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  • Men's Basketball | March 02, 2015

    3-star PG commits to Wildcats

    Kansas State added another player to its 2015 recruiting class on Sunday, but they don’t have anywhere to put him just yet. Three-star point guard Kamau Stokes orally committed to the Wildcats after sitting behind the Wildcats’ bench during Saturday’s 70-69 win over Iowa

  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    Sifting through 100,000 used books at library fundraiser


    Saturday morning’s snowfall wasn’t enough to keep the crowds away from this year’s book sale at Manhattan Public Library. Bob Newhouse, chairman of the event, said the biggest surprise has been the turnout. He didn’t think many people would attend because

  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    Local couple suing for property they thought they owned after finding ‘mix-up’

    It’s odd enough that you’d have to sue somebody for the correct title to your own property. But it gets downright bizarre when you can’t find a defendant. For way too long now, that was the puzzle facing Michael and Cheryl Erickson,

  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    Company gives Rock Creek new hoop after stuck-ball incident goes viral

    The shot didn’t fall, but a Rock Creek basketball player still scored a goal. To recap, Rock Creek’s Cameron Minihan attempted a last-second, game-winning shot in a Mid-East League boys middle school basketball game on Feb. 16. Minihan caught an inbounds pass with eight

  • Local |Fort Riley | March 01, 2015

    Changes to Fort Riley entry rules to begin Monday

    Beginning Monday, visitors without DoD cards will only be able to access Fort Riley through Henry Gate. The changes are the most recent of a phase-in process that will soon require background checks for visitors. Mark Dombrowski, chief of the security branch for the Directorate

  • Local |Business | March 01, 2015

    City sales tax receipts exceed $1M

    Manhattan’s sales tax revenue exceeded $1 million in February. The February sales tax report, which reflects the previous month’s sales, showed the city had $1.03 million in tax receipts, an increase of $75,606 or 7.9 percent from February 2014’s total of $953,328. February’s total is also the

  • Local |Kansas State University |Arts & Leisure | March 01, 2015

    3-D printing turns into a teaching tool for area students


    A burgeoning technology, 3-D printers can make everything from gears and blocks to houses. But in the basement of Rathbone Hall at Kansas State University, electrical and computer engineering students are using the printers for their hobbies. Jake Sobering, a junior electrical engineering major, is

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2015


    Lawrence J. Andersen, 85, of Randolph, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Olsburg Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday morning at

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2015


    John Wendelin Smithhisler, 87, of Manhattan, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House. The family provided some of the following information. John was a retired district conservationist and a resource and soil conservationist for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture until his retirement in 1986.

  • Obituaries | March 01, 2015


    Mary Ann Wagner, 89, of Paxico, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at the St. Marys Manor. She was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Paxico, the daughter of August and Catherine Meinhardt Stork. She married Gerald “Jerry” Wagner on Feb. 7, 1947, in Topeka. He died March 5, 1994. Mary Ann was a consummate mother

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