• Fort to limit visitor access

    Fort Riley soon will require criminal background checks for visitors who don’t have military ID cards. Beginning April 1, people without official Department of Defense identification cards will need temporary visitor passes or long-term access badges to enter the Army .

  • Flat revenue could put pressure on mill levy

    The city will have a harder time maintaining a flat mill levy due to slowed growth of other revenues streams, according to finance director Bernie Hayen’s comments Tuesday to the Manhattan City Commission. The work session was used to .

  • Special ed could face cuts

    USD 383 special education programs could face large cuts for next year as the district prepares to trim its budget between $2 million and $4.3 million. Based on a three-tier recommendation, the district could choose to cut special education by $461,000, $726,000 or $979,000 or make .

  • New exhibit explores romantic practices of prairie chickens Prairiechicken1.phatch

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Flint Hills Discovery Center is providing an up-close look at the mating rituals of prairie chickens. A new exhibit, “Save the Last Dance: A Prairie Ballet” opens Saturday and will be open .

  • Indians edge unbeaten T-Birds, 55-53

    Both Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights are well-versed in winning close games this season. So it was no surprised when Tuesday’s showdown among top Centennial League teams went down to the wire, with Manhattan doing just enough to edge .

  • MHS girls have no trouble vs. T-Birds

    Few teams have had much luck slowing down the inside-out tandem of Jazz Sweet and Blaize Burgess this season. Add the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to the list of successful squads. Manhattan High’s Gigi McAtee pressures Shawnee Heights’ .

  • Wamego sinks Irish at buzzer

    WAMEGO — Tied, with 40 seconds remaining Tuesday night against Chapman, Wamego’s Lanie Page was alone well beyond the arc when she buried what would have been the go-ahead bucket. Wamego’s Lanie Page pulls up for a shot against Chapman .

  • Red Raiders ease past Chapman

    WAMEGO — Red Raiders’ head coach Troy Hemphill wasn’t pleased with his team’s enthusiasm in his team’s 59-34 win over Chapman Tuesday night. Still, Wamego did what it needed to get the victory. Wamego’s Eli Miller puts .

  • Three MHS athletes sign for football

    Three Manhattan High football players made their college choices official last week in a ceremony with family and friends at the MHS West campus. Chris Martin, Mike Settembrino and Nadal Abudayyeh each signed with different schools to continue their football .

  • Riley County boys outlast Concordia; Frankfort splits

    At Riley, Cooper Holmes scored 44 points for Concordia, but the Riley County Falcons still managed a win on Tuesday, beating the Panthers, 72-66, at home. The Falcons grabbed an early 14-9 lead after one quarter, and extended it to 33-26 .

  • Clifton-Clyde 48, Blue Valley 38

    At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams grabbed an early lead by faded down the stretch in a 48-38 loss to Clifton-Clyde. The Rams led 19-10 after the first quarter, and 28-20 by halftime. Clifton-Clyde came back in the third quarter, .

  • Onaga 76, Frankfort 47

    At Onaga, the Frankfort Wildcats let a game slip away in the first quarter on Tuesday, getting outscored 29-8 to start the game on the way to a 76-47 loss. Onaga slowed it down a bit after the 29-8 start, .


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