• Trial set for soldier accused of rape

    A Fort Riley soldier accused of raping a woman in the parking lot of the local movie theater in August will stand trial in May. Spc. Sean Wedgwood, 23, Fort Riley, appeared with his counsel, Larry McRell, in front of Judge .

  • Scroggs: New parking structure would address 3rd Street ‘black hole’

    Downtown executive director Gina Scroggs gave Riley County commissioners an update on the proposed parking garage on Third and Houston. A 441-stall garage that includes use of the current AJ Pizza’s parking lot at a cost of about $6.6 million .

  • Man pleads not guilty in July marijuana robbery

    A Manhattan man who allegedly helped rob marijuana from two roommates at gunpoint in a July incident pleaded not guilty to two felony charges Monday morning. Trey Campbell, 21, pleaded not guilty to aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery .

  • ABLE Act a well-crafted idea

    Every now and then, the government does something that just makes good sense. The so-called ABLE Act, designed to encourage families to save money to benefit their children with disabilities, strikes us as that kind of idea. It’s been .

  • Format aside, ‘Dancing Pros Live’ is a great time Christopher.conner1

    For the evening of Jan. 29, the stage at McCain Auditorium became the site of a competition of sorts. Modeled after the televised competition “Dancing with the Stars,” “Dancing Pros Live” strips out the notion of a season and the questionably .

  • Judge: Man guilty of aggravated arson

    A Manhattan man who set fire to his roommate’s clothing and caused damage to their apartment was found guilty by Judge John Bosch on Monday. Ivan Beaulieu, 22, is guilty of aggravated arson, criminal damage to property and theft in .

  • Renowned education pioneer highlights university Black History Month observance

    International education advocate and change agent Geoffrey Canada will be Kansas State University’s keynote speaker for Black History Month.  Canada’s lecture, “Leveling the Playing Field,” will take place at 7 p.m.  Feb. 9, in the Grand Ballroom at .


    Anita Taylor, 70, of St. George, Kansas, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at her residence in St. George. She was born on July 19, 1944, in Manhattan. She was the daughter of Maynard and Georgia (Cyrene) Breese. Complete obituary information is pending and will be .


    Joyce Marie Christensen, 74, of Leonardville, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the Leonardville Nursing Home. She was born on Oct. 25, 1940, in Fenwick, Mich. She was the daughter of William C. and Marjorie Grace (Frost) Loper. On Aug. 30, 1959, at Bridal Cave in Camdenton, .


    Helen A. Coon, 95, of Wamego, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Wamego Health Center. Helen was born Sept. 29, 1919, near St. George to William and Mary (Putnam) Dugan. On Nov. 27, 1939, Helen married Lawrence E. Coon. He preceded her in death in 2001. Her survivors .

  • Cataloging memories after 31 years in KSU special collections Neighbor.phatch

    After 31 years of documenting K-State history, Tony Crawford, the university’s first archivist, understandably struggles to pick a favorite era or research collection. “That’s hard when people ask me that,” he said. “I don’t think I can pinpoint .

  • Riley County Attorney’s Office Calendar

    Monday, February 2, 2015 9:00 –  BCF 9:00 Blair, Garett Status (14 TR 1865 DUI) BRW III 9:00 Brannon, Dawn Status ( 13 CR 324 Checks) BRW III 9:00 Campbell, Try Arr. (14 CR 665 Agg. Robbery, etc) BKD III 9:00 Dishman, Derrick Status (11 CR 564 Interference w/ LEO) KSL III 9:00 Edmond, Melissa WAIVER/PLEA (14 .


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