• MHS beats Blue Valley Northwest, 45-21, to cap off undefeated regular season

    Take a deep breath. Relax. Manhattan just went undefeated in the regular season, beating Blue Valley Northwest, 45-21. “I got a little emotional in the locker room before, and I’m going to continue to be emotional the rest of .

  • Haney: Military needs investment to address challenges

    The United States and its military has more complex challenges today than it did when Adm. Cecil Haney joined the military during the Cold War, he said. Haney, who is the outgoing commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, one .

  • Tax sale disposes of 154 parcels

    Riley County sold all 154 parcels available during its tax foreclosure sale on Sept. 28. Assistant Riley County counselor Craig Cox gave information about the tax sale Thursday during a joint meeting with Riley County, Manhattan and Pottawatomie County officials. “I’ve .

  • House fire causes $65,000 in damage

    A house fire caused an estimated $65,000 in damage Friday morning, according to a Manhattan Fire Department report. Firefighters responded to 3809 Kates Court at about 2:45 a.m. and found smoke showing from the garage, the report said. Crews contained the blaze .

  • Board members set new priorities at fall retreat

    The Manhattan-Ogden school board work shopped some new priorities for the district during a fall retreat Thursday. The board met with Brian Jordan, executive director of leadership services, Kansas Association of School Boards, to evaluate how the board and Superintendent .


    Donald Everett Norris, 92, of Riley, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at the Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. He was born on May 16, 1924, in Riley. He was the son of Edgar A. and Esther Mae (Heikes) Norris. Funeral services will be at 2 p..


    Jacob “Lee” Moser, 83, of Marysville, formerly of Phoenix, Arizona, died on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Cambridge Place Nursing Home in Marysville. Lee was born Nov. 3, 1932, in Marysville, to Jacob C. and Dorothy K. (Rockwell) Moser. Survivors include five children, Lynn (John) .


    AGAPE FAMILY Agape is at 1125 Westport Dr. (lower level). Prayer at 9:30 a.m. and contemporary music and worship at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Wednesday service at 7 p.m. Children’s services provided. Visit AgapeFamily.org or call 539-3570. ASHLAND COMMUNITY Services .

  • Clever, Vlad, but no thanks

    Not surprisingly, U.S. officials have declined Russian President Vladimir Putin’s generous offer to dispatch Russian observers to monitor our presidential election. Russia’s long devotion to democracy is known worldwide. A fair election there is one in which .

  • Endorsement letters: Carlin will help return focus to citizens’ needs

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin has worked hard to protect the interests of her constituents in the 66th District. She shares our concerns about budget cuts in education, health care, children’s programs, transportation and other services. Sydney knows that .

  • ‘Max Steel’ a fairly satisfying action picture

    There’s a new liveaction superhero movie in theaters. It may seem familiar to viewers. “Max Steel” has already been a television show a couple of times. The little flying alien will remind older viewers of the mechanical bird in “.

  • MHS boys soccer ends regular season with 4-1 win over Junction City

    Manhattan bent, but didn’t break on Thursday night. The Indians beat Junction City, 4-1, on Senior Night in an intense, physical game. Their winning streak extends to six games “It was like their Super Bowl,” head coach Frank Alonso .


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