Tuesday, October 6, 2015


  • Area Schools | April 07, 2014

    Rock Creek baseball splits with Marysville

    The Rock Creek baseball team split a doubleheader with Marysville on Friday. The Mustangs lost the first game 3-1, but came back to win the night cap 8-4.

  • Area Schools | April 07, 2014

    Riley County takes one from Chapman

    The Riley County softball team opened its season on Friday night in Chapman.  The Falcons beat the Fighting Irish in the first game, 10-6, before dropping the second game, 17-7. Jordan Ummel got her first win of the year in the opener, and had

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    K-State professor’s work makes international festival


    A group from Kansas State University went to France — and found out it’s similar to Kansas in one particular way. Thirty-five degree mornings. Rainy. Overnight frosting. Sounds a lot like Kansas. “It wasn’t so great,” said Jessica Canfield, KSU assistant professor of landscape

  • Off The Beat | April 06, 2014

    The trials of ‘friend’-ing a parent


    There are times in life that you make decisions that impact the rest of your days. They don’t seem to have such gravitas at the time, but like a couple of gas station hotdogs, they’ll sneak up on you later. For some, it’

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Students show off souped-up bikes at K-State Open House


    From afar, Saturday’s open house on the Kansas State University campus could appear chaotic. When taking a closer look… it could still appear chaotic, as a multitude of individual moments took place within eyesight. Those moments all contributed to Saturday’s festivities, which gave

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    Engineering construction to begin

    Construction is set to begin Monday on the $40 million K-State College of Engineering expansion. Work on the project, at the corner of College Heights and Denison Avenue, will begin with site utility relocation, earthwork and demolition, according to a press release by the firm handling

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | April 06, 2014

    Woman released after bond reduced from $1M to $5,000


    A Manhattan woman accused of aiding her son in a September 2013 murder was released from jail earlier this week after her bond was reduced from $1 million to $5,000. Deputy Riley County District Attorney Barry Disney Friday afternoon confirmed that 50-year-old Christina Love was released on Tuesday

  • Local |Government, Politics | April 06, 2014

    Johnson named city engineer

    Brian Johnson has been promoted to city engineer, Manhattan city officials announced Friday. Johnson was a principal civil engineer for the city, and he will assume his new role immediately, announced Robert Ott, director of public works, in a press release. In his new role,

  • Local |Kansas State University | April 06, 2014

    KSU business college starts golf event honoring late professor

    The College of Business Administration at Kansas State University will celebrate the legacy of John Graham, a dedicated alumnus, longtime colleague and friend of the college, with the inaugural John R. Graham Memorial Golf Classic on Saturday, April 26, at the Manhattan Country Club, 1531 N. 10th

  • Baseball | April 06, 2014

    Mistakes doom Cats in loss to KU


    The inconsistency that has plagued the Kansas State baseball team on the road all season finally bit the Wildcats at home with a 6-3 loss to rival Kansas on Saturday at Tointon Family Stadium. “After whipping up on them like we did yesterday we knew

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