• Morse wins endorsement for City Commission

    To the Editor: As a longtime resident of Manhattan, I am pleased to endorse Linda Morse as a candidate to represent myself and all other Manhattanites in the April 7 election for the City Commission. Linda is energetic, inclusive and eager .

  • Police seeking to solve party problems at Britt’s

    Riley County commissioners spent much of Thursday’s meeting discussing ongoing problems with parties at a local business after a second incident involving gunfire occurred earlier this month. Riley County Police Director Brad Schoen told the board his department is .

  • Manhattan to host its first MMA event Friday

    The Little Apple is set to host its first-ever mixed martial arts event on Friday when the Victory Fighting Championship comes to town. VFC Fight Night Little Apple will be held in Manhattan’s Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center with .

  • FRANZ SAMELSON

    Franz Samelson, 91, a professor emeritus of psychology at Kansas State University, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was born Sept. 23, 1923, in Breslau, Germany (now Wroclaw, Poland). His .

  • MARGARET ANN ‘PEGGY’ FINDLEY

    Margaret Ann “Peggy” Findley, 88, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at her home at Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan, from age-related causes. Peggy, daughter of the late Ed and Katie (Malloy) Hunzeker, was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Sabetha and was the .

  • ROSETTA M. JACOBSON

    Rosetta M. Jacobson, 76, of Clay Center, formerly of Waterville, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. Survivors include her husband Ron; six children, Michael C. (Reta) Jacobson of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Marilyn M. (Tim) White of Enumclaw, .

  • ‘Save the Last Dance,’ movies and more

    Award-winning photographer Noppadol Paothong, the photographer behind Flint Hills Discovery Center’s “Save the Last Dance” exhibition, is making a visit to the FHDC this weekend. Patothong will share inspirational stories on saving grassland grouse. The night will start off .

  • Hawk: Grants will hurt state

    A Manhattan state senator said Wednesday he thinks Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s school finance proposal will hurt education in the state. The Senate voted 25-14 to approve Brownback’s plan, which funds schools with block grants for the next .

  • Unit shifts leadership ahead of deployment to Kuwait Casing1.phatch

    FORT RILEY — It was a bit of “hello, goodbye” for the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Wednesday morning at Fort Riley. The battalion’s senior noncommissioned officer, Command Sgt. Maj. Evanglish Thomas, said his farewell during a change of responsibility .

  • Committee approves $60M in bonds for KSU’s Seaton Hall

    A House committee Tuesday authorized up to $60 million in bonds for Kansas State University’s Seaton Hall project. The project will renovate and expand the building, which houses the College of Architecture, Planning and Design. Seaton’s east wing was .

  • TERRY KEITH

    A celebration gathering for Terry Keith will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 at the American Legion, 114 McCall Road in Manhattan. Terry died on Dec. 23, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri. The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home is assisting the family with .

  • Officials seeking public comment on HUD grant

    Do you own property in the Wildcat Creek high-risk flood zone? Or rent somewhere in that area, perhaps? If so, officials from Manhattan and the state’s Water Resources Board want to talk with you. Soon. In fact, they really .







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