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  • Judge shields sensitive info from public in Booker case

    A federal judge approved on Friday a motion to shield sensitive information in the case of John T. Booker Jr., from public record. The 20-year-old Booker, also known as Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, was arrested near Fort Riley on April 10 after .

  • Late grand slam dooms MHS softball Mhssb5.phatch

    Manhattan High senior pitcher Sydney Bannister has had an amazing week. Tuesday she threw a no-hitter and Thursday afternoon she was still in the zone. Bannister found herself in a pitcher’s duel against Topeka Seaman and held her own .

  • Unscary ‘Unfriended’ is new but already out-of-date G.w.clift1

    Horror movie fans, who make up a sizable percentage of movie ticket-buyers, must have thought filmmakers couldn’t come up with a cheaper way to photograph a feature film than with the single hand-held camera. Beginning with “Blair Witch Project,” .

  • Change not likely to hurt voter turnout

    It’s not surprising that Riley County commissioners and Riley County Clerk Rich Vargo object to the legislative proposal to move municipal and school board elections from the spring to the fall election cycle. We tend to agree, but not .

  • KSU Orchestra concert highlights student achievements

    The KSU Orchestra presented its last concert of the season Tuesday evening to a capacity audience at McCain Auditorium by featuring great student achievements in the first half. The concert opened with graduate student conductor Travis Hale leading the orchestra .

  • Vikings come back twice to beat Indians

    Despite playing with leads in each game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Seaman, the Manhattan High baseball team was swept by the Vikings, losing 7-4 in Game 1 and 6-4 in the nightcap. Manhattan head coach Don Hess said his team .

  • MHS tennis wins at Salina tourney

    After a lengthy layoff from competition, the Manhattan High boys’ tennis team got back in action, winning the Salina South Invitational on Thursday. The state-ranked Indians finished the tournament seven points ahead of second-place Valley Center to win, getting quality .

  • Climate change will cost Kansas

    The effects of climate change are a far greater problem than the state’s self-made fiscal crisis. That’s a temporary problem to be resolved by voters. No election is likely to have a positive, immediate effect on climate change. .

  • K-State grad student wins major scholarship

    Collin Wheeler, Blue Springs, Missouri, a graduate student in architectural engineering at Kansas State University, has been awarded a $6,000 scholarship from the Besal Lighting Education Fund, representing the top prize among graduate students in the nation. Wheeler, a fifth-year student .


    Linda Carol Stockwell, 67, of Riley, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Wakefield. The family provided some of the following information. Linda was born July 6, 1947, in Enterprise, Alabama, the daughter of Cecil Edward and Dovey Louise (Jones) Gilley. .


    James “Jim” Patrick Davie, 73, died at his home Friday, April 24, 2015. Complete obituary and service information are pending at Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home & Cremation..


    Carol L. Langhofer, 61, of Herington, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. Carol was born July 20, 1953, in Herington, the daughter of Darrell E. and V. Jane (Johnson) Maybee. She is preceded in death .


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