• Foundation campaign reminds donors ‘You can’t take it with you’ Henricks.phatch

    The writer F. Scott Fitzgerald once penned a famous line. “Let me tell you about the very rich,” the “Great Gatsby” author wrote in a 1926 short story. “They are different from you and me.” However, if you asked Vern Henricks, .

  • Commission to review priorities for 2015

    The Manhattan City Commission will review its 2015 goals and priorities on Tuesday. The work session starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall. This session will not be televised. In January, the commission highlighted seven primary areas for the city administration .

  • Songwriter hopes her music will inspire others Neighbor.phatch

    Leah Watts, a K-State music education senior, has a mantra: be fearless. So when she heard about a competition for a chance to perform on the Cenex Main Stage at the Kicker Country Stampede, she entered. “I want to be .

  • MHS grad pleads no contest to robbery

    A former Manhattan High athlete pleaded no contest Monday morning to his role in a July 2014 aggravated robbery. Ty Suggs, 22, pleaded no contest to one count of conspiracy to commit an aggravated robbery with Trey Campbell. A single count of .

  • Man who hosted Britt’s party pleads to open saloon charge

    A man who hosted a party at Britt’s Garden Acres, 1000 S. Scenic Drive, on a night in October in which gunshots were alleged to have been fired pleaded no contest Monday morning to one count of hosting an open .

  • Little film ‘Hot Pursuit’ amusing but not new G.w.clift1

    Until August, one can expect big, noisy, ticket-selling movies to be released about one a weekend. So it is a little odd that for the second weekend of May there was only one general release picture. And it is not .

  • Hard alcohol bans constructive

    The Interfraternity Council at the University of Kansas is to be commended for voting earlier this month to ban hard liquor at all of that university’s fraternities. The ban covers the presence or consumption of hard alcohol by any .

  • MHS National Honor Society grateful for business support

    To the Editor: The National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to sincerely thank a number of community businesses for making the second annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success. These businesses graciously provided merchandise for the .

  • We should try to provide ‘best possible education’

    To the Editor: A letter to the editor and an article in Sunday’s edition point out the differences between how our educators and our politicians look at what kind of education we citizens need to be providing to the .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, May 11, 2015 9:00 – BRW 9:00   Bennett, Glen   Status (15 CR 185 Dom Batt)  JJC   III 9:00   Dwyer, Destiny   Bond Fort Hrg (13 CR 307)  BRW   III 9:00   Ellis, Jonathan   PLEA/SENT (14 CR 574 Open Saloon)  KSL   III 9:00 &.


    Kathy June Arnold, 53, of Junction City, died Friday, May 8, 2015, at her home in Junction City. Kathy was born April 27, 1962, in Junction City. She was the daughter of Kenneth Ray and Karen June (Kandt) Bumgarner. She was a life-long Junction City .


    Dale M. Staatz, 74, of Manhattan, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, May 9, 2015, after a year-long battle with cancer. The family provided some of the following information. Dale was born on Dec. 2, 1940, in Wabaunsee County. He was the son of .


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