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  • Indians beat Hayden in OT, 3-2

    Normally the more aggressive team on the soccer pitch, the Manhattan High girls’ soccer team found itself on its heels much of the night against Hayden on Tuesday. But the Indians found a way to pull out the win, scoring .

  • MHS softball sweeps Scots

    The Manhattan High softball team got its first sweep of the young season, winning a pair of games against Highland Park on Tuesday at Hummer Sports Park in Topeka. The Indians won both games by run-rule, winning the first game 15.

  • Riley man faces multiple drug charges

    Riley County police arrested a 54-year-old Riley man after they executed a search warrant Tuesday night and seized more than 1/4 pound of drugs. Randy Siebold was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent .

  • Police issue warning about counterfeit bills

    Police in Riley County are warning people of a potential counterfeit bills scam. Officers responded on Tuesday to reports from businesses in the Manhattan area of the use of counterfeit $100 bills. Businesses included Pizza Hut on Moro Street and Hosteler .


    Johnny Guy Burnett, 68, of De Soto, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at home, with his family by his side. The family provided some of the following information. Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, with visitation from 6 to 8 p..


    Janeva Steger, 60, Lawrence, died Friday, April 17, 2015, at her home. The family provided some of the following information. A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wade Russell officiating. She was .


    Larry Melvin Glover, 46, Alma, died at his home Sunday, April 19, 2015. The family provided some of the following information. Larry was born on April 11, 1969, in Wamego, to Robert and Margaret (Ellison) Glover. He would graduate from Wamego High School in 1988 and .

  • Mittie wants more opponents like UConn

    Playing Connecticut the next two seasons is just the start for the Kansas State women’s basketball team. The Wildcats’ head coach Jeff Mittie said Tuesday he plans to schedule marquee opponents like UConn every year, for a number of .

  • McDaniel trying to be a complete player Mcdaniel.phatch

    He’s the size of a safety and he hits like a linebacker, but those reputations aren’t good enough for Kansas State cornerback Danzel McDaniel. McDaniel, who transferred to K-State from Dodge City Community College before last season, established .

  • Huskers hammer Cats, 10-4

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Kansas State baseball team surrendered seven extra-base hits among the 12 hits by Nebraska on Tuesday, as the Wildcats lost their third straight game, 10-4, at Hawks Field. The Wildcats (18-21) trailed early, allowing seven runs between the .

  • Johnson to Rutgers

    Nigel Johnson played at his best for two of Kansas State’s biggest games this season. On Tuesday, he became the second former Wildcat to transfer to Rutgers in the last four years. Johnson, who averaged 5.2 points per game this .

  • Bomb suspect appears in court

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Topeka man accused of attempting to arm a 1,000-pound bomb inside a van earlier this month near Fort Riley pleaded not guilty Tuesday.  John T. Booker Jr., 20, appeared for his arraignment in U.S. District .


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