• K-State soccer to play six spring matches

    Kansas State soccer will play six matches on five dates during its spring schedule, including a preview with a future Big 12 opponent. K-State starts its slate on April 1 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a pair of matches. The Wildcats will face .

  • Forget TV, check out these new DVD releases

    A hundred freakin’ channels and there’s nothing ever on. As the weather warms, what they’re offering on TV seems weaker and weaker. One can always go back and watch the classics. But there are also new movies that .

  • City approves eco-devo loan

    The Manhattan City Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to the K-State Foundation’s economic development application. The foundation, a private nonprofit that raises money to support K-State, will receive a $800,000 loan for the second building of its K-State Office Park .

  • Travel and Leisure calls KSU prettiest campus in state Anderson

    For its limestone buildings and copious green space, K-State was named the “most beautiful college” in Kansas by a national travel magazine. Travel and Leisure magazine recently released its list of the most attractive campuses in every state. “Kansas has .

  • Daycare to take over Rambler’s building

    The Manhattan City Commission unanimously passed a plan Tuesday for a daycare to take over the old Rambler’s Steak House and Saloon building. On first reading, the city approved amending the Heritage Square South Commercial Planned Unit Development to .


    Carol Sue Hartung Shane Varelman, 72, died on Friday, March 17, 2017, in Topeka, after having suffered a stroke. The family provided some of the following information: Carol was born Feb. 15, 1945, in Junction City, to Edward and Ethlyn (Callison) Hartung. She grew up .


    Carletta “Jean” Sutton, 69, of Ogden, died Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Salina Regional Hospital. The family will greet friends prior to the service from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz in Manhattan. An inurnment graveside service .

  • State workers deserve pay raises

    A 2-percent raise isn’t exorbitant. It might be a shade more than the inflation rate, but then again, if the economy continues to gather steam, 2-percent raises might just help employees’ incomes keep up with the inflation rate. The $20 .

  • Don’t let Westar control private solar systems

    To the Editor: Writing this, I’m thinking of a friend who lives on the edge of town. Going on 50 years, he’s dutifully paid for electricity sent to him on lines owned by a monopoly that has been guaranteed .

  • Thanks for supporting lawn-mowing clinic

    To the Editor: The annual youth lawnmowing clinic was held March 14 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is a cooperative event put on by the KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club. The clinic’s purpose .

  • Conservatives choose Gorsuch over Hwang

    To the Editor: I see the esteemed local conservatives have written in defense of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. I am sure they did due diligence and thoroughly read the entire case that Grace .

  • Live-action ‘Beauty and Beast’ holds few surprises

    No matter how one tries to formulate remarks about the new, live-action “Beauty and the Beast” movie, what one says is going to sound like complaining. That’s too bad. Disney’s 2017 version of its 1993 stage musical based on its 1991 .


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