Saturday, May 23, 2015


  • Track & Field | May 22, 2015

    Bryan, Mitchell named Big 12 top freshmen

    Christoff Bryan and A’Keyla Mitchell were honored by the Big 12 for standout 2015 outdoor campaigns on Thursday. Bryan was named Outstanding Freshman of the Year for the men, while Mitchell nabbed the honor for the women, marking only the fifth time in Big 12 outdoor history

  • Local |Briefs |Business | May 21, 2015

    Pawnee Mental names employee of the year

    April Zieber, customer service representative for Pawnee Mental Health Services was recently named the 2014 Pawnee Employee of the Year. Employees of the year demonstrate sustained perseverance and achievement of positive results, providing exemplary client services, going above and beyond in advocacy for individuals with mental

  • May 21, 2015

    City’s first-ever half marathon set for Saturday

    As soon as Ben Sigle and Trey Vernon opened Manhattan Running Company in 2008, people in the community started asking about a half marathon. Seven years later, Sigle and Vernon will have their dream of hosting a half marathon in Manhattan when the Bill Snyder Highway

  • Local | May 21, 2015

    Weather delays pool openings

    Manhattan Parks and Recreation is delaying the opening of the city’s pools because of current water temperatures and the weekend weather forecast. City Park Pool and Northview Pool will open Monday instead of Saturday. CiCo Pool is scheduled to open May 30. The department will

  • Local |Kansas State University |Government, Politics | May 21, 2015

    Regents waiting on Legislature before discussing tuition

    The Kansas Board of Regents is holding off discussing tuition or fee increases at Kansas State University or other public universities because of an unresolved proposal in the Legislature to freeze tuition for the next two years. At a Wednesday meeting, Regents Chair Kenny Wilk

  • Local |Education | May 21, 2015

    Board votes to raise book, materials fees

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board is a step closer to raising fees for student materials and textbooks next year. In a 6-1 vote Wednesday, the board approved on first reading a recommendation to raise fees for classroom materials and textbook rentals. The increases for textbooks at

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015

    Strong freshmen class boosts Indians


    There are many reasons the Manhattan girls’ soccer team is in its fourth straight regional final. For one, senior goalkeeper Molly Fiser has given up just 12 goals all year. But, offensively, the Indians are just as prolific, and it’s their four freshmen starters — led

  • Local |Business |Government, Politics | May 21, 2015

    Regester reports increase in money from mortgage fees

    Money from mortgage registration fees is surging at the Riley County Register of Deeds office this year, despite a change to state law that has reduced the amount required to file a mortgage. “For the first time in a long time I can report that

  • Manhattan High School | May 21, 2015

    Indians lose at Olathe regional

    Facing No. 2 seed Olathe North on Wednesday afternoon in its regional opener, the seventh-seeded Manhattan High softball team had an uphill battle if it was going to get through to the regional final. The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised to a 16-1 victory in

  • Area Schools | May 21, 2015

    Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush. Rock Creek opened with Santa Fe Trail and the teams combined for 18 runs with

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