• Seven named Academic All-Big 12

    Seven Kansas State volleyball student-athletes were named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Team — including six on the first team — the conference announced Tuesday. Three-time honoree Katie Brand and 4.0 GPA-holder Kersten Kober, were both named to the first team. Brand is one .

  • Harkin wins tennis tournament

    Daniel Harkin won a major regional tennis tournament, and two other Manhattan kids also turned in impressive finishes this past weekend. Harkin, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, won the 12-and-under boys singles title at the winter Sweet 16 tournament, held .

  • Seaman beats EMS

    The Eisenhower Middle School eighth grade girls’ basketball team lost to Topeka Seaman last Thursday afternoon, 32-10. Eisenhower could not handle the press and Seaman capitalized on turnovers.  Scoring for the Eagles included Simone Sayles with four points and .

  • Group’s Passport to the Nations offers slice of culture

    The sounds of a flute filled the ballroom in the K-State Union on Monday as students celebrated the culture and heritage of native people. The culture of several tribes was on display during the Native American Student Association’s Passport .

  • RCPD moving forward on plan to send local officer to FBI unit in KC

    The Riley County Police Department is moving forward with a plan to send an officer to a Kansas City-based counter-terrorism task force. But doing so means the department will have one less officer available to police Riley County. The FBI’.

  • Wamego man dies in Cayman Islands

    Mark Bettencourt, 54, an optometrist from Wamego, died in a car crash Sunday in the Cayman Islands. The one-vehicle rollover crash also killed Douglas Carney, Topeka, and left a third passenger, a Cayman Islands man, in critical condition. Police did not .

  • Board to consider adding 2 new courses to MHS catalog

    The Manhattan-Odgen school board will consider adding two new courses to the high school catalog and making changes to two existing courses. The board meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robinson Education Center, 2031 Poyntz Ave. The recommendations include proposals for .

  • Stabbing victim details attack at attempted murder trial

    The trial of a Manhattan man accused of attempted first-degree murder related to a stabbing last November began Monday in Riley County District Court. Samuel Dartez II, 30 at the time of the incident, is accused of stabbing Stephanie Holden in .

  • K-State alumna visiting Paris describes scene in bar during attack

    If a Kansas woman and her friends hadn’t had to wait 30 minutes Friday for their table to be ready at a Paris restaurant, they wouldn’t have been having drinks at a nearby bar that became part of the .

  • Commissioners weighing tax relief for fire-damaged home

    A Pottawatomie County woman whose home was substantially damaged by fire last year is seeking relief from 2015 property taxes and a rebate of 2014 taxes on the home. Vicki Bell told county commissioners Monday her home in Duluth sustained substantial fire .

  • This won’t make Kansas safer

    It’s disappointing but not surprising that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has joined about two dozen other governors, all but one of them Republicans, in erecting obstacles to Syrian refugees seeking asylum in their states. Also not surprisingly — and with .

  • People of all faiths must unite against ISIS terror

    To the Editor: It is time we call the perpetrators of the heinous crimes in Paris, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey and the rest of the world their given name, not the name they choose, and not the religion they claim. No .


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