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  • Indians swim to 4th-place finish at Manhattan Invitational Bussman 200medley.phatch

    After back-to-back meets on back-to-back days, Manhattan head swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter and his team were exhausted by the end of Friday night’s Manhattan Invitational at the KSU Natatorium. Following a sixth-place finish on Thursday in Emporia, .

  • Wamego’s Page, Indians’ Mall take girls’ top honors Lpage.phatch

    While this season’s Flint Hills area girls’ basketball teams didn’t find as much success in the win/loss column as the unprecedented year before, the area still featured tons of talent and the drive to win despite a .

  • MHS’ McAtee, Mustangs’ Johnston headline boys’ picks

    Two boys’ basketball programs in the All-Flint Hills region put together outstanding seasons in 2014-15, so it’s fitting that each of them will come away from banner years with major awards. Pierson McAtee of Manhattan High captured the Mercury’.


    Lucille J. Hinkle, 92, of Greenleaf, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Legend at Capital Ridge Assisted Living in Topeka. Survivors include three children: Diana (Buck) Ellis of Auburn, Ronnie (Lori) Hinkle of Waterville and Roger (LaVerna) Hinkle of Manhattan; 12 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. .

  • Misguided bill warns Supreme Court

    The Kansas Legislature, especially the conservative Republican bloc that controls it, has been unhappy with the Kansas Supreme Court for a number of years. School finance has been the chief, but not the only, source of tension. Supreme Court rulings .

  • Negro League history, Messiah Chorus and more

    TODAY KSU American Red Cross Club’s Run for the Red 5K, 9:30 a.m. Sign up at   Riley County Genealogy Society Lecture: “The Exodus of German Russian Mennonites to Kansas” by Elizabeth .

  • Ishiguro’s ‘The Buried Giant’ a fable for our times Marcia.allen1

    I just finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel, “The Buried Giant,” and I was stunned by the superb quality of the writing, and the subtle levels of meaning within the story. I am sure I will return to this .

  • Local named to KSU Student Alumni Board

    Julia Satzler, Manhattan is one of 19 new members of Kansas State University’s Student Alumni Board, a group of approximately 40 students who promote and serve the university and the K-State Alumni Association. SAB works to enhance the K-State experience by .

  • Wamego twins receive K-State scholarships

    Kansas State University awarded twins Abigail and Adam Condrey its Putnam Scholarship and Foundation Plus Scholarship, respectively, during ceremonies on Feb. 27. The Putnam award is $36,000 and the Foundation Plus award is for $14,500. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and .

  • Local JCPenney store wins award

    Manhattan’s JCPenney store won the Founder’s Award, the company’s highest distinction for leadership excellence. J. C. Penney Company, Inc. honored its top performing stores at a special leadership conference in Dallas on March 25. Only 104 of approximately 1,060 stores, .

  • Hayden employee celebrates 9 years

    Hayden Orthodontics celebrates nine years with Hollie Dameron, their practice manager/treatment coordinator. With twenty years of experience in the dental and orthodontic fields, Dameron is suited to introduce patients to treatment plans, supervise office personnel and oversee daily office .

  • Ace Hardware award tour coming to town

    The Ace Hardware award tour will stop in Manhattan at Midwest Ace Hardware. Ace Hardware has won the J.D. Power award for eight straight years. There will be a celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the local store, 800 .


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