• Wildcats open season on a roll

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Behind three players with double-doubles and a program-record 118 digs, the Kansas State volleyball team climbed back from a 2-1 deficit and beat Illinois State in five sets (23-25, 25-21, 25-27, 25-12, 19-17) on Saturday at the Hurricane .


    Pearl P. Hayes, 90, Phillipsburg, died Friday, Aug. 28, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. She was born Oct. 26, 1924 in Riley County to John F. and Ida M. (Bohnenblust) Sprecker. Her husband, Donald, preceded her in death Aug. 30, 2012. She is .


    Dr. Robin D.S. Higham, 90, Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born June 20, 1925 in London, England, the son of David and Anne (Stewart) Higham. He attended Hotchkiss Prep School in Connecticut. He earned his .


    Memorial services for Marjorie Olive Francis Heyne have been scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, 612 Poyntz Avenue in Manhattan. Reverend Melanie Martin will officiate. There will be a reception for family and friends immediately .


    Thomas “Tom” Andrew Berry, 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Tom was born in Kansas City, Missouri on Sept. 2, 1965, the son of Mary Anne (Lewis) Berry, and the late Edgar F. Berry. Tom received his .

  • Learn about gardening Greggeyestone1

    On Friday, the 28th class of Kansas State University Research and Extension Master Gardeners will begin. More than 300 community members have taken the course over the years, and currently, 50 master gardeners teach the joys and advantages of gardening to their .


    Carey Nelson Brisbin, Jr., 88, Manhattan, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. He was born March 23, 1927, in St. George, the son of Carey Nelson Brisbin, Sr. and Florence (Fleiss) Brisbin. He attended the local grade schools .

  • South Korea wise to be prepared for the worst

    News that the North Koreans again shelled South Korea during the annual “Ulichi Free-dom Guard” exercises brought back memories. Some time ago when I was still wearing a uniform, I participated in these exercises. The purpose of these annual exercises .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, August 31, 2015 9:00 – JJC 9:00   Black, Benita   Motion to Revoke Bond (15 CR 452 Agg Battery, etc)  KSL   III 9:00   Black, Benita   Motion to Revoke Bond (14 CR 172 Int. w/ LEO)  BRW   III 9:00   Branam, Demarco   PLEA (15 .

  • Manhattan ACT scores beat Kansas average

    Manhattan High School students exceeded state and national averages for the ACT test. High school seniors take the ACT, a college-readiness benchmark test that scores the subjects of English, math, reading and science on a 36-point scale. Manhattan High’s 323 .

  • Is there any penalty for pool poopers?

    Q: If someone has a “No. 2” accident in a city pool and it has to be closed, is there a penalty or fine for the perpetrator? A: It can certainly be a bit frustrating when your plans are interrupted by .

  • Fort Riley soldiers join fight against Washington wildfire

    Fort Riley soldiers are helping fight the massive wildfire raging across northeastern Washington — the largest forest fire the state has ever seen. Following the deaths of three firefighters last week, soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd General Support .


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