• Regester reports increase in money from mortgage fees

    Money from mortgage registration fees is surging at the Riley County Register of Deeds office this year, despite a change to state law that has reduced the amount required to file a mortgage. “For the first time in a long .

  • Indians lose at Olathe regional

    Facing No. 2 seed Olathe North on Wednesday afternoon in its regional opener, the seventh-seeded Manhattan High softball team had an uphill battle if it was going to get through to the regional final. The Indians struggled and the Eagles cruised .

  • Rock Creek softball wins regional

    The Rock Creek softball team punched its ticket to the Class 4A D-II state tournament on Tuesday, beating Santa Fe Trail and Royal Valley to win a regional tournament in Flush. Rock Creek opened with Santa Fe Trail and the .

  • Lawmakers reject the best solution

    The lengths that Kansas legislators will go to offset a roughly $400 million budget shortfall while protecting the income tax cuts they approved in 2012 and 2013 are nothing short of amazing. The Kansas Senate, for example, is considering a bill that, among .

  • EPA approach will hurt Kansans

    As the president of the Southern Christian Leader-ship Conference (SCLC), I frequently travel throughout the United States. And in my journeys, I’m quite often struck by the fact that so many families are struggling to find financial security. I .


    Brandon James Crubel, 28, a longtime Manhattan resident, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as the result of an accident. Brandon was born Oct. 14, 1986, in Manhattan. Complete obituary and service information will be announced later by the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home..


    Robert “Bob” Joseph Lada, 65, of Wamego, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at his home surrounded by loved ones. The family provided the following information. He was born Sept. 16, 1949, in Seneca, to George A. Lada and Betty Quinn Roach. Robert was raised by .


    Evelyn Korbe, 86, of Munjor, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home. She was born Oct. 29, 1928, on the family farm near St. Peter. She was the daughter of Jacob J. and Marcianna (Rohleder) Gerstner.  She graduated from Hays High School in 1947. .


    Betty (Long) Forrester, 82, of Waxahachie, Texas, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Manhattan to Jesse Chester and Della (Shull) Long. Elizabeth was a loving mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Graveside service with Pastor .

  • Municipal Band, inaugural half marathon, live music and more Plan.your.week1  medium1

    With the Memorial Day holiday this weekend, it is your first chance to hear the Manhattan Municipal Band. The band is celebrating its 95th season. On Monday morning, the band will be performing at the Sunset Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. .

  • Chambers gets another shot at WNBA B1.3.1.13.ksuwbk.phatch

    There was nothing that could prepare Brittany Chambers for her brief stay in Los Angeles two years ago. Chambers was drafted 22nd overall by the WNBA’s Sparks after wrapping up a successful run at Kansas State in 2013 — finishing as .

  • Cats open Big 12 with win over OU

    TULSA, Okla. — Colton Kalmus matched his career high in strikeouts with six while Max Brown went 4 for 4 with a pair of two-out RBIs, as six-seed Kansas State opened its trip to the Big 12 Championship with a 7-3 win over third-seeded .


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