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  • Help Toys for Manhattan brighten kids’ holidays

    To the Editor: On a Christmas Eve about 50 years ago, police office Al Myers answered a call to a family residence. Upon taking care of the matter, he realized that the children at this home had no Christmas gifts waiting .

  • MHS teams in KBCA rankings

    The Kansas Basketball Coaches Association preseason rankings are out, and both Manhattan’s girls and boys teams are among the top 10. The boys are ranked No. 3 headed into the season. Last year’s squad took home the Centennial League title .

  • Manhattan High volleyball players honored

    After Manhattan’s fourth-place finish at the 6A state volleyball tournament, three players took home tournament honors. Sophomore outside hitter Brooklyn Cink was named first-team all-state by the Kansas Volleyball Association. She was also named to the 6A all-tournament team. .

  • Wildcats ready for road test in NYC

    It’s going to be a working holiday for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats (4-0) head up to Brooklyn to face Boston College on Friday in the Barclays Center Classic. If they win, they face the .

  • MHS alumni finishing careers together

    When they left high school, Deante Burton and Terrale Johnson didn’t think they’d play together again. Fate had a different path in mind. Burton, who went straight to Kansas State out of high school, dealt with the transition .

  • City looks to add parking fee at airport

    Manhattan City commissioners on Tuesday agreed the city should move forward with adding paved space in the airport parking as well as a plan for paid parking at the airport. The current policy is free parking at the airport. On .

  • Black Friday hours mixed

    As some big box stores choose to open their doors a day early for Black Friday, others are staying closed on Thanksgiving and waiting for holiday sales. Dillard’s, Pier 1 Imports and Marshall’s will stay closed on Thanksgiving to .

  • Mall to offer Santa event for special needs kids

    This year, Santa will have a session just for children with special needs. Manhattan Town Center is offering a sensory-friendly Santa experience from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 4. The event is meant to cater to the needs of all children .

  • Carmike sets opening date

    Manhattan’s new movie theater will open Friday, Dec. 16, according to a Carmike spokesperson. The 13-screen theater, which will be called Town Center 13 Carmike IMAX, will include a 575-seat IMAX theater, eight regular auditoriums and five Ovation auditoriums with dine-in .


    Erica Nicole Brockman-Garcia, 22, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, after an illness. Visitation was Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, 203 N. Washington St. in Junction City. Funeral services were Wednesday, Nov. 23, at St. Xavier’s Catholic Church, 218 N. Washington St. in .


    Erma M. Sturgeon-Barwick, 98, of Pittsburg, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. The family provided some of the following information: Erma was born March 18, 1918, at Arma, the daughter of John Batiste and Erma Desire (Heck) Citron. She attended .

  • Local merchants have plenty to offer

    You probably don’t need to be reminded that today is not Small Business Saturday. This, after all, is Wednesday. Small Business Saturday comes this Saturday. In part to publicize Small Business Saturday but mostly to bring attention to local .


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