• Coldwell Banker employees get awards

    The International Coldwell Banker franchise office has announced the following awards for its locally owned franchisee. The franchise has more than 85,000 associates worldwide with over 2,400 offices. Office Manager’s Award: Kelly Adams, owner and managing broker • This represents the top 13 .

  • Parks supervisor gets on national committee

    Chris Nelson, Manhattan Parks and Recreation supervisor, has been selected to represent Manhattan and the state of Kansas on the Certified Youth Sports Administrators (CYSA) Leadership Committee. The National Alliance for Youth Sports has formed the committee. The committee consists .

  • Edward Jones adds financial adviser

    Edward Jones financial adviser Gail Urban announced Thursday that a second financial adviser, Catherine McKinley, will join her office in Manhattan on April 24. Gail Urban said, “I’m very impressed with Catherine, and I’m sure our clients will be, .


    Bernard Ryan Head, 102, of Manhattan, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. He was retired from the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer 4, and the Civil Service .


    Randall L. “Randy” Reed, 58, of Tescott, died Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Salina Regional Health Center in Salina. The family provided some of the following information. He was born on Oct. 29, 1956, in Appleton City, Missouri, the son of Earnest Leroy and .


    Thomas Daniel Morgan, 75, died Thursday, April 16, 2015, at his home in Hanover. Tom was born May 12, 1939, in Washington. Tom graduated from Hanover High School in 1958. He married Marilyn Henneberg on Nov. 4, 1961. They operated Tim’s Café in Hanover. Tom spent two .

  • Grand jury indicts Booker Booker2.phatch

    A federal grand jury handed down a three-count indictment Thursday charging a 20-year-old Topeka man with trying to carry out a suicide attack at Fort Riley. John T. Booker Jr. was arrested April 10 while trying to arm what he thought .

  • Market offering new ways to procure produce Farmers.market.phatch

    When Manhattan’s outdoor farmers market begins its season Saturday morning, there will be a new way for some people to get their fresh veggies. The market will start accepting electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards for certain goods. It’s .

  • Regents look to bring young people to state

    Kansas higher education officials want to make attracting young people to the state and keeping them here a top priority. Members of the Kansas Board of Regents and several university presidents expressed the desire for a summit, and possibly a .

  • Police searching for 4 connected to armed robbery

    Police are still looing for four masked men who entered an occupied home armed with handguns and stole electronics on Wednesday. Ryan Weber, 21, and Tyler Harris, 20, 921 Village Drive, told Riley County police the alleged robbery occurred at approximately 11:50 p.m. .

  • Survey: Too many hotel rooms with more to come

    “Amen.” It’s a word most associated with church, but it was said by an audience member Thursday at Sunset Zoo as Judy Randall described that Manhattan has too many hotels. Randall, president and CEO of Randall Travel Marketing, spoke .

  • Expert suggests strategies to build empathy, tolerance

    Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series celebrating the Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he .


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