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  • JC man found guilty of bank fraud, stealing father’s ID

    A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Junction City man of stealing his father’s identity to apply for a VA home loan. Matthew Williams, 47, was convicted on one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. .

  • Speedy P.D. grows into one of Manhattan’s biggest races

    The Speedy P.D. Race for Parkinson’s Disease has come a long way since it started on the Meadowlark Hills campus seven years ago. Raising about $11,000, the first-year’s race featured 125 participants. Since, it has grown to one of .

  • Trump, Kobach kindred spirits?

    Well, Donald Trump must be right about immigration. None other than Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says so. Mr. Kobach, a conservative who’s perhaps better known for his antipathy toward illegal immigrants than as an elected official from .

  • Stop dissing state employees

    State employees and teachers should be celebrated. They provide valuable service in all parts of Kansas, yet have been on the receiving end of both low pay and disrespect, a direct result of the state’s financial crisis. State leaders .

  • Breast cancer awareness luncheon planned Oct. 2

    Women are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the sixth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Holiday Inn at the .


    Judy Ann Woodworth, 74, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. She was born Dec. 10, 1940, in Great Bend, the daughter of William Frederick and Helen Marie (Brown) Tittel. On Nov. 18, 1988, at Sedalia Community Church, she .


    Robert Alvin “Bob” Wilcox, 96, of Manhattan, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Bob was born Oct. 3, 1918, in Nunda, South Dakota, the son of Leroy Henry and Anna .


    Thomas Andrew “Tom” Berry, 49, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information is pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation in Manhattan..

  • Optimist Hurricanes tryouts

    The Manhattan Optimist Hurricanes 10-and-under fastpitch softball team is having tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Optimist Park in Manhattan. The tryouts will be from 6- 8:00 p.m.  Young players need to be 10 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2016. .

  • Broadcast times announced for football special/Snyder shows

    Kansas State football fans can get a glimpse of the 2015 Wildcats beginning Saturday with the K-State Football Preseason Special, as times for the show, in addition to the regular season Bill Snyder TV and Radio Shows, were announced this week. .

  • K-State/Ole Miss hoops to air on ESPNU at 1 p.m.

    The K-State men’s basketball home game with Ole Miss — as part of the third annual Big 12/SEC Challenge — will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 from Bramlage Coliseum. For the first time, all 10 games .

  • County approves cash for flood grant

    Riley County commissioners voted Thursday to provide county funds to strengthen the Wildcat Creek Resiliency Fund grant application. The county will contribute $4,000 to a $10,000 tab for assistance from a lobbying firm. The Flint Hills Regional Council will provide another $1,000, and .


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