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  • Singles lead Indians to win at JC quad

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team won eight matches and finished in first place at a quadrangular meet in Junction City Thursday afternoon. Salina South won seven matches while Lawrence Free State won six in the evenly-matched meet. Manhattan was .

  • Bluemont students return to class after water line break

    A water line broke on the ground floor of Bluemont Elementary School at about 9:15 a.m. Friday. Students were evacuated and remained outside the building for about 45 minutes. By 11:30 a.m., principal Kathy Stitt said classes were resuming as normal .

  • Pott. County sheriff names chase suspects

    Officials released the names of two people who were arrested after a high-speed chase in Pottawatomie County early Thursday. Dalton Flax, 19, Wichita, was arrested for theft, obstruction of justice and driving with a suspended license. James Shirely, 21, Wichita, was arrested .

  • K-State Salina joins Girl Scouts initiative

    SALINA — After collaborating with the Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland for the past five years in a variety of capacities, Kansas State University Salina is elevating the partnership by joining the Girl Scouts’ Program on Demand initiative. Exactly what the .

  • Court system got it right ... finally

    The resentencing of a Kansas State University researcher this week is an example of the court system fixing its own mess. That’s good. But it’s not a happy story, and the process hurt the people involved. Miles Theurer, .


    Wendell “Doc” Geiger, 67, of Hoyt, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Brookdale Memory Care Facility in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Wendell was born March 5, 1948, in Sabetha, the son of Gaylord and Edith Inions Geiger. He graduated from .


    Charles “Chuck” M. Noble, 86, of Manhattan, formerly of Shorewood, Illinois, died Thursday Sept. 3, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Chuck was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Manteno, Illinois, the son of Charles .


    Lot Forman Taylor II, 76, of Woodward, Oklahoma, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at the Grace Living Center. The family provided some of the following information. Lot was born June 30, 1939, to Lot Forman Taylor and Ruth Irene (Smith) Taylor in El Dorado. After .

  • Bishop took Wildcats to places they had never been

    Sometimes the legend of Michael Bishop seems larger than the man himself. He was, after all, the quarterback who could throw a football 90 yards in the air, flatfooted. Or was it 100 yards, blindfolded and standing on one leg? There was .

  • K-State depth chart has MHS flavor

    Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon. Both Terrale Johnson and Winston Dimel cracked the K-State .

  • Experienced D ready to lead the way for Cats

    As the Kansas State football team prepares for its season opener against South Dakota Saturday evening, the offense will feature a host of new starters. A new quarterback, as well as a vastly different receiving corps and new depth at .

  • Lockdown at K-State lifted following search for armed man

    Officials have lifted the lockdown at the K-State campus as of 8:36 a.m. Scheduled events were to begin again at 9:30 a.m. Classes were canceled early Friday morning, and officials told students and employees already on campus to stay where .


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