Tuesday, February 9, 2016


  • Local |Business | February 06, 2016

    Magazine dedicates publication to Kansas spirit

    Ron Wilson Contributing writer What is the magazine of the year? In 2014 the publication, which was selected as magazine of the year in its circulation class, is a magazine that celebrates the people and places of the great state of Kansas. In addition to this

  • Manhattan High School | February 06, 2016

    Indians take Centennial League title

    If the Manhattan High wrestling team was going to finish as runner-up at the Centennial League meet for the fourth straight year, a team other than Junction City was going to be the one keeping the Tribe from winning it all. After three years of

  • Obituaries | February 06, 2016


    Dr. David John Mugler, 79, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The family provided some of the following information. David was born at home near Clay Center on March 8, 1936, to German immigrants, John and Mary (Heilman) Mugler. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Lydia Llewelyn

  • Books | February 06, 2016

    Doctor sees success, service

    “He was an early riser, and he did not stop. He always had multiple, multiple, multiple things going on.” That is how Julia Mitchell described her boss, John P. McGovern, MD. John “Jack” Phillip McGovern (1921-2007) was a hard worker who wanted to be successful

  • Local |Business | February 06, 2016

    AIB International makes global leadership changes

    AIB International announced leadership changes Thursday to its global positions. “These leadership changes position us to not only better serve the global needs of our clients, but to be more competitive and continue our legacy of ensuring safety quality food worldwide,” said Andre Biane, president

  • Area Schools | February 06, 2016

    Falcon girls tops Mustangs at home

    RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team never trailed in its 45-33 victory over Rock Creek on Friday, but the Falcons could never quite pull away either. Riley County outscored Rock Creek in every quarter, slowly building up a lead that eventually reached double digits.

  • Obituaries | February 06, 2016


    Carolyn S. Bennett, 72, of rural Alta Vista, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Oct. 11, 1943, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Charles Edward and Mabel Claire (Williams) Davison. Carolyn grew

  • February 06, 2016

    Manhattan Christian hires professor

    Dave Henry has joined the full-time Manhattan Christian College faculty as associate professor of Bible. Since 2007, he has taught part-time in the traditional, LEAD and online degree programs at MCC.  He brings 20 years of lead pastor ministry experience and a relational teaching style to

  • February 06, 2016

    Commerce Bank promotes officer

    Commerce Bank’s Manhattan and Kansas City board of directors promoted Marcy Cantrell-Akin to assistant vice president. Cantrell-Akin originally joined Commerce Bank in December 2008 after graduating from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in general management, human resources and accounting. As a business

  • Gardening | February 06, 2016

    Prepare now for common pests

    Bagworms seem to occur each growing season. I’m hopeful that the itch mite doesn’t appear this year. Attempting to forecast pests is equal to attempting to forecast the weather. It is advised to be prepared for whatever may occur. I don’t have

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