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    Competitors prepare for weekend events at K-State Rodeo


    Manhattan High School seniors take on a group of freshman boys in tug-of-war during halftime of the MHS boys basketball game on Friday night. The event was part of winter homecoming festivities. The seniors pulled their way to victory.


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  • Ata MPO: Proposed ATA Bus routes more efficient

    The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization is gearing up to show the public its proposal for more efficient ATA Bus routes in Manhattan.

  • Former Riley County commissioner dies at 87

    James Hollingsworth Williams, 87, of Manhattan died Friday, Feb.

  • Become wise about gardens of all sizes

    Mark Saturday, February 25 on your calendar to spend some time with fellow gardeners.

  • Foundation focuses on community improvement

    From scholarships to strategies, from volunteers to entrepreneurs, from rural health care to community betterment: All those elements are being supported by the Dane G.

  • Lawmakers send bill ending ‘experiment’ to Brownback

    Associated Press TOPEKA — Kansas’ Republican-led Legislature approved a big increase in personal income taxes on Friday to help balance the state budget, defying Republican Gov.

  • Manhattan scientist found guilty in seed theft case

    Mary Shirk .

  • Pingpongcop With paddle in hand, a cop greets the public

    Mary Shirk .

  • Mayor seeks mental health facility subcommittee

    A subcommittee of the Riley County Mental Health Task Force could begin considering the details of a tri-county mental health crisis facility.

  • Manhattan hotels nearly 60% full in 2016

    The local hotel occupancy rate nearly reached 60 percent in 2016.

  • USD 383: Mascot panel struggles to meet

    About a month after selecting members to serve on the Manhattan High School mascot committee, the Manhattan- Ogden school board is still trying to work out when its members can meet.

  • County mulls new RCPD training facility

    Riley County police are exploring a stand-alone training facility in addition to moving their shooting range to Fort Riley.

  • ANALYSIS: One newspaper is standing up to charges of ‘fake news’

    Callum Borchers The Washington Post A Colorado newspaper is threatening to file a libel suit against a state lawmaker who accused the publication of printing “fake news,” setting the stage for a possible legal battle that could test the definition of the most overused phrase in Trump-era politics.

  • Wargames Soldiers gain real-life experience in fake battle

    FORT RILEY — The country of Atropia needed the U.

  • Board searches for cause of drop in enrollment

    TOPEKA — While the academic profile of K-State students has improved in recent years, the university’s enrollment is declining, said Pat Bosco, K-State’s vice president for student life.

  • Costs fall for MHK security measures

    After uncertainty last week, Manhattan Regional Airport’s security improvements will likely come at a cheaper price because the city can use contractors instead of police officers.


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