• State seeks lifetime supervision for sex offender

    A Riley County attorney is seeking to increase the post-release supervision of a Manhattan man convicted of aggravated indecent liberties with a child in 2007, arguing his original sentence was illegal. Adrian Reese, who was 21 at the time of the crime, .

  • ‘Woman in Black 2’ better-than-average horror movie G.w.clift1

    Hammer Films, the English production company that kept us surprised and entertained for several mid-20th century decades, is back with a new horror film, “The Woman in Black 2.” The original movie, which was released just short of two years .

  • Indians ready for Topeka High tonight

    After defeating Seaman on the road Tuesday night, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team is 5-0 and is one of just four teams to get to 2-0 to start Centennial League play. Up next for the Indians is a trip .

  • Obama, Congress must do better

    Despite early remarks about making nice, congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama didn’t take long to resume sparring. The president, for instance, indicated he would veto a bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil .

  • Gay marriage advocates support a double standard

    To the Editor: In case you have not heard, Christian pastors Donald and Evelyn Knapp, owners of the Hitching Post wedding chapel in Idaho, are in trouble for refusing to marry homosexual couples. City officials there are telling the Knapps .

  • JOHN BROOKS JR.

    John Brooks Jr., 92, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan surrounded by his family. The family provided the following information. John was born on Aug. 17, 1922, near Green, the son of John Sr. and Daisy (Carswell) Brooks.&.

  • RUTH LUCILLE WATTS

    Ruth Lucille Watts, 98, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Services are pending with Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home..

  • JOHN KLOZENBUCHER

    John Klozenbucher, 90, of Washington, Kansas, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the Washington County Hospital. Visitation is from noon until 8 p.m. on Monday at Ward Funeral Home in Washington. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. A funeral service .

  • LUCINDA KAY SHADE

    Lucinda “Cindy” Kay Shade, 52, of Alma, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Stormont-Vail Healthcare in Topeka. The family provided the following information. Cindy was born Oct. 8, 1962, in Manhattan, the daughter of Donald and Janet Berroth Hafenstine.  She worked as a secretary .

  • CONNIE J. ZIMMER

    Connie J. Zimmer, 83, formerly of Waterville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, at the Randolph United Methodist Church.  The family will receive friends from 7-8 .

  • Snyder becomes fourth active coach selected to Hall of Fame Snyder.phatch

    To equal what Bill Snyder has done at Kansas State — 187 career victories in 23 seasons — one would have to add up every Wildcat victory from the mid-1920s to 1989. Widely considered the architect of the “Greatest Turnaround in College Football History,” .

  • Wildcats to face red-hot Oklahoma

    Breaking a three-game losing streak was challenge enough for this Kansas State team, now it has to face one of the top teams in the Big 12. Just three days after beating TCU, the Wildcats (8-7, 1-1 Big 12) will go on .







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