Saturday, October 3, 2015


  • Manhattan High School | September 22, 2015

    MHS takes second at Salina South

    The Manhattan High girls’ golf team finished in second place at Monday’s Salina South Invitational at the Salina Municipal Golf Course. The Indians shot a 357, edging third-place Derby by one stroke and finishing five strokes behind Goddard Eisenhower, which won with a 352. Individually, the

  • Local |Government, Politics | September 22, 2015

    Wheaton fire station takes step forward

    The Pottawatomie County Commission is close to moving forward on a new fire station for the city of Wheaton. Fire Supervisor Jared Barnes presented a proposed floor plan Monday for a 50 x 88-foot structure with four truck bays, offices, rest rooms with showers and a

  • Letters | September 22, 2015

    Peace Memorial Auditorium to celebrate 60th anniversary

    To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium and honored chairs Burke Bayer, Jim Sharp and Frank Tracz invite everyone in Manhattan and Riley County to join us for our Diamond Jubilee celebration and commemoration Saturday, Sept. 26. It will begin at 4 p.m. in

  • Letters | September 22, 2015

    We all can help people going through recovery

    To the Editor: National Recovery month is an observance held every September to promote recovery for people with mental health or substance use disorders. The theme for Recovery Month 2015 is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Visible, Vocal, Valua-ble.” The theme challenges individuals in recovery and

  • Local |Kansas State University | September 22, 2015

    KSU’s APDesign names expansion Regnier Hall

    K-State’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design, or APDesign, facility expansion project will include Regnier Hall, newly named in honor of a gift from the Regnier family. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the name during its Sept. 16 meeting. When construction is finished in 2017,

  • Movies | September 22, 2015

    Action sequences keep ‘The Scorch Trials’ entertaining


    One of the better recent movie series based on books for adolescents is the “Maze Runner.” The new “Maze Runner” movie, the second in the run, is titled “The Scorch Trials,” and it is playing locally. It isn’t necessary for moviegoers to see or

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2015


    Karen Ruth Meyers, 74, of Sedgwick, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at her home surrounded by family. The family provided some of the following information. During her courageous six-year battle with cancer, Karen taught others how to face adversity and live life to its fullest. She was born

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2015


    Stanley Wilson Elsea, 83, of Manhattan, died Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. The family provided some of the following information. Stan was born April 17, 1932, in Holdrege, Nebraska, the son of Len Audrey and Amy (Wilson) Elsea. Stan spent his

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2015


    Merle “Red” Hewitt, 91, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015, in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Red was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Creston, Iowa. He played high school football for Orient before moving and playing for Winterset during his final two years of high school. 

  • Obituaries | September 22, 2015


    Clifford A. Rudolph, 56, of Riley, died Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.

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