• New car leaves Junction City teacher amazed Car.phatch

    A Junction City second-grade teacher got a new set of wheels Tuesday night. Shannon Echevarria, a teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, won a new Toyota Yaris at Manhattan’s Little Apple Toyota. The dealership has given away a new car .

  • After flood, KSU reports roof leaks, road damage

    Monday’s storm, with its record-breaking rainfall and flooding, caused minor damage to some buildings on the K-State campus, according to a release from the university. Facilities workers cleaned up water damage at Seaton Hall, Anderson Hall, McCain Auditorium and .

  • Commission OKs bridge-patching purchase

    The Pottawatomie County Commission Monday authorized the purchase of about $35,500 more of a polymer material to patch the worst portions of the deck of the Belvue Bridge across the Kansas River east of Belvue. The additional material will supplement the 4.3 “.

  • Commission to spend $630K from city/university fund

    A new sidewalk on Sunset Avenue, handicap accessibility for K-State’s Forum Hall and other projects intended to benefit the university and the community received approval Tuesday. The Manhattan City Commission unanimously approved five city/university fund projects for addition .

  • GOP director’s reaction overdone

    We don’t always agree with Gov. Sam Brownback, but he handled that little “Tip the schools” dustup a lot better than the director of the Kansas Republican Party did. The recent incident involved the governor’s bill Saturday at .

  • Sometimes we’re unaware of what we do, say or think

    To the Editor: Last week I attended K-State’s rendition of Hart and Kaufman’s “You Can’t Take It With You.” I had previously read the play, seen it on video and saw KU’s version a decade back. .

  • Quest for streets of dreams might result in nightmares

    To the Editor: I hope our city commissioners will keep the issues of street maintenance and quality of life separate and not include unrelated issues with either of them. Our commissioners would do well to listen to our director of .

  • Indians hold on to beat Grizzlies, 4-3 5.phatch

    Wichita Northwest turned up the heat in the final 10 minutes, but the Manhattan girls’ soccer team didn’t crack. The Indians kept the Grizzlies at bay and won 4-3 Tuesday night at Bishop Stadium. “It was way more exciting than .

  • Indians split with Trojans

    Playing at Kansas State’s Tointon Family Stadium, the Manhattan High baseball team looked to snap a three-game losing streak with the Topeka High Trojans in town for a doubleheader. The Indians’ rally fell short in the opener, 6-4, before .

  • Good things out on home viewing media G.w.clift1

    A number of potentially interesting movies — “A Most Violent Year,” “Taken 3,” “Paddington,” and “Seventh Son”—are out or will soon be out on home viewing media. Actually April and May are not bad new-DVD months this year. If you want .


    Mona Ruth Padgett, 85, of Manhattan, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. She was born July 18, 1929, in Altus, Ar- kansas, the daughter of Samuel Henry and Mattie Lou (McMinn) Wood. .


    Gary Lee Springer, 71, died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his residence in Hutchinson. Inurnment service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Fort Riley. A celebration of life ceremony will be 5 to 7 p.m. .


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