• Mercy officially changes name to Via Christi Viacristi.phatch

    Via Christi Hospital is the present and future. Mercy Regional Health Center is the past. The name change that was more than a year in the making officially took place Friday. In February 2014, the Memorial Hospital Association sold its 50 percent .

  • Uber hits Little Apple

    TOPEKA — Ride-hailing company Uber expanded service to four new Kansas cities including Manhattan Thursday, three days after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback vetoed regulatory legislation that the company said would lead it to leave the state. Uber said riders in Lawrence, .

  • Campbell found guilty

    It took less than an hour for a jury on Thursday to find a former Manhattan High athlete guilty of two charges. The jury, comprised of 11 men and one woman, found Trey Campbell, 21, guilty of aggravated robbery and conspiracy to .

  • PROMPOSALS : Asking half the fun for big dance Img 2777.phatch

    It’s almost time for tuxes, dresses, boutonnieres and corsages for Manhattan High School students. Hundreds of MHS students will spend Saturday night dancing at Manhattan Town Center for their Alice in Wonderland-themed prom, which beat out Oregon Trail and .

  • Judge shields sensitive info from public in Booker case

    A federal judge approved on Friday a motion to shield sensitive information in the case of John T. Booker Jr., from public record. The 20-year-old Booker, also known as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, was arrested near Fort Riley on April 10 after .

  • Late grand slam dooms MHS softball Mhssb5.phatch

    Manhattan High senior pitcher Sydney Bannister has had an amazing week. Tuesday she threw a no-hitter and Thursday afternoon she was still in the zone. Bannister found herself in a pitcher’s duel against Topeka Seaman and held her own .

  • Unscary ‘Unfriended’ is new but already out-of-date G.w.clift1

    Horror movie fans, who make up a sizable percentage of movie ticket-buyers, must have thought filmmakers couldn’t come up with a cheaper way to photograph a feature film than with the single hand-held camera. Beginning with “Blair Witch Project,” .

  • Change not likely to hurt voter turnout

    It’s not surprising that Riley County commissioners and Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo object to the legislative proposal to move municipal and school board elections from the spring to the fall election cycle. We tend to agree, but not .

  • KSU Orchestra concert highlights student achievements

    The KSU Orchestra presented its last concert of the season Tuesday evening to a capacity audience at McCain Auditorium by featuring great student achievements in the first half. The concert opened with graduate student conductor Travis Hale leading the orchestra .

  • Vikings come back twice to beat Indians

    Despite playing with leads in each game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Seaman, the Manhattan High baseball team was swept by the Vikings, losing 7-4 in Game 1 and 6-4 in the nightcap. Manhattan head coach Don Hess said his team .

  • MHS tennis wins at Salina tourney

    After a lengthy layoff from competition, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team got back in action, winning the Salina South Invitational on Thursday. The state-ranked Indians finished the tournament seven points ahead of second-place Valley Center to win, getting quality .

  • Climate change will cost Kansas

    The effects of climate change are a far greater problem than the state’s self-made fiscal crisis. That’s a temporary problem to be resolved by voters. No election is likely to have a positive, immediate effect on climate change. .





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