fort Riley’s first-ever naturalization ceremony Fortrileynaturalization-2.phatch

    FORT RILEY — A video message by President Barack Obama didn’t work. The commander in chief could be seen welcoming five of the United State’s newest full-fledged citizens during Fort Riley’s first-ever naturalization ceremony, but he could not .

  • Schulz asks for support as K-State expands

    President Kirk Schulz asked the Manhattan City Commission to partner with Kansas State University as the school prepares to make major renovations to the north part of campus over the next few years. The additions and renovations include an expansion .

  • Inaugural Flint Hills Day honors ecoregion

    If you’re a fan of the Flint Hills and Kansas in general, well… This is your weekend. Flint Hills Day, a joint effort of the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Flint Hills Discovery Center, will be celebrated .

  • Sales tax receipts up in April

    The city exceeded its sales tax revenue projections in April, according to numbers released by city finance director Bernie Hayen. The city collected $806,747 in sales tax during April, an increase of $11,596 from projections and up $27,187 from April 2013. Hayen said grocery .

  • Bipartisan group takes Brownback to task

    Six veteran politicians are joining forces across party lines in an effort to change Gov. Sam Brownback’s course for Kansas. They’ve formed a sort of coalition, Reroute the Roadmap, to address what they see as missteps and misinformation .

  • City wrestles with how to pay for street repairs

    The Manhattan City Commission discussed funding options Tuesday night to help pay for street repairs. Robert Ott, director of public works, said money to hire contractors for street maintenance is $2.9 million short of what’s needed to bring some of .

  • Hearing set for man in kidnapping case

    Prosecution and defense attorneys for a Manhattan man accused of robbing one person and stealing from two others in separate incidents are preparing for a two-hour preliminary hearing. Jarred Snyder, 30, appeared via video from the Riley County Jail for status .


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