• ‘Bureaucratic’ mistakes matter

    The headline at the top of Wednesday’s USA Today was alarming: “Bioterror lab faced secret sanctions.” The subhead offered no consolation: “Kansas State facility repeatedly violated safety rules, feds say.” Troubling indeed. That’s the kind of story that .

  • ABLE Act a potent new asset for persons with disabilities

    To the Editor: While 16-year-old Rachel Mast dreams of a pink house, her mother, Jawanda, dreams of a savings account for Rachel that will enable her to make that house a reality. Starting next year, that dream of a tax-free .


    Russell “Miles” Hodges, Jr., 31, Wamego, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Wamego. Miles was born on June 24, 1984, to Russell and Amy (Sexton) Hodges in Manhattan. Miles is survived by his father of St. George; three daughters, Parisa Hodges and Amani Hodges, Utah, .

  • Leonardville’s Hullabaloo, ‘RENT’ and more

    Leonardville, home of Merlin Potts, world champion horseshoe pitcher, and Jordy Nelson, Super Bowl champion and Green Bay Packer, will host its annual Hullabaloo: Still Making Strides Showing Our Pride. Thunder in the Ville, a Mid America Truck and Tractor .


    Jack Glenn Haller, 92, of Blue Rapids, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information Jack was born to Haunce J. and Clara Hanne Haller near Randolph on June 27, 1923. He .


    Opal Mae Sprecker Humbert, 89, of Wamego, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at the Wamego Health Center. The family provided some of the following information. She was born on April 25, 1926, in Forest City, Missouri. She was the daughter of Monroe T. and Stella (.

  • Wade impresses early

    Dean Wade didn’t take a shot. This is what Kansas State men’s basketball coach Bruce Weber recalls about Wade’s first time playing pick-up games on campus two years ago. Move forward to today and Wade is Weber’.

  • Purple/White volleyball scrimmage coming up

    In a tune-up for its season opener later this month, the Kansas State volleyball team will conduct its annual Purple/White Scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. in Ahearn Field House. Admission to the scrimmage is free and doors .

  • Wildcats report to fall camp

    Exactly one month away from the start of the 2015 college football season, Kansas State football players reported to the new Vanier Family Football Complex Wednesday morning for the beginning of fall camp. K-State will conduct 25 practices over the next 24 days .

  • Local shot putter 3rd at State Games

    Making his debut at a national meet, Douglas Teener, of Manhattan, placed third in the 60-64 age group at the State Games of America over the weekend. The games were held in Lincoln, Neb. The event, which is held every .

  • Optimist Double Play to hold tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Double Play 12-and-under fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts on Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. and Aug. at 7 p.m., both at Brummett Field at Optimist Park. Contact LeAnn Sims at 785-313-6517 with questions..

  • Optimist Starz to host tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Starz 12-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts in August. Dates include Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m., Aug. 23 from 3-5 p.m. and Aug. 24 from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Sonia Gregoire at .(JavaScript must .


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