• Board OKs election to raise tax authority

    Manhattan-Ogden school board members Wednesday gave preliminary approval to asking voters to give USD 383 more taxing power. The school board voted unanimously to hold a mail-in election to ask voters to raise USD 383’s local option budget taxing authority from 30 .

  • Rural stuns Indians in sub-state opener Mhs20.phatch

    At some point in the future, the 2014-15 boys’ basketball team at Manhattan High will be remembered for all of the things it accomplished. Things like the program’s first Centennial League title, or an 18-win regular season, which ties .

  • Soldier in child sex case appears in court

    Graphic videos and images were shown in Geary County District Court on Wednesday during a preliminary hearing for a Fort Riley soldier accused of having sex with a child. Staff Sgt. James Henning, who was 40 at the time of the .

  • Hurtig, Tinker voted KSU president, VP

    Andy Hurtig and Joe Tinker have been elected as K-State’s student body president and vice president for the 2015-16 academic year. The Kansas State Student Governing Association announced the results on Wednesday. Hurtig as president and Tinker as vice .

  • District to nix associate superintendent position after Seymour’s retirement

    USD 383 will eliminate its associate superintendent position when Robert Seymour retires at the end of the school year. Instead, the district will add an assistant superintendent position, which will come with a lower salary than Seymour earned as associate superintendent. .

  • Senate committee recommends $3.1M in cuts to K-State

    A Senate committee on Wednesday recommended cutting funding for for Kansas and Kansas State universities, while increasing allocations to other institutions. The Education Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means issued a recommendation to cut $3.1 million from K-State’.

  • Commission approves mapping contract

    Riley County will soon have updated mapping data after commissioners approved a new contract at their meeting on Thursday. The data will come from an airplane equipped with LiDAR — which stands for Light Detection And Ranging — technology. The process involves .

  • Discovery Center gets a big boost

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center, which in its brief existence has become one of Manhattan’s gems, will shine a little brighter thanks to the generosity of residents Marty Vanier and Bob Krause. As was announced Wednesday morning, they’re .

  • Three Marlins to compete at sectional swim meet

    Three athletes from the Manhattan Marlins club swimming team will compete at the Region VIII Central Sectional Championships in Jenks, Okla., this weekend. Manhattan’s Kelly Wichmann, Preston Harrison and Matt Bandy have each qualified in two events at the .

  • Letter writer ignorant about LGBT citizens’ issues

    To the Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Mullin’s recent letter and several erroneous statements expressed within. The relevance of many of his points is predicated upon others sharing his specific religious interpretation, and I am addressing .

  • Landlords: clean up quickly after Fake Patty’s Day

    To the Editor: The Board of Directors of the Landlords of Manhattan wants to remind all landlords that this Saturday, March 7, is Fake Patty’s Day. By noon Sunday, your property must be cleaned up and all trash removed. The .

  • ROLYN TEAGUE

    Rolyn Dudley Teague, 86, formerly of Manhattan, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Topeka. Rolyn was born Sept. 23, 1928, in Delaware Township, Iowa. He was the son of Lemuel and Avis Teague. He graduated from Schaller High School in 1946. Rolyn honorably served in the .





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