• Official: Tax sale auction list in flux

    The number of properties up for auction at this week’s tax foreclosure sale has dropped from 165 last week to 96 on Monday, and it’s changing daily, said Craig Cox, deputy Riley County counselor. The county holds tax sales periodically .

  • City to discuss land sale

    The Manhattan City Commission will have a special meeting Tuesday to consider authorizing participation in an auction of nearly 100 acres of land. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. It will end with a vote about the auction. .

  • Couple navigating life, and rivers, together

    A great adventure could be right in your backyard. Frank Bouchard and Kerry Regan spend a lot of their time in the outdoors. Most weekends find them hiking, biking or kayaking. Recently they’ve found ways to share their love .

  • MHS girls golf finishes second at Centennial League tournament

    The Manhattan girls golf team went to Topeka for the Centennial League golf tournament on Monday and took second place with a team score of 372. Washburn Rural won the tournament with a team score of 315, and Hayden came in third .


    Steven R. Ukena, 68, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at his residence. The family provided some of the foll owing information. Steve was born Aug. 12, 1948, in Manhattan, the son on Marvin Earl and Lona (Axelton) Ukena. Following his graduation from Manhattan High with .


    Charles E. Gleason, 69, Alta Vista, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Charles was born May 11, 1947, in Council Grove to James and Dorothy (Jacobs) Gleason. He married Lynne Hopkins on Feb. 12, 1971, .


    Robert Edward Smith, 56, Junction City, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The family provided some of the following information. Robert was born on Sept. 11, 1960, in New York City, New York, to Robert and Geraldine (Henry) Smith. .

  • ‘Sniveling coward’ OK with Cruz

    Ted Cruz this year has denounced Donald Trump as a “sniveling coward,” “utterly amoral,” “a narcissist at a level I don’t think this country’s ever seen” and, for good measure, a “pathological liar.” On Friday, Sen. Cruz, the .

  • Review of Piano Guys was disrespectful

    To the Editor: I think Mr. Gary Clift owes the public an apology for his Sunday column. Including the phrase: “wondering if the hall wasn’t full of half the Mormons in the three counties,” it was extremely disrespectful of .

  • Let MHS students pick mascot and move on

    To the Editor: C’mon people. Seriously. With all the problems in the world, we are getting upset about the mascot of our high school. If the mascot needs to be changed, I say leave it up to the students, .

  • Get ready for a long meeting

    I would like to weigh in on the matter of the Manhattan High School mascot. Well, that’s not quite true. I would like to weigh in on the format of the meeting to consider the matter of the MHS .

  • K-State soccer gets first home win

    After the Kansas State women’s soccer team labored through the first half, Wildcat coach Mike Dibbini had seen enough. Dibbini delivered a pointed halftime message to his team, and it responded with a 2-0 win over South Dakota on .


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