• Residents truly delivered with 10,896 pounds of food

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for redistribution .

  • Ex-Wildcat Guthridge dies at 77

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina’s head coach, has died. He was 77. The school announced Wednesday that Guthridge — who played basketball at Kansas State from 1957-60 under .

  • Mail-in election to begin

    Mail ballots go out Wednesday asking USD 383 voters whether to increase the school board’s taxing authority. The mail-in election will decide whether to raise the Manhattan-Ogden Board of Education’s local option budget (LOB) authority by 3 percent of the .

  • Board to weigh additional staff cuts

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board will hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider possibly notifying more administrators that USD 383 intends not to renew their contracts. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. at the Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave., in the .

  • Pool parties on hold as city addresses lifeguard shortage

    The Manhattan Department of Parks and Recreation isn’t yet taking reservations for pool parties because of a lack of lifeguards. Angie Sutton, parks and recreation community relations director, said officials had hired only 69 certified lifeguards for City, CiCo and .

  • Increased security creating delays at Fort Riley entrances Ftriley.phatch

    After increased security measures at Fort Riley caused entry delays that brought traffic on Interstate 70 to a standstill Monday, lines to enter the post receded to normal levels Tuesday morning. On Monday, long lines at the Henry gate stretched onto .

  • Man gets 71 months in prison for kidnapping

    A Manhattan man who pleaded no contest in March to an October double kidnapping and aggravated robbery was sentenced Monday afternoon to nearly six years in prison. Chief Judge Meryl Wilson sentenced Ortegas Tune, who was 26 at the time of .

  • Commissioners meet new fire supervisor, approve projects

    Pottawatomie County commissioners got to know their new fire supervisor Monday. Jared Barnes, on his first day on the job after being hired to replace Bruce Brazzle, gave commissioners a brief background of himself and his firefighting background. Barnes has .

  • Indians win tennis regional

    The good times just keep rolling for the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team. A week after winning the program’s first-ever Centennial League title, Indians added a regional championship to their ledger, edging Washburn Rural once again for the team .

  • MHS routs Great Bend

    For an entire half on Monday evening, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team was playing well enough to win but not up to its potential. All that changed in the second half, however, as the Indians flipped the switch en .

  • Phi Kappa Phi initiates new members at K-State

    Nearly 100 Kansas State University students are new members of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the most prestigious all-discipline honor societies. Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars .

  • Police seize meth during drug arrest

    Riley County Police Special Investigations Units seized nearly a quarter-pound of methamphetamine during a drug arrest Monday night. Zachariah Eugene Walters, 33, Sedgwick, was arrested in the 1000 block of Westloop Place at 7:51 p.m. Monday. Police seized approximately 105 grams of methamphetamine, .


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