• Recalling complicated relationship with car

    Alejandro and I have a love/hate relationship. We’ve been together since June 2010. Alejandro is a dark gray 2004 Volkswagen Beetle, appropriately named after a Lady Gaga song. “I know that we are young, and I know that you may .

  • Pro tips to make the most of the grilling season

    Winter is over. Summer solstice is less than a month away. It’s time to pull out the grill and start cooking. But before going whole hog, consider some of these pointers from local grill experts like Aaron Nickell, owner .

  • Forum Theatre, summer reading and more

    MONDAY Memorial Day   TUESDAY   MAC Summer Art Classes begin. For more information, visit http://www.manhattan-arts.org   WEDNESDAY   K-State Landon Lecture: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m. K-State Student .

  • Pageant contestants bring style, substance to stage Talent.phatch

    JUNCTION CITY — Three hours of the Heartland Cinderella Pageant and heels isn’t the best combination. “It was a lot of fun and the girls were great, but my feet are honestly really hurting,” said Serina Elder, 19, of Junction City. .

  • Cash crunch makes public input key for planners

    Rob Ott was trying very hard not to sound too upset, but he couldn’t avoid letting the word “dangerous” slip into the conversation. As Manhattan’s director of public works, Ott knows better than anyone which road projects should .

  • Taphouse to offer a bevy of craft brews Tallgrass.phatch

    The latest addition to Manhattan’s downtown eateries is almost ready. The Tallgrass Taphouse will open to the public on June 15, officially putting the local craft beer brewery in the restaurant business. “This looks a little different today than when .

  • Junction City woman, 18, killed in rollover accident

    An 18-year-old Junction City woman died on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in Manhattan according to Riley County police. Olivia Huggins was pronounced dead at the scene of the rollover accident in the 3200 block of Stagg Hill Road at approximately 3:30 .

  • Police find, arrest teen reported missing

    Riley County police reported Friday afternoon a local teen reported missing in March was arrested on Thursday, along with another teen. Kyle Nevels, 16, 1300 Marlatt Ave., Apt. 1107, was arrested at 1:21 a.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of Candle Crest Circle after .

  • Thousands turn out for event’s debut Highway.phatch

    Manhattan resident Joe Moore started his journey early Saturday morning on Coach Bill Snyder Highway and ended it at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Moore, 31, was the first finisher of the inaugural Bill Snyder Highway Half and 5K, finishing the 13.1-mile .

  • Indians compete at state swim meet

    The Manhattan High girls’ swimming team capped its season on Saturday by finishing with 26 points at the Class 6A state swimming meet, including racing in four consolation finals at the Capital Federal Natatorium in Topeka. MHS coach Jerry Carpenter said .

  • Wildcats end season with loss to OU

    TULSA, Okla. — Kansas State had its season come to a close Friday night, as Oklahoma scored a pair of two-out runs in the top of the ninth to eliminate the Wildcats from the Big 12 Championship with a 3-1 win at .

  • Entrepreneurial duo creates roofing business

    HOBBS, New Mexico — A large apartment complex is being built. The roof is being installed by a crew from a company in rural Kansas. Today we’ll learn about the remarkable growth of this entrepreneurial roofing company. Michael Perry and .


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