• Help save ‘magical’ monarchs

    For decades, many people in Manhattan and up and down the Great Plains have enjoyed the migration of monarch butterflies. Most monarchs migrate from the northern Great Plains to the oyamel fir trees in the mountains of the Mexican states .

  • Researchers develop genetic map of world wheat varieties

    Kansas State University scientists have released findings of a complex, two-year study of the genomic diversity of wheat that creates an important foundation for future improvements in wheat around the world. Their work has produced the first haplotype map of .

  • Manhattan man killed in accident

    A Manhattan man died in a farm-related accident on Saturday after a tree fell on top of the tractor he was on. Ted Samuelson, 81, was pushing brush at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday on his family farm, southeast of Frankfort, when .

  • VELMA M. SIEVERS

    Velma Mae Sievers, 93, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at Abilene Memorial Hospital. The family provided some of the following information. Velma was born Sept. 22, 1921, to Robert John and Mae McWilliams Barnett on a farm southwest of Humboldt.  Because her dad rented .

  • JOANNE F. GARRETT

    Joanne Francis Garrett, 88, of Clay Center, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Joanne was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Topeka, the daughter of John Patrick and Nina (Vanstrom) Brady. Joanne worked as .

  • Thomas, Harris transferring from K-State

    At least two players will be transferring from the Kansas State men’s basketball team. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman tweeted sophomore guard Jevon Thomas and freshman guard Tre Harris will transfer from K-State. Thomas started 25 games at point guard for .

  • Schulz to appear on HBO show

    Kansas State President Kirk Schulz will appear on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” tonight as part of a panel discussing the issues facing the NCAA. Schulz will appear alongside host Gumbel, former Oregon State coach Craig Robinson, New .

  • K-State in 12th after first round

    EUGENE, Ore. –— Playing in cool and rainy conditions, the Kansas State men’s golf team was in 12th place following the first round of the Duck Invitational at the par-72, 7,020-yard Eugene Country Club on Monday. The Wildcats carded a 22.

  • Blazes flare up across county

    Fire threatened several houses, devoured two power poles and burned along Top of the World Drive. “We were out fighting fires over the weekend from the viaduct to Randolph,” said Pat Collins, Riley County fire chief. The largest fire burned 140 .

  • Beer at Twin Oaks, 2035 plan on tap for commissioners

    If the Manhattan City Commission approves beer sales at Twin Oaks Complex during its meeting on Tuesday, it would be doing so without a city staff recommendation. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Streeter Enterprises, the concessionaire .

  • Stylist accustomed to cutting new paths Neighbor.phatch

    Sometimes, it takes just one conversation to change a life’s direction. Today, Kent Yeager is the owner and master stylist at Hair Shapers and Color Design. About four decades ago, he was a Florida man unsure about his life .

  • Volunteers needed to staff rural fire departments

    The Riley County Fire Department needs about 30 more volunteer firefighters, especially during burning season, according to its director. Emergency management director Pat Collins said Monday at a Riley County Commission meeting that crews were busy this weekend as burning season .





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