• K-State Salina joins Girl Scouts initiative

    SALINA — After collaborating with the Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland for the past five years in a variety of capacities, Kansas State University Salina is elevating the partnership by joining the Girl Scouts’ Program on Demand initiative. Exactly what the .

  • Court system got it right ... finally

    The resentencing of a Kansas State University researcher this week is an example of the court system fixing its own mess. That’s good. But it’s not a happy story, and the process hurt the people involved. Miles Theurer, .


    Wendell “Doc” Geiger, 67, of Hoyt, died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, at Brookdale Memory Care Facility in Topeka. The family provided some of the following information. Wendell was born March 5, 1948, in Sabetha, the son of Gaylord and Edith Inions Geiger. He graduated from .


    Charles “Chuck” M. Noble, 86, of Manhattan, formerly of Shorewood, Illinois, died Thursday Sept. 3, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Chuck was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Manteno, Illinois, the son of Charles .


    Lot Forman Taylor II, 76, of Woodward, Oklahoma, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at the Grace Living Center. The family provided some of the following information. Lot was born June 30, 1939, to Lot Forman Taylor and Ruth Irene (Smith) Taylor in El Dorado. After .

  • Bishop took Wildcats to places they had never been

    Sometimes the legend of Michael Bishop seems larger than the man himself. He was, after all, the quarterback who could throw a football 90 yards in the air, flatfooted. Or was it 100 yards, blindfolded and standing on one leg? There was .

  • K-State depth chart has MHS flavor

    Manhattan High alumnus Deante Burton has had several opportunities to play for Kansas State dating back to last year, but for two other former Indians, the chance may be coming soon. Both Terrale Johnson and Winston Dimel cracked the K-State .

  • Experienced D ready to lead the way for Cats

    As the Kansas State football team prepares for its season opener against South Dakota Saturday evening, the offense will feature a host of new starters. A new quarterback, as well as a vastly different receiving corps and new depth at .

  • Lockdown at K-State lifted following search for armed man

    Officials have lifted the lockdown at the K-State campus as of 8:36 a.m. Scheduled events were to begin again at 9:30 a.m. Classes were canceled early Friday morning, and officials told students and employees already on campus to stay where .

  • County could see higher pay cost

    A proposed Department of Labor rule could cost the Riley County government about $25,000, according to an estimate from Cindy Volanti, human resource manager. Volanti gave commissioners more details on the proposal at their Thursday meeting. The rule, which could take .

  • K-State breaks ground on $25 million union renovation Groundbreaking.mercury

    Kansas State University students will soon begin to see the start of a renovation project they’re funding. The university held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for the $25 million K-State Student Union renovation. In April 2013, students voted to approve the .

  • Classroom temps going down to 74

    Fall weather has yet to arrive, but students in the Manhattan-Ogden school district should be cooling off now that officials have lowered classroom temperatures. After parents and students complained about the heat and humidity, Superintendent Bob Shannon told the USD 383 .


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