• Hearing for shooting near Aggieville set for June 5

    Judge William Malcolm scheduled on Monday a preliminary hearing for a Manhattan man who in April allegedly fired at least two bullets from a gun near 11th and Fremont streets. Dontay Tabron, 21, was arrested and faces charges for aggravated battery .

  • KSU program selects 14 startup ventures to help

    The Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship at Kansas State University has selected 14 high-potential startup ventures for participation in the university’s second Launch a Business program, powered by KS State Bank. The selected businesses will take part in a .


    Margaret Cynthia Wanamaker Anderson, 82, formerly of Waterville, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Sunrise of Overland Park. Survivors include her three daughters, Rebecca (Glenn) Gillihan of Clinton, Missouri, Cynthia (Michael) Langford of Dallas, Texas, and Jean (Gary) Diener of Olathe; .


    Betty Jean Padgett, 89, of rural Westmoreland, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Betty was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on Nov. 29, 1925. She was the daughter of Charles “Frank” Franklin Willard Sr. and Lela J. (Chambers) .


    Mary Margaret Finney Jacobs Roberts, 85, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital following a brief but valiant battle with leukemia. The family provided some of the following information. Mary was born on June 28, 1929, at the family farm in .

  • Graduation ceremonies, Truckstop Honeymoon and more

    It’s graduation weekend in the MHK. K-State graduation starts Friday. For a complete list of the graduation ceremonies, visit k-state.edu. Manhattan High School graduation is at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Bramlage Coliseum. In between ceremonies and grad .

  • Cats’ postseason hopes hang on KU series

    It all comes down to one weekend series. One year after missing the Big 12 tournament, the Kansas State baseball team goes into its final series of the regular season needing at least two wins to ensure its season will continue. .

  • Zimmerman working to keep NFL dream alive Zimmermancolor.phatch

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Ty Zimmerman believes this is exactly where he belongs, on an NFL field making plays and living his dream. He just needed another chance — and for his body to stop betraying him. The former Kansas State .

  • Bigger planes to land at MHK in September

    Larger airplanes will arrive at the Manhattan Regional Airport on Sept. 9. Airport director Peter Van Kuren gave information on Tuesday about this and terminal expansion activities to the Manhattan City Commission during its work session. Commissioners received an update on .

  • Board weighs options to save former church

    WAMEGO — Nearly five years after housing its last Catholic mass, the future of the former St. Bernard’s church in Wamego is still uncertain. The church — now referred to by some as the “stone building” because it no longer houses .

  • Mayor wants city to add sexual orientation to policy

    Mayor Karen McCulloh gave her support Tuesday for adding sexual orientation as a protected class in the city’s hiring policy. “I really think it’s time that we just add sexual orientation to our list of things that we .

  • Magazine lauds Rock Creek High School Rock.phatch

    Rock Creek is the No. 1 high school in Kansas, according to a report by U.S. News and World Report released this week. Criteria for the ranking included assessment scores, Advanced Placement (AP) participation, class sizes and college readiness. “We’.


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