• MHS girls 1st, boys 2nd in track opener

    With plenty of youth to go around on both his girls’ and boys’ track and field teams, Manhattan High track coach Jesse Woodard was prepared to get back to the basics in Thursday’s season opener at the Topeka West .

  • We like the ‘old white guys’

    We like the ‘old white guys’ To the Editor: After a good deal of thought, our decision is for the highly qualified “old white guys” for City Commission..

  • Manhattan opens season at Emporia

    The Manhattan High swimming and diving team got its season started at Thursday’s Emporia Invitational, taking sixth among eight teams. Lawrence Free State ran away with the team race, scoring 604 points to win by 210 points over second-place Andover. The .

  • Airport names new director Romo, jesse.phatch

    Jesse Romo has been named the new Manhattan Regional Airport director. City manager Ron Fehr announced Thursday that Romo will start working on April 27. Romo will replace Peter Van Kuren, who announced his resignation in November. Van Kuren’s final .

  • Master plan coming for K-State’s north corridor

    The northern edge of K-State’s campus soon will have a master plan. Residents discussed and examined the development of the North Campus Corridor Master Plan during a public meeting Wednesday at City Hall. The corridor’s boundaries are North .

  • Bergman to get new roof

    Bergman Elementary School will receive a new roof this summer. The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday unanimously approved a bid to replace the school’s 55,000-square-foot roof, which is 20 years old. The approved bid of $347,488, by Arrow Roofing of Wichita, .

  • City cleanup set for next week Cleanup.phatch

    City crews will pick up yard waste, limbs and branches during Spring Cleanup from Monday to Friday, April 3. Spring Cleanup is an annual effort of the city and local refuse contractors to allow residents to clean up their properties with .

  • Commissioners spar over personnel reviews

    A relatively minor administrative decision turned into a rare disagreement at the Riley County Commission meeting Thursday. At issue was how frequently the county’s three commissioners will meet with county department heads for official performance reviews. In the past, .

  • Author chronicles Big Red 1 on D-Day

    ABILENE — John McManus said one piece of the 1st Infantry Division’s well-documented history is sometimes overlooked. “Army historians who interviewed survivors in the weeks and months after the Normandy invasion prepared about 372 pages of historical material on the 29th .

  • K-State Idol, SpringDance, Easter egg hunt and more

    This weekend, check out K-State students and community members performing in a variety of ways. K-State students will be competing for the title of K-State’s most talent performer during season 12 of K-State Idol. Don’t miss the talent during .

  • Young track squads ready for opener

    A year after taking second place in the team standings at the Class 6A state track and field meet, the Manhattan High boys’ track team will feature a much younger squad in 2015. Out of the nine gold medals they brought .


    Mervin Earl Nord, 86, Marysville, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Marysville, surrounded by family. Visitation is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Kinsley Mortuary, Marysville.  The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. .


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