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  • 17ers rebound, win big in tourney finale

    After an 0-3 showing in pool play at the Kansas Grand Slam 17U baseball tournament this weekend in Salina, the Manhattan American Legion Manko 17ers had one final chance on Saturday to turn things around. They did, piling on the .

  • Scientist: Trans fat removal will affect food industry

    A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you’re looking for on the label. In .


    Raymond “Ray” Kujawa, age 49, died Friday July 3, 2015 at the Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas. He was born on February 7, 1966. Funeral Service information and a complete obituary will be released later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502..


    Sylvia Louise Nelson, 83, of Manhattan, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House.  She was born on July 21, 1931, in Holton, the daughter of Bert Bethel and Inez Irene (Edwards) Spain. Sylvia graduated from Manhattan High School in 1949. On .


    John K. Blythe, 96, of Manhattan, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. John was born January 20, 1919, in a farm home at White City. He was the son of .

  • Doughty chronicles life in the mortuary business

    “Why did you go into the undertaking business?” “Because I like working with people.” So goes the old joke. Caitlin Doughty lived her first 18 years in Kaneohe, Hawaii, a suburb of Honolulu. As a teenager, she volunteered at Queen’s .

  • Former CIA agent tells gripping story in ‘Treason’

    It doesn’t take long for the reader of “Palace of Treason” to understand that the palace in the title is the Kremlin. It’s the location of several important scenes involving the central character. That character is Capt. Dominika .

  • Many avid readers are fascinated by the use of language and the development of the written and print Susan.withee.librarian1

    Many avid readers are fascinated by the use of language and the development of the written and printed word — the history, evolution, techniques, challenges and sheer beauty of speaking and writing well. For word nerds, type geeks and logophiles, Manhattan .

  • Congress should strengthen FOIA

    Even before he took office, Barack Obama promised that his tenure in the White House would be “the most transparent administration in history.” Not only has he not lived up to that pledge, but he celebrated Sunshine Week, the annual .

  • Thomas More congregation to miss Father Zimmerman

    To the Editor: We, the Spirit Spreaders group (there are nine of us) from the Light of the World Retreat at Thomas More Catholic Church, wish to publicly thank Father Don Zimmerman, our beloved pastor and active Manhattan community servant, .

  • Life in a small Kansas town impresses Spanish student

    To the Editor: Hello! My name is Pablo Herrera, a 16-year-old AFS exchange student from Spain. This year I was a sophomore at Rock Creek High School. When I looked at Kansas, I thought it was going to be hard .

  • Local restaurant organizes GatorCraw festival for July 18

    Café du Qvondeyz on the Garret is sponsoring the inaugural Bayou GatorCraw Fest from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 18, at Tuttle Creek State Park. Tickets are $15 presale or $25 at the gate. Kids under 12 are free to enter with .


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