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    Marjorie Olive Francis Heyne, 99, of Manhattan, died peacefully Sunday, July 12, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Marjorie was born Dec. 12, 1916, in Garland, Nebraska, the third daughter of Harry E. and O. Grace Leger Francis. She .


    Scott Andrew Anderson, 50, of Manhattan, died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Manhattan.  The family provided some of the following information. After a courageous battle with cancer, Scott leaves behind his wife, Cassie Brown Anderson; his son, Lance Anderson, and wife, Meri, .


    Andrea Caroline Richter, 77, of Green, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Clay County Medical Center. The family provides some of the following information. She was born April 5, 1938, in Idana, the daughter of Russell E. and Irene Caroline (Lippe) Green. She graduated .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, July 27, 2015 9:00 – DIV III -  No Appearances 10:30 -  BCF 10:30 Fair, Katrina Arr (15 CR 225 Agg Endangering a child, etc) BCF I 10:30 Gallaugher, Lonnie Arr. (15 CR 260 Theft) BKD I 10:30 Novack, Jeromie SENTENCING (15 CR 55 Poss. of MJ) JWG I 10:30 Sullivan, Aundrea .

  • DCF sues Army to keep contract

    In a federal lawsuit filed earlier this week, the Kansas Department for Children and Families alleges the U.S. Army is taking steps to prevent the state from continuing to provide cafeteria services at Fort Riley. The agency claims the .

  • Children’s pedal power put to test in tractor competition Tractor1.mercury

    Six-year-old Chloe Rhea had never competed in a pedal tractor pull before Thursday, but her pink cowboy hat and die-hard attitude suggested otherwise as she pedaled slowly but surely from one end of the arena to the other. Rhea, who .

  • What’s the best route to avoid road construction?

    Q: I live on the west side of town and work on the east side of town. With all the construction, I feel like I can’t get anywhere. How can I get across town, and when will all this .

  • Court sends child support case back to Riley County

    The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday reversed decisions by the Court of Appeals and Riley County District Court on a case regarding child support from former K-State all-conference lineman Kendyl Jacox. Justices ordered the district court to reconsider whether Jacox, 40, .

  • Bullfighter helps keep cowboys safe Bullfighter.mercury

    It all started on a Saturday morning in 1989. After riding a bull in a rodeo in Spearman, Texas, on a Friday night, Dustin Brewer returned during Saturday morning slack to watch his traveling partners. When the bullfighter didn’t show .

  • Etbauer takes tie-down roping lead Etbauer.mercury

    Shade Etbauer is used to people knowing his last name. While the senior-to-be at Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a talented athlete in his own right, most know his famous father, Robert Etbauer, and his uncle, Billy Etbauer. Both men .

  • Wagner will represent MHS at Shrine Bowl

    For players like Manhattan High’s Colton Wagner, the Kansas Shrine Bowl offers athletes one last chance to strap on the pads, put on the cleats and play high school football. Some of the participants in Saturday’s 42nd-annual Kansas .

  • Wildcats to face Missouri in CBE

    According to CBS Sports, Kansas State is set to meet an old Big 12 foe at the CBE Hall of Fame Classic this November. The Wildcats will play Missouri for the first time since 2012, and on neutral grounds for the first .


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