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  • Jury finds man guilty of attempted murder in stabbing case

    A jury on Thursday convicted a Manhattan man of attempted first-degree murder for stabbing his ex-girlfriend last November near the intersection of Yuma Street and South Juliette Avenue. Samuel Dartez II, 30 at the time of the incident, stabbed Stephanie Holden .

  • Arraignment set for Holiday in sexual battery case

    A Junction City orthopedic surgeon who previously practiced in Manhattan was bound over for arraignment and trial after a preliminary hearing for one charge of aggravated sexual battery Wednesday. Dr. Allan Holiday Jr. was arrested in July by Junction City .

  • Man in custody after showing guns at Harry’s

    A 38-year-old man armed with two handguns was taken into protective custody after a Tuesday altercation at Harry’s restaurant, but police said no crime report has been filed. Matthew Droge, public information officer for the Riley County Police Department, .

  • Banning drug ads isn’t the answer

    The American Medical Association, which on Tuesday called for a ban on the direct advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices to consumers, isn’t likely to get one.  Nor should it. The ads are a form of commercial .

  • Rejecting Syrian refugees plays into terrorists’ hands

    To the Editor: The recent action of the Brownback administration to ban state agencies from helping to relocate Syrian refugees is short-sighted, wrong-headed, lacking in compassion and simply morally wrong. The refugees fleeing the chaos and death of the Syrian .

  • Community benefited from military memorabilia display

    To the Editor: During the recent military Veterans Appreciation Week (Nov. 9-13), veterans were able for the ninth time to display our group’s large amount of military memorabilia. This once again took place at the Riley County Service Center. .

  • K-State sweeps ISU for 6th straight win Celebration2.mercury

    Another match and another win for the Kansas State volleyball team on Wednesday night, as the Wildcats mowed down Iowa State in three games to earn their sixth straight win. The Wildcats defeated the Cyclones (25-23, 25-20 25-18) at Ahearn .

  • Cats look to continue momentum vs. ‘Yotes

    Now two games into the season, it’s been so far so good for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. The Wildcats have gone from coach Bruce Weber having no expectations prior to the first exhibition game, to winning .

  • Goth quickly becoming weapon off bench

    Kayla Goth was the last player to begin practicing this fall and in the first group off the bench in Kansas State’s home opener Monday night. It was only eight months ago that Goth had surgery to repair a .

  • K-State women’s golf announces signing

    Kansas State women’s golf head coach Kristi Knight announced this week that Clovis, Calif., native Hayden Mammen has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and will join the Wildcats for the 2016-17 season. “We are excited to add .

  • In Manhattan, governor defends ban on helping Syrian refugees Gov.mercury

    Gov. Sam Brownback, speaking in Manhattan Wednesday, said he would not help with the flow of Syrian refugees into the state. In his opening remarks at the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas at the Hilton .

  • City approves rezoning near park

    The Manhattan City Commission in a four-hour meeting Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading of a measure rezoning an area east of City Park. The area, which is around 29.3 acres with 142 parcels, will change from a four-family residential district to .


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