Monday, May 25, 2015


  • Local |Government, Politics | May 25, 2015

    City to start budget talks

    The Manhattan City Commission will begin 2016 budget discussions Tuesday during a work session.

  • Local |Business |Neighbors | May 25, 2015

    Dianne Paukstelis takes delight in acting, pageant directing

    Dianne Paukstelis works for the Kansas State College of Engineering as a project coordinator for the University Engineering Alliance by day. When duty calls, she’s an actress and pageant director by night, and also during the day.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Documenting the Kanza Indian Village lost to time, erosion

    An off-the-beaten path exploratory journey led a group of 13 Americans to the Kanza Indians at Blue Earth Village near Manhattan in 1819, but there are few signs of the village left today.

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Pageant contestants bring style, substance to stage

    JUNCTION CITY — Three hours of the Heartland Cinderella Pageant and heels isn’t the best combination.

  • Local |Government, Politics | May 24, 2015

    Cash crunch makes public input key for planners

    Since 2010, the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has seen more than $1 billion in budgeted money siphoned off by the Legislature to cover budget shortfalls.

State & Region

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Taphouse to offer a bevy of craft brews

    The latest addition to Manhattan’s downtown eateries is almost ready. The Tallgrass Taphouse will open to the public on June 15, officially putting the local craft beer brewery in the restaurant business.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 24, 2015

    Junction City woman, 18, killed in rollover accident

    An 18-year-old Junction City woman died on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident in Manhattan according to Riley County police.

  • Local |Police, Courts, Emergency | May 24, 2015

    Police find, arrest teen reported missing

    Riley County police reported Friday afternoon a local teen reported missing in March was arrested on Thursday, along with another teen.

  • Local |Business | May 24, 2015

    Entrepreneurial duo creates roofing business

    HOBBS, New Mexico — A large apartment complex is being built. The roof is being installed by a crew from a company in rural Kansas.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Honor societies award leadership scholarships to outgoing members

    Two Kansas State University honor societies, Blue Key and Mortar Board, recognized outstanding outgoing members with scholarships on April 12.

  • Local |Kansas State University | May 24, 2015

    Alumni Association honors students, graduate students for achievements

    Eight graduating Kansas State University students have been recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements during their college careers.

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    Wamego native graduates

    Amanda Dendurent, Lenexa, formerly of Wamego, was among graduate students receiving advanced degrees Saturday, May 16, at Emporia State University.

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    MATC announces a SkillsUSA national competitor

    Robert Brehmer, a Manhattan Area Technical College Air Conditioning and Refrigeration student, placed 1st in the State HVAC SkillsUSA competition.

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    Flint Hills Christian awards students

    Flint Hills Christian School hosted its Secondary Honors Night May 7 at Living Word Church.

  • Local |Briefs |Education | May 24, 2015

    FHCS student places in journalism competition

    Jessica Crespino, a sophomore at Flint Hills Christian School, placed second in copy editing for 1A/2A schools in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state contest held May 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

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