• MHS girls’ tennis wins dual at JC

    The Manhattan High girls’ tennis team took a short trip to Junction City for a dual against Junction City, defeating the Blue Jays, 6-3, on Thursday. Playing without its top two seniors, the Indians got wins at No. 1 and No. 2 .

  • Will we ever stop mass murders?

    If you’ve watched even a modest amount of television the last couple of years, you might have seen the commercial in which a woman opens a card to read, “Your heart attack arrives in two days.” It’s an .

  • Peace Auditorium jubilee was a memorable occasion

    To the Editor: A big thank-you goes to all the performers who made the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, “Remembering the 101,”  such a wonderful event. The youngest performers came from Northview Elementary School. They were the Jammin’ .

  • ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ a sequel better than the original

    This week the long awaited, by my daughter anyway, sequel to the 2012 Adam Sandler animated flick “Hotel Transylvania” arrived in Manhattan. With the exception of Keegan-Michael Key replacing CeeLo Green as Murray the mummy, the lead voice actors remain the .

  • Latest U.S. mass shooting is heartbreaking, infuriating

    To the Editor: I am both heartbroken and mad as hell. There is absolutely no excuse for the United States to have the number of mass shootings that have occurred over the last 10 years. Some say that we can’t .

  • Help Cats for Cans fight hunger in Riley County

    To the Editor: Can you believe how fast this school year is flying by? It feels like just yesterday we were gearing up for students to be back in Manhattan for the start of classes, and now we’re here .

  • Junction City paid due respect to Legion leader

    To the Editor: On Sept. 27, I attended a dinner and a reception at Junction City’s American Legion Post 45 honoring the American Legion’s national commander, Dale Barnett, from Georgia. He is traveling across Kansas and visiting with military veterans .

  • K-State researchers showcase invention at Smithsonian

    The spark of invention burned brightly for two Kansas State University researchers at the annual Smithsonian Innovation Festival in Washington, D.C. Xiuzhi “Susan” Sun, university distinguished professor of grain science and industry and biological and agricultural engineering, showed her .

  • RCPD IDs suicide victim

    Staff reports Police on Thursday identified a man who died last week of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in rural Riley County. Police found Josh Britt, 34, of St. George, dead in his vehicle shortly before 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24 on .

  • Shirley MacLaine to share stories

    Award-winning actress and author Shirley MacLaine will take the state at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. “An Evening with Shirley MacLaine” will include behind-the-scenes stories, an exclusive film screening taking audiences on a journey .


    Ernest F. Grater, 95, of Leonardville, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. The family provided some of the following information. Ernest was born Sept. 26, 1920, in Northern Riley County, the son of Friedrich and Caroline (Weidner) Grater. On Sept. 26, 1941, he .


    Larry D. Brammer, 73, of Waterville, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at Blue Valley Senior Living in Blue Rapids. The family provided some of the following information.  Survivors include his companion of 20, Cheryl Stoudt, of Waterville; a sister, Susan I. Stude, of .


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