• Board to consider higher fees

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider increasing fees and textbook rental prices next year to raise money for future purchases. The board is scheduled to discuss the issue at a 6:30 p.m. meeting on Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poytnz .

  • Manhattan man sentenced to 7 years for kidnapping

    A Manhattan man who helped kidnap two K-State women, then rob a man, was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Monday afternoon in Riley County District Court. Rasheem Wilson, 26, is the last of four men involved in the .

  • Slow progress on plea deal frustrates judge

    Chief Judge Meryl Wilson on Monday afternoon expressed his frustration about the lack of progress on a case in Riley County District Court. “This thing’s got more gray hair than I have,” Wilson said, referring to an attempted aggravated .

  • 2 men safe after canoe overturns in Kansas River

    Two Manhattan men escaped the swift waters of the Kansas River Saturday night when their canoe overturned near St. George. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s office received a report of two people in a canoe, which overturned at about 7:50 p..

  • New construction drives Pott County valuation increase

    The appraised value of real estate in Pottawatomie County increased by more than $125 million in 2015, Appraiser Lois Schlegel told county commissioners Monday. The total appraised value of real estate this year is $1,874,665,410 — a 7.19-percent increase over the $1,748,909,802 total in 2014, according .

  • Hold nonessential issues until next year

    It’s not hard to figure out why the Kansas Legislature, meeting today for the third extra day of the 2015 session, is having trouble getting its work done. Simply put, it’s more difficult to repeal tax cuts than it .

  • ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ isn’t quite up to standards set by original G.w.clift1

    The business of making a sequel to a cozy sort of movie comedy seems as if it ought to be simple enough. Three years ago, when “Glee” was still a popular television program, the first “Pitch Perfect” movie earned a .

  • Research: Genes may influence leadership in workplace

    The right genes may help you become an organization’s next president or CEO. But the same genes may also hinder your leadership path, according to Kansas State University psychological sciences research. Wendong Li, assistant professor of psychological sciences in .

  • Indians make state, take 2nd at regional

    The Manhattan High golf team advanced to state for the fourth consecutive year with a second place finish at the Junction City regional on Monday afternoon. Washburn Rural won the meet by 17 strokes over the Indians, which shot a 324 to .

  • Auburn, K-State to host animal health and nutrition forum

    The Association of University Technology Managers, known as AUTM, has selected two U.S. universities to host a forum in Kansas City, Missouri, that is expected to bring together more than 20 universities and 30 national companies to discuss early-stage innovation coming .


    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Her family provided some of the following information. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, .

  • Battered Cats head to Big 12

    The Big 12 baseball tournament will have a different look this year. For one, the tournament moved from Oklahoma City to Tulsa’s ONEOK Field. Secondly, the tournament will feature Kansas State, one year after the Wildcats missed the field. K-State .


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