What was expected to take most of the day Friday actually took about 20 minutes as a Leonardville man facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Garrett Olson, 20, confirmed his decision to Judge Meryl Wilson in Riley County District Court.
Each year at the Centennial League track meet, the names change, but the results stay the same for Manhattan High. Both the boys’ and girls’ track teams continued their streaks of dominance, with the boys’ winning the league team title for the seventh consecutive year
Compared to the rest of his Manhattan High tennis teammates, Jonathan Turnley is something of an elder statesman. The lone senior on a team filled mostly with sophomores, Turnley has been the right-hand man for head coach Joyce Allen, helping her re-acclimate to coaching boys’
The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 1-0 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Thursday evening. The Indians got a single goal in the 23rd minute from Kelli Stockton on a ball from Emma Samenus in the first
We rather like the Manhattan conjured up Wednesday by residents who participated in a long-range planning exercise. What’s not to like about more green space, better bicycle access and clean air? Those are just three of the items that participants mentioned as important in
When the Kansas Board of Regents unanimously approved minor on Wednesday revisions to its policy that lets a university fire a staff or faculty member for intemperate use of social media, it did so with enough information to know that it was implementing poor policy.
While you’re counting calories and getting in extra exercise, you probably should be doing the same thing for your pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. A survey from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that about 53 percent of dogs are either
The absolutely final item in the ’13-’14 McCain Auditorium season at K-State was last Tuesday night’s American Legacies show. A good-sized crowd turned out during finals week to hear the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Del McCoury Band, and different combinations of elements of
Robert J. Newman, 89, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. He was born on March 14, 1925 in Manhattan to Porter J. Newman and Nettie H. Newman. He attended public school in Manhattan, graduating from MHS in 1942. He enrolled at Kansas State University for
John M. Koger, 93, of Topeka and formerly of Holton, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Brewster Place in Topeka. John was born Dec. 4, 1920 in Cheney, the son of Dr. Robert G. and Ermon Sloan Koger. He graduated from Cheney High School in 1938 and received a degree in
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