• Foster just one of many oversharing Ned seaton

    Marcus Foster got kicked off the K-State basketball team because he put a picture of himself on Twitter with a plastic lizard named Randolph. Well, to be completely accurate, he said: “Me and my boy #randolph lit on the beach.” .

  • Controlled burns canceled Sunday because of wind

    Riley County officials canceled controlled burns Sunday because of wind. Fire Chief Pat Collins said since the wind speed went over 15 miles per hour on Saturday, it wasn’t safe to continue burning. He also ceased burning for three hours .

  • Pokes rout K-State, 12-3

    STILLWATER, Okla. — The Kansas State baseball team was unable to overcome six two-out runs in the first inning by No. 12 Oklahoma State on Saturday as the Wildcats lost to the Cowboys, 12-3, at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. After holding Oklahoma .

  • Indians fall at home to Blue Valley West, 3-2 1.phatch

    After blowing out Topeka High Thursday night at Bishop Stadium in its season opener, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team found itself in a much closer battle Saturday afternoon against Blue Valley West. Ultimately, the Indians fell to the Jaguars 3.

  • Indians swim to 4th-place finish at Manhattan Invitational Bussman 200medley.phatch

    After back-to-back meets on back-to-back days, Manhattan head swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter and his team were exhausted by the end of Friday night’s Manhattan Invitational at the KSU Natatorium. Following a sixth-place finish on Thursday in Emporia, .

  • Wamego’s Page, Indians’ Mall take girls’ top honors Lpage.phatch

    While this season’s Flint Hills area girls’ basketball teams didn’t find as much success in the win/loss column as the unprecedented year before, the area still featured tons of talent and the drive to win despite a .

  • MHS’ McAtee, Mustangs’ Johnston headline boys’ picks

    Two boys’ basketball programs in the All-Flint Hills region put together outstanding seasons in 2014-15, so it’s fitting that each of them will come away from banner years with major awards. Pierson McAtee of Manhattan High captured the Mercury’.


    Lucille J. Hinkle, 92, of Greenleaf, died Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Legend at Capital Ridge Assisted Living in Topeka. Survivors include three children: Diana (Buck) Ellis of Auburn, Ronnie (Lori) Hinkle of Waterville and Roger (LaVerna) Hinkle of Manhattan; 12 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. .

  • Misguided bill warns Supreme Court

    The Kansas Legislature, especially the conservative Republican bloc that controls it, has been unhappy with the Kansas Supreme Court for a number of years. School finance has been the chief, but not the only, source of tension. Supreme Court rulings .

  • Negro League history, Messiah Chorus and more

    TODAY KSU American Red Cross Club’s Run for the Red 5K, 9:30 a.m. Sign up at runsignup.com/Race/KS/Manhattan/RunfortheRed5K.   Riley County Genealogy Society Lecture: “The Exodus of German Russian Mennonites to Kansas” by Elizabeth .

  • Ishiguro’s ‘The Buried Giant’ a fable for our times Marcia.allen1

    I just finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel, “The Buried Giant,” and I was stunned by the superb quality of the writing, and the subtle levels of meaning within the story. I am sure I will return to this .

  • Local named to KSU Student Alumni Board

    Julia Satzler, Manhattan is one of 19 new members of Kansas State University’s Student Alumni Board, a group of approximately 40 students who promote and serve the university and the K-State Alumni Association. SAB works to enhance the K-State experience by .


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