• MHS boys basketball wins offensive battle with Shawnee Heights, 78-72

    It’s hardly ever boring with Manhattan High School boys basketball, and the Indians certainly made Tuesday night’s game against Shawnee Heights interesting. Manhattan (5-2, 3-1 Centennial League) beat Shawnee Heights, 78-72, in a high-octane contest that featured a .

  • MHS girls basketball stifles Shawnee Heights in 63-22 win

    There’s nothing routine about a win. Even when you have a bunch of them like the Manhattan High School girls basketball team. The Indians (7-0, 4-0 Centennial League) knocked off Shawnee Heights (3-4, 0-4 Centennial League), 63-22, at home .

  • Cats lose in final seconds at Tech

    Everything fell apart for Kansas State in the final seconds on Tuesday at Texas Tech. But it wasn’t just those final moments that cost the Wildcats in a 66-65 loss at the United Supermarkets Arena. K-State blew a lead .

  • MHS girls bowling takes second, boys third at Hayden quad

    The Manhattan High School bowling team got its season rolling in a quad meet at Hayden on Tuesday. Head coach Robert Regan was happy with the girls team, which finished second with a 2,018, coming in second to Shawnee Heights’ 2,206. The .

  • 2017 PREVIEW: Rental registry, parks on tap

    Editor’s note: This is the final article in a series looking at what’s coming in 2017. Today , a look at Manhattan’s city government. Manhattan will build on previous years’ work to move forward with a number of projects .

  • Senate delays Pompeo hearing

    McClatchy News Service WASHINGTON — The confirmation hearing for Mike Pompeo, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, will be delayed 24 hours. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence now will question the Kansas congressman at 9 a.m. on .

  • Leaders want Corps to pay for dam detour

    Pottawatomie and Riley counties will ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay for all or part of potential road detour improvements associated with the closing of K-13 across Tuttle Creek Dam this spring. A recent assessment of .

  • Hartwich concludes 12-year stint as county commissioner

    Stan Hartwich concluded 12 years as Pottawatomie County Commissioner Monday as guest of honor at a late-morning reception attended by friends and county employees. Hartwich said he has enjoyed his time on the commission and, although decisions have not always been .


    George “Buck” Coltharp, Jr., 65, Manhattan, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, surrounded by family at Stormont- Vail Hospital, Topeka. The family provided some of the following information: Buck was born on Dec. 5, 1951, in Manhattan, to George Riley and Pauline Marie (Siebold) Coltharp Sr. .


    Larry Edward Rose, 68, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information: Larry quietly left this world after a long battle with an incurable illness. Mr. Larry Edward Rose, son of Thomas .


    Fred D. Wohler, 88, of Leonardville, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on Jan. 7, 1929. He was the son of Laurin and Stella (Hageman) Wohler. Funeral services are pending with the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home..

  • KSU patents cost-saving, biodegradable adhesive

    Kansas State University researchers have patented the first plant based resin of its kind that would be ideal for re-adherable painters’ tape, labels, packing tapes, stationery notes and other adhesive uses. It also can provide shiny coatings. “Painters generally finish .


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